2015

Luverne’s levy is set to increase by 5.04 percent for taxes payable in 2016. That’s according to Luverne City Council action at the Sept. 8 meeting when the preliminary levy was set at $1,633,623, which is $78,433 more than the current levy. This includes $1,275,000 for the General Fund, and $358,...
The annual Cardinal Gold’n Bowl is set for Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Luverne Public School Football Field before the Luverne-vs.-Worthington football game. The Luverne Area Chamber will team up with Gold’n Plump and Glen’s Food Center to serve grilled chicken sandwiches with homemade toppings and...
About two dozen machines were part of Kenneth Fun Days’ lawn mower ride that took participants on a seven-mile stretch around Kenneth.
Kenneth Fun Days, set annually for the weekend after the fair, is two days of organized activities for both young and old. “It’s a way to get together,” said organizer Kristy Vander Ziel. “People are so busy.” Fun Days kicked off Friday night, Aug. 7, with movie night. About three dozen children...
In February, Frosty weighed in at 820 pounds. Next week, he will be weight again for the Rock County Fair
For many of the 179 4-H’ers expected to exhibit at next week’s Rock County Fair, the experience is something they look forward to each year. For some 4-H’ers like 9-year-old Lanae Elbers of Steen, this year’s annual event will be the first time she’s old enough to be an exhibitor, earning premium...
Rock County Relay for Life honorary co-chairs make their way through the Buffalo Days Parade Saturday morning on Luverne's Main Street. They are (from left) Rita Sterrett, Merecie Domagala and Del Domagala.
Merecie Domagala agreed to be the Rock County Relay for Life 2015 Honorary Chairwoman only if her mother, Rita Sterrett, and father-in-law, Del Domagala, could be honored with her. “Mom and I kind of did this battle together,” Merecie said about Rita. “I have taken her to most of her appointments...
A new kind of live outdoor music will be offered at this year’s Buffalo Days celebration in Luverne. “Rock on the River” will showcase the Everett Smithson Band under a tent at Redbird Field from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, June 6. The band is known throughout the Midwest for playing Zydeco, or...
Winners of the Luverne Rotary Club 4-Way Test Essay are (from left) Ellie Hodgen, Ainslie Robinson and Elise Jarchow.
Local sixth-graders recently learned about truth, fairness, good will and team benefits through the Luverne Rotary Club’s Four-Way Test.  The Four-Way Test is the ethical code that Rotarians live by, challenging them to ask four simple questions: •Is it the truth? •Is it fair to all concerned? •...
The high school concert choir wows audience members with their performance of “Frozen Heart” and “Let It Go” from the popular movie, “Frozen.”
Luverne Middle School and High School choir students performed their spring pops concert Friday night, May 8, in the Cardinal Gym. Under the direction of Seana Graber, the groups sang and danced to familiar tunes that have become popular as Disney theme songs. Each of the groups performed their own...

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