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Strand Hill - A familiar sight to many

Especially those growing up and living near Randall


Looking down the long slope of Strand Hill into Randall. According to Curt Goff, if a bike rider went fast enough, they could coast all the way to the railroad tracks without pedaling. 

Strand Hill is familiar to many, especially those living or growing up in the Randall area. The long sloping hill lies immediately south of Randall and is situated in both Allen and Prairie Townships. Today's 250 Road traverses the hill. 

Because of the location of Randall, on the township line, the W 1⁄2 of both Sections 6 and 7 were taken from Allen Township and added to Prairie Township. Thus, much of Strand Hill lies in Prairie Township.

The hill is named for the Strand Family.  Joseph N. Strand and his wife Johanna Katrina Tondel Strand were early homesteaders in the Randall ar...

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