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Hills deer farmer Greg Leenderts (left) met with Leenderts met with Rep. Joe Schomacher earlier this month about proposed legislation that would severely restrict deer facilities such as his from operating in Minnesota.
By Lori Sorenson Hills deer farm operator Greg Leenderts recently traveled to St. Paul to visit with lawmakers about how proposed legislation would affect his business. “Chronic wasting disease has become a hot topic the last year and legislators are looking for someone to blame,” Leenderts said. “...
Marie Walraven
Marie Walraven, 96, Hills, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at the Tuff Memorial Home in Hills. A funeral service was Friday, Feb. 22, at Beaver Creek First Presbyterian Church in Beaver Creek. Burial followed at Flower Field Cemetery in rural Hills. Marie Barents was born Dec. 12, 1922, to John and...
The Rock County Sheriff’s Office was involved in the arrest of a Brainerd woman who is allegedly connected with vehicle thefts in Hills and Adrian. According to information released Friday from Sheriff Evan Verbrugge, his office received a call around noon Thursday, Jan. 10, about a possible stolen...
Shakrya Johnson, 22, Brainerd, is in custody of the Nobles County Jail
The Rock County Sheriff’s Office was involved in the arrest of a Brainerd woman who is allegedly connected with vehicle thefts in Hills and Adrian. According to information released Friday from Sheriff Evan Verbrugge, his office received a call around noon Thursday, Jan. 10, about a possible stolen...
Renewable Energy Systems hosted a landowner meeting last week to answer questions about plans for a $200 million wind farm. RES plans to construct 36 to 40 wind turbines in Martin and Beaver Creek townships in the southwest corner of Rock County. Scott Jansen and Lisa Bellen with RES conducted the...
Carol Nelson enjoys laughs and remembrances Tuesday afternoon, May 22, about the one and only employer she has had in her life. She was offered a job at the Exchange Bank in Hills as she graduated from H-BC in 1973. She has worked at the Luverne branch since 2011.
Carol Nelson’s colleagues honored her 45 years at Exchange State Bank, Luverne, on Tuesday, May 22, with a party and open house. “I never had a job interview,” Nelson said, looking back on her career. As a high school senior at Hills-Beaver Creek, then local bank owner Dennis Roning dropped by the...
Evelyn Stueven
Evelyn Clara Stueven, 87, Luverne, died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at the Sanford Luverne Medical Center. A funeral service was Sunday, Oct. 1, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. Burial followed at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery near Steen. Evelyn Kitchenmaster was born June 28, 1930, to Eli and...
The story of Jesus’ encounter with the Canaanite woman on the border of the regions of Tyre and Sidon found in Matthew 15:21-28 came up as the story to be read in church a couple of weeks ago for those churches that use the Revised Common Lectionary. And it’s had me thinking about advocacy or...
Harvey Rozeboom
Harvey Rozeboom Harvey Allen Rozeboom, 81, Hills, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at the Tuff Memorial Home in Hills. A funeral service was Wednesday, Aug. 23, at the Steen Reformed Church in Steen. Burial followed at East Side Cemetery in Steen. Harvey Rozeboom was born Sept. 9, 1935, to Bert and...

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