August

Dispatch report Aug. 27 •Phone outage was reported. •Reported a pedestrian light at crosswalk is possibly out. •Complainant on W. Adams Street reported a civil property issue. •Complainant reported an abandoned vehicle on 91st Street, Luverne. •Complainant reported a camera outage. Aug. 28 •...
Pictured are freshman players (from left) Layne Sasker, Keaton Ahrendt, Eli Woodley, Landon Ahrendt, Layke Miller, Ryker Johnson and Jack Gangestad, who take a break during the Wednesday morning, Aug. 18, practice.
Rock County high school fall athletes are in their second week of practice. Players and coaches from Luverne and Hills-Beaver Creek high schools are enjoying a more normal start to the season compared to last year's COVID pandemic-impacted fall season.
Local leaders and child care professionals gathered for an emergency meeting last week after a number of in-home providers closed and announced closures. Ten Rock County providers left the profession in the past year, leaving roughly 120 children needing care elsewhere. That’s in addition to nearly...
Meetings Rock County People First will meet Monday, Sept. 13, in Luverne Pizza Ranch for a 5:30 p.m. meal and 6:30 p.m. meeting.   Fishing derby Aug. 29 The Luverne Optimist Club Fishing Derby will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, at the Minnesota Veterans Home pond for ages 5 to 15. Food and...
Dispatch report Aug. 13 •Complainant reported driver not returning his truck. •Complainant on N. Cedar Street reported property damage. •Complainant requested to speak to deputy. •Driving complaint was reported westbound on Interstate 90, mile marker 1, Valley Springs, South Dakota. Aug. 14 •...
LSS meals at Generations Monday, Aug. 30: Chicken and noodle casserole, mixed vegetables, peaches, cookie. Tuesday, Aug. 31: Tater tot casserole, green beans, bread, cinnamon apples. Wednesday, Sept. 1: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes with gravy, carrots, brownie. Half-Price Day sponsored by American...
10 years ago (2011) •A powerful storm swept through Rock County in the overnight hours of Tuesday morning. Nearly 60-mph winds uprooted trees, tore rooftops off buildings and collapsed grain bins, among other reported damage. … The most concentrated area of damage, and perhaps the most visible, was...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rock County Herald on March 29, 1935.   Rock County Burial Assn. Re-Elects Four Directors Encouraging Reports on Past Year’s Business Submitted at Annual Meeting of Stockholders Four directors were each re-elected for two years at the annual meeting of stockholders of...
The Aug. 21 ag appreciation event at Take 16 attracted roughly 650 people, according to organizer Don Dinger. “AG/Farmer Appreciation Day was huge,” he said. “We were so blessed with rain the day before, and then great weather.” Dinger said the event was planned simply to thank farmers for their “...
Local dirt track races were rained out Friday, but three area tracks staged races on Saturday night. The final LSR (Luverne-Slayton-Rock Rapids) Enduro Series race of the season was at Murray County Speedway in Slayton. Twenty-seven drivers from the three states competed in the race, including...

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