Hardwick

Michelle E. McMurrey, 58, rural Hardwick, died Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, at Sanford Luverne Hospital in Luverne. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, at Hartquist Funeral Home in Luverne. A memorial celebration of life will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Embrace Church in Tea, South...
In May the property at 203 E. Main Street in Hardwick was littered with unused items that included a discarded Santa Claus. In late July, property owner Travis Schoolmeester was fined $1,000 under the city of Hardwick’s nuisance ordinance and was subject to an additional $100 per day fine for non-compliance. City officials agreed to a $600 fine if Schoolmeester keeps his property clean.
Hardwick resident Travis Schoolmeester will have a portion of a $1,000 fine reduced if he continues efforts to clean up his property at 203 East Main Street. Hardwick City Council members unanimously agreed at their Sept. 9 meeting to waive additional fines and forgive all but $600 of the fine...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rose History in 1911.   Rock County Village continued from 8-20-20 edition of the Star Herald.   Hardwick The Lodges          Four lodges have active organizations in Hardwick, the Modern Woodmen of America, Royal Neighbors of America, Odd Fellows and Rebekahs...
The following appeared in The Rose History in 1911.   Rock County Village, continued from 8-13-20 edition of the Star Herald.   Hardwick          With the prosperous times in the country a decade ago, Hardwick kept pace and made rapid strides forward. The town’s second railroad — the branch from...
Crews from Musch Construction of Pipestone began work on the 2020 small cities road improvement projects Monday in Hardwick. Musch will also complete the curb and gutter improvements in Hills, Steen, Beaver Creek and Magnolia as the subcontractors for the $2.049 million project awarded in July to...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rose History in 1911.   Rock County Village continued from 8-6-20 edition of the Star Herald.   Hardwick          Hardwick became a municipal corporation in 1898. So early in its history as 1893, however, the first attempt to bring about this desired condition was made...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rose History in 1911.   Rock County Village continued from 7-30-20 edition of the Star Herald.   Hardwick          At the close of the year 1892 we find that there were in the new town three general stores, one hotel, one lumber yard, one fuel yard, two grain...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rose History in 1911.   Rock County Village continued from 7-23-20 edition of the Star Herald.   Hardwick          There was practically no change at the station during the next few years. Otter Otterson continued buying grain for E. A. Brown, and later John Otterson...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rose History in 1911.   Rock County Village continued from 7-16-20 edition of the Star Herald.   Hardwick          According to the last census figures, Hardwick ranks third in size among Rock county villages. It is a compactly built, neat appearing, prosperous little...
Jubilee Day-ish featured casual gatherings of friends, neighbors and visitors in Hardwick. Pictured here are (from left) Richard Moerke, Phil Vos, Mike Vos, Nancy Patton, Cindy Moerke, Loren Vos, Carol McClure, Doug McClure, Keith Swenson, McKenzie Kruse and Jonathan Swenson.
The Green Lantern Bar and Grill hosted a modified version of Hardwick’s Jubilee Day Saturday with several events related to the annual celebration. The day included a cruise-in “parade and park,” a straw bale toss, a corn hole tournament and a DJ on the back patio. Jubilee Day normally includes a...

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