Yellow yard signs depicted where Rock the Edge youth group members were completing “Service Over Self” projects, such as building a sandbox at Mead Court mobile home park in Luverne.
Recent Luverne High School graduate Emilie Staeffler closed out a week of community service Friday with a sense of pride. The veteran of several mission trips through her own church, Staeffler said serving at home has special meaning.
Kim Schmidt is the 2019 Relay for Life honorary chairman. He retired from education in 2014. His wife, Maggie, is this year's honorary caregiver.
Rock County’s Relay For Life will be using a new format for its June 13 fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.
Cow-calf pairs graze 120 acres of Touch the Sky Prairie on the north end of the property Monday evening.
A herd of cattle is grazing contentedly in the tall green grasses of Touch the Sky Prairie northwest of Luverne as part of a prairie management program through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Patrick Gruber, chief executive office of Gevo, Inc., explains plans to use wind turbines to power the Luverne plant to a group of about 30 people, mainly Gevo Luverne employees, June 4 at Take 16 Brewing Co. in Luverne.
Under a two-phase plan announced June 4, the Gevo, Inc., plant in Luverne is expected to become the first bio-based production company to use wind and livestock manure as energy sources to reduce its carbon footprint on the environment.
June 6 marked the end of 19 years of Luverne Cardinal sports play-by-play for KQAD’s Bruce Thalhuber when he announced the Luverne-Paynesville baseball game in Marshall. While the 45-year radio veteran retired from play-by-play announcing, he continues as an on-air personality for the Luverne station.
The “voice of Luverne Cardinal sports play-by-plays” made his last broadcast Thursday night, June 6, in Marshall.
Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Larry Herke addresses crowds Friday afternoon during the 25th anniversary celebration of the Minnesota Veterans Home facility in Luverne.
It’s been 25 years since the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne accepted its first military veteran as a resident, and the community celebrated this anniversary on Friday.
Yellow yard signs depicted where Rock the Edge youth group members were completing “Service Over Self” projects, such as building a sandbox at Mead Court mobile home park in Luverne.
Kim Schmidt is the 2019 Relay for Life honorary chairman. He retired from education in 2014. His wife, Maggie, is this year's honorary caregiver.
Cow-calf pairs graze 120 acres of Touch the Sky Prairie on the north end of the property Monday evening.
Patrick Gruber, chief executive office of Gevo, Inc., explains plans to use wind turbines to power the Luverne plant to a group of about 30 people, mainly Gevo Luverne employees, June 4 at Take 16 Brewing Co. in Luverne.
June 6 marked the end of 19 years of Luverne Cardinal sports play-by-play for KQAD’s Bruce Thalhuber when he announced the Luverne-Paynesville baseball game in Marshall. While the 45-year radio veteran retired from play-by-play announcing, he continues as an on-air personality for the Luverne station.
Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Larry Herke addresses crowds Friday afternoon during the 25th anniversary celebration of the Minnesota Veterans Home facility in Luverne.

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Yellow yard signs depicted where Rock the Edge youth group members were completing “Service Over Self” projects, such as building a sandbox at Mead Court mobile home park in Luverne.
Recent Luverne High School graduate Emilie Staeffler closed out a week of community service Friday with a sense of pride. The veteran of several mission trips through her own church, Staeffler said serving at home has special meaning. “When you drive by, you can see your work. It’s more rewarding...
Kim Schmidt is the 2019 Relay for Life honorary chairman. He retired from education in 2014. His wife, Maggie, is this year's honorary caregiver.
Rock County’s Relay For Life will be using a new format for its June 13 fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. Teams and supporters will gather at Take 16 Brewery on East Main Street in Luverne for the event that supports cancer survivors and to remember those who died of cancer. “We couldn’t...
Patrick Gruber, chief executive office of Gevo, Inc., explains plans to use wind turbines to power the Luverne plant to a group of about 30 people, mainly Gevo Luverne employees, June 4 at Take 16 Brewing Co. in Luverne.
Under a two-phase plan announced June 4, the Gevo, Inc., plant in Luverne is expected to become the first bio-based production company to use wind and livestock manure as energy sources to reduce its carbon footprint on the environment. Gevo purchased the Agri-Energy production facility on the...
June 6 marked the end of 19 years of Luverne Cardinal sports play-by-play for KQAD’s Bruce Thalhuber when he announced the Luverne-Paynesville baseball game in Marshall. While the 45-year radio veteran retired from play-by-play announcing, he continues as an on-air personality for the Luverne station.
The “voice of Luverne Cardinal sports play-by-plays” made his last broadcast Thursday night, June 6, in Marshall. Bruce Thalhuber took over broadcasting sports events for KQAD-AM in Luverne in 2001. Several times a week he recounted the football, volleyball, girls’ and boys’ basketball, boys’ and...
Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Larry Herke addresses crowds Friday afternoon during the 25th anniversary celebration of the Minnesota Veterans Home facility in Luverne.
It’s been 25 years since the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne accepted its first military veteran as a resident, and the community celebrated this anniversary on Friday. “Our veterans have proudly served their nation, and now it’s our turn to proudly serve our veterans,” Minnesota Department of...
State Rep. Joe Schomacker, Dist. 1 Congressman Jim Hagedorn, and state Sen. Bill Weber lead an agriculture roundtable Friday, June 7, in the Rock County Commissioners room of the Rock County Courthouse.
U.S. Congressman Jim Hagedorn joined state Republican legislators Rep. Joe Schomacker and Sen. Bill Weber, both of Luverne, in a Friday roundtable discussion about regional farming challenges this spring. Hagedorn (R-Minnesota District 1) said he’s committed to doing everything he can to support...
Editor's note: Doug Bos of the Rock County Land Management Office in Luverne recommends the following reading for farmers weighing their options for acres that they haven't been able to plant or are drowned out. "Don't leave the field bare. The effects of a farmer choosing to leave a field black...
Luverne American Legions and Auxiliaries will be represented by four Luverne High School juniors at the upcoming Girls and Boys State programs. Selected as this year’s participants are (from left) Hannah Ehlers, Jordan Winter, Sophie Lanoue and Gunnar Oldre.
Four Luverne High School juniors will participate in the upcoming annual Girls and Boys State programs sponsored by local American Legions in Minnesota. Locally, the Hardwick American Legion Auxiliary is sponsoring Sophie Lanoue and the Luverne Auxiliary is sponsoring Hannah Ehlers to the Minnesota...
Mr. Twister (aka Bob Anderson of Sioux Falls, South Dakota) kicks off the Rock County Library summer reading events Tuesday afternoon, June 4, with a balloon show attended by 235 children and adults. Mr. Twister used his balloon creations to tell the story of “Captain Spaceship and the Giant Mutant Space Worms,” among other stories involving twisting balloons into various shapes.
This year’s summer reading theme is “Showtime at your Library.” In addition to youth and adult reading programs, the Rock County Library kicked off a variety of weekly events including Story & Art, Story Hour, Laptime, Teen Group and an upcoming Peace Park event at various public locations in...

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