April

Boxes, boxes, and more boxes. I swear they are multiplying! Some are stuffed full and unopened, some are in the process of being cleaned out and disassembled, and thankfully some are empty, flattened and ready for recycling. My family recently moved to a different home and after the initial...
St. Catherine Catholic Church 203 E. Brown St., Luverne St. Catherine Ph. 283-8502; email: stcatherine@iw.net Thursday, April 18: 5 p.m. Holy Thursday Mass at St. Catherine. 7 p.m. Holy Thursday Mass at St. Leo. Friday, April 19: 10 a.m. Tuff Communion Service. 12:05 p.m. Good Friday Service at St...
Jelken named to dean’s list at Northwestern Christopher Jelken was named to the academic dean’s list for the Fall 2018 semester at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. To be eligible, students must earn a 3.5 grade point average with at least 12 graded credits. Jelken, son of James and Paula...
Monday, April 1: Creamed chicken over biscuit, mixed vegetables, mandarin oranges, cookie. Program: 9 a.m. Quilting; Bone Builders. April Fool’s Day. Tuesday, April 2: Meatballs with gravy, mashed potatoes, spinach, bread, ice cream. Program: Half-Price Day sponsored by Quality Printing. Wednesday...
Otto Bouma, 92, Luverne, died Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at the Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage. A funeral service was Saturday, April 22, at the American Reformed Church in Luverne. Burial with full military honors followed at Eastside Cemetery near Steen. Otto Bouma was born May 21, 1924, to Peter...
Open Houses An open house bridal shower for Sun Mee Top, bride-to-be of Alex Hardwick, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 22, at the First Presbyterian Church in Edgerton.   An open house bridal shower for Nichole Loosbrock, bride-to-be of Austin Quebedeaux, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 22...
10 years ago (2007) •The latest Census figures show a population downslide in most of Southwest Minnesota, including Rock County. From 2000 to 2006 Rock County’s population dropped from 9,713 to 9,535. That is a 1.9-percent loss. It’s a small change, but the starting number is already one of the...
Doodling goes to a whole new level as you learn about shading and perspective in  Drawing for grades 4-5 on April 20.  Master Gardener Tim Olsen will offer information and best practices for growing Blue Ribbon Vegetables on April 20.  Both youth and adult will learn the secrets to growing the best...
Luverne's Esther Frakes captured this photograph from the backyard of the veterans home last week. She remarked, as many others have this spring, how green the grass is and how colorful and fragrant the flowers and tree blossoms are. According to Luverne Volunteer Weather Recorder Troy Thone, the...
Dispatch report April 29 •Reserved for search warrant on vehicle from previous search warrant. •Complainant requested to speak to a deputy about a personal matter. Deputy advised complainant his situation is a civil matter, to call an attorney and speak to Nobles County. •Duty officer reported...

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