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CLOSE AT 6 HEREAFTER   Committee From the Improvement League Secures Merchants’ Signatures to Agreement   The proprietors of twelve stores in this village signed an agreement Tuesday to close their places of business at 6 o’clock every day, Saturday evenings excepted. The agreement will go into...
The following appeared in an atlas published in 1886:   ORGANIZATION OF TOWNSHIPS   On the 10th of September, 1872, the township of Beaver Creek was organized, embracing the same territory as it does today. November 27, 1872, a petition was presented and granted, organizing the township of Magnolia...
The following appeared in an 1886 atlas:   ORGANIZATION OF TOWNSHIPS   Until the 15th of February, 1871, the whole county was in reality one township, although they had not elected any township officers, except a justice of the peace. At a meeting of the board of county commissioners, however, held...
Betty Mann
This is to continue my article from last week:   ORGANIZATION OF ROCK COUNTY   On the 17th day of October, 1870, this board held its first meeting at the house of H. A. Gregory. Daniel Wilmott was chosen chairman, and P. J. Kniss, clerk pro tem. The first work of the board was to call an election...
Betty Mann
The following was found in an atlas dated 1886:   ORGANIZATION OF ROCK COUNTY   Prior to its organization Rock County was attached to Jackson for civil and judicial purposes, and when, in the winter of 1869-70, the Legislature passed the enabling act, there was but comparatively little talk or...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on November 20, 1896:   The Northwestern long distance telephone line with headquarters in Skauge’s drug store, is completed as far west as Salem. All important towns along this route will be supplied with instruments. Last week the work of stringing...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on December 4, 1896:   STATISTICS FOR THE YEAR 1896   The Total Acreage of Various Farm Products, the Number of Horses, Cattle, Sheep and Hogs, and Other Facts of Interest—Some Comparisons With the Statistics for 1895   The agricultural statement of...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on February 13, 1925:   M. W. CHUNN TAKES ISSUE WITH REPRESENTATIVE JACOBSON   Contends That Measure Prohibiting Sunday Movies, Sponsored by Him, is “Foolish and Vicious.”   To the Editor of Rock County Herald: Many of the friends of Representative J...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on November 27, 1896:   Hills Creamery The Hills creamery made a very satisfactory record during the month of October. The Crescent says: “The board of directors of the Hills Creamery association met Monday of last week. After allowing bills for...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on February 20, 1925:   EXHIBIT MAKES CONTRAST IN GOOD HEALTH CONDITIONS   Clever Display at Luverne Rest Room Emphasizes Importance to Children of Proper Kinds of Foods.   County Nurse Florence L. Green has arranged a clever and instructive health...

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