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Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rock County Herald on December 18, 1931.   Rock County’s Total Population is 10,962   Second Census Bulletin Gives Detailed Report of 1930 Enumeration; Luverne Has Population of 2, 644 Rock County’s total population is given as 10,962 in the second series population...
The initial season of Adrian-Ellsworth boys’ basketball is off to a strong start. The Dragons ended their pre-Christmas schedule with a 4-2 record, and two of the victories were impressive ones. Overcoming a 12-point halftime deficit to defeat Red Rock Central in the third-place game of the Russell...
Rick Peterson
With nearly 400 greeting cards already collected, we sent off a couple hundred greeting cards last week to American military personnel currently deployed around the world, including four from Rock County. I would like to thank Lexi Moore and the students from the Hills-Beaver Creek schools and...
Lori Sorenson
Mom wasn’t a fan of Christmas. She didn’t raise her children to believe in Santa and our tree didn’t go up until well into December. Mostly Mom despised the commercialism of the holidays, openly cringing at the first Christmas ad on TV or first decorations to show up on store shelves. Of course, it...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rock County Herald on December 4, 1931.   Will Open Bids on New Paving December 22   Eleven Miles on No. 6 from Luverne to Iowa Line is Included in Projects Under Consideration   1932 Program Calls for 428 Miles of Concrete   Paving Luverne to Adrian Link Will Make...
Luverne’s Claire Baustian appears to be determined to make her senior season as a member of the girls’ hockey program a memorable one. Baustian, one of two seniors playing for the LHS squad this winter, is one of the main reasons why the Cardinals sported a gaudy 9-2 record heading into a home game...
Troy Christianson
In the past five years, officers reported snowy or icy road conditions in more than 79,569 crashes (2014-2018). These crashes resulted in 214 traffic deaths and 20,761 injuries. During the winter, it’s important to drive at safe speeds according to road conditions, and give yourself plenty of...
Jason Berghorst
“The hopes and fears of all the years are met in Thee tonight.”  If you just sang those words in your head as you read them, this may be a column for you.  If not, no worries, you can keep reading too.  That line is the final stanza of the first verse of “O Little Town of Bethlehem.” Some people...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rock County Herald on November 27, 1931.   Sale of Christmas Seals Under Way   R. C. Engan Will Direct County Campaign; Adequate Supply of Attractive Stamps Available Everything was in readiness for the official opening of the county-wide sale of double-barred cross...
For a team that was expected to experience some growing pains early in the season, the Hills-Beaver Creek girls are playing basketball at a high level. The Patriots posted three wins in a five-day span last week to up their record to 5-0. Two of the five wins were Red Rock Conference conquests, and...

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