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The first frost of each autumn is my dread … well, I survived it again, and the damage was bad enough in spite of my attempt at protecting the tender plants. The pots I could move into … more
You probably heard this a hundred times last week, but I say again, “Fall is in the air.”   With last week’s cooler temperatures — and even a little frost … more
Matt and I were married last week.   Finally. After nearly eight years of courtship from our respective sides of the county. And our respective professional … more
Luverne High School’s Madison Schandelmeier is off to a great start as a member of the Cardinal cross country program in 2014. In my estimation, what Luverne’s sensational sophomore has … more
I believe that nature provides resources for healing from illnesses — including cancer — in our own backyards. My belief was encouraged this summer when I learned that my parents … more
I hope your garden has been as productive as mine has been this year. It seems as if I have spent a lot of time harvesting the last two weeks. This morning I loaded the dehydrator with Roma … more
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on September 13, 1935:   Fire Department, Drum Corps To Take Part in Celebration at Rock Rapids Firemen’s Jubilee to be held … more
The Luverne Cardinal football team completed its second game as a member of the Big South Conference Friday in Jackson. LHS football fans, however, should not grow too attached to the BSC … more
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on September 2, 1921:   5,000 POUND CHARGE OF DYNAMITE FIRED Quartzite Quarries Company Make Record Blast at Mound Plant … more
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is all the rage right now, raising money for a very worthy cause. As you watch the videos of the ice bucket challenge, it’s fun to see all the creative ways … more
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