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Part 2: Mabel-Canton senior class trip diaries


Fri, May 10th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Education

Day 5

By Tylor Fairchild and Tyler Stortz

On the fifth day of our trip, we woke up in Williamsburg. That morning we walked around with Dave to see the Governor’s Palace. After we had the tour in the palace, we took some pictures outside in front of the Governor’s Palace. When we were done taking pictures, we walked around the Palace, and Dave told us about the flower gardens and the canal that was made by the slaves. After we got done walking through the palace, we were free to walk around the town ourselves. The first place we went to was the Gunsmith. There they made guns from scratch. They heated up a flat iron piece, took a hammer and pounded the iron around a solid rod to form the barrel. When they were done with the barrel, they ran it through a bore to make the spiral groves inside the barrel. When we got done there, we went to the Public Gaol “Jail.” We learned that the Gaol had a separate living quarter for the owner to live in. Here they could hold people in a stall for a certain amount of time, and then they were released. From there we walked through a couple of buildings like the Goldsmith and the Printing Press. Once we were done walking through those buildings, we were told to go to the gift shop. They had a lot of interesting things in the gift shops. Once everyone was done shopping, we loaded the bus and went to the William and Mary College for the buffet lunch.

At the college they had a bunch of different foods to choose from. After everyone was done eating at the William and Mary College, we loaded the bus and went to Shirley Plantation. When we arrived at Shirley Plantation, there was a tour guide waiting for us. Our tour guide’s name was Julian. He showed us around the house and explained what the buildings outside were used for; one of the buildings now is a gift shop. Today there is still one of the family’s generations that lives there, and she is getting married soon. After the tour of the plantation, we got to play Bache ball on the lawn. After the game of Bache ball, we loaded the bus and went to the hotel. We could swim for a bit, and then we had a pizza party. Once everyone was done with the pizza party, we had bed check, and the day was over.   

Day 6

By Alyssa Spande and Alexa Guber

On the sixth day of our trip, we left Fredericksburg in the morning and headed to the US Marine Museum. The museum was very unique because it was all .....
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Irene Nielsen

Tue, May 7th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Irene Nielsen, age 95, of Mabel, died Thursday, May 2, 2013 at the Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel. Irene was born June 20, 1917 in Cedar Falls, Iowa to John and Mary (Krogh) Nelson. She graduated from the Cedar Falls High School in 1935 an ..... 
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Part 1: Mabel-Canton senior class trip diaries

Fri, May 3rd, 2013
Posted in Mabel Education

Day 1 By Erin Wood and Courtney Smith We had to be at the school at 3:45 am in order to leave by 4:30. We got there and had to have our bags checked. Our parents brought us, so we got to say goodbye to them. We loaded the bus and left Mabel. Dave ..... 
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Juletta Mae (Ramlo) Trygstad

Fri, Apr 26th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Juletta Mae (Ramlo) Trygstad, age 92, of Mabel, Minn. died Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at the Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel. Juletta Mae Trygstad lived her entire life in Mabel, and for more than 42 years she was an elementary school tea ..... 
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Eyvone Bernidine Lange

Fri, Apr 26th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Eyvone Bernidine Lange, 91, passed away April 22, 2013 at the Green Lea Manor in Mabel, Minn. She was born September 22, 1922 to Brominnie and Carl Thoen. She was a beautician for more than 70 years, an active member of the Harmony Chamber of C ..... 
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Mabel-Canton continues discussion of controlled entry

Fri, Apr 19th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Education

The Mabel-Canton Board of Education met on April 16, 2013 at 7 pm. All members were present except Cristal Adkins. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance. Michael Moriarty made three additions to the agenda. A motion was made to app ..... 
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Juletta M. Trygstad

Fri, Apr 19th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Juletta M. Trygstad, age 92, of Mabel, Minnesota died Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at the Green Lea Manor Nursing Home in Mabel. Funeral services will be 2 PM Monday, April 22, 2013 at the Mabel First Lutheran Church in Mabel with the Rev. Gail K ..... 
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Roger E. Darrington

Fri, Apr 19th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Obituaries

Roger E. Darrington, age 93, of Spring Grove, Minn. died Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at the Gundersen Medical Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Roger was born February 19, 1920 in Winneshiek County, Iowa to Fred and Ina (Golberg) Darrington. He atte ..... 
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Engagement - Ehler ~ Austin

Fri, Apr 12th, 2013
Posted in Mabel Social Scenes

Ehler ~ Austin Carrie Ehler and Riley Austin, both of Mabel, Minn. are proud to announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Parents of the bride-to-be are Betty Ehler and Jim Ehler and parents of the groom-to-be are Terry and Wayne Austin. ..... 
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