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August 15, 2022

Volunteers show off the beautiful new flower beds in Centennial Park, which feature plants moved from the community garden. Standing: Bev Pederson, Jim Hovey, Denise Reis, Merita Aldayel, Amy Perleberg, Patty Hilbert, Mike Huffman, Julia Bush, Bruce Hagen, Gail Weisenburger; seated: Colleen Hagen, MarJean Pfau, Kelly McKnight, Karen Anderson, Stacy Cleveland, Katie Cleveland and Wyatt Cleveland. Not pictured: Annette Hovey, John McKnight, Chad Clelland, Jacob Cleveland, Logan Cleveland.

Another chapter of community garden history has been written. In observance of the New Rockford Community Garden's move across the street into Centennial Park, I did a little research on the origins of New Rockford's downtown gem.

It all began thanks to the efforts of one man: Edwin Horning, a 1940 graduate of NRHS and longtime resident.

Horning was a rural mail carrier for nearly 30 years, as...

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