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  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on November 17, 1922: DEER HUNTING NEW SPORT ENJOYED IN ROCK COUNTY E.W. Brown Shoots Fine Buck near Ashcreek After Exciting Chase—Deer Discovered in Pasture Deer hunting is not on the calendar of regular sports in Rock county but it is not...
  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on September 21, 1921: WILL MAINTAIN REST ROOM AT FAIR GROUNDS Instructive Health Work Exhibit Will Also be Made Under Direction of County Nurse Doyle A public rest room will be one of the features of the Red Cross and Public Health exhibit at the...
  It is August … already! This is the month to transplant, move or thin our German bearded iris. The plant will continue to grow in the direction the rhizome is pointing, so keep that in mind when you are replanting them so that someday you won’t have to move the house to make room for the iris....
  It is August … already! This is the month to transplant, move or thin our German bearded iris. The plant will continue to grow in the direction the rhizome is pointing, so keep that in mind when you are replanting them so that someday you won’t have to move the house to make room for the iris....
  Cancer can be a blessing. I read those words in Brenda Winter’s column a year ago when she wrote about her cancer diagnosis. Now I know what she means. … It took me awhile though. My mom was diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer on May 28, and I can assure you, I didn’t consider it a blessing...
  I started my last column with the words “Mary and I.” The column was about the two of us babysitting our granddaughter. I use those three words, “Mary and I,” from time to time generally because we do almost everything together, except hunting, fishing, golfing and watching TV. So today the three...
Saturday marked the beginning of what is one of my favorite times of the year. Tournament time at the Luverne Country Club does mean the golf season is winding down for some. To me it means the time has come to usher in the most intriguing events the LCC has to offer. It started with the Senior...
  Summer is well under way, and the busyness is enough to make anyone’s head spin. Whether you have kids or grandkids to chase around, are busy with seasonal work responsibilities, or just trying to keep up with making the most of summer’s long, hot days while they are here, I bet that time is...
  My garden has excellent soil for growing melons, and the vines are loaded with fruit. Often I’m asked how to know when a melon is ready to pick. When the tendril opposite the stem to the fruit dries up, the melon is ripe. Then you want to harvest that melon soon or it will rot or be attacked by...
  The last time we met in this space I shared some thoughts about my first-born grandchild — a girl born to my son and his wife on June 1.  Well, believe it or not, this week’s thoughts are about my second-born grandchild — a girl born to my daughter and her husband on July 5. Evelyn Ann arrived...

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