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Betty Mann
This is the fifth and last in a series about a 1926 Pioneer Girls reunion that appeared in the Rock County Herald on July 9, 1926. At the meeting, Effie Grout-Lindsey pays tribute to the mothers and wives of early day settlers.   LUVERNE PIONEER GIRLS HOLD ANNUAL RE-UNION   Effie Grout-Lindsey...
  This is the second in a series about a 1929 Pioneer Girls reunion that appeared in the Rock County Herald on July 9, 1926. At the meeting, Effie Grout-Lindsey pays tribute to the mothers and wives of early day settlers. LUVERNE PIONEER GIRLS HOLD ANNUAL RE-UNION   Effie Grout-Lindsey Pays...
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on July 9, 1926:   LUVERNE PIONEER GIRLS HOLD ANNUAL RE-UNION   Effie Grout-Lindsey Pays Tribute to the Mothers and Wives of Early Day Settlers.   One of the note-worthy events of home-coming week was the annual re-union of the Luverne Pioneer Girls...
DAYS OF YORE BEING RE-LIVED OVER COUNTY Other features of the home-coming program were a harmonica solo by Si Hopkins; duet, “I Married the Boot-legger’s Daughter,” by “Miss” Leonard Houg and Mr. Vincent Egert; dance revue, with Mesdames Laura Cannell, Etta Leicher, Edith Eberlein and Dolly Newton...
Betty Mann is pictured in the Christmas Haus gift shop.
A new gift shop, The Christmas Haus, recently opened inside the new History Center on East Main Street in Luverne. It’s a Christmas-themed store, but Rock County Historical Society President Betty Mann said it offers much more than just Christmas items. “We also have a number of Luverne souvenir...
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on July 2, 1926:   DAYS OF YORE BEING RE-LIVED OVER COUNTY   First Home-Coming Celebration in Rock county Draws Many Former Residents from Far and Near.   SPECIAL FEATURES WILL KEEP VISITORS BUSY   Hills is Mecca of Home-Comers Today—Community...
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on June 11, 1926:   RESIDENCE GROCERY STORE TO BE OPEN IN LUVERNE   McDonald & Snook Open Grocery and Confectionery Store on East Main Street and “Throw Away Key.”   Something of a new departure in a business way for the Luverne field...
I have been asked about prairie fires in this area. Here are three reports of prairie fires I have found:   April 3, 1885: Geo. B. Huntington had the misfortune to lose several stacks of hay, nearly all of which was timothy, by a prairie fire which swept over a portion of his land in section 3 of...
The Rock County Historical Society Board would like to thank all those who attended the “Tales From the Graves” program on Sunday afternoon. A special “thank you” to all the volunteers that helped us in the presentations and serving the pie and ice cream. It was a beautiful afternoon. We would like...
I have been asked if an orphan train ever came to Luverne. I found this article in the Rock County Herald on April 27, 1883:   Another opportunity to those who wish to provide homes for boys and girls will be given one week from today – Friday, May 4. Rev. Mr. Matthews, of the Children’s Aid...

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