THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES Riverside Bridge Committee needs your vote (and fast!)
The race is on to save the Riverside Bridge in Christian County, Missouri!
As you can see, floodwaters reached the bottom part of the two-span through truss bridge.... in April..... on the 25th....... Posted on 6/7/11 at 4:29 PM
REPRINT 1960: Grand Champion Holstein
Diane Stegemann shows her grand champion Holstein yearling at the Rock County Fair in 1960.... Posted on 8/22/10 at 11:00 AM
Federal aid will cover 75 percent of costs incurred
WORTHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday signed a presidential disaster declaration for Nobles, Rock, Jackson, Murray and Cottonwood counties after an April 9 ice storm snapped thousands of power poles and thousands more trees.
Power back in Magnolia; focus now on additional communities
LUVERNE — Gov. Mark Dayton, U.S. senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, and U.S. Rep. Tim Walz will visit Rock and Nobles counties today to assess the damages from this week’s ice storm.
Some communities could be without power for four to
five days LUVERNE — Rock County seems to be weathering the ice and snowstorm that blanketed southwest Minnesota about as well as its easterly neighbor, Nobles County.
County opens emergency shelter in Luverne Elementary School
LUVERNE — Portions of Murray, Cottonwood and Jackson counties were hit hard by Tuesday’s ice storm, yet it was Rock and Nobles counties that reportedly receiving the worst of the damage.
County commissioners approve new sales restrictions
LUVERNE — In an effort to regulate the sale of tobacco and counter the effects of tobacco companies’ marketing to minors, the Rock County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved Tuesday morning an ordinance restricting the sale of tobacco and tobacco-like products.
December stats for regional counties below state's average
WORTHINGTON — After a month of enhanced DWI enforcement, the Minnesota Department of Safety (DPS) reported a decrease in the number of arrests in December compared to DWI arrests in the same month of 2011.
WORTHINGTON — Few courtroom sessions are followed by a celebratory potluck — even less by a game of get-to-know-you bingo — but as the Nobles and Rock County Drug Court completed its first year, a little celebrating was in order.
Lucinda Jesson urges regional counties to collaborate on health care
WORTHINGTON — Counties from across the state, and particularly those in southwest Minnesota, can share horror stories about clients on publicly funded health care over-using and abusing the system
Loans, grant money amounts to total of $1.4 million
LISMORE — The Lismore Telephone Cooperative has been awarded a $300,000 grant and $740,000 loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development program to benefit projects in Rock County.
Magnolia Juniors 4-H Club member to exhibit beef, sheep and swine
LUVERNE — Lucas Nath wasn’t even a month old when he made his first visit to the Rock County Fair in Luverne 19 years ago. Back then, his older brothers and sisters pushed him around the fairgrounds in a stroller.
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