A packed house greeted Santa Claus (aka Rodger Ossenfort) Saturday afternoon during the annual Santa Claus Day event in the Hardwick Community Center.
New Vision Co-op will operate the Beaver Creek elevator on a seasonal schedule — open full time only during harvest — effective at the end of December. Adrian and Reading elevator locations are also affected by the change.
New Vision Co-op elevators in Beaver Creek, Adrian and Reading will close as full-time operations as of late December and will operate as seasonal facilities after that.
Peggy Gust is planning an improvement project at 222 E. Main St. in the building that houses Restoration Alley, Honeycomb Salon and Tim Gust’s NationSat business office. The image at left illustrates the planned improvements. The image at right shows the front of the building as it currently appears.
Members of the Luverne Economic Development Authority approved another application for a façade improvement project during their Monday morning meeting.
The Springwater Township Board gathered Tuesday night, Dec. 4, for their first official board meeting in their brand new township hall.
Historical Society volunteer Linda Bakken helps young Emmett Woodley tie a string to his nutcracker ornament that he created.
The History Center in Luverne opened its doors to all area children Saturday afternoon for a free Christmas party featuring face-painting, a scavenger hunt, make ‘n’ take projects, story time and snacks.
USAgain driver Doug Willing loads one of the company’s distinctive white-and-green-colored metal collection bins into his truck. Rising transportation costs prompted company to only collect unwanted clothing from locations closer to the Twin Cities.
USAgain removed all of its recycling bins from Luverne last week, citing financial reasons.
New Vision Co-op will operate the Beaver Creek elevator on a seasonal schedule — open full time only during harvest — effective at the end of December. Adrian and Reading elevator locations are also affected by the change.
Peggy Gust is planning an improvement project at 222 E. Main St. in the building that houses Restoration Alley, Honeycomb Salon and Tim Gust’s NationSat business office. The image at left illustrates the planned improvements. The image at right shows the front of the building as it currently appears.
Historical Society volunteer Linda Bakken helps young Emmett Woodley tie a string to his nutcracker ornament that he created.
USAgain driver Doug Willing loads one of the company’s distinctive white-and-green-colored metal collection bins into his truck. Rising transportation costs prompted company to only collect unwanted clothing from locations closer to the Twin Cities.

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A packed house greeted Santa Claus (aka Rodger Ossenfort) Saturday afternoon during the annual Santa Claus Day event in the Hardwick Community Center. The Hardwick Community Club sponsored the event featuring a puppet show called “Santa’s Hat” by Jim Oliver (above) from Sioux Falls, a cupcake walk...
New Vision Co-op will operate the Beaver Creek elevator on a seasonal schedule — open full time only during harvest — effective at the end of December. Adrian and Reading elevator locations are also affected by the change.
New Vision Co-op elevators in Beaver Creek, Adrian and Reading will close as full-time operations as of late December and will operate as seasonal facilities after that. According to New Vision CEO Frank McDowell, the decision was purely market driven, in an era of tight labor markets and...
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Dr. Rebecca Vis at Luverne Family Dental is among 1 percent of dentists nationwide to introduce laser services to her patients this fall. The FDA-approved technology offers dental care that requires no needles, no numbing, no drilling, no pain and no need for referrals outside Luverne for soft...
Peggy Gust is planning an improvement project at 222 E. Main St. in the building that houses Restoration Alley, Honeycomb Salon and Tim Gust’s NationSat business office. The image at left illustrates the planned improvements. The image at right shows the front of the building as it currently appears.
Members of the Luverne Economic Development Authority approved another application for a façade improvement project during their Monday morning meeting. Peggy Gust is planning an improvement project at 222 E. Main St. in the building that houses Restoration Alley, Honeycomb Salon and Tim Gust’s...
The Springwater Township Board gathered Tuesday night, Dec. 4, for their first official board meeting in their brand new township hall. On the agenda that evening, the board discussed final transactions associated with paying for the new facility. They also signed a thank-you letter to the Prairie...
Historical Society volunteer Linda Bakken helps young Emmett Woodley tie a string to his nutcracker ornament that he created.
The History Center in Luverne opened its doors to all area children Saturday afternoon for a free Christmas party featuring face-painting, a scavenger hunt, make ‘n’ take projects, story time and snacks. Historical Society volunteers entertained more than 200 people by the time it was over, and...
Winterfest weekend is already two weeks in the past, but Christmas is still two weeks in the future, so the Luverne Area Chamber and Rock County Historical Society are teaming up to keep the holiday spirit alive. The History Center will host two free showings of the classic film “Nutcracker Ballet...
Papik Motors in Luverne is buying Vander Lee Motors in Rock Rapids, Iowa, the two family businesses announced this week. Work will begin soon to remodel the Rock Rapids dealership, and it will open in January under the new Papik Motors name. “It’s a great opportunity to expand and grow,” Gary Papik...
Saturdays are busy workdays at Lord Grizzly Gallery in downtown Luverne for the upcoming “Little Hands, Big Ideas” exhibition slated for Dec. 28-29. The idea for the upcoming preschool art show was that of gallery owners Cody and Nicole Henrichs’ 5-year-old daughter, Noel (far right), who helped...
Luverne Middle School and High School choirs performed their Christmas choir concert, “Holiday Tidings,” Friday night in the high school gym, which was filled to capacity with audience members. The evening included performances by the sixth-grade choir, seventh- and eighth-grade choir, ninth- and...

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