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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June 14, 2012

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funky gumbo at 6th ave in alexandria mn

Fun at the Local Club with Paul Meland and Funky Gumbo

April 6, 2012

Paul was invited to join in on some songs. He happened to have is saxophone with him. Craig Sandberg on bass, Mike Guil on Alto Sax, Bill on the drums, Spencer Christianson on guitar, and Paul Meland on Tenor Saxophone.

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Paul Meland in Talent Show

March 22, 2012

JHS Talent Show Jefferson High School March 2012 Performance was for Jefferson High School Students. About 900 in attendance. They got third place. Voted on by the students. Paul Meland, Spencer Brand, Jordan Arel, Jordan

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big fish

My Biggest Fish Story

March 17, 2012

Story by Kenny Meland In August of 2010 I went to Alaska to fish with cousin Kevin. We were fishing for salmon out of Seward, Alaska using outriggers, which are metal “arms” that stick out perpendicular to the boat. We were having a lot of trouble with the outriggers jamming even though we had caught…

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Paul With Funky Gumbo Downtown Alexandria

Paul Meland Playing Saxophone

March 3, 2012

This was on March 1, 2012. Paul got to play 2 or 3 songs with this group at the downtown Six Avenue Wine and Ale Restuarant and bar.

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Jazz Combo with Paul Meland on Sax – Sidewinder

February 19, 2012
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Where

February 8, 2012

Where can I put info about my self. And pics of my parents? Trond

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paul meland jhs band concert

Paul Meland Featured on Sax

February 4, 2012
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1949 Film Information

January 28, 2012

This film was taken on August 28, 1949 – the day after the wedding of Verna and Arny McNeal. Location: Bemidji, MN at Nils Meland’s home. Ole and Hilda Olson, our Rydland cousins, and Grandma Olson are in the film. Jimmy and I (Arline) were visiting from California for the wedding. Jimmy was not well…

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Meland Website Tutorial

January 23, 2012

This video explains some basics about using the website. We now have all of Arline Kenney’s research in the Meland.org website. This video talks about that and a few other basic things.

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Meland Video 1950’s

January 23, 2012

This film was taken on August 28, 1949 – the day after the wedding of Verna and Arny McNeal. Location: Bemidji, MN at Nils Meland’s home. Ole and Hilda Olson, our Rydland cousins, and Grandma Olson are in the film. Jimmy and I (Alrine Kenney) were visiting from California for the wedding. Jimmy was not…

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Meland Video Early 1940’s

January 23, 2012

This file was taken in summer 1941. The dress I am wearing was worn earlier that spring at our Senior banquet, the white dress Muriel is wearing was her confirmation dress also that spring. Some pictures were taken in front of the house Dad had built in 1929 where we older kids grew up. The…

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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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