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Robert H. Harder Memorial Field

Elizabeth Drang turns 102

Big Sandy Water Institute

A passion for the "resources"

Four generations on Sheshebe Point

Meadowlands fire heroes honored

A Peek into the past

ANGELS, City of Floodwood and FST receive funding

Flag burning ceremony

54th annual Hey Day coming to Tamarack

Tamarack, Minn.––Throughout 55 years, there have been many traditions at the Hey Day celebration ... the crowning of a queen, the dunk tank, the chicken dropping contest ... but one tradition dates back to the earliest Hey Day – the Manure Spreader Queens. Each year, two or three men dress up as buxom barnyard beauties and ride a manure spreader. Mel and Art Johnson, a couple of local farmers, were the instigators of the Manure Spreader Queens in the 1960s, and hopefully someone will carry on the tradition in 2014.

There is something fun for all ages. Other activities at Hey Day include a medallion hunt, team pentathlon, the Cow Pie drop, the one block Run/Walk marathon.

In addition to games, music, bingo and button drawings, there is the parade at 11:00 a.m. A $100 prize is offered to the best family float....

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Recent Headlines

Elizabeth Drang turns 102

Big Sandy Water Institute

A passion for the "resources"

Four generations on Sheshebe Point

Meadowlands fire heroes honored

A Peek into the past

ANGELS, City of Floodwood and FST receive funding

Flag burning ceremony

"Funny money" surfaces in Aitkin

Robert H. Harder Memorial Field

TAMARACK, Minn.—One could almost hear the crack of a home run and the cheering crowd at the little league ballfield in Tamarack on Friday, July 4, 2014. Mayor Bob Johnson proclaimed the field the ROBERT H. HARDER MEMORIAL FIELD.

Robert H. Harder donated the land in 1984 to the City of Tamarack.

This proclamation event was attended by his son and daughter, grandchildren, great-grandchild, cousins and many friends and neighbors.

On behalf of his family, son Robert O. Harder thanked the City of Tamarack and talked about how his father loved baseball. Crowd members shared their memories and refreshments were served by city council members at City Hall where a proclamation was signed by Mayor Bob Johnson and presented to Robert H. Harder’s son, Robert O., and daughter, Carol. ...

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news photo
Recent Headlines

Big Sandy Water Institute

A passion for the "resources"

Four generations on Sheshebe Point

Meadowlands fire heroes honored

A Peek into the past

ANGELS, City of Floodwood and FST receive funding

Flag burning ceremony

"Funny money" surfaces in Aitkin

More than just lumbering along

Elizabeth Drang turns 102

CROMWELL, Minn.—Elizabeth Drang has had a few birthday parties – 102 to be exact. Recently, friends celebrated at her new home at the Villa Vista/Cardinal Court in Cromwell.

Close friend and former neighbor in Wright, Madelyn Adelsgruber shared that she enjoys hosting the party each year. “It has become a yearly event,” said Madelyn. “We used to have a party for both Elizabeth and Eleanor Lind who had a birthday the week before.”

According to Madelyn, the group of friends always enjoyed playing a game of cards (Rummy 500).

Other friends at the party included Ailie Costello and Art Jauss. Goddaughter, Bertha Smith came from Barnum and an old friend, Mary Sturgeleski attended as well.

Elizabeth (Maruski) was born June 29, 1912, and lived in Wright until she was 18 years old. She moved to Chicago where ...

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