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  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on March 5, 1926:   LUVERNE GOLF CLUB HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING   Material Increase in Membership Fees Is Made, Which Will Place Club on sound Financial Basis.   At the annual meeting of the Luverne Golf club held Monday evening, a decided change in the...
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The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on Jan. 29, 1926:   COUNTY SKI TOURNAMENT SCHEDULED FOR FEB. 12TH   Between Thirty and Forty coasters to Take Active Part in Highly Thrilling Sport   Plans now being made provide for a Rock county Ski tournament to be held at the Norton hill east of...
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald in 1885:   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 this township, last Friday. The loss is estimated...
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on January 18, 1884:   Two tramps of suspicious appearance arrived at Luverne Saturday evening and took lodgings at the Merchants hotel. Their conduct was such that their movements were closely watched and the day following they were interviewed by...
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on January 1, 1926:   MANAGER JOCHIMS INSTALLS NEW PIPE ORGAN AT PALACE   New Instrument, Which Has Almost Unlimited Range of Possibilities, to be Played Sunday Evening.   Patrons of the New Palace theatre who attend next Sunday evening’s show will...
The following items appeared in the Rock County Herald in 1892:   March 8, 1892: Will Delamater caught a large wild goose about a mile and one-half south of town Monday. The bird was flying low with the flock and struck a telegraph wire and broke a wing. Will saw the casualty and went immediately...
The following appeared in the Rock County News on January 19, 1893:   DANCE GIVEN BY THE SOCIAL CLUB   The dance given by the social club last Thursday evening was the most social affair of the season. Nearly all of the club turned out. The dance started with a grand march, headed by J. H. Gray,...
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on November 13, 1925:   COUNTY ELIMINATES SHARP TURNS ON STATE AID ROADS   State to Re-Route Ashcreek Trunk Highway to Do Away With Sharp Turns and Two Railway Crossings.   Rock county’s highway department has completed or is just finishing the...
  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on October 9, 1925:   BOYS FIND AND POLICEMAN CONFISCATED “MOONSHINE”   Bootleggers’ Filling Station Discovered in Clump of Willows in Hay Field South of Town.   What is presumed to have been a “bootlegger’s filling station” went out of business...
  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on September 11, 1925:   NELSON BROTHERS TO OPEN VARIETY STORE TORMORROW   New Annex to Department Store to Open With New and Enlarged Stock of Low Priced Merchandise.   S. B. Nelson, president of Nelson Bros., Inc., this week announced that the...

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