August

Meetings Luverne Special Oympics Bowling is from 3 to 5 p.m. starting Sept. 5 at Luverne Lanes. Springwater Township Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, in the home of Township Clerk and Treasurer Teresa Kramer. The Green Earth Players annual meeting will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, in...
After several hours of investigating a possible kidnapping, the Rock County Sheriff’s Office deemed there was no criminal activity at a local hotel on Aug. 18. According to the dispatch records, deputies were requested at the Super 8 Motel on South Highway 75 to help locate a kidnapping suspect....
No one was injured Monday, Aug. 21, when a train collided with a pickup on the tracks near Beaver Creek. According to information from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office, officials were notified at 6:30 p.m. of a train vs. pickup crash at 30th Avenue and 61st Street. Upon arrival, members of the...
10 years ago (2007) •All-terrain vehicle owners will be legally driving on city streets, even without the slow-moving vehicle emblems on their ATVs, as the ordinance first dictated. Those proved difficult to attach to most ATVs, so the Luverne City Council Tuesday amended the city ordinance,...
Winter named ‘Best of Class’ at UMD Luverne High School 2017 graduate Brandon Winter received the prestigious “Best of Class” scholarship at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, where he will be a freshman this fall. The scholarship is awarded to first-year students who rank in the top 1 or 2 of...
Meetings United States Bowling Congress (USBC) meeting will be at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, in Luverne Lanes. Rock County DFL Chapter will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, in the Human Services building on Roundwind Road. Everyone welcome. The Green Earth Players annual meeting will be at 6 p.m...
Dispatch report Aug. 11 •Deputy out with a couple of juveniles. •Complainant requested extra patrol while they are out of town. •Complainant reported cash box broken into at location. •Complainant reported vehicle for erratic driving. •Complainant requested a welfare check on subject. They have not...
10 years ago (2007) •Although Rock County has some structurally deficient bridges and functionally obsolete bridges, a tragic collapse isn’t imminent. County Engineer Mark Sehr shared bridge information with the County Board of Commissioners Tuesday. He said he has a lot of questions since the...
Monday, Aug. 28: Meatballs with gravy, mashed potatoes, broccoli, bread, cookie Program: Pinochle. Tuesday, Aug. 29:  Cubed beef with gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, dinner roll, pudding dessert Two-buck Tuesday sponsored by Dick and Rita Smook. Wednesday, Aug. 30: Chef salad with turkey, ham,...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on October 8, 1926:   CROW HUNTERS FAIL TO BAG MANY BIRDS   Total of Only 103 Crows Killed in First Crow Hunt Staged by Local Izaak Walton League   LOSING TEAM TO GIVE WINNING TEAM A FEED   Second Hunt will be Staged Next Month, When it is Hoped More...

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