2016

10 years ago (2006) •Earth-moving equipment has had a big presence along Highway 75 this week as the dirt work is in progress on the former Fledgling Field for a new Dingmann Funeral Home. According to Dingmann, construction is scheduled to be complete by the end of this year. Plans call for the...
Andrew Raak, Guernsey champion merit, Dairy Showcase.
Minnesota 4-H’ers from 86 counties arrived with more than 2,800 animals for the 2016 Minnesota State Fair 4-H livestock encampment Aug. 25-28 in St. Paul. Rock County had 39 livestock exhibitors who could show one animal at the State Fair and could earn ribbons in individual classes as well as...
Senior Citizens Monday, Sept. 19: Hamburger, oven-browned potatoes, creamed corn, bun, rhubarb sauce. Tuesday, Sept. 20: Chicken in cream sauce, rice pilaf, peas and carrots, peaches, cream puff dessert. Program: $2 Buck Tuesday sponsored by Main Street Financial. Wednesday, Sept. 21: Taco salad (...
St. Catherine Catholic Church 203 E. Brown St., Luverne St. Catherine Ph.: 283-8502 St. Mary Catholic Church, Ellsworth Thursday, Sept. 8: 9 a.m. Mass at St. Catherine. 4 p.m. Mass at Veterans Home. 7 p.m. Faith Formation meeting. Friday, Sept. 9: 9:30 a.m. Mass at Parkview Manor. Saturday, Sept....
Corey Nelson holds the tractor and silage wagon steady as Jeff Ahrendt operates the chopper filling the wagon Friday morning north of Magnolia. At an average of 23 tons per acre, the yield is considered about average for the area.
With rain predicted in the weekend forecast, Magnolia farmer Chad Nelson was busy hauling silage to the concrete bunker on his farmyard. “This (today) seems like a pretty ideal time for us,” Nelson said. Nelson hopes by late Saturday night that he, his brother Corey, dad Jim and chopper operator...
Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at St. John Lutheran Church at 11 a.m.  Thursday, Sept. 8. For more information call Dianne Karlstad, 507-530-3307. Beaver Creek Township Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, in the township hall. Lady Luverne Red Hats will meet at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept...
Luverne Community Education will offer the following upcoming classes and activities. Call 283-4724 to register.  Pop-in-Play Time is Tuesday evening, Sept. 6, or Wednesday morning, Sept. 7, for parents and children to play in the preschool classrooms at school. No fee, but registration requested....
Aug. 26 •Complainant reported that there were three white males outside asking people for money, one sitting by the stop sign on Highway 75, and two others in the cul-de-sac. Deputy spoke with them, and they said they needed gas. Someone bought them gas, and they will be on their way. •Complainant...
10 years ago (2006) •Two building projects may be in Rock County’s future. Heartland Express and the Rock County Highway Department both fall short of what they could have for space and working environments. Heartland Express, the public busing system, received a $400,000 grant from the state with...
Monday, Sept. 12: Chicken casserole, broccoli, lettuce with dressing, bread, tropical fruit. Program: 1 p.m. Pinochle. Tuesday, Sept. 13: Meatballs and gravy, mashed potatoes, beets, bread, angel food cake with fruit sauce. Program: ACE Volunteers Event at St. Catherine. Wednesday, Sept. 14: Closed...

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