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The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on November 2, 1923:   PLANS FOR RED CROSS ROLL CALL PERFECTED   House-to-house Canvass to be Made in Luverne Sunday, Nov. 11th, From 2 to 4 p.m.   At a meeting called Monday evening by Dr. C. O. Wright, as county chairman for the seventh annual Red...
Kenneth native Ralph Sunde shows off the medal he received Wednesday, Jan. 13, in a special ceremony for Korean War veterans. Sunde turned 90 on Jan. 11 and currently lives in Luverne. He served in a U.S. Army infantry unit from February to December 1951.
In response to a Dec. 28 request from the South Korean Minister for Patriots and Veterans Affairs, the Sioux Falls VA Medical Center hosted a Korean War Veteran recognition event on Jan. 13. During the ceremony, the Honorable Sungchoon Park presented Ambassador Peace Medals and small token gifts of...
The Rock County Land Management Office issued more than twice as many livestock feedlot permits in 2015 than it did the year before, according to LMO assistant director Doug Bos. In 2015 the LMO issued 24 feedlot permits, up from 11 issued in 2014. Bos, who also serves as the county’s feedlot...
Jan. 18: FSA Office closed for Martin Luther King Day •Jan. 29: 2015 LIP sign-up deadline; CRP “Early Out” request deadline •Feb. 1: 2015 Wool Loan and LDP request deadline; 2014 and 2015 ARC-CO Payment recalculation request deadline; 2016 NAP Maple Sap sales deadline •Feb. 15: FSA Office closed...
Emergency loans at an annual interest rate of 3.5 percent are currently available to eligible family farmers in Rock County as a result of a recently issued FSA Administrator’s Physical Loss Notification. This approval is limited to applicants who suffered physical losses caused by high winds,...
Rock County Veterans Service Officer Dave Haugom kiddingly told commissioners at their meeting Dec. 22 his future outreach efforts might include video games. “To reach the younger generation, I may have to become a character in a video game or start texting,” Haugom said. Appearing in a video game...
Rock’s Robotics, the county’s 4-H robotics team, will be competing at the state tournament in late January 2016. Members competing at the regional qualifier were Zoe Perkins, Cassie Chesley, Brandon Berghorst, Zoey Berghorst, Carter Abels, coach Randy Berghorst, Alex Dysthe, Quentin Johnson, coach Jason Braucht, Burke Johnson, Ethan Braucht and Leif Tollefson.
Rock’s Robotics will be the first Rock County 4-H robotics team to compete at the First Lego League’s Championships. The event takes place in late January 2016. Earlier this month the 10-member local team participated in the regional FLL qualifying event at Augustana University in Sioux Falls,...
The following is a list of obituaries that appeared in the Rock County Star Herald in 2015. December 2014 Dec. 10: Gerald Moose, 89, Pipestone. Dec. 12: Verona Engebretson, 91, Andover. Dec. 27: Lois Lorenzen, 83, Jasper. Dec. 28: Jane DeBoer, 80, Steen. Dec. 30: Donald Hansen, 92, Hardwick.  ...
The following is a list of the birth announcements that were submitted for publication in the Rock County Star Herald during 2015. November 2014 Nov. 29: Monti and Shannon Ossenfort, Foxboro, Mass., a girl, Finley Betti.   December 2014 Dec. 5: Chad and Brianne (Cronin) Hegseth, Wahpeton, N.D., a...

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