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A Luverne family with a shared interest in motorcycle racing experienced a successful 2019 season. To say the least, the Miles and Mary Brown clan loves the sport. About every two weeks between the months of April and October, the Browns packed up their gear and traveled to American Motorcycle...
What is better then bagging a nice buck? It depends on who you are, but in my case that would be watching someone else bag a nice buck, and preferably it would be someone who has never shot a deer before. If they are really young, really old, or a lady of any age, they are all good. I have bought a...
Mavis Fodness
Taking the back roads is a trait I inherited from my dad. As a kid I recall jumping into the Rambler or the F150 and enjoying the scenery to wherever we were going. While the destination was the same, the route changed each time. Now years later I have driven at least a dozen different routes to...
Rick Peterson
This coming Monday is Veterans Day, and as far as I am concerned, it’s in my top five most important days we honor each year. My top five are Christmas, Easter, Memorial Day, Veterans Day and Thanksgiving. You can rank them any way you want to, but for me Veterans Day and Memorial Day are only...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rock County Herald on November 6, 1931.   Armistice Day To Be Observed in Luverne Many Business Places Will Be Closed All Day Armistice day — the anniversary of the closing of the great World war — will be observed throughout Rock county next Wednesday, November 11th,...
I couldn’t be happier for the coaches and runners of the 2019 Luverne High School girls’ cross country team. The Cardinals set a program record by placing second at the state meet in Northfield on Saturday, and to be there to witness it truly was a pleasure that I’ll not soon forget. I had...
A Luverne Tae Kwon Do member met her goal during the Cadet Grand Slam staged Oct. 19 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It was the last sparring competition at the Cadet level (for martial artists between the ages of 12-14) for Perceyis Trierweiler, and the Luverne eighth-grader wanted to make it a...
I live in Nobles County but have been spending more time in Rock County over the few past years. I was a helper in the Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener in Luverne last October, so that involved a few meetings and visits. The Rock County Pheasants Forever chapter officers and volunteers are a...
Troy Christianson
Question: As we are ending the motorcycle season, I heard of an individual near Rochester who was killed by going off the road and striking a sign head on. He was not wearing a helmet. Being an individual who has been in a motorcycle accident with the helmet likely saving my life, why are helmets...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rock County Star on October 18, 1929.   Barbecue To Be Feature of Witch Day Gigantic Community Hallowe-en Party to be Held Here Oct. 31st Under Auspices of Commercial Club “Witch Day” will be featured in Luverne, on October 31st with entertain-ment and decorations...

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