August

Workers with R&E Enterprises of Mankato Inc. began milling an inch to 1.5 inches of asphalt from the pothole-ridden surface of North Highway 75 in Luverne Monday. The repairs were expected to take one day to complete, but the scattered showers postponed the startup of the hot mix plant until...
Tim Bosch mans the fishing pond at the carnival at the Steen Reformed Church.
The Steen Reformed Church hosted a carnival Wednesday night, Aug. 7, for area families. Collector cars were displayed in the Cruise’n for Christ, Car Tractor and Cycle Show as an added attraction. The parking lot was the site for a variety of games, including fishing pond, football throw and...
Meetings Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. Call Dianne at 507-530-3307 with questions. Special Olympics fall informational meeting regarding bowling, fundraiser and state issues will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 20, at the...
Shirley Harrison and Harold Tilstra (pictured at left with Renae Reu) performed  Dulcimer Duo and More Thursday, Aug. 8, in the Historic Hinkly House which hosted a full house of listeners for the event. It was free, but donations were accepted.    
Hills-Beaver Creek School Board ratified a two-year agreement with the H-BC Education Association during their regular meeting Monday night. All teachers will receive salary increases of 3.05 percent for the 2019-20 school year and 3.79 percent in 2020-21. The agreement also clarified the leave of...
Jason Berghorst
It may only be August, but I’ve decided to make a wish list. Instead of a Christmas list, however, I’m writing a wish list for Luverne. My guess is many local readers have found themselves saying, “I wish Luverne … ,” so I thought I’d turn my thoughts about that into a column. Luverne already has...
Dispatch report Aug. 2 •Suspicious activity was reported at location. •Gas spill was reported at business on South Kniss Avenue. •Complainant requested a background check for housing. •Deputy conducted a warrant check on West Hatting Street. •Complainant on Pine Drive reported a disorderly. •...
Iowa Lakes releases honors list Katie Reisdorfer, Adrian, has been named to the president’s list with a 4.0 GPA, and Alexander Kramer, Magnolia, has been named to the dean’s list at Iowa Lakes Community College for the Spring 2019 semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must earn a 3...
Monday, Aug. 19: Country steak with gravy, potatoes, squash, bread, pudding. Program: 8:30 a.m. Quilting; 9 a.m. Bone Builders. Tuesday, Aug. 6: Parmesan chicken, baked potato with sour cream, California vegetable blend, bread, fruit cocktail. Program: 9 a.m. Generations board meeting. Half-Price...
Births A boy, Edward Charles, weighing 7 pounds, and 20 inches long, was born Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at Avera Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to Christopher and Gretchen Luze of Sioux Falls. He joins a brother, Cameron. Grandparents are Jeanette Luze, Sioux Falls, and the late Charles Luze...

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