Rock County Commissioners

County Highway Department workers have had their hands full repairing soft spots in gravel roads this summer. After six weeks of dedicated efforts, they’re caught up with the worst spots for now, but with rain in the forecast they’ll watch redeveloping soft spots. Rock County Commissioners toured...
The “super worm equinox moon” descends early Thursday morning, March 21, as Luverne Farm Store employees Nick Nekali and Ardell Van Wettering fill a semitrailer with feed. Since March 14, farm store employees have been working two to four hours earlier than the normal 8 a.m. delivery start time in order to avoid gravel roads as the frost leaves the roadways during the day.
Rock County engineer Mark Sehr is familiar with the deep ruts created by heavy equipment sinking into the thawing gravel roadways. “Every spring you get where the top six inches to a foot thaws and we still have frost underneath — there is nowhere for the water to go and it turns into soup,” he...
Rock County Commissioners signed a proclamation Tuesday morning, July 10, designating Rock County as a Purple Heart County to honor local veterans who were wounded or killed while protecting the freedoms enjoyed by all Americans. “The Purple Heart is not an earned award but a reward for shedding...
Rock County Commissioners approved a resolution to conduct a speed/safety study on County Road 4, which borders the north side of Beaver Creek. City officials are requesting that the current 30 mph speed zone be lengthened to reduce traffic noise.
Vehicle noise is a consequence of living near an interstate highway system, and Beaver Creek residents realize the easy access to that roadway has its pitfalls. They didn’t realize more of that traffic would find its way through their city of 294 people in recent months. Beaver Creek Mayor Jamie...

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