Hardwick

The Hardwick Fire Department was paged at 6:58 Friday night to the Aaron and Dawn Sandbulte farm, one mile west of Kenneth on 190th Avenue, for a commodity shed reported on fire. Mutual aid for water transportation was reportedly provided by Magnolia and Edgerton fire departments, according to the...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on July 1, 1965.   TALK ABOUT A WET SPRING- She Pumps Water Every Morning At 3 A. M. To Keep Well From Getting Too Full          “It’s the absolute truth,” says Mrs. Elsie Herschberger, Kenneth.          “It’s been so wet this spring that I have...
Dan Arp
Daniel Conrad “Dan” Arp, 63, Hardwick, died Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. A graveside committal service was Monday, July 22, at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Luverne. Daniel Arp was born on Dec. 23, 1955, to Myron and Lois (Matthiesen) Arp in...
Several storm systems over southwest Minnesota Saturday resulted in severe weather that downed trees, flattened crops and damaged property. Some areas of the county were affected worse than others by the storm, which mustered wind gusts up to 70 mph in some areas. But stories were similar in...
Several members of Zion Lutheran Church in Hardwick empty the moving truck for the Rev. Jesse Baker, who will be officially installed as the church pastor in a special 2 p.m. ceremony Sunday.
Sunday service at Zion Lutheran Church in Hardwick will be a little later than normal to accommodate the installation of a new pastor. The special service begins at 2 p.m. The Rev. Jesse Baker fills a two-year vacancy, created when the Rev. Mark Mumme accepted a pastor position in Riverton, Wyoming...
A search warrant executed in a Hardwick home Sunday night yielded meth and drug paraphernalia and the arrest of a 37-year-old Hardwick woman. According to the complaint filed Monday in Rock County District Court, Deputy Dallas Hamm had applied for a search warrant based on information that Lucas...
Rick Wenzel of Garretson, South Dakota, kicks off Saturday night’s Hardwick Jubilee Days parade with a flyover in his aerial application plane.
Heat and humidity combined for a steamy Jubilee Days in Hardwick over the weekend. Twenty-five parade entries rolled down Main Street Saturday evening as temperatures slowly dropped into the 80s from highs in the 90s earlier in the day. Among the entries was the 2019 parade marshal Bill Holling,...
Bill Holling (in a file photo from 2015) is the parade marshal for Saturday night’s Hardwick Jubilee Days parade. Holling is the Hardwick Legion’s only surviving World War II veteran and has been a member of the post for 63 years.
This weekend’s annual Hardwick Jubilee Days honors the American Legion Centennial Celebration with Hardwick’s oldest living Legion member leading the parade. World War II veteran Bill Holling celebrated his 96th birthday this year and has been a member of the Arthur Moeller Post 478 in Hardwick...
Edward L. Scarlett, 72, Luverne, died Saturday, June 15, 2019, at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne. In honoring Edward’s wishes, no public service will be held. Edward Lee Scarlett was born on Feb. 21, 1947, to John and Edna (Holladay) Scarlett in Adair, Iowa. He was raised on a farm near...
Four members of the Arthur Moeller American Legion Post 478 died in the past year. Bill DeBates, Don Etrheim, Mark Coney and Wallace Schmuck were recognized during Monday’s Memorial Day program in the community hall in Hardwick by post commander Kyle Oldre (left) and Don Bryan.
Monday’s rain showers forced Hardwick’s annual Memorial Day program indoors to the town’s community hall. About 90 people gathered for Hardwick’s annual event to remember those who died while serving in the U.S. military. Commander of the Arthur Moeller American Legion Post 478 Kyle Oldre...

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