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  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on November 3, 1922: BURGLARS PAY VISIT TO STATE BANK OF STEEN Gain Entrance Through Window and Ransack Safety Deposit Boxes—Obtain Less Than $300 The Steen State bank was burglarized early Saturday morning. About $150 in bonds and War Savings...
The local entries in the National Senior Games staged in St. Paul the past couple of weeks reached a common conclusion. Don’t judge an athlete by age, Pat Scheidt and Craig Nelson say. When it comes to willingness to compete and succeed, a person’s age has no limitations. Both Scheidt and Nelson...
  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on October 27, 1922:   LUVERNE BANKS TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTION AGAINST HOLDUPS High Power Rifles Are Placed in Second Floor Offices Offering Clear View of Bank Entrances Acting on suggestions from the American Bankers’ association, the entrances to...
  One benefit of being a reporter is the role of quiet observer in a community — following events but not interfering with the news as it unfolds. A story assignment in Jasper two years ago is one such event. The experiences of one family have left a lasting impression, and I continue to follow...
Wes Grieme has been in the business of instructing tae kwon do in Luverne for a long time. His instruction has spanned 34 years, to be exact. Needless to say, Grieme has witnessed a lot of great things over the past three-plus decades. However, when it comes to belt-testing sessions at the local...
  I have never seen die-back in spirea like I observed this spring. However, most have recovered and are blooming beautifully. I want to remind you to shear those flower heads off after that first flush of blooms and the new growth will give them a fresh look for the rest of the season. If you have...
  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on September 1, 1922: GROCERY PRIZES TO BE GIVEN AWAY TONIGHT AT PALACE The following prizes will be given between the first and second show Friday evening, featuring the County Grocery. The groceries to be given are purchased of Snook’s Grocery,...
  Each new growing season brings its own unique set of circumstances that determine which pests and diseases will be evident in our gardens.  This year I am seeing a lot of fire blight in fruit trees and cotoneaster hedges.  This virus is devastating to plants it attacks. As bees travel from flower...
  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on June 19, 1902:   Union Services at the Park A meeting of representatives from the different churches was held in the lecture room of the Presbyterian church last Monday evening and the question of holding union meetings in the park similar to...
          By    You might not believe it given the Baby Brezza Formula Machine mess and the television volume debacle, but Grandma Mary and I got another chance to watch our granddaughter Brooke for a couple of hours Saturday morning. Brooke’s mom and dad were in the Jubilee Days parade in Hartford...

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