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  The Hills Christian School eighth-grade class of 2015 graduated Wednesday, May 20, in exercises at the United Reformed Church. Class speaker was Carson Bakker, and the graduation address was given by Principal Barry Miedema. Pictured from left are the graduates, Tessa Velgersdyk, Hunter Bork,...
    The bell            Sitting in church on Sunday and my ears perk up to the sound of a bell. Not a giant church type but the soft jingle, jingle of a bell from a child's toy. The sound is the exact same as the sound my twin boys' shoes used to make. Same pitch. Same note. Same sound. The...
  10 years ago (2005) •H-BC graduated 28 seniors in the Class of 2005, including eight National Honor Society members and six high honor students. Senior class valedictorian, Melinda Feucht and class salutatorian Cassi Tilstra addressed the audience at the ceremony.   25 years ago (1995) •American...
  On Friday, May 22, the 50th Hills-Beaver Creek High School Commencement ceremonies were conducted at H-BC High School. The graduation student address was given by co-valedictorians Jenna Wilgenburg and Kendra Doerr. Class colors were red, blue and silver; the flower was red rose and the class...
  The 125th anniversary of Hills and the All-School Reunion is coming in June, and the Hills Crescent is traveling down memory lane to prepare readers for this event. This week’s edition highlights the Class of 1975. The annual was dedicated to Hugo Goehle.  “This is our way of expressing our...
    Card showers TRIAD will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Rock County Sheriff’s Office in Luverne. Blue Mound Quilters Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, June 1, at the Rock County Community Library in Luverne for a potluck picnic. Sound Cascade Sweet Adeline Chorus rehearses at 6:30 p.m....
  May 17-23 weather:   High temperature for the week:                                         79 Low temperature for the week:                                          36 Average temperature for the week:                                    56 Rain amount for the week...
  MS Support Group will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 21, at Southwest Health and Human Services in Luverne. For information call 283-2069 or 283-2964. Caregivers Support Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, in the conference room at the Mary Jane Brown Home in Luverne. A video on...
  Pictured here is the site of the new Martin Township Maintenance Office Building located at the corner of 51st Street and 60th Avenue. Gawaine Diekevers, chairman of the township board, said that construction is scheduled to begin in two weeks with completion in about four months. Dysthe...
Girls on the Run participants in the May 2 event are (front row, from left) Peyton Bennett, Taryn Birger, Hannah Berkhof, (second row) Avril Susie, Olivia Susie, Brynn Rauk, Layla Deelstra, Hannah Hageman, Lane Elbers, Olivia Bork, Shelby Ackerman, Tyrae Goodface, Alexandra Drake, Holly Harron, Tara Paulsen, Danette Leenderts, (back) Dawn VandeVoort, Melanie Tatge, Tami Rauk, Angie Blosmo, Sarah Wells and Angie Stiefvater.
  Local girls in third through fifth grade recently participated in Girls on the Run, a non-profit organization for girls’ health and wellness. According to Girls on the Run, it’s dedicated to “creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly...

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