Installation of a median cable guardrail on Interstate 90 through Rock County that began this spring is already finished from west of Luverne (as pictured) to the border with Nobles County. As of last week, crews were working near Beaver Creek to the South Dakota border.
Vehicles on Interstate 90 through Rock County have more separation than a grass median as a cable guard project reaches completion this summer.
Sister Mariella Hinkly was a schoolteacher by trade and a sister of the Franciscan Community with whom she shared her life and faith.
Diana Schwartz said she would probably never have a garden when she grew up. “I saw how much time it took and how you had to work at it out there,” Schwartz said last week. “I didn’t want to be that busy.”
Diane Robinson’s elementary classroom is filled with motivational sayings including “fearfully and wonderfully made” intended to bolster her special education students’ abilities to read. Robinson retired from teaching at the end of the school year.
Encouragement was plentiful in Luverne educator Diane Robinson’s special education classroom last month.
Friendship Days has something for everyone
After circling the commons area inside the elementary school, the cancer survivors with balloons headed outdoors for the balloon release. “Three, two, one, survivor!” they chanted as the balloons took flight.
A gentle rain fell outdoors while the events and activities for the 18th Annual Rock County Relay for Life played out comfortably indoors Thursday night in the Luverne Elementary School Commons.
Installation of a median cable guardrail on Interstate 90 through Rock County that began this spring is already finished from west of Luverne (as pictured) to the border with Nobles County. As of last week, crews were working near Beaver Creek to the South Dakota border.
Diane Robinson’s elementary classroom is filled with motivational sayings including “fearfully and wonderfully made” intended to bolster her special education students’ abilities to read. Robinson retired from teaching at the end of the school year.
After circling the commons area inside the elementary school, the cancer survivors with balloons headed outdoors for the balloon release. “Three, two, one, survivor!” they chanted as the balloons took flight.

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Installation of a median cable guardrail on Interstate 90 through Rock County that began this spring is already finished from west of Luverne (as pictured) to the border with Nobles County. As of last week, crews were working near Beaver Creek to the South Dakota border.
Vehicles on Interstate 90 through Rock County have more separation than a grass median as a cable guard project reaches completion this summer. Minnesota Department of Transportation officials approved the installation of four high-tension cables on steel posts along one side of the east- or...

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