Community Calendar Aug. 27, 2020

Luverne student registration appointments

New families in the Luverne School District are encouraged to register children for the 2020-21 school year. Call the high school at 507-283-4491 to set up an appointment. The District office is open; the elementary office can be reached at 507-283-4497.


Meals on Wheels continue in Jasper

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) has provided Meals on Wheels in Jasper through the Sunrise Village, which is now closed. Going forward, meals will be prepared at the LSS Luverne site and delivered to Jasper City Hall twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays. There is also an option to add frozen meals for delivery with the hot meals.

Inquiries about LSS Meals on Wheels can be made by calling the LSS Meals Luverne Kitchen toll-free at 866-985-8509.


Hospice memorial service Sept. 2

Sanford Luverne Hospice annual memorial service will be at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, in Luverne City Park.

The program will celebrate the lives of those cared for by the hospice program and will include a butterfly release.

Call 507-283-1805 for details, or email


Blue Mounds State Park cliff line clearing Aug. 29

Join the Friends of Blue Mounds group on Saturday, Aug. 29, in removing brush and invasive vegetation along the cliff line for the Sept. 12 youth climbing event.

Bring your own hand tools, work gloves and eye protection (if possible).

Registration will be from 8:30 to 9 a.m. in the climbers’ parking lot. A mid-morning snack of donuts will be provided for volunteers.

Yearly or day park pass is required. Follow the Friends of Blue Mounds on Facebook for more details.


Cliffline climbing

Luverne Community Education will offer Cliffline Climbing for Grades 4-12 taught by Roca Climbing and Friends of Blue Mound State Park.

Morning and afternoon sessions will be Sept. 12. There is no charge, but registration required. Call 507-283-4724. Use the waiver/registration form from the website to register for all classes.  


History Center open with limited hours

The Rock County History Center is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday starting June 2. Some safety precautions — with masks and gloves available — will be in place to protect against the spread of coronavirus. The phone number is 507-283-2122.

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