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Insurance rates may climb 25 percent; more reports due later
Fastest turkey in the Midwest
Fire at Okabena Towers; eight tenants displaced
Local family organizes Oct. 7 benefit
Minnesota GOP hires security experts to protect events from protesters
College volleyball: Jays fight hard, fall to powerful Rochester
Cross country: Windom Area's Irwin sharp in Mountain Lake
Prep football: Trojans hope to make their own breaks this year
Zimmer: It's 'possible' Bridgewater could be out for season
Area prep volleyball roundup
Letter: Memorable exchange student experience wrapping up
Column: Trump and 'the blacks'
Letter: Kiwanis projects are making an impact
Column: The cost of the EpiPen price increase
Column: Reforms and solutions to help First District farmers
Donna Mae Johnson
Joan E. Mork
Kenneth Linn Gaiser
Fern Rosezella Clauson
Column: "Dusting" off the memories
Looking Back: 1991 -- New group home opening in Jackson County
Biking Bob: 78-year-old Hibma still doing plenty of pedaling
Column: A Nobles County cowboy made 1934 history
Column: Together 2016 a gathering to remember
Out and About
Yungmann 80th birthday
Ringkob 45th anniversary
Bullerman 60th anniversary
Froderman 65th anniversary
Rutzen 65th anniversary
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January 12, 2015
Driver sentenced in death of Steen woman
LUVERNE — The man who killed Andrea Boeve, 33, on June 30 after hitting her with his truck while he was distracted on his phone was sentenced Monday in Rock County District Court. Christopher Weber, 25, of Hills, was originally charged back in July with felony vehicular homicide...
January 12, 2015 - 9:33pm
'Fargo' comes to Luverne as Danson cast as Rock County's sheriff
LUVERNE — Everyone is a celebrity in a small town, right? Well, for Rock County Sheriff Evan Verbrugge, this may be truer than ever. He’s...
January 12, 2015 - 9:47am
January 7, 2015
Blizzard Watch in effect from Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening
A Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect until 6 a.m. CST Thursday. A Blizzard Watch remains in effect form Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening. For the wind chill warning and advisory... * Wind Chill Values -- Wind chill values will average 20 below to 30 below zero...
January 7, 2015 - 12:07pm
December 30, 2014
Body found in Blue Mounds State Park; ruled suicide
LUVERNE — The Rock County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suicide incident after a woman was found dead in her vehicle Saturday morning in Blue Mounds State Park. According to Rock County Sheriff Evan Verbrugge, the Blue Mounds State Park manager called around 10 a.m....
December 30, 2014 - 8:52pm
Body found in Blue Mounds State Park; ruled suicide
LUVERNE -- The Rock County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suicide incident after a woman was found dead in her vehicle Saturday morning in Blue Mounds State Park. According to Rock County Sheriff Evan Verbrugge, the Blue Mounds State Park manager called around 10 a.m. Saturday...
December 30, 2014 - 9:07am
December 8, 2014
Details emerge in officer-involved shooting
LUVERNE — Details regarding the officer-involved shooting that occurred Thursday night during a high-speed chase encompassing two southwest Minnesota counties were released Monday. The Rock County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Adrian Police Department in the chase, which ended...
December 8, 2014 - 10:06pm
December 5, 2014
Rock County deputy involved in shooting during car chase
LUVERNE — A high-speed pursuit that began Thursday night in Adrian ended in Rock County with an officer-involved shooting and the arrest of...
December 5, 2014 - 9:57pm
December 5, 2014 - 9:54pm
November 21, 2014
Family caregivers important part of aging process
LUVERNE — Whether you check in on an elderly neighbor each day or provide care for an aging parent or spouse, the role of a caregiver is extremely important in keeping people in their own home for as long as possible. During National Family Caregivers Month in November, the...
November 21, 2014 - 9:53pm
November 5, 2014
Rock County election results
FEDERAL U.S. Senator Steve Carlson, 171; Mike McFadden, 1793; Al Franken, 1141; Heather Johnson, 50 U.S. Representative District 1 Jim Hagedorn, 1844; Tim Walz, 1269 STATE State Representative District 22A Joe Schomacker, 2408; Diana Slyter, 728 Governor and Lieutenant...
November 5, 2014 - 2:23pm
October 31, 2014
Hills man arrested on domestic assault charges
HILLS — A Hills man is facing a string of domestic abuse charges after allegedly assaulting a woman. Jarod Scott Shoemaker, 33, is facing three counts of domestic assault and one count of interfering with an emergency telephone call. The Rock County Sheriff’s Office responded...
October 31, 2014 - 10:39pm
October 14, 2014
A time to say thanks
LUVERNE — With back-to-back natural disasters — an ice storm in 2013 and flooding early this summer — Rock County Administrator Kyle Oldre...
October 14, 2014 - 8:06pm
September 9, 2014
One dead in Rock County crash
LUVERNE — A head-on crash on Minnesota 23 killed one Tuesday morning in Rock County. The Minnesota State Patrol investigated a report of a head-on collision between a 2005 Chevy Malibu and a 2010 Freightliner Straight Van at 8:40 a.m. According the state patrol’s report, the...
September 9, 2014 - 9:06pm
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...
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