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December 5, 2014
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...
News / crime
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
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...
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...
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...
June 27, 2014 - 10:16pm