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The Rock County Sheriff’s Office assisted Iowa authorities Sunday with a pursuit that ended with the arrest of two individuals. At 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, the Rock County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the Lyon County Iowa Sheriff’s Office requesting assistance with a vehicle pursuit that...
Riders with Rock Ranch pose for a picture in front of the Tuff Village in Hills and included (from left) Marie LaRock, Pamela Kopp, Vickie Busswitz, Dolores Bundeson and Patti Swenson.
Volunteers from Rock Ranch dressed as Mrs. Claus and her elves Saturday afternoon for a ride around the Tuff Memorial Home and Tuff Village Assisted Living in Hills. The coronavirus pandemic canceled the Ranch’s Senior Saddles program, which encourages senior citizens to travel to the farm west of...
Bruce Van Dyken and his children, Anne, Case and Levi (hidden), divide apples and oranges into bags for Project Love food boxes assembled Dec. 15 at the Hills Legion Hall.
Families in the Hills, Beaver Creek and Steen communities are enjoying gifts from donors and volunteers with Project Love. Fresh fruits, canned vegetables, packets of ground pork and pancake mix were among the items that filled dozens of food boxes and fruit trays on Dec. 15 for delivery the...
Ariana Weidert (far left) of Adrian gains confidence by balancing in the saddle while led by Rock Ranch owner Marie LaRock. Weidert’s grandmother, Pam Klaassen of Luverne, joined her during the riding lesson.
Several area youth completed an extra six weeks of basic riding lessons at Rock Ranch near Hills, thanks to the new indoor arena that was finished in October. In previous years, the nonprofit ranch was unable to offer late fall horse riding due to the cold weather. Through a fundraising campaign,...
Terrance ‘Terry’ Metzler, 65, Hills, died Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, at Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. A celebration of his life took place Saturday, Nov. 7, at Willie’s Bar in Hills. Arrangements were provided by George Boom Funeral Home of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, www....
Darrell Brown
Darrell Dean Brown, 80, Hills, died Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at the Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. A private family graveside memorial service was Saturday, Nov. 7, at the Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery in Hills. Darrell Brown was born on May 17, 1940, to Darold Brown and Helen (...
Jacquelyn Reverts
Jacquelyn Maxine Reverts, 90, Hills, died on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at the Sanford Luverne Hospital in Luverne. A funeral service was Saturday, Nov. 7, at the First Presbyterian Church in Beaver Creek. Burial was Monday, Nov. 9, at Jasper City Cemetery in Jasper. Jacquelyn Straw was born Jan. 12,...
The gem that I would like to begin with for this article is found in Philippians 2:3-4: “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.” Each of you should                                                                look not only to...
Michael “Mic” Welch records his message for the Rock County Veterans Day virtual program to be aired at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11. Welch is a Luverne native and naval veteran.
Recognizing those who serve or have served in the military will follow a different format for Veterans Day 2020. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, programs will be shared via pre-recorded broadcasts to be aired on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Rock County’s virtual program will contain individual videos...
The city of Hills will finish the year on solid financial footing if a recent audit report is any indication. Amy Mollberg with accountants Meulebroeck, Taubert & Co. of Luverne presented the audit findings ending Dec. 31, 2019, to council members last month via telephone. Mollberg commended...

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