Above photo: Northwood Park, Northwood ND, Summer 1965

Nils Marie Meland Family in 1942

(~1940) Pictured Left to Right: Seated: Nils Meland, Reuben Meland, June (Meland) Tangen, Marie (Olson) Meland.
Standing: Muriel (Meland) Olson, Noren Meland, Donald Meland, Wesley Meland, Helen (Arline) (Meland) Kenny, Verna (Meland) McNeil.


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Paul Meland in Solo Contest

February 27, 2013

Local band students participate in solo and ensemble contest – See more at: http://www.echopress.com/event/article/id/102377/publisher_ID/2/#sthash.P1ENPwho.dpuf The Alexandria Jefferson High School bands hosted the region 8AA Central Solo and Ensemble Contest on Wednesday, February 13. The contest was sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League and involved instrumental performances by students from Alexandria, Brainerd, Little Falls,…

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Paul Meland Band Concert Jan 28 2013

January 31, 2013

Jefferson High School Bands Winter Concert Monday, January 28, 2013 7pm Jazz II Until I met You Little Sunflower Fellin’ The Funk Jazz I Groove Merchant In a Sentimental Mood Storm Zone Concert Band Vertigo Earthdance Thirteen Masters: Classical Music’s Greatest Hits Symphonic Band Scramble Everest: The Forbidden Journey Invierno Porteno (Winter in Buenos Aires)…

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Christmas Gatherings 1960’s

January 26, 2013

Film from a few Christmas gatherings in the 1960’s

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Meland Family Reunion Northwood Park 1967

January 26, 2013

This video was taken in Northwood, ND in August of 1967 at the Northwood City Park.

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Found myself on here.

October 1, 2012

So I was bored today and I googled myself. The first link was this family tree website. It was kind of strange to see my name on here. Lol. I’m guessing we’re related through my grandmother Laurie Sherman and her parents.  It was intersting to get to read about Ella and Rudy. I only knew them…

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Paul Meland MN All State Jazz 2012-2013 Duluth MN

MN All State Jazz Ensemble 2012

September 19, 2012

These videos are from August 11, 2012 in Duluth, MN. Paul is one of 2 tenor saxophone players in this group. Susan and I are quite proud of him of course, for qualifying for this ensemble. I was able to use the recorded music from the MN Music Educators Association CD to replace the original…

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Susan & Paul – Music at Church

September 2, 2012

Paul was asked to play something for “special music” as they call it for church. Susan agreed to accompany him on piano. Paul arranged the music. They played for both services at our church in Alexandria, MN. Sunday, September 2, 2012.

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Jeff Susan Paul Meland Medora 2012

September 1, 2012

Driving along the South Unit at TR State Park near Medora ND we came upon a large herd of Bison (not Buffalo). They blocked the road and circled around our car. They were very close to the car and staring while making grunting noises. Scary! This was on about August 25, 2012.

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paul meland mn all state jazz 2012

Paul Meland in All State Jazz Concert

August 14, 2012

Paul is on the far right. This was August 11, 2012 in Duluth MN. It is the 2012-2013 MN All State Jazz Ensemble. They will also perform at a concert in MPLS in February 2013.

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paul meland jefferson high school 2012

Paul Meland All State Jazz 2012

August 7, 2012
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paul meland at jamie ambersold jazz camp

Jazz Workshop Paul Meland July 2012

July 15, 2012

This was in Louisville, KY in July of 2012. Paul attended a jazz workshop (the Jamey Aebersold Jazz Workshop) from July 8-13. They kept him very busy and he learned a lot.

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paul meland marching band 2012

Paul in Marching Band Parade June 16 2012

June 17, 2012
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The passenger manuscript from the SS Baltic sailing from Liverpool England to New York, april 2nd, 1910 check out line 10. It is Nils Meland, from Stavanger, his sponsor is in Leeds, ND. (Picture Found by Rick Meland)

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