2017

With no measurable precipitation slated for this week, Rock County farmers will delve back into the 2017 harvest. Soggy field conditions have kept farmers out of the fields, according to the latest USDA crop conditions report. This year’s harvest is lagging behind the five-year average. “They have...
Meetings Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. Call 507-530-3307 with questions. Lady Luverne Red Hats will meet at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 13, in St. Catherine’s east parking lot to drive to Pipestone for lunch at Lange’s Café and...
10 years ago (2007) •Prices will soon go up for lots in the industrial park owned by Luverne Economic Development Authority. The LEDA owns a lot and a half lot in the industrial park along the curve of Commerce Drive with a current asking price of $5,000 per acre. LEDA Director Jill Wolf said she’s...
Senior Citizens Monday, Oct. 16: Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, peas, bread, pineapple. Tuesday, Oct. 17:  Honey-mustard chicken breast, baked potato with sour cream, green bean casserole, bread, cake. Two-buck Tuesday sponsored by Grand Stay Hotel & Suites. Wednesday, Oct. 18: Lasagna,...
Dispatch report Sept. 29 •Complainant reported a wallet lost at Magnolia I-90 exit. •Complainant reported silage haulers speeding south from location at County Highway 6. •Complainant reported lights on and a door open to the manager’s office on W. Hatting Street. Sept. 30 •Complainant reported...
To the Editor: The Tri-State Band Festival Committee would like to salute the Luverne community for the overwhelming support and participation in the 67h Annual Tri-State Band Festival. This event would not happen without the involvement, commitment and energy of businesses, organizations and...
Donations of new or clean, gently used coats of all sizes are being accepted now until the end of the month for individuals and children in Rock County for the “One Warm Coat” program. Coats and other cold weather accessories can be dropped off at the Luverne Elementary School commons or at the...
Luverne High School’s marching band theme this year is “Totally ’80s,” and the color guard members perform with neon colors, matching leg warmers and headbands and teased hairdos.
The Luverne Cardinal Marching Band hosted the 67th Annual Tri-State Band Festival Saturday with 26 bands participating, After competing in 90-degree, humid conditions the previous weekend, many of the bands and spectators welcomed Saturday’s breezy 60-degree day, despite a few light showers....
Meetings The Sanford Luverne Pink Ladies will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, at the Blue Mound Room at Sanford Luverne Hospital. Matthew 6 Board of Directors will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, at the Luverne Pizza Ranch. Beaver Creek Township Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, at the...
Brenda Winter
It’s time for my annual CT scan to confirm that the anal cancer I was treated for a year ago is still gone. I had a simple question. “How much is this scan going to cost?”  My annual deductible has kicked in again, which means the first $10,000 of this year’s post-cancer surveillance spending is on...

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