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Alyson – Avoca Fire Dept w/ photo

March 22, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

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Avoca man killed in Thursday crash

December 27, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

AVOCA Twenty-one-year-old Tyler Joseph Schreier was killed in a one-vehicle crash in Lime Lake Township, Murray County, Thursday morning. Continue Reading

Avoca Postmaster to retire after 34 years

July 19, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

AVOCA Postmaster Mary Galles chatted with customers who wandered in and out of the Avoca Post Office, but kept one eye on the clock hanging on the back wall. Continue Reading

Avoca Veteran’s Memorial in the works

January 27, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

AVOCA An October 1895 edition of the Murray County Independent heralds the news. Continue Reading

Cheryle’s garden

September 9, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Life of Avoca native, killed in 9-11 attacks, honored by brother
AVOCA Ten years ago, Denny Thedans was planting trees in front of a strip mall in Sioux Falls, S.D., when a co-worker said he heard a report on the radio of a plane hitting one of the Twin Towers in New York. Later, they heard a plane had hit the Pentagon. Continue Reading

Avoca post office meeting date set

August 30, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

AVOCA Residents of Avoca are the latest in a long list of small cities across the nation to receive letters from the United States Postal Service (USPS) regarding a discontinuance feasibility study. Continue Reading

Area farmers aided by fire department

July 22, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

AVOCA The heat wave that still has much of the country in its grip seems to have broken in southwest Minnesota, leaving some devastation behind at area farms and feedlots.
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New pet boarding facility opens in rural Avoca

July 4, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

AVOCA One apartment is known as the Princess Room, complete with a white-framed bed and pink comforter. Another apartment has a hunting theme.
But these fancy apartments aren’t for people. Continue Reading

Fire ravages Avoca business

December 5, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

Four departments respond to blaze at Avoca Spray Service
AVOCA An early morning fire devastated an Avoca business Saturday.
The Avoca Fire Department responded to a fire call at about 1 a.m. Saturday at Avoca Spray Service, 888 210th Ave., located on the northeast outskirts of the town.
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