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April 12, 2012
Letter: "Little cigars" must be reclassified as cigarettes
As youth residents of southwest Minnesota and members of Partners in Prevention, we were excited to join Southwest C.H.I.P for the 2012 Day at the Capitol. We appreciated being able to meet with Sen. Doug Magnus and Rep. Joe Schomacker. More than 300 Minnesotans came together in...
April 12, 2012 - 12:09am
April 11, 2012
New wind farm to be built in Rock County
LUVERNE -- By the end of this year, visitors to the Blue Mounds near Luverne will notice a change in scenery to the north and west, thanks to...
April 11, 2012 - 8:30pm
March 27, 2012
Editorial: State's economy getting stronger
A report issued last week by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) represents good news for the state. With the addition of 6,200 jobs in February, Minnesota has now added a total of 32,300 jobs in the last three months, according to DEED -- and regained...
March 27, 2012 - 12:00am
Letter: Job Creation Act passes in House
By a vote of 72-62, the Minnesota House approved the Minnesota Tax Relief and Job Creation Act. I supported this measure. Our top priority is job creation, and every provision in this legislation is designed to encourage job creators to invest in their business and put more people...
March 27, 2012 - 12:00am
March 9, 2012
Agricultural forum is Tuesday
LUVERNE -- The Rock County Corn and Soybean Growers, Rock County Dairy Producers, Rock County Pork Producers, Rock-Nobles Cattlemen and Rock County Farm Bureau will host an Agricultural Forum beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Blue Mound Banquet Center, Luverne. There is a fee...
March 9, 2012 - 9:52pm
February 15, 2012
Terry Vajgrt sworn in as District Court Judge (with video)
LUVERNE -- After practicing law for 22 years in both prosecution and defense, attorney Terry Vajgrt stood before a crowd of nearly 70 people...
February 15, 2012 - 11:00pm
February 1, 2012
Criminal sexual conduct charges filed in Rock County
LUVERNE -- Charges were filed in Rock County District Court against Michael Dean Giesler, 38, of Hardwick, who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at his home in September. The criminal complaint states authorities were contacted about a possible assault after a report from...
February 1, 2012 - 8:51pm
January 26, 2012
Rock County investigation continues
LUVERNE -- More information on allegations against a Rock County Deputy are coming forth as a Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) investigation continues. In a search warrant request filed in Blue Earth County, the investigating BCA officer states the warrant is needed...
January 26, 2012 - 7:45pm
January 19, 2012
Rock County outlines $5-plus million in bridge replacements
LUVERNE -- Over the course of the next five years, Rock County plans to replace nearly 30 bridges on its county and township road and state aid highway system -- work that will cost an estimated $5.4 million. Rock County Highway Engineer Mark Sehr said Thursday the county has the...
January 19, 2012 - 8:19pm
January 13, 2012
Citations: Jan. 14, 2012
The following charges have been filed in area district courts: Cottonwood County Jan. 6: Clint Michael Dykes, Windom, fourth-degree controlled substance sale (2); Benjamin William Davison, Lamberton, driving while impaired Jan. 11: Robert Lyle Blom, Mountain Lake, domestic assault Jackson...
January 13, 2012 - 9:36pm
January 12, 2012
BCA investigation continues on Rock County deputy
LUVERNE -- Rock County Sheriff Evan Verbrugge said he is hoping an investigation by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) into the alleged misconduct of a deputy will be concluded by the end of the month. "(Deputy Kyle Kreun) is on paid administrative leave," Verbrugge...
January 12, 2012 - 8:23pm
January 2, 2012
Citations: Jan. 2, 2012
The following charges have been filed in area district courts: Pipestone County Dec. 12: Orlando Carjabal, Pipestone, garbage ordinance; Rachael Leigh Sorensen, Holland, issue dishonored check Dec. 13: Michael Edward Rich, Pipestone, domestic assault-felony Dec. 20: Anthony Francis...
January 2, 2012 - 12:00am
December 9, 2011
Four years later, Freedom to Breathe violations still reported
LUVERNE -- It has been more than four years since the Minnesota legislature adopted and communities enacted the statewide Freedom to Breathe...
December 9, 2011 - 9:22pm
December 1, 2011
Editorial: Payroll tax cut needed
As the U.S. House and Senate ponder the future of this year's national payroll tax cut, a look at how it helps southwest Minnesota families may offer some important perspective. On Tuesday, Sen. Al Franken released a report that reveals how families across Minnesota would benefit...
December 1, 2011 - 12:00am
November 25, 2011
Agriculture land sales create shift in property tax burden
WORTHINGTON -- Record-setting land sales in Rock County and continually climbing land prices in Nobles County will undoubtedly mean an even greater...
November 25, 2011 - 9:31pm