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Thursday, 23 October 2014 12:24

Veteran photos sought

In observance of Veterans Day November 11, the NRHEG Star Eagle will publish a section dedicated to our defenders of freedom. Area veterans or family members are encouraged to bring in photos of veterans in uniform from all branches of service for inclusion and the recognition they so justly deserve. The deadline for photo submission is noon, November 7. For questions or more information, please call the Star Eagle office at (507) 463-8112 or e-mail steagle@hickorytech.net.

School board candidate forum October 30

The public is invited to a meet-the-candidate forum on Thursday, Oct. 30 in the NRHEG High School Media Center. Candidates for the NRHEG School Board will be there.

NRHEG voted state’s top cheer squad PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 23 October 2014 12:16


NRHEG High School cheerleaders. Front from left: Corrie Powell, Nicole Wallin. Row two: Anna Bailey, Taytum Ihrke, Maurya Johnson, Jessica Nafe, Brianna Podratz-Waters. Row three: Lizzy Hagen, Mikayla Besser, Grace Olson, Nicole Edon, Abby Christopherson. Back: Bailey Possin, Tali Wayne, Abby Wacholz, Cece Torp, Taylor Tieskotter, Bailey Burg, Torrie Stencel. (Star Eagle photo by Tracie Rosacker)

The NRHEG High School cheer team was named best in the state by WCCO TV last week.

Acccording to the WCCO report:

“The football field at NRHEG High School in New Richland, surrounded by a sea of corn, is home to the best cheer team in Minnesota.

The NRHEG Cheer Team’s 20 members practice up to five days a week, sometimes twice per day.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014 12:10
Seven run for four seats on board PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 15:44

With the upcoming election on Tuesday, November 4, candidates for NRHEG School Board were given questionnaires by the NRHEG Star Eagle. Seven candidates are running for four open seats. The following are their responses:

Name: Karen Flatness

Age: 35

Family: Husband Brandon, children Cale Zander Nora Tucker and Stepson Gage

How long have you lived in the area? All my life

What is your occupation?  Co-Owner of Olson Excavating/Stay at home Mom

Have you help a school board position in the past?  Yes, the last 4 years

What do you consider the most important part of this job? To provide the best education for our children, while remaining financially responsible.

Three vie for two seats on NR City Council PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 16 October 2014 19:17

With the upcoming election on Tuesday, November 4, candidates for New Richland City Council were given questionnaires by the NRHEG Star Eagle. The following are their responses:

Name: Sarah (Peterson) Sundve

Age: 37

Family: Husband Eric, kids Trai, Diamond, Ulrich, Makenzie, and Macala

How long have you lived in the area? Most of my life

What is your occupation or profession? New Richland One Stop, and New Richland Ambulance

Have you held a City Council position in the past? No

Council opts for cheaper solution on Birch Ave. sewer line PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 16 October 2014 19:11

New Richland City Council


Staff Writer

The New Richland City Council held its first meeting of the month on Monday, October 13. Members Sandy Neumann and Amy Ihrke were absent; the agenda and consent agenda items were approved.

Resolution 14-24, urging Waseca County Highway Department obtain approval to reduce speed limit and post no passing zone near St. Olaf Lake, discussed at the last meeting, was approved.

The NR Police Department report was viewed and approved. It stated the NRPD responded to 116 calls for service and had 49 additional contacts in September. Two felonies were reported, related to the same incident resulting in the arrest of an adult male.


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