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Mavis Fodness
A recent Star Tribune article pointed to a phenomenon that has ruined plenty of Sunday “fundays” for me. It’s called the Sunday “scaries.” Sunday scaries is the tendency to overthink the workweek ahead. The mind busily runs through everything that needs to be accomplished during the upcoming week....
Rick Peterson
The Luverne Area Community Foundation (LACF) is organizing the MAX YOUR COMMUNITY fund drive from Nov. 1-11.  On Tuesday, Nov. 11, there will be a live KQAD radiothon broadcast from the LACF’s Main Street office. Two of this area’s longtime trusted organizations, the Luverne Area Community...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rock County Herald on Oct. 5, 1932.   Luverne Firemen are Hosts to 300 Visitors …  (Continued from last week) The remaining topics up for discussion were each handled in equally as interesting a manner, and the afternoon meeting adjourned at about five o’clock to...
Scott Rall
My household includes four Labrador retrievers, which some people think is a lot of dogs. It wasn’t always this way for me. I was volunteering at the Little Sioux Retriever Club Hunt test back in the mid-90s and I was sitting around five different dog trainers. I asked them as a group, “Why would...
Brenda Winter
A number of people I know have become “preppers.” According to Oxford, a prepper is “a person who believes a catastrophic disaster or emergency is likely to occur in the future and makes active preparations for it, typically, by stockpiling food, ammunition, and other supplies.” Some of the people...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rock County Herald on Oct. 5, 1923.   Luverne Firemen are Hosts to 300 Visitors   Semi-Annual Convention of Southwestern Minnesota Association Held Here Wednesday State Fire Marshall Gives Main Address   Business of Convention Occupies the Day—Banquet and Entertaining...
George Bonnema
According to the weather forecast, our growing season is about finished. If you have tender bulbs like cannas, gladiolas or dahlias, a light frost will kill the tops but not harm the bulb itself. When the top growth is dead, it’s time to dig the bulb. I use a potato fork to loosen the soil and lift...
Scott Rall
It happens all the time. A good idea gets a little traction and then, for a whole host of reasons, dies on the vine. This was what just about happened in the Adrian community when an Eagle Scout started a project to open an archery range about two years ago. The required approvals were received...
Scott Rall
When I came home way after sunset a few days back, I asked my gal Cindy Scott why I was always so beat every night. I knew the answer, but she added that if I ever stopped long enough to let my engine cool off, it might help. The past two months were great, and the upcoming two months are going to...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rock County Herald on April 6, 1923.   Beaver Creek Leads in Alfalfa Acreage   County Agent Roske Finds That Acreage in County is 1560 Acres, With 350 Acres in Beaver Creek   “Rock county doubled its acreage in alfalfa the last two years. In 1920 there were but 850...

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