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Remember When Oct. 6, 2022

10 years ago (2012)
•Chef Skyler Hoiland changed the menu nearly 200 times since May when he announced plans to open The Bluestem restaurant in the former Magnolia Steakhouse.
“Every day I wake up thinking about food and about the menu,” said Hoiland, Bluestem chef and owner.
The overall theme is casual, fresh Midwest comfort food with a few Italian dishes featuring fresh pasta.
25 years ago (1997)
•The Luverne Marching Band made history Saturday for its performance in the 47th Annual Tri-State Band Festival.
After years of proudly participating in the parade and field competition with little formal recognition, Luverne was honored with four separate awards Saturday.
For the first time in the history of the school, Luverne won first place in field competition. According to director Dale Nelson, winning the award was satisfying.
“I’ll have to say it was unexpected, but it was well deserved. These kids have been working hard for a long time. I just didn’t know our kids were quite at that level. Now I find out that they are,” he said.
50 years ago (1972)
•A letter of commendation, honoring him for his high performance in the 1971 Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude test, National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test has been received by Donley Bosch, Hills-Beaver Creek high school student.
He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Bosch, Hills.
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has named 37,000 Commended students in the United States. These students are among the upper 2 per cent of those who are expected to graduate from high school in 1973. The Commended students rank high, but below the 15,000 Semifinalists announced in September by NMSC.
75 years ago (1947)
•Rock county’s first dial telephone system was “cut” into service last Monday evening. Mayor L. M. Larsen, of Beaver Creek placed the first call over the new system to Alfred E. Precht, president of the Beaver Creek community club at 7:30. The system serves the village of Beaver Creek, and 35 square miles in the adjacent rural territory.
100 years ago (1922)
•A standing offer of $500 reward for the arrest and conviction of any person stealing an automobile in Luverne, and for the return of the stolen car, has become an actual condition by arrangements whereby the payment of such reward is thoroughly guaranteed.
The proposal of offering a substantial reward for the capture of automobile thieves was first made through the Luverne Kiwanis club as a measure of checking the frequent theft of cars in Luverne.
Arrangements for underwriting the reward were prepared and the payment of the reward is pledged and guaranteed by fifty-six automobile owners of Luverne, each of such owners pledging payment of $10 towards the pledged reward of $500.
The reward offered covers the theft of any car within the limits of Luverne and will be effective for one year from and after the 30th day of September, 1922.

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