The following photo appeared in the Sept. 24, 2006, issue of the Post Tribune with the following caption:
In 1934, the children in West Creek Township near Lowell attended the Lake Prairie School and all of them posed for a picture in front of the school. According to Dorothy Huseman of Lowell, there were only two rooms in the school, which dated back to 1890. Huseman said the teacher for children in grades 5 to 8 was Thuel Hayden, who was also the principal. The teacher for the younger children was Rena Dahl. Huseman writes that her brother, Milford "Bud" Kenning, can be seen third from the left in the back row, while Norbert Huseman, who would grow up and marry her, can be seen fifth from the left in the third row.
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Town historian Richard Schmal has a copy of the same photo in his collection, identifying all the people as follows:
Top Row: Thuel Hayden (principal and teacher, 5-6-7-8 grades), Ernest Strassenberg, Henry Mueller, Herbert Hadders, Ruth Schutz, Vera Miller, Delores Stark, Hazel Hartman, Phyllis Meyer, Evelyn Schilling, Betty Black, Aletha Fisher, Rena Dahl (teacher 1-2-3-4 grades).