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The fourteenth annual convention of the W.C.T.U. District No. 5 will be held in this city commencing Saturday June 21st to continue three days. Elaborate preparations have been made to make this the most notable event of its kind ever held in Luverne. A corps of able speakers will be in attendance...
  Dear Rock County readers: People who know me know that history has been a passion of mine for nearly my entire life. That's why it's been so gratifying to see that I'm not alone in my mission to preserve our Rock County history and to establish a fitting home for local artifacts and information....
  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on June 10, 1927:   FLAG DAY PROGRAM TO BE GIVEN TUESDAY EVENING Observance of 150th Anniversary to be Carried Out at Luverne Commercial Club Rooms June 14th Next Tuesday, June 14th, is the 150th anniversary of the adoption of the United States...
  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on June 2, 1922:   NEW MASONIC HALL FORMALLY DEDICATED Handsome New Home of Luverne Masonic Orders Consecrated to Masonic Uses Wednesday OFFICERS OF MINNESOTA GRAND LODGE OFFICIATE Many From Adjoining Towns Assemble to Witness Simple but Impressive...
Community members gave $55,000 to Betty Mann's birthday card bash. The monies are for the new Rock County Historical Center.
Betty Mann turned 85 on May 1, and she said birthday cards are still trickling in. “I just got three more today,” she said Monday. Mann, president of the Rock County Historical Society, is among a group of volunteers raising money for a new History Center to start construction this summer in...
  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on May 12, 1922:   BURGLARS RANSACK BANK; BUT DON’T PROFIT GREATLY Pry Into Drawers, Desks and Safety Boxes; Cut Through Vault Wall — Safe Unmolested Gaining entrance in the building by breaking out a glass in the front door, the Farmers State bank...
  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on May 5, 1922: Next Wednesday, May 10th, Will Be Big Bargain Sale Day in Luverne Sixty-one Business Houses Join in Holding Community Sale Day, All to Offer Special Bargains in Seasonable Merchandise Sixty-one of the business houses of Luverne have...
  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on April 28, 1922:   TWO LUVERNE COMPANIES SECURE LARGE CONTRACTS   National Concrete Co. Secures $36,000 Tile Order; Quartzite Quarries, Inc., Sells 200 Carloads Crushed Rock Two of Luverne’s manufacturing concerns, the National concrete Materials...

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