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  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on March 5, 1926:   LUVERNE GOLF CLUB HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING   Material Increase in Membership Fees Is Made, Which Will Place Club on sound Financial Basis.   At the annual meeting of the Luverne Golf club held Monday evening, a decided change in the...
  I am not sure if it was here in Luverne or maybe Redwood Falls — might even have been in Worthington. One of those Chamber of Commerce organizations used and may still use as their slogan: “Doing things most people think just happen.” What they meant by that is things don’t just happen — there is...
What does a $1,300 cake taste like? George Bonnema claims the cake he donated to the annual hospice banquet Saturday night was a regular, old carrot cake baked with flour, butter and the usual spices. Granted, the carrots were grown in George’s own garden, but home-grown carrots on their own do not...
I have a suggestion for a pair of middle school female students at Hills-Beaver Creek High School. If I were you gals, I would actively try to recruit your friends, classmates or just about anyone else to join the H-BC girls’ golf program. Hannah Fick and Tess Van Maanen are the lone female members...
Stumping the word expert at her own game Online quiz offers lessons in words and humility As children of an editor, my sons grew up with impeccable grammar and a solid command of the English language. I was surprised then to find the ninth-grader struggling with sentence homework earlier this...
/*-->*/   extra enforcement and awareness campaign seeks turnaround in deadly distracted driving choices Texting and Driving Citations Trending Upward in Minnesota   ST. PAUL –The tragedy of Joe Tikalsky’s death from a distracted driver in 2015 stretches beyond family and friends. He was a...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on Jan. 29, 1926:   COUNTY SKI TOURNAMENT SCHEDULED FOR FEB. 12TH   Between Thirty and Forty coasters to Take Active Part in Highly Thrilling Sport   Plans now being made provide for a Rock county Ski tournament to be held at the Norton hill east of...
Luverne’s Solomon Nielsen will be wrestling again in Minnesota this coming winter. Nielsen, a current senior who completed a stellar LHS career in early March, has elected to become a member of the Augsburg College wrestling program for the 2017-18 season. The Minneapolis education institution...
Do you remember the gold stars elementary teachers would place on well-done assignments? I loved the way the stars would twinkle as the teacher handed the papers back to us students. We were all excited when that star was included on our assignments. Sometimes it wasn’t a gold star but a sticker...
About a month ago a gentleman named Kenneth Barker came into our office and introduced himself to me. Mr. Barker hails from Rock Rapids, a place he and his wife, Jane, have called home for 57 years. The Barkers are both retired teachers. Kenneth likes to write and was wondering if we would be...

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