The Hills-Beaver Creek girls’ golf team traveled to Mountain Lake Tuesday night, May 10, for the third of four total Red Rock Conference meets. Senior Tess Van Maanen placed first overall for the second straight day with an 18-hole score of 86.
Some weather experts called it a derecho, “a powerful windstorm extending more than 240 miles, with a line of quickly moving thunderstorms.”
A record-smashing 131 people attended Ag Trivia Night Thursday night, May 5, at Take 16, where Rock County Farm Bureau and Rock Nobles Cattlemen’s Association hosted the event and helped with
Rock County Rural Water will add a new well to the system, thanks to $100,000 in Covid relief funds allocated to the project. At the May 3 Rock County Board meeting, commissioners approved Rural Water’s request for funds to design and construct a new well in the system’s current wellfield. Estimated cost is $225,000.
Rock County Commissioners unanimously agreed to invest nearly $46,000 in a portable elevated stage for use at the Rock County Fair and at other community events. The city of Luverne will be asked to contribute the other half of the estimated $91,172 for the “Speedy Stage.”
Rock County historian Betty Mann celebrated her 92nd birthday Sunday, May 1, with nearly 200 people at the Rock County History Center where an open house honored her recent accomplishments and lifetime contributions to the community.
The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War conducted a ceremony Sunday afternoon in Maplewood Cemetery to honor the 110 Civil War veterans interred in Rock County. The ceremony included descendants of Civil War veterans, the Rock County Historical Society and local American Legion members.