2016

Dispatch report March 11 •Dispatch received a 911 call with a male and female screaming constantly. Sounded like she was driving and probably drunk. He was trying to get her to pull over, and she didn’t want to. She kept saying something about him slapping her across the face. Dispatch contacted AT...
St. Catherine Catholic Church 203 E. Brown St., Luverne St. Catherine Ph.: 283-8502 St. Mary Catholic Church, Ellsworth Thursday, March 17: 10 a.m. St. Patrick’s Day Mass at Tuff Home. 5:30 p.m. Girl Scouts. 7 p.m. St. Catherine’s Parish Council. Friday, March 18: 9:30 a.m. Mass at Parkview Manor....
Government must be held accountable. The only way for the public to hold government accountable is for all of the actions of government to be out in the open. That is why open government is part and parcel of democracy. When government is allowed to operate behind closed doors, it grows out of...
Green Earth Players actors Shawn Kinsinger and Casey McKenzie play the roles of Frog and Toad, respectively, in the upcoming production of "A Year with Frog and Toad,' which opens this weekend at the Palace Theatre in Luverne. Call 507-283-4339 for ticket information.
The popular children’s book characters, Frog and Toad, will come to life on the Palace Theatre stage this weekend with the Green Earth Players’ musical version of Arnold Lobel’s well-loved book. The play opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 11, with another 7:30 p.m. performance Saturday and a 2 p.m....
Republicans broke turnout records at caucuses nationwide on Tuesday, March 1, and in Rock County it was no different. The Luverne Elementary School commons area was full of people (more than 200) who had plenty to talk about in terms of GOP candidates and party platform ideas.
Super Tuesday brought out super turnout in caucus meetings statewide, and that trend also held true in Rock County where caucus-goers turned out in record numbers. “It was chaotic,” said Jane Wildung Lanphere, secretary-treasurer of the Rock County Republican Party, which registered 194 voters for...
10 years ago (2006) •The city of Luverne is still confident that Minnesota West Community and Technical College will start a campus in the former Luverne Community Hospital. Minnesota West President Dr. Ron Wood will meet with city officials next week. Wolf said the meeting will focus on the...
Warm and wet is the story for February, and if you haven't driven on one of the county gravel roads (I use that term loosely) then you really are not seeing or feeling the impact of this month's weather.  As someone who drives my kids to a rural day care provider 3 days per week, I can attest to...
Dispatch report Feb. 26 •A nine-year-old reported she is afraid that something happened to her mom. Transferred call to Pipestone County. Mom and boyfriend came home and everything is OK. •Complainant requested to speak with a deputy about some things missing from her father’s home. Father lives...
Meetings Lady Luverne Red Hats will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 11, at the Luverne Pizza Ranch and then volunteer at the Rock County Historical Museum. Call Connie at 283-8470 with questions. Matthew 6 Board of Directors will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, March 14, at the Pizza Ranch. Rock...
Senior Citizens Monday, March 14: Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, peas, bread, pineapple. Program: 1 p.m. Pinochle Tuesday, March 15: Honey mustard chicken breast, baked potato with sour cream, green beans, bread, cake. Program: Two-buck Tuesday sponsored by Continental Western employees Wednesday,...

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