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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...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on January 9, 1925.   HAWES & SON WILL CONDUCT BIG REORGANIZATION SALE   Ten-Day Bargain Sale to Start Next Wednesday. Preparatory to Re-arrangement of Departments.   In preparation for the reorganization of Hawes & Son’s department store,...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on January 9, 1925.   CONSOLIDATION OF HARDWICK BANKS FOUND BENEFICIAL   Results Attained Following Merge Held to Justify Elimination of Double Overhead Expense.   In proof of the assertion that nothing is to be gained commercially or economically by...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on December 26, 1924:   SHUT-DOWN AT POWER PLANT TODAY AND TONIGHT   No Electric Lights Or Power Will be Furnished for 24 Hours – Water and heat as Usual   Luverne will be without electric lights and power all of today, all of tonight and a part of...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on December 19, 1924:   C.E. OLDER, PIONEER, PAYS TRIBUTE TO C.O. HAWES   Recalls That He Was the Last of Several Young Men Who Went to His School in 1871-72.   “It is with profound regret and sorrow that I hear of the death of C. O. Hawes, who had...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on July 18, 1924:   ROCK COUNTY AS IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO   The ill-fated year 1873 began with the most violent storm in the history of the state from the time of the first settlement to the present date. For three days beginning January 7th, the...
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In November 1867, Mr. Hawes brought with him John Lietze and family who were to maintain a stopping place, or half-way place, as it was called on the mail route. Although both the Estey and Lietze families spent the winter of 1867-68 on the Rock river within ten miles of each other, neither knew of...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on July 18, 1924:   Continued from last week:   ROCK COUNTY AS IT WAS FIFTY ODD YEARS AGO   During the Autumn of 1866, Nathan C Estey and James Johnson, of Spirit Lake, Iowa, visited the county for the purpose of selecting claims on the un-surveyed...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on July 18, 1924:   ROCK COUNTY AS IT WAS FIFTY ODD YEARS AGO   Being a Paper on Pioneer Life as Read by Representative J.N. Jacobson at Hills Old Settler’s Re-Union   Permanent settlement began in the southwest corner of the county in 1876. A few...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on October 24, 1924:   COUNTY SCHOOLS RECEIVE STATE AID APPROPRIATION County Auditor Olaf Skyberg this week received notice from State Auditor Chase as to the amount of state appropriation as school aid which Rock county will receive. This sum is $11...

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