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Creativity pays off: Arts have whopping economic impact on region, state
Boe is fifth candidate for city administrator post
Man charged in alleged assault
Dentists not smiling over payments from state
Dayton touts transportation during Duluth/St. Louis County Day
Girls basketball: W-WG edges MCC as Woelber scores 1,000th
State wrestling: JCC clinches third place in Class A
State wrestling: Trojans tough, but not tough enough
State wrestling: Trojans go 0-2; JCC to wrestle for third
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Column: The waiting game Boehner can't win
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Sagas of missing pets can have happy endings
Robert H. Strandberg
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Lamfers 80th birthday
Grube 80th birthday
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Jorgensen 85th birthday
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Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
Data: Feb. 24, 2015
August 22, 2014
'A Brush with Kindness': Habitat for Humanity begins home repair program
LUVERNE — The Southwest Minnesota Chapter of Habitat for Humanity is rolling out a new program and has hired an AmeriCorps VISTA staff member to oversee it. Darlene Eslick of Pipestone began her new duties Aug. 1 and will develop “A Brush with Kindness,” a program geared...
August 22, 2014 - 10:06pm
August 5, 2014
Rushmore woman dies in crash
KENNETH — A Rushmore woman was killed in a crash Monday afternoon after smoke from a controlled burn spread, causing her to rear-end a dump truck. Ashley Von Holtum, 26, was traveling northbound on Rock County 3 approximately ½ mile north of Rock County 8 at 1:50 p.m., where...
August 5, 2014 - 7:03pm
Rushmore woman dies in crash
KENNETH - A Rushmore woman was killed in a crash Monday afternoon, after smoke from a controlled burn spread, causing her to rear-end a dump truck. Ashley Von Holtum, 26, was traveling northbound on Rock County 3 approximately ½ mile north of Rock County Road at 1:50 p.m., where...
August 5, 2014 - 8:07am
July 25, 2014
4-H pet show rounds out day of events at Rock County Fair
LUVERNE — The only thing higher than the heat index were the spirits of seven contestants who competed in the 4-H Pet Show Friday afternoon at the Rock County Fair. Each contestant received a purple ribbon for their efforts, and two took home championship honors. Nancy Sandager,...
July 25, 2014 - 10:01pm
July 18, 2014
Dayton talks Lewis & Clark in Luverne
LUVERNE — Gov. Mark Dayton traveled to Luverne on Friday to meet with local officials and area legislators to discuss the next steps in advancing the construction of the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System. Dayton listened, asked questions and offered his continued support...
news / politics
July 18, 2014 - 9:56pm
Rock County Fair begins Monday
LUVERNE — The 2014 Rock County Fair gets under way Monday, with the five-day event offering livestock shows, concerts and other activities such as an antique tractor parade on Friday. The midway features Midwest Rides on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. The commercial exhibit...
July 18, 2014 - 9:48pm
July 17, 2014
USDA declares Rock County disaster area
ST. PAUL — The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) designated Rock County as a primary natural disaster area. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack made the declaration in a letter to Gov. Mark Dayton Wednesday morning, noting that based on the department’s Loss Assessment Report,...
July 17, 2014 - 7:19pm
July 1, 2014
Bicyclist killed in Rock County
STEEN, Minn. — A bicyclist pulling a trailer carrying two children who died in a collision with a truck in southwest Minnesota on Monday has been identified. Andrea Boeve, 33, of Steen, was killed in the crash near Steen in Rock County, a Minnesota State Patrol report said....
July 1, 2014 - 2:57pm
June 27, 2014
Ravaged rails: Disasters declared, counties now assess damage
WORTHINGTON — Following a joint meeting via interactive television Friday morning, Rock County commissioners approved spending up to $750,000 toward an estimated $1.5 million repair bill to get the Buffalo Ridge Regional Rail Authority (BRRRA) back in operation after flooding caused...
June 27, 2014 - 10:16pm
June 26, 2014
Group recommends Fifth Judicial candidates to Dayton
ST. PAUL — The Commission on Judicial Selection announced Thursday it is recommending three candidates to Gov. Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota’s Fifth Judicial District. The vacancy was created upon the retirement of the Honorable Linda...
June 26, 2014 - 9:39pm
June 24, 2014
Much to be thankful for at Hardwick’s Jubilee Days
HARDWICK — A week and a half ago, the community of Hardwick in Rock County looked like a war zone. Trees were toppled, windows broken out, roofs and siding were damaged and water was everywhere — washing out shoulders of county roads and creeping up in basements of homes and businesses. Heavy...
June 24, 2014 - 9:13pm
June 20, 2014
Second chances: Vos reflects on life by writing biography
When Kenneth Vos set out to write a book about his life, he had two motives for doing so. “One was for myself,” he said, referencing psychologist Eric Erikson’s eight stages of development. “You look back at your whole life: Does it make any sense? Is it a story that has...
lifestyles / people
June 20, 2014 - 12:44pm
June 5, 2014
Several file for county offices
The deadline for applying for county-level elected office was Wednesday. The following individuals have filed for candidacy: Cottonwood County County Commissioner, District 1: James Schmidt County Commissioner, District 3: Donna Gravely, Tom White County Commissioner, District...
June 5, 2014 - 9:39pm
Two arrests made in Hills Bar burglary
HILLS — The Rock County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two men connected with last week’s burglary at the Hills Bar. Sheriff’s deputies began their investigation after receiving a call Thursday from the new owner of the Hills Bar stating that she had been robbed of the ATM...
May 5, 2014 - 8:05pm