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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...
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...
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on April 30, 1926:   DUST OBSCURES SUN IN SEVERE WIND STORMS   Saturday and Tuesday Marked With Worst Storms of Dust Ever Known in This Section   DUST PILED IN DRIFTS LIKE SNOW IN A STORM   Damage to Early Sown Grains Problematic Owing to Such Sowing...
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on May 12, 1922:   FAMOUS SCREEN STAR HERE IN PERSON NEXT WEDNESDAY   Helen Gibson, Heroine of Many Thrilling Serials, to Talk on Hollywood at Palace Theatre   Rock county motion picture fans are to have the pleasure of seeing and hearing Miss Helen...
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on May 1, 1925:   DOG LICENSES DUE   Dog owners in general should bear in mind that all dog licenses issued by the city of Luverne expire this morning and that under the provisions of a city ordinance they are required to secure new licenses and see...
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on May 9, 1924:   SALVATION ARMY CONTRIBUTIONS   The total amount contributed this year by Luverne citizens for the Salvation Army support is approximately $325.00, which sum is to be forwarded in a few days to Minneapolis, to the army headquarters...

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