Columns

  Question: Hi, I read your “Ask a Trooper” responses in the daily news and have a question for you: common sense — I am aware it is illegal to leave your dog in the car, but I was also told it’s illegal to leave your car running/idling with the dog in the car so you can keep the air conditioner on...
  The view from my living room window and other thoughts on  cancer The view from my living room window includes a cemetery. Last night we had the first hard frost of the season, so the view also includes dead and dying plants and flowers. Facebook tells me Luverne lost another beautiful soul to...
  The following appeared in the Rock County News March 12, 1896:   An Interesting Teacher’s Meeting   The Teachers’ association met in the High school room Saturday and was largely attended. Messrs. Guthrie and Crandle not being present, their parts were not taken up. The recitations, putting it...
  It is Monday, and I don’t know what the weather has in store for us for the week, but our topsoil is dry and I am concerned.  Perhaps it will rain before the ground freezes, but I don’t know if the rain will be sufficient to give our shrubs and shallow-rooted trees enough moisture to keep them...
  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on April 6, 1923:   BEAVER CREEK LEADS IN ALFALFA ACREAGE   County Agent Roeke Finds That Acreage in County is 1560 Acres, With 350 Acres in Beaver Creek   “Rock county doubled its acreage in alfalfa the last two years. In 1920 there were but 850...
The Hills-Beaver Creek football team received its just reward Saturday for putting together a solid 7-1 regular season. The Patriots learned they received the No. 1 seed for the Section 3 Nine-Man Football Playoffs late Saturday morning. Not only does that mean they have the opportunity to host the...
  By Cole McCormick Interim pastor at Grace Lutheran Church From the words of Psalm 91:16, “Because you have made the Lord your refuge, the Most High your dwelling place, no evil shall befall you, no scourge come near your tent. For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your...
  “If you haven’t used it or missed it in three months, you can probably just throw it out.” I gasped when someone gently suggested this as a solution to our delayed unpacking. It’s been nearly a year since we moved Matt out of the old farmhouse that got bulldozed, and it’s been four months since...
  Luverne’s first annual Community Fund campaign came to a glorious, smashing triumph of a climax this week. Cash in the bank from the campaign totaled $10,850. Pledges to be paid during the coming year total $2,817.70. This makes a total of $13,667.70 raised by the campaign solicitors who didn’t...
  If you have been “vacationing” indoor plants outdoors for the summer, now is the time to begin to acclimate them for their return to indoor conditions.  The houseplants have been used to summer’s long days with light coming from all around them, but indoors they will have to adjust to what...

Pages

Comment Here