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USDA declares Rock County disaster area

July 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

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 dep…continue reading on dglobe.com

Ravaged rails: Disasters declared, counties now assess damage

June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Following a joint meeting via interactive television Friday morning, Rock County commissioners approved spending up to $750,000 toward an estimated $1.5 million repair bill to get the Buffalo Ridge Regional Rail Authority (BRRRA) back…continue reading on dglobe.com

Bensons to be honored as Faces of Hope

March 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

BIGELOW — David and Sally Anne Benson of rural Bigelow will be honored as the Faces of Hope during a Southwest Crisis Center banquet April 5 at BenLee’s Cafe in downtown Worthington.
The event will recognize the Bensons for their work …continue reading on dglobe.com

Southwest Crisis Center, partners awarded grant

March 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Southwest Crisis Center, in partnership with New Horizons Crisis Center and the Committee Against Domestic Violence, has been awarded a grant from Minnesota Department of Health to develop a program to help sexually exploited and …continue reading on dglobe.com

Rock-Nobles Community Corrections keeping tabs on 1,000 offenders

March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

WORTHINGTON — On any given day, the 11 staff members of the Rock-Nobles Community Corrections office have approximately 1,000 clients — both adults and juveniles — with whom they are in contact.
“That’s in both Rock and Nobles co…continue reading on dglobe.com

Rock County approves $4 million bond for roads, bridges

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — Rock County Commissioners unanimously approved a $4 million bonding project following a public hearing in Luverne Tuesday and will dedicate the funds toward improving roads and bridges.
“Every Rock County Commissioner will tell you the…continue reading on dglobe.com

Rock County approves $4 million bond for roads, bridges

March 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — Rock County Commissioners unanimously approved a $4 million bonding project following a public hearing in Luverne Tuesday and will dedicate the funds toward improving roads and bridges.
“Every Rock County Commissioner will tell you the…continue reading on dglobe.com

Rock County Sheriff’s Office recognized for service

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — “It’s the law — no discussion” has been Evan Verbrugge’s motto throughout his long career.

This kind of attitude helped the Rock County Sheriff’s Office receive an award for its Safe and Sober Program at Tuesday’s Rock Co…continue reading on dglobe.com

Rock County faces lawsuit

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — The treasurer of the Kanaranzi-Little Rock Watershed District is suing Rock County and Overgaard Pork.

The lawsuit, confirmed during Tuesday’s Rock County Board of Commissioners meeting, notes that Frahm applied in May for a land use…continue reading on dglobe.com

Vote approaching on Lewis & Clark construction budget

October 18, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Eleven of the 20 Lewis & Clark Regional Water System members are currently receiving water.
Worthington is not one of them. However, if a construction budget is passed next week, the pipeline will get a little closer.
“Essenti…continue reading on dglobe.com