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Grange inducts new members

Published: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 12:33 p.m. CDT
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State Rep. Bob Pritchard, second from left, addressed the inaugural meeting of the revived Ney Grange 1845 at the Hoppe Farmstead between Genoa and Kingston, now part of the DeKalb County Forest Preserve District. The Grange elected officers and inducted new members which now total 34 people. Also in the photo are State Grange Vice President Adam Ellwanger, standing on the left, and Ney President Barry Schrader, standing in the rear. Seated from left are executive committee members Marlin Chaplin, George Astling and Steve Bigolin. Grange pianist Kay Schrader is seated in back. For more information on the Grange visit www.neygrange.com or call 815-758-5424.