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Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rock County Star on October 4, 1929.   Frank Clague Is Luverne Visitor          Luverne was favored on Monday of this week with a visit from Congressman Frank Clague, the Representative of the Second District. The Congressman spent most of the day in the city, visiting...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rock County Star on September 20, 1929.   Hills Picnic Is Successful Event Former Senator Magnus Johnson Delivers Feature Address of Day Nearly a thousand people are estimated to have turned out for the annual picnic of the Hills Co-operative Creamery Association held...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rock County Star on September 20, 1929.   Excursion to Land O’ Lakes   Arrangements Made for Special Train to Land O’ Lakes Plant in Cities Next Thursday            An opportunity to see the Land O’ Lakes Creamery plant in the twin cities at specially reduced rates...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on September 7, 1967.   Crowds Throng Here To Make Centennial Whopping Success          Luverne’s 100th anniversary birthday party was a whopping success.          Young and old alike came to celebrate ­— many in costume, many in whiskers, the...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on September 21, 1967.   1,100 Bushels of Sealed Corn Stolen          An inconspicuous theft has netted the biggest haul of corn in years here in Rock County.          Norman Thorson who farms three east and one and three fourths south of...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on August 17, 1967.   Fairgrounds Barn Leveled In Spectacular Blaze   Costly Fire Hits One Week After The Fair          Two boys, ages 9 and 10 admitted to the deputy state fire marshal and local police that they had been smoking in the...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on Aug. 5, 1965.   OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY- Kanaranzi Bank Has Served Community Half A Century Open house will be held Saturday afternoon from 2 to 5 p.m. at the First Farmers State Bank in Kanaranzi, commemor-ating the 50th anniversary of the bank’...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on July 8, 1965   First National Bank To Open In New Location On Monday Moving day for the First National Bank of Luverne is this weekend. First National will move to its new building at Main and McKenzie over the July 10 weekend and will be...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on July 8, 1965.   Weather Slows Work On County Highway Projects   Maintenance Work Behind Schedule, Too          The county highway department’s 1965 road building program is being delayed by wet weather, County Engineer Julius Brown said...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on July 1, 1965.   TALK ABOUT A WET SPRING- She Pumps Water Every Morning At 3 A. M. To Keep Well From Getting Too Full          “It’s the absolute truth,” says Mrs. Elsie Herschberger, Kenneth.          “It’s been so wet this spring that I have...

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