Southwestern Minnesota farmland values decline 8 percent in 2015
Rock County bucks trend with average increase of more than 19 percent
Farmland values in 14 southwestern Minnesota counties had been steadily increasing until 2014, according to an annual survey of farmland sales.
The survey reports...
•Complainant reported vandalism to her vehicle and she thinks she knows who did it.
•Complainant reported vandalism to her vehicle and it’s the same suspect as before.
•Deputy arrested subject for DWI and took him to jail.
•City Public Works reported they would be burning the tree pile...
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...
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...