Opinion

  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on January 26, 1923:   NIGHT SCHOOL ENROLLMENT IS MORE THAN DOUBLED With Only Eight Students Present on Opening Night, Attendance Reaches Eighteen on Second Night That the Luverne night school is becoming an interesting as well as a beneficial...
  Question: Can you talk about the new increased fine if cited for texting and driving? Answer: Drivers who repeatedly choose texting over safety while behind the wheel risk a higher fine for violating the law. Under the new enhanced law, drivers face a $225 fine for second and subsequent...
  I, for one, am thrilled silly about the prospect of having three traffic lanes striped on Highway 75 instead of the four many of us have grown to know and love. The reasons are many, but I think my main reason is — having a turning lane down the center of the highway has a “big city” feel to it....
  I just walked over to some of my shrub roses and was shocked to see that black spot had attacked with the intention of taking off every leaf!  This summer has been ideal weather for every form of blight and fungus because of our high humidity and the onset of dew lasting from dust through mid...
  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on January 12, 1923: BEAVER CREEK TO HAVE OWN TELEPHONE SYSTEM Favor Purchase of Present System from Private Company by Village by Vote of 67 to 12 By the decisive vote of 67 to 12, the people of Beaver Creek village declared in favor of the...
  So the other morning I was going through the channels on television. I ended up landing on the History Channel and the show was about where words and sayings came from and how they got their start. I learned that the saying “Good Bye” actually got its start from that saying “God be with you.” The...
  Tuesday marked a significant milestone for our rural Rock County residents. Rock County Broadband Alliance broke ground on a $14 million project to bring high-speed Internet service to all residents living outside the city of Luverne. RCBA is a subsidiary of Alliance Communications Cooperative...
  We all remember the days when our children were babies and we’d feel invisible when arriving at social gatherings with our little bundles. “Oh, he’s so cute. And look how he’s grown. Come here, sweetie. Let’s hear you say, ‘Gram-ma.’” Um. Hello? I’m here. Anybody care? Good to see you all, too....
  One problem many families face in promoting a healthy diet is picky eaters. Sometimes these are kids, and sometimes they are adults! Not surprisingly, picky kids often grow up to be picky adults, and picky adults often raise picky kids. Being picky isn’t a terrible problem — some people do...
  The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on December 15, 1922:   LIVESTOCK MEETING WILL BE HELD TOMORROW State Livestock Specialist to Propose Methods of Eradicating Tuberculosis From Rock County Herds The lecture on tuberculosis eradication work which has been scheduled for tomorrow...

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