Community Calendar



Blue Mound Quilters will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, at the Sewing Basket in Luverne for a demonstration by the staff. New members are welcome.

Springwater Township Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, in the home of the Clerk/Treas., Teresa Kramer.

Lady Luverne Red Hats will meet for lunch at Howling Dog at 11:30 Friday, Feb. 9. For reservations, call 507-283-8470 by Wednesday, Feb. 7.

Rock County VFW #2757 will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the Military Museum. Call 449-0632 with questions.

 Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. Call 507-530-3307 with questions.

Meditation and Mindfulness Practice will meet the second and fourth Wednesdays in Hilger Commons at 215 N. Cedar Street in Luverne. For more information call Kim at 507-353-0041 or email

Narcotics Anonymous meets at a new time: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays in the basement of St. Catherine Catholic Rectory, 203 E. Brown St., Luverne. Use east door. Call 507-220-0137 with questions.

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.

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

Meditation and Mindfulness Practice meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month in Hilger Commons at 215 N. Cedar Street in Luverne. For more information call Kim at 507-353-0041 or email

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.


Bank Night movie ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Feb. 1

The free Bank Nite Disney movie, “Beauty and the Beast,” rated PG, will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 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.


Free tax help available at library

Volunteers through AARP will provide free tax services at the Rock County Community Library in Luverne starting Monday, Feb. 12. Call the library, 449-5040, to make an appointment. Appointments are required. Evening appointments are also available.

The service is free for any private individual with a simple tax format. It’s not for commercial, farming or investment taxes.


Library offers winter/spring Story Hour/Laptime

The Rock County Library will offer Story Hour for children ages 4-5 Thursday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m. from Thursday, Feb. 1, through Thursday, April 5. Story hours include stories, songs, crafts and more.

Laptime for children from birth through age 3 will meet every Friday morning from 10:30 to 11 a.m. beginning Feb. 2 through April 6. Laptime fun includes stories, songs, crafts and more.


Driver Education class begins Feb. 5

Students in the Luverne School District in grade 8 or above may sign up for a student driver education class to begin on Feb. 5.

The fee of $325 is due at the time of registration. Contact Community Education at 507-283-4724.


Rock Nobles Cattlemen’s banquet Feb. 5

The Rock Nobles Cattlemen’s annual banquet will begin with a social hour at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, at Grand Prairie Events in Luverne. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. followed by guest speaker John Phipps, former host of US Farm Report. He has written award-winning humor and commentary for Farm Journal and Top Producer magazines since 1994.


Community Conversation on poverty Feb. 13

#Luv1LuvAll will host a Community Conversation on poverty issues being addressed in our area from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Grand Prairie Events. A free light supper will be served. Call ATLAS at 507-449-5777 by Feb. 9 to register.


Autism Network Group meets Feb. 12

The Regional Autism Network Group will meet in the Worthington High School Media Center from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12. The group invites parents, caregivers, and professionals for a time of education about autism and a time of networking. Call Allison Eitreim at 507-290-6334 with questions.

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