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Luverne Senior Citizens will meet at 12:30 p.m. Monday, March 5, in the Senior Center.

Blue Mound Quilters will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 5, in the Rock County Library basement. Quilters will discuss upcoming quilt show. New members are alwlays welcome.

 Lady Luverne Red Hats will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Luverne Pizza Ranch for lunch, cards and games. Call Connie at 507-283-8470 by Tuesday, March 6, for reservations.

Springwater Township Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, at the home of clerk/treasurer Teresa Kramer.

American Legion Auxiliary #123 will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 8, at the home of Dianne Tomlinson.

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

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.

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.


Free community meal at UMC Feb. 28

The United Methodist Church in Luverne will host a free community meal Wednesday evening, Feb. 28. All are welcome.


March Madness benefits Boltjes

The Luverne High School student council will host a “March Madness” night Monday, March 12, in the high school gymnasium.

LHS juniors will play the seniors at 7 p.m. followed by a game between the LHS staff and the basketball teams. During each game’s halftime, a lightning tournament between the participants of the various winter activities will take place.

Cost for the event is $2. All money raised will be donated to Sharon Boltjes, a district paraprofessional currently undergoing cancer treatments.


Calling all Korean War veterans

The Rock County Star Herald is helping to fulfill a request by Korean War veterans to assemble eligible individuals for a group picture.

Anyone who served in the armed forces or the National Guard during the Korean War (1950-1953) and is from Rock County is being asked to call the newspaper at 507-283-2333.

Leave your name, address, phone number and years of service. Once enough interest and names have been assembled, the group picture will be assembled.

Korean War veterans can also email information to


Hospice Dinner and Auction tickets on sale now

Tickets are now on sale for the Sanford Luverne Hospice Dinner and Auction April 21 at Grand Prairie Events in Luverne. The event includes a plated dinner catered by The Bluestem, raffles, and silent and live auctions.

Tickets may be purchased in person at the Hospice Office in the Lvuerne City Office building (use City Office entrance on Luverne Street) or call the Hospice office at 507-283-1805 to purchase tickets using a credit card.


Free tax help available at library

Volunteers through AARP are providing free tax services at the Rock County Community Library in Luverne during tax season. 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.

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