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Do you enjoy going to church on Sunday? Or on Saturday or Wednesday? There are many opportunities to do so here in Luverne and the surrounding area.  In 2013 the Pew Research Center reported that 37 percent of all Americans attended church on a weekly basis. (Pewresearch.org, Sept.13, 2013.) This...
Rick Peterson
This column is mostly about this, that and the other thing. Did you notice this past Easter weekend how Easter Sunday started out with the winter white stuff on the ground and then grass covered lawns by the end of the day? Compare that to this past Christmas. If you remember, that day started out...
Lori Sorenson
My college son spent some time over his Easter weekend volunteering for the Rock County Historical Society. It was an assignment for school, and he was grateful that Betty Mann had some work at the museum that he could help with. Somewhere in the process of clipping and filing information at the...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on April 18, 1924:   DRIVE FOR SALVATION ARMY FUND UNDERWAY   Annual Campaign to Raise funds for Support of Mercy Workers Started Wednesday   LOCAL COMMITTEE OF FOUR PLACED IN CHARGE   Receipts to Go Into General Fund of Organization to Aid the...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on March 28, 1924:   RELIEF FOR STARVING CHILDREN OF GERMANY   People of Rock county Asked To Help In Saving Two Million Kiddies Facing Starvation   COUNTY-WIDE DRIVE FOR FUNDS SOON TO BE MADE  Mayor Leach Appoints committee, With A. O. Moreaux as...
Mavis Fodness
There’s one sure sign that spring has arrived at my house. A bucket may not be as exciting as watching geese fly north or the winter wind having a little less bite. In my house the large container on the kitchen counter signifies spring is here. Along with the bucket, a rubber nipple and a two-...
Martha Fick
“Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.” Romans 13:8 ESV  Ole and Sven both wanted to borrow some money to expand their business, so they went to the bank for loans. Sven said first, "I vould like to haf $10,000."   "What do you do for a...
Brenda Winter
My attempt to contain or reverse cancer with alternative methods has ended. It’s been 20 months since I was diagnosed with anal cancer in June of 2014. I’ve eaten a lot of broccoli since then. I’ve travelled to foreign countries and seen alternative practicioners in three states. I’ve sat in saunas...
George Bonnema
As we transition from winter to spring, we have to anticipate some variability in our weather and temperatures.  A couple of really warm days and some folks are ready to plant potatoes. But the calendar is a better indicator than our emotions.  None of us has the crystal ball, but the law of...
Lori Sorenson
We have a young driver in training in our family, and these are exciting and challenging times. For both the learner and the mentors. It’s exciting for the young driving student who can just about taste his freedom. And it’s exciting for the grown-up drivers who look forward to the kid driving...

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