Community Events


Blue Mound Quilters will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, at the Rock County Community Library. Program: Learn to make iron carrier.  Call Dianne at 507-530-3307 with questions.

Springwater Township Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, at the new townhall.

Beaver Creek Township Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, in the township hall in Beaver Creek. Call 507-755-6107 for info.

Rose Dell Township Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, in the township hall. 605-595-3258.

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.


KFC free throw contest Sunday, Jan. 27

St. Catherine’s Knights of Columbus will sponsor boys’ and girls’ free throw championships from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, in the Luverne Cardinal Gym. The free event is open to boys and girls ages 9-14 (as of 1-1-19). Register at the door 15 minutes before the event. Call Mike at 605-864-1148 with questions. Make-up date is Feb. 10.


Pub Theology hosts SDSU Coach Stiegelmeier Feb. 4

The group “Pub Theology” will host guest speaker SDSU Coach John Stiegelmeier Monday, Feb. 4, at Take 16 Brewery banquet room beginning with a 6:30 social, with the presentation “Faith and Football” at 7 p.m. Call Don Dinger at 507-993-1747 or Cary Radisewitz at 507-227-0466 to reserve a “free” ticket.


‘Get Hooked Ice Fishing Derby’ set for Feb. 9

The “Get Hooked Ice Fishing Derby” is planned for 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at The Lake in Luverne. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with concessions available from 11 a.m. by Boy Scouts Troop #32. Cost is $15 for adults (two for $25) and $10 for youth (two for $15). Prizes will be awarded, and free rods and reels will be given to youth until gone. Temporary and permanent ice houses are allowed. Weather date is Feb. 16. Call the Chamber at 283-4061 with questions.


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. 11. Call the library, 449-5040, to make an appointment. Appointments are required. Evening appointments are also available.

The service is free through April 15 for any private individual with a simple tax format. It’s not for commercial, farming or investment taxes.


Community Ed

Contact Luverne Community Education at or 507-283-4724.

Luverne School students in grades 8 and older -- register now for Student Driver Education class with the payment of $335.  Class begins February 4.   Out-of-district students may register for open spots on Jan. 28.

Mike Frisch School of Fish will teach anglers grades 3 and older about ice fishing on Feb. 2. For $30 each child leaves ready to fish with a new rod and reel with tackle. Each child can invite one adult at no extra cost.

Track Those Creatures on Jan. 24 is for children ages 5 through grade 3 who want to learn how to identify animal tracks around their yards. Fee is $5.

Snowballs and Snowmen Kids in the Kitchen class for students grades K-6 will be Jan. 28.  Fee is $18.

Pottery Wheel Throwing, a basic intro class, will be four Mondays beginning Feb. 4. Fee is $40, plus a $10 material fee.

Register for summer K-12 T-ball, Baseball, Softball by March 29. After that the fee will be $50 higher and registrations are accepted only if there are openings

Softball Pitching Camp for grades 3-8 will be four Tuesdays, beginning Feb. 5. Fee is $20.

Pottery Wheel Throwing introductory class will be offered four Mondays beginning Feb. 4. Fee is $40 plus a $10 materials fee.

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