Community Events


Battle Plain Township Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 31, at the home of Greg Talsma.

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.


Registration open for students new to Luverne district

New residents to Luverne School District #2184 should come to respective school offices and register students for the 2018-2019 school year.

The high school/middle school office is open for new students to register. To make an appointment to register for students in grades 6-12, call the middle school/high school office at 283-4491.

The elementary office will be open for new students to register starting Monday, Aug. 1. Parents of elementary students in grades K-5 can call 283-4497.

The new school year starts on Tuesday, Sept. 4.


Dodge ‘Raminator’ coming to the fair

Papik Motors will bring the monster truck “Raminator” to the Rock County Fairgrounds in Luverne from 1 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 27, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 28, for family entertainment. The monster truck recorded a speed of 99.10 mph to become the Guinness World Record holder for fastest monster truck. The truck will be at the fair for people to climb aboard and take photographs.


Community Education

seeks fall class instructors and ideas

Luverne Community Education invites the public to submit new class ideas for the fall or to contact them with a class that you would like to teach. The deadline for submission of ideas for the fall brochure is Wednesday, Aug. 1. Contact Karen Willers at The current Community Education brochure can be found online at under the Community Education link. Please note that the Community Education office is closed through July 27.


Bank Night movie ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Aug. 2

The free Bank Nite Disney movie, “A Wrinkle in Time,” rated PG, will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, 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.


Steen Reformed carnival Aug. 8

The Steen Reformed Church will host their annual Carnival and Cruise-in for Christ Car, Tractor and Cycle Show from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the church. A pulled pork supper will be served.  To sign up car show entries, call Brad Bosch at 507-855-2284. 


LBA golf scrambler coming up Aug. 10

Luverne Basketball Association will host its fourth-annual four-person team golf scrambler Friday, Aug. 10, at the Luverne Country Club.

The event provides fun with family and friends while raising additional funds to support the Luverne Basketball Association.

Cost is $30 per person and includes nine holes of golf, golf cart rental and a meal.

Registration is at 4:30 p.m. for the 5 p.m. shotgun start. The meal and awards ceremony follow the event.

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