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Mavis Fodness
After nearly a month of roaming Rock County, a wayward moose may be gone. I write “may be” because I don’t want the last social media post about a young male moose lying in a ditch near Tea, South Dakota, to be the same young male moose that’s been roaming Rock County. Sightings of the Rock County...
Rick Peterson
White lights or colored lights? Blinking lights or non-blinking lights? Real tree or artificial? Open gifts on Christmas Eve or Christmas morning? These are the questions that are causing more than a few discussions or debates in our household, and yours as well, I suspect. I’ll cut right to the...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rock County Herald on February 3, 1905.   In Social Circles Record of a Typical Mid-Winter Week Serial Life In Luverne Characterized by One Continuous Round of Pleasure—Dancing, Card, Dinner, Birthday Parties, Etc.—Wedding next Wednesday This is continued from last...
Scott Rall
My newest Labrador, Ghost, is all grown up now at 1 1/2 years old. He makes No. 4 at my house with his superiors being 10, 7 and 5 years old. At full size he is the smallest dog I have ever had at a whopping 40 pounds. I did all of the obedience and collar training on this dog starting at about 7...
Brenda Winter
It was with great delight and joy that we welcomed our long-lost daughter, Kate, home from Vietnam a few weeks ago. I was more than thrilled to have her return home from a two-year Covid exile in a foreign country.  But also, because Kate had used her lockdown to become a fitness buff, I was...
Troy Christianson
Question:  How do you determine if your tires are unsafe for winter driving? Answer:  Over the years, I have investigated numerous crashes where worn tires were a contributing factor. Tires with inadequate tread depth may cause your vehicle to skid or slide out of control on a slippery or wet road...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rock County Herald on February 3, 1905.   In Social Circles Record of a Typical Mid-Winter Week Serial Life In Luverne Characterized by One Continuous Round of Pleasure—Dancing, Card, Dinner, Birthday Parties, Etc.—Wedding next Wednesday       The social record of the...
Lori Sorenson
I clearly can’t be trusted alone in the office with leftover Halloween candy. This was evidenced last week during general office cleaning when contents of our wastebaskets were emptied. And apparently examined. And judged. As it turns out, my trash speaks volumes about my willpower — or lack...
Rick Peterson
This weekend marks the halfway point of the 2021 pheasant hunting season, so that means the really good hunting is about to begin. So far, however, pheasant hunting in Rock County is about as good as this year as it has been in many years, if not better. My 5-year-old English setter, Otis, and...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rock County Herald on Feb. 3, 1905. Day for Farmers Important Meeting at Luverne Feb. 11 Three Sessions to be Held Four Speakers from State Institutions Will Discuss Questions of Interest to Farmers and Stock Breeders—Interesting Program Prepared for the Occasion All...

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