August

Meetings Springwater Township Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, at the home of clerk Teresa Kramer. Pink Ladies will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at Minnesota West Community and Technical College in Luverne for a tour of the facility. The business meeting and lunch follow in the Blue...
Rick Peterson
Tuesday of last week I got to take my granddaughter Brooke to day care. I was called into day care delivery duty because Brooke’s mom and dad were taking Brooke’s sister Ellie to the hospital early in the morning to have tubes put in her ears. Side note here: We had tubes put in our kids’ ears over...
10 years ago (2008) •Luverne School Board members reported on performance appraisal of Superintendent Gary Fisher. The board reported that Fisher met and exceeded all expectations in ten different areas of responsibilities. They were pleased with Fisher’s focus on the quality of educational...
Open houses A come-and-go bridal shower for Ashley Dohlmann, bride-to-be of Timothy Tooley, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Luverne Pizza Ranch.   Card showers The Rev. Terry and Martha Morse will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 11. Greetings may be sent to...
Senior Citizens Monday, Aug. 6: Hamburger, oven-browned potatoes, creamed corn, bun, rhubarb sauce. Tuesday, Aug. 7: Taco salad (taco meat, cheese, salsa, shredded lettuce, cut tomato, sour cream), dinner roll, fresh fruit, bar. Half-price day sponsored by Country Cupboards. Wednesday, Aug. 8:...
Meetings Luverne Special Oympics Bowling is from 3 to 5 p.m. starting Sept. 5 at Luverne Lanes. Springwater Township Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, in the home of Township Clerk and Treasurer Teresa Kramer. The Green Earth Players annual meeting will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, in...
After several hours of investigating a possible kidnapping, the Rock County Sheriff’s Office deemed there was no criminal activity at a local hotel on Aug. 18. According to the dispatch records, deputies were requested at the Super 8 Motel on South Highway 75 to help locate a kidnapping suspect....
No one was injured Monday, Aug. 21, when a train collided with a pickup on the tracks near Beaver Creek. According to information from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office, officials were notified at 6:30 p.m. of a train vs. pickup crash at 30th Avenue and 61st Street. Upon arrival, members of the...
10 years ago (2007) •All-terrain vehicle owners will be legally driving on city streets, even without the slow-moving vehicle emblems on their ATVs, as the ordinance first dictated. Those proved difficult to attach to most ATVs, so the Luverne City Council Tuesday amended the city ordinance,...
Winter named ‘Best of Class’ at UMD Luverne High School 2017 graduate Brandon Winter received the prestigious “Best of Class” scholarship at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, where he will be a freshman this fall. The scholarship is awarded to first-year students who rank in the top 1 or 2 of...

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