Flames are seen inside the Ellsworth City Hall as icicles hang from ledges Wednesday morning, Jan. 16, the day after the two-story brick structure was destroyed by fire. Electricity is believed to have started the fire.
Ellsworth officials continue to move forward after a Jan. 15 fire destroyed the 115-year-old city hall.
Matt Alley (left) and Abbey Dibble unload refurbished personal computers Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 15, at the Rock County Library in Luverne. They work for PCs for People based in St. Paul and delivered 53 computers for use by eligible Rock County families and organizations.
Rock County Library moved forward with its broadband education initiative by giving away computers. Library director Calla Jarvie, along with members of the broadband education steering committee, unloaded 53 personal computers.
With two-thirds of the Luverne Loop hiking and biking path finished, it appears to be popular with local users, according to discussion at Monday morning’s meeting of the Luverne Economic Development Authority.
The Luverne Music Boosters hosted their 39th Annual Winter Carnival Saturday night in the Luverne High School gymnasium.
Luverne’s Kathie Hendricks has one book published, another on the way and eight more manuscripts ready for her publisher in Pennsylvania.
Luverne’s Kathie Hendricks has fond childhood memories of summers at her grandparents’ lake cabin, and she’s captured those moments in a children’s book, “Walleyes and Watermelon: the Story of Summer at the Lake.”
Cheyenne Hoag looks in the mirror at how static electricity generated by touching the Van De Graaff generator affects his hair. “Co-ops in the Classroom” was presented to Luverne Elementary fifth-graders Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17.
Lessons were a little hair-raising and shocking Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, at Luverne Elementary School.
Flames are seen inside the Ellsworth City Hall as icicles hang from ledges Wednesday morning, Jan. 16, the day after the two-story brick structure was destroyed by fire. Electricity is believed to have started the fire.
Matt Alley (left) and Abbey Dibble unload refurbished personal computers Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 15, at the Rock County Library in Luverne. They work for PCs for People based in St. Paul and delivered 53 computers for use by eligible Rock County families and organizations.
Luverne’s Kathie Hendricks has one book published, another on the way and eight more manuscripts ready for her publisher in Pennsylvania.
Cheyenne Hoag looks in the mirror at how static electricity generated by touching the Van De Graaff generator affects his hair. “Co-ops in the Classroom” was presented to Luverne Elementary fifth-graders Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17.

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Flames are seen inside the Ellsworth City Hall as icicles hang from ledges Wednesday morning, Jan. 16, the day after the two-story brick structure was destroyed by fire. Electricity is believed to have started the fire.
Ellsworth officials continue to move forward after a Jan. 15 fire destroyed the 115-year-old city hall. Last week as workmen removed debris from the former two-story wood and brick structure, city clerk Dawn Huisman was busy trying to reestablish her office and assess what was lost to the fire...
Matt Alley (left) and Abbey Dibble unload refurbished personal computers Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 15, at the Rock County Library in Luverne. They work for PCs for People based in St. Paul and delivered 53 computers for use by eligible Rock County families and organizations.
Rock County Library moved forward with its broadband education initiative by giving away computers. Library director Calla Jarvie, along with members of the broadband education steering committee, unloaded 53 personal computers. Distribution took place Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the law enforcement...
With two-thirds of the Luverne Loop hiking and biking path finished, it appears to be popular with local users, according to discussion at Monday morning’s meeting of the Luverne Economic Development Authority. EDA director Holly Sammons shared results of a recent bicycle/pedestrian count that...
Luverne and surrounding schools canceled classes and after-school activities Friday as a winter storm rolled through the area bringing with it single digit highs, below-zero wind chills and varying snow accumulations by mid morning. According to the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, Friday’s...
The Rock County Historical Society is seeking help from the community for filling new displays at the History Center. Volunteers and staff are changing out the displays in the showroom to develop a story line about agriculture in Rock County from the 1860s through the late 1930s. In addition to...
The Luverne Music Boosters hosted their 39th Annual Winter Carnival Saturday night in the Luverne High School gymnasium. The classic family entertainment lived up to its reputation by offering attendees a solid selection of carnival-style games, plenty of food, the popular cake walk, cotton candy,...
Luverne’s Kathie Hendricks has one book published, another on the way and eight more manuscripts ready for her publisher in Pennsylvania.
Luverne’s Kathie Hendricks has fond childhood memories of summers at her grandparents’ lake cabin, and she’s captured those moments in a children’s book, “Walleyes and Watermelon: the Story of Summer at the Lake.” Written under the pen name “Kate Henry,” the book was picked up by Christian Faith...
Cheyenne Hoag looks in the mirror at how static electricity generated by touching the Van De Graaff generator affects his hair. “Co-ops in the Classroom” was presented to Luverne Elementary fifth-graders Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17.
Lessons were a little hair-raising and shocking Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, at Luverne Elementary School. For the past two weeks, Jennifer Gross with East River Electric Cooperative in Madison, South Dakota, has traveled to area schools to talk about electricity. She takes along a Van De Graaff...
Human Services (SWHHS) is helping communities prioritize health issues and disparities, identify resources and take action.  The agency is encouraging community members to participate in the Quality of Life Survey to help develop Community Health Improvement Plans for Lincoln, Lyon, Murray,...
Cox Realty & Land Service, LLC in Adrian has joined the national franchise system Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Inc. The Cox office is now known as Weichert, Realtors — The 507 Agency, and is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate run by Owners Alan and Cindy Cox. “We’re...

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