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  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on April 9, 1920:   THREE-STORY APARTMENT BUILDING TO BE BUILT   R.B. Hinkly Completes Plans to Erect New … more
Well, last week was enough to get me excited about planting my vegetable garden, so I did! You can be sure that I only planted the vegetable plants that can tolerate light frost, but that was a … more
Many of you have inquired as to the well-being of my rabbit, Buddy — formerly known as Bonnie.Well, Buddy has passed through his testosterone-fueled teen phase and now, as a mature male rabbit, … more
Many runners have followed paths that have led to the Boston Marathon. Not as many have followed the same course that sent a Luverne High School graduate to compete in the world’s most … more
A push is being made to improve what I already consider to be one of Rock County’s gems. Ever since arriving here in the middle 1980s, I’ve always been impressed with what are now named Joe … more
My Grandma Mary Ann is one of my greatest sources of wisdom. While I love all things research and abstract and conceptual, they have to stand up to Grandma’s common sense assessment. My … more
  The nickname finally caught up with me —Angela. Or in the case of the recent postcard received in the mail: Angie. It is either a strange coincidence or just an error on the … more
Early April always is one of my favorite times of year. After spending a better part of the prior four months indoors, it’s always nice to shed a coat and start to enjoy the great … more
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An impressive rally was derailed Sunday afternoon when the final game of the NCAA Basketball Tournament’s Elite Eight round came to an end. As usual, my chances to become an office-pool champion … more
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