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Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on April 17, 1958.   Luverne Lions Club begins          The Luverne Lions Club came to life officially last Wednesday night when John Lutter, Lions District Governor, presented the new group’s charter to its president, Donald Stoterau, at left....
Betty Mann
Only 15 cities with more than 2,500 population in the State of Minnesota have a lower tax rate than Luverne. Only one of them is in southwestern Minnesota.          According to an announcement by the Minnesota Taxpayers Association, Luverne’s tax rate for 1957, payable in 1958, is 180.36 mills,...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on April 10, 1958.   County Road Improvement Contracts Total $162,437          Rock county’s Board of Commissions Tuesday awarded a total of $162,437.27 in three contracts for road improvement this year.          Major projects will be the...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on April 10, 1958.   Phone Subscribers Will Get Call Explaining Dial System          Starting Monday, April 14, Northwestern Bell Telephone Company will start calling all Luverne telephone customers, according to N. C. Johnson, local manager...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on April 10, 1958.   Past Week’s Precipitation Totals 1.14 In. After an unusually dry period the first three months of 1958, Rock County came in for some brisk rainfall in the past week. Starting last Thursday and continuing intermittently...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on April 10, 1958.   City May Rent South Air Strip          Luverne’s airport committee was authorized to negotiate for a lease of the landing strip south of the city on U.S. Highway No. 75 by the City Council Tuesday night.          Benjamin...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on April 3, 1958.   Special Good Friday and Easter Services Are Planned          Most Rock county churches will have special Good Friday Easter Festival services tomorrow and Sunday. There will be no Community Good Friday services this year...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on April 3, 1958.   Free Movies For Children Saturday          A free movie extravaganza of cartoons will be enjoyed by Luverne area youngsters Saturday at the Palace Theater here at two special matinee movies.          There will be one...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on March 27, 1958.   Frick Elected To Head New Business Corp. Officers and committee heads were elected by the Luverne Industrial Corporation at a meeting here last week. Named as president of the newly incorporated group is Ray Frick. Larry...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on March 27, 1958.   Telephone Rate Increase Goes Into Effect Tuesday          A telephone rate increase, granted by the Minnesota Railroad and Warehouse commission last week, will go into effect here Tuesday, April 1.          The rate increase...

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