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Organizers of Fourth of July events in Luverne estimate roughly 2,000 people came and went from The Lake and nearly 5,000 watched the fireworks display Thursday night.
An estimated 2,000 people celebrated the Fourth of July at The Lake in Luverne Thursday. The event — the fifth in a row — was marked by sunshine, blue skies and busy shorelines and lake water. “There were tons of kids and adults in the water throughout the day,” said Chamber Director Jane Wildung...
For the fifth year in a row, The Lake in southwest Luverne will be the place to be on the Fourth of July. And each year the event, hosted by the Luverne Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, continues to grow. “We have more sponsors this year,” said Luverne Chamber Executive Director Jane Wildung-...
The 35th Annual Buffalo Days celebration is set for this weekend in Luverne where a full slate of events and activities are set to unfold Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 2. “It’s a good start to the summer,” said Luverne Chamber Director Jane Wildung Lanphere. In addition to the Friday night...
Rock County library activities Contact the Rock County Library at rocklibrarystaff@gmail.com or call 507-449-5040 for more information or to register for events. Evening Story Time each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. through April 30. National Library Week open house 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 11....
The summer fun has only just begun. With Memorial Day weekend and graduations still fresh in our minds, Luverne topped the week off with a super fun and successful Buffalo Days weekend as well. By most towns’ standards, that would be a summer worth of celebrations — but not here. This Friday...
The DNR now stocks the former gravel pit with varieties of sunfish like the one caught by Landen Frey Friday afternoon.
Last week’s 90-degree days pushed many people to find cooler ways to enjoy the outdoors such as going to “The Lake” in southwest Luverne. Last year The Lake was designated as a kids’ fishing pond through the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 
Rick Peterson
The first day of summer was Monday, and that means the days are now starting to get shorter. I know you didn’t want to hear that, so let’s put that thought on the back burner for a few months. I suppose it might be age, but summers seem so busy nowadays. So, for this column I am going to write...
Community Ed For information or to register for these activities call Community Ed at 283-4724. Aerobics/Strength Combo class will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays for five weeks beginning May 31. Fee is $27. Soccer Fun for ages 3 through grade 2 (as attended during the 2015-2016 school year) will be...
Meetings Beaver Creek Township’s monthly meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3, with the Board of Audit at 8 p.m. Blue Mound Quilters will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, March 7, at the Luverne Sewing Basket to see some of the new items in the store. Remember your President Quilt Block for Deb....
First-graders in Sue Hup’s class recognize the 100th day of school through a project on what they would look like when they are 100 years old. Students crumpled paper to depict their wrinkled faces. Pictured with their projects from left are Nevaeh Groen, Reagan Gangestad, Tenley Behr and Isabella Steensma.
Thursday, Jan. 28, marked the 100th day students at Luverne Elementary have attended classes for the 2015-16 school year. “The 100th Day is a tradition at LES,” said Principal Stacy Gillette. “It coincides with our math curriculum and our 100s chart that we use with our students.” Classrooms in...

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