Luverne Elementary second-graders (from left) Molly Boltjes, Annie Smeins and Cali Syndergaard have a picnic lunch together with their classmates and the third-grade class in the first of three lunch hours Friday in the school commons.
Instead of sitting at tables and on chairs, the kindergartners through fifth-graders ate their basket lunches of corn dogs and French fries seated on beach towels and tablecloths to simulate an outdoor picnic setting.
Musical artists and organizers of Tall Grass Guitar Class will roll out their three-day guitar weekend and benefit concert Oct. 18, 19 and 20 in Luverne.
Jerry and Brad Schneekloth joined the 2019 soybean harvest Tuesday in their fields west of Luverne where this photo was taken Tuesday evening, Oct. 8.
The big push started Tuesday, Oct. 8, for the local soybean harvest, with machinery, trucks and wagons kicking up dust in nearly every part of the county.
The Uithoven Addition has been platted, infrastructure complete and the curb and gutter has been poured. The dirt has been leveled and is ready for seeding, and now the only thing needed is cooperative weather to pour asphalt.
 The Uithoven Addition has been platted, infrastructure complete and the curb and gutter has been poured. “It’s starting to look like a subdivision,” City Administrator John Call observed at the Oct. 8 council meeting.
Warren G. Herreid II (center) receives the Court of Honor medal from chairman of the Court of Honor Committee and retired Maj. Gen. Rick Erlandson (left) at an Oct. 6 ceremony at Camp Ripley. Herreid’s wife, Jeannine Rivet, watches.
The Luverne community was front and center at the recent 2019 Minnesota National Guard Court of Honor ceremony at Camp Ripley.
Sanford Luverne physical therapists (from left) Brynn Ladd, Kyle Hailey, Tracy Kramer, Holly Sehr and Jen Hoefert are among a group of therapists who helped with A.C.E. medical equipment Oct. 8. It was part of their community service work to observe Physical Therapy Month in October.
Linda Wenzel accepted some much-appreciated help last week from Sanford Luverne therapists during their annual community service work for Physical Therapy Month.
Luverne Elementary second-graders (from left) Molly Boltjes, Annie Smeins and Cali Syndergaard have a picnic lunch together with their classmates and the third-grade class in the first of three lunch hours Friday in the school commons.
Jerry and Brad Schneekloth joined the 2019 soybean harvest Tuesday in their fields west of Luverne where this photo was taken Tuesday evening, Oct. 8.
The Uithoven Addition has been platted, infrastructure complete and the curb and gutter has been poured. The dirt has been leveled and is ready for seeding, and now the only thing needed is cooperative weather to pour asphalt.
Warren G. Herreid II (center) receives the Court of Honor medal from chairman of the Court of Honor Committee and retired Maj. Gen. Rick Erlandson (left) at an Oct. 6 ceremony at Camp Ripley. Herreid’s wife, Jeannine Rivet, watches.
Sanford Luverne physical therapists (from left) Brynn Ladd, Kyle Hailey, Tracy Kramer, Holly Sehr and Jen Hoefert are among a group of therapists who helped with A.C.E. medical equipment Oct. 8. It was part of their community service work to observe Physical Therapy Month in October.

Featured News

Luverne Elementary second-graders (from left) Molly Boltjes, Annie Smeins and Cali Syndergaard have a picnic lunch together with their classmates and the third-grade class in the first of three lunch hours Friday in the school commons.
Instead of sitting at tables and on chairs, the kindergartners through fifth-graders ate their basket lunches of corn dogs and French fries seated on beach towels and tablecloths to simulate an outdoor picnic setting. Outside Friday, skies were overcast with slow flurries. Temperature high for...
Musical artists and organizers of Tall Grass Guitar Class will roll out their three-day guitar weekend and benefit concert Oct. 18, 19 and 20 in Luverne. The event will bring three “world class” guitar players to Luverne for three days of guitar study and a culminating performance at the Palace...
Jerry and Brad Schneekloth joined the 2019 soybean harvest Tuesday in their fields west of Luverne where this photo was taken Tuesday evening, Oct. 8.
The big push started Tuesday, Oct. 8, for the local soybean harvest, with machinery, trucks and wagons kicking up dust in nearly every part of the county. After only two solid days in the fields, however, Mother Nature brought the gears to a grinding halt with rain Thursday followed by snow Friday...
Students at Luverne Elementary School kicked off their Friday morning with a pepfest organized by the LHS cheerleaders. The students were encouraged to wear the red and white school colors as they gathered in the elementary gym for singing of the elementary and high school songs and a game of...
The Uithoven Addition has been platted, infrastructure complete and the curb and gutter has been poured. The dirt has been leveled and is ready for seeding, and now the only thing needed is cooperative weather to pour asphalt.
 The Uithoven Addition has been platted, infrastructure complete and the curb and gutter has been poured. “It’s starting to look like a subdivision,” City Administrator John Call observed at the Oct. 8 council meeting. The dirt has been leveled and is ready for seeding, and now the only thing...
Warren G. Herreid II (center) receives the Court of Honor medal from chairman of the Court of Honor Committee and retired Maj. Gen. Rick Erlandson (left) at an Oct. 6 ceremony at Camp Ripley. Herreid’s wife, Jeannine Rivet, watches.
The Luverne community was front and center at the recent 2019 Minnesota National Guard Court of Honor ceremony at Camp Ripley. Warren G. Herreid II was inducted into the Court of Honor Oct. 6 along with six other service members. Their names are inscribed in the Court of Honor, an outdoor monument...
There were 56 licensed child care providers in Rock County in 2016 compared with and 37 today, creating a rapidly widening gap between working families who need child care and the available slots with licensed providers. At last count, inventories show a need for more than 180 children over the...
The Hills Rez Park is the first campground in Rock County to receive access to broadband Internet. Campgrounds in the cities of Hardwick and Magnolia, Blue Mound State Park north of Luverne, and the Beaver Creek baseball field and park area are on track to have service this fall or next spring. The...
Hills-Beaver Creek School Board members agreed at their Monday night meeting to abate taxes for new homes in the district. The Rock County Home Initiative, as it’s called, encourages new housing construction in Rock County through a five-year tax abatement program. Rock County commissioners...
The city of Hills continues infrastructure improvements under a proposed 1 percent tax levy increase for 2020. The council approved the levy increase at their Sept. 10 meeting. They also set the required Truth in Taxation hearing for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10. The percentage increase over the 2019...

Special Sections

Comment Here