Community Calendar


The Springwater Township Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, at the home of Teresa Kramer.

Hardwick Goal Seekers meet every Monday in Hardwick City Hall for the purpose of support and encouragement for weight loss journeys. Weigh-in begins at 6 p.m., and the meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. Call Glenda, 449-0568, with questions.

Narcotics Anonymous will meet every Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. at the Steen Reformed Church. Contact Robert for more information 507-329-2642.

Women’s Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Mondays in the United Methodist Church.

Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Fridays and for basic text study at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the basement of St. Catherine Catholic Rectory, 203 E. Brown St., Luverne. Use east door. For more information call 507-220-0137.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays in the United Methodist Church, Luverne. Call 605-321-4324.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets from 8 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday in Runals Memorial Hall, Edgerton. Call Naomi, 507-215-2956.


Candlelight vigil at dusk May 28

A candlelight vigil in honor of veterans and their sacrifice and service will be at dusk Sunday, May 28, at the Rock County Veterans Memorial on the courthouse square in Luverne. Bring your own chair.

In case of rain, the event will move across the street to St. Catherine Catholic Church.

A reception will follow at the Herreid Military Museum.


Hardwick Memorial Day Program May 29

The Hardwick Memorial Day Program will be at 10 a.m. Monday, May 29, at the Veterans Memorial. Rain location is the Hardwick American Legion Hall.

Guest speaker will be Airman First Class Adam Fodness, South Dakota Air National Guard, with readings by Knute and Gunnar Oldre and special music by Madilyn Oye.                   The event is sponsored by the Hardwick American Legion Post #478.


Luverne Memorial Day program May 29

American Legion Post #123 and Rock County VFW Post #2757 will sponsor the 2017 Memorial Day Service at 10 a.m. Monday, May 29, at Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne.

Guest speaker will be Dylan Thorson, a senior member of the Luverne speech team. The Luverne High School band will provide the music.

A noon potluck dinner will be at the Luverne post hall.


Program at Veterans Home Tuesday, May 30

The Luverne Minnesota Veterans Home Memorial Day program will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, in the dining hall.

Keynote speaker will be Rep. Joe Schomacker (R-Luverne). Musical selections will be provided by the Veterans Home choir.


Walking Military Memorial downtown

Beginning Memorial Day weekend, more than 40 Luverne businesses will participate in a Walking Military Memorial on Main Street. The displays, presented by Remember Rally, include photos, banners, information and uniforms, as a way to thank all our military. The displays will remain until fall.


ATLAS hosts open house for Loft June 1

ATLAS of Rock County invites the public to an open house at the newly renovated emergency apartment above Redeemed Remnants to be used for families in transition. Tours are from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday, June 1.


Bank Night movie ‘Rock Dog’ June 1

The free Bank Nite movie, “Rock Dog,” rated PG, will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 1, at the Palace Theatre in Luverne.

Sponsored by First Farmers & Merchants National Bank and Papik Motors, a free, family-friendly movie is shown on the first Thursday of every month as it was done for “Bank Nite” in the 1930s. A cash prize drawing will follow the movie. Must be present to win.


Men’s Community Prayer Breakfast June 2

The fifth annual Men’s Community Prayer Breakfast will be at 6:30 a.m. Friday, June 2, at the Grand Prairie Events with breakfast catered by The Bluestem. Speaker will be Dave Haugom. Cost is $10 at the door.


School supply program registration

Lisa Dinger and Stacey Schepel with Luverne Public Schools are collaborating with the Luverne Optimist Club to offer school supplies for students in pre-school through grade 12. The only requirement you must meet to qualify is to be on the free or reduced meal program.

Register your child by May 26 to receive school supplies for the 2017-2018 school year. Call 283-4497 ext. 3580 or 283-4491 ext. 2070.


Remax balloon rides

REMAX Land and Home will offer tethered balloon rides from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, June 2, at The Lake in Luverne, weather permitting, to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network.

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