10 years ago (2007)
•After three days of hearing testimony for the 2001 Carrie Nelson murder case, a grand jury on Friday indicted Randy Lee Royal Swaney for seven counts of murder.
Rock County grand jurors found probable cause to indict 36-year-old Swaney on murder in the first degree involving...
If you haven’t bought your ticket to The Rock County Pheasants Forever banquet, time is running out. The 33rd annual banquet is next Thursday night, Oct. 5, at Grand Prairie Events. Note the new location.
For years the annual banquet flip-flopped back and forth between Sharkee’s and the Blue Mound...
•Complainant reported she got a fix-it ticket in Brandon for a headlight being out. She got it fixed and needs a deputy to sign off on it.
•Complainant requested to get some personal items out of a vehicle in the impound.
•Complainant reported neglect and truancy.
•Complainant requested a welfare check on her mom, who did not show up for work today. They pinged her phone and located her. Everything is OK.
•Complainant requested to speak to deputy regarding fraudulent title.
•Complainant requested deputies keep an eye out for subject...
St. Catherine Catholic Church
203 E. Brown St., Luverne
St. Catherine Ph.: 283-8502
St. Mary Catholic Church, Ellsworth
Thursday, Oct. 20: 9 a.m. Mass at St. Catherine. 4 p.m. Mass at Veterans Home. 7 p.m. FallFest meeting. Friday, Oct. 21: 9:30 a.m. mass at Parkview Manor. Saturday, Oct. 22: 5:30...
•Lyon County reported they are giving a Rock County resident a ride and would like to meet a deputy to give him a ride to Beaver Creek.
•Complainant brought a small red bike to the Rock County Sheriff’s Office and put it in the impound in the back lot. It was found down by...
Dancers with the Performing Arts Academy helped with Domestic Violence Awareness Night Thursday, Oct. 13, at the Farmers Market near Redbird Field. The dancers wore purple — the color for Domestic Violence Awareness — and performed several numbers. Jennifer Lindsey of the Southwest Crisis Center...
10 years ago (2006)
•For more than 20 years ice cream lovers have enjoyed Dilly Bars and specialty Blizzards at the Dairy Queen on Main Street and Highway 75.
But a sign in he window now says “Closed. Thanks for your business.”
Owner Marian Halverson operated the Dairy Queen for 12 years and said...
Monday, Oct. 24: Ham boiled dinner with cabbage, potatoes and carrots, fruit salad, breadstick, bar.
Program: 1 p.m. Pinochle
Tuesday, Oct. 25: Sausage egg bake, oven-baked potatoes, fruit cocktail, coffeecake, pumpkin custard.
Program: Two-buck Tuesday sponsored by Exchange State...