2016

July 22 •Complainant reported hearing two possible gunshots coming from his backyard where the apartments are in Beaver Creek. Complainant then reported that he may or may not have confronted an individual about the sounds in the apartment lawn. When dispatch further questioned complainant, he said...
Senior Citizens Monday, Aug. 8: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, carrots, bread, pineapple. Program: 1 p.m. Pinochle Tuesday, Aug. 9: Barbecue pork, potato salad, cauliflower, bun, fruit crisp. Program: Senior Citizens fundraiser. Wednesday, Aug. 10: Tater tot hotdish, corn, fruit salad, bread,...
Open Class Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion winners from the 2016 Rock County Fair are (front, from left) Nancy Walgrave, Katie Walgrave, Greg Burger, Barb Sandbulte, Bev Rickenbaugh, Maria Rops, Kyle Ferguson, (back) Linda Wenzel, Eric Fick, Marcia Essman, Karon Nagel, Evan Prekker, Andrew Prekker, Megan Sauer and Julia Ferguson. (Not all winners were present for the photograph.)
Following are the results reported for Open Class competition at the 2016 Rock County Fair: •Field Crops: champion, Eric Fick; reserve, Eric Fick. •Vegetables and Fruits: champion, Chloe Schoeneman; reserve, Loren Forrest. •Sewing: champion, Megan Sauer; reserve, Connie Bergman. •Crocheting,...
10 years ago (2006) •Norma Remme is living her professional dream, and the experience is sweetened by the fact she’s living it with her family members. Norma, her husband, Dennis, their son Scott and his wife, Lisa, are co-owners of Luverne’s newest business, Remmedez (pronounced “remedies”). They...
Rock County 4-H’ers and parents gather in the exhibit building Monday afternoon at the fairgrounds in Luverne for the first of two entry days for general non-perishable projects. Entry day for perishable projects was Wednesday.  
The Severtson family from Kenneth is the 2016 Rock County Farm Family of the Year. Pictured from left are Kristoffer, Andrea, Sterling and Denise.
Living on a working Rock County farm often means long hours, dirty fingernails and a budget that never seems to stretch far enough. But the Sterling and Denise Severtson family of rural Kenneth wouldn’t live or work anywhere else. The Rock County Extension Committee recently selected the Severtsons...
Meetings Blue Mound Quilters will meet from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1. Bring your own project, snacks to share and show-and-tell projects and ideas for next year. Homeschool informational meeting is at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, in the Rock County Library basement. Call Shawna, 507-227-5970, with...
A $3,800 donation was given to the BackPack Program from CHS Eastern Farmers’ “Food” fundraiser. Pictured from left are Tom Nelson, Darcy Raddle, Luverne Elementary School Child Guide Lisa Dinger, Carl Gehrke and Josh Hansen.
CHS Eastern Farmers and CHS Nutrition received donations of $31,000 and more than 1,300 pounds of food during the company’s “Harvest for Hunger” campaign during the month of March. In Luverne CHS donated $3,800 to the Luverne Public School’s Backpack Program and $8,589.78 to the Rock County Food...
Dispatch report July 15 •Complainant requested we check location for subject with felony warrants and possible stolen silver or gray Nissan Titan with dealer plates. Stolen vehicle was recovered and towed to impound by G&S. Notified South Dakota authorities. •Complainant reported he was...
Sanford Luverne invites the public to participate in the “Step by Step Wellness Challenge” from Aug. 15 to Sept. 25. Teams of three earn points for step totals each week and can also access tips and wellness information. Register by Aug. 5 by calling 507-449-1229. Cost is $10 without pedometer, $20...

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