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  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on December 1, 1922:   TRANSFER OF BODIES IN OLD LUVERNE CEMETERY APPROVED Maplewood Cemetery Proposition to Receive and Care for Bodies The proposition of merging the Luverne cemetery with that of the Maplewood cemetery was reported as accepted at...
  Sometimes you hear people express concern about the future of our country or the quality of the “next generation.” If these people could have experienced what I did in July, they certainly wouldn’t be worried. I had the opportunity to help chaperone a group of teens from Grace Lutheran Church who...
  Two years ago Corrine and I attended a seminar in Fairmont for small fruit growers facilitated by the University of Minnesota staff. He mentioned a new fruit fly that was already confirmed in Rock County. Drosophila has moved east from California since it was discovered in 2008 and is now a...
  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...

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