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  The girls’ and boys’ golf teams at Hills-Beaver Creek High School provide the starkest example of how deeply this school is tucked into the southwest corner of Minnesota: The golfers live in Minnesota, practice in South Dakota and play their home meets in Iowa. The three-year-old school building...
  Greetings from the Tuff Memorial Home. Scheduled activities at the Tuff Memorial Home for May include: •Thursday, May 14: 2:30 p.m. Fiesta Bingo. •Friday, May 15: 2 p.m. Resident Fashion Show; Mina Sjaarda’s birthday. •Friday, May 22: 2:30 p.m. Memorial Day program. •Saturday, May 23: Jeanne Van...
Pictured at the April 18 Wine and Canvas event in Sioux Falls are (front, from left) Glenda McGaffee, Samantha McGaffee, (back) Diana Buffington and Kelsey McGuire.
  My artistic talents are limited, but thanks to an excellent teacher, a recent project of mine looked somewhat creative. My daughter Samantha and her friend Kelsey McGuire planned an early Mother’s Day gift for me and for her mother, Diana Buffington. Our evening began with a meal at The Diner in...
  Harold Etrheim and Etta DeJongh were crowned the 2015-16 Tuff Home king and queen during a coronation ceremony at the Tuff Memorial Home Monday afternoon, May 11.   They will represent the home in area parades including Hills Friendship Days and Luverne Buffalo Days.   Etrheim and DeJongh took...
  Rock County Deputy Mike DeJong ended the spring DARE program at Hills-Beaver Creek Elementary School with a graduation ceremony on Thursday, April 30. The fifth-grade class has been participating in weekly classes focused on drug education. Minnesota DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) is a...
Lauren Tatge, left, and Tyrae Goodface were invited to Southwest Minnesota State University for their wringing entires in the Creating Spaces Writing Contest.
  Two Hills-Beaver Creek students earned recognition in the 11th Annual Creating Spaces Writing Contest.   Tyrae Goodface, a fourth-grader, won first place in poetry with her poem, “The Brightest Light In The World.” Lauren Tatge, sixth-grader at Hills-Beaver Creek, won second place with her...
  Rock County Commissioners accepted the lower of two bids for second-phase construction of Rock County Rural Water’s expansion and improvement project. Project organizers conducting the bid opening called into question whether or not one of the bids could be considered in the final award. Bids...
  10 years ago (2005) •Because of hazards and dangers, the mailboxes on State Highway 270 and County Road 6 need to be removed by Aug. 1. The council voted to approve the motion with the exception of mailboxes that were grandfathered in.   25 years ago (1995) •A large group made their presence...
  Carrie Boom, 77, Beaver Creek, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at the Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. A funeral service was Monday, May 11, at the First Presbyterian Church in Beaver Creek. Burial followed at the Beaver Creek Cemetery. Carrie Van Maanen was born on April 19,...
  May 3-9 weather:   High temperature for the week:                                      86 Low temperature for the week:                                       34 Average temperature for the week:                                 62 Rain amount for the week...

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