December

Discovery Time Teacher Debbie Mitchell lifts a new wooden chair out of the box as her students eagerly help move the chairs into their classroom.
Christmas came a little early for Debbie Mitchell’s Discovery Time Preschool class. For weeks an excited Mitchell prepped her 3- to 5-year old students on the expected arrival of 24 brand new oak chairs. “They are so beautiful,” Mitchell said. “They will outlast me.” With a life expectancy of 35 to...
A holiday open house Wednesday, Dec. 14, at Blue Mound Tower in downtown Luverne allowed the public to view new carpet and freshly painted walls.A look over the sixth-floor balcony provides a birds-eye view of the new carpet, paint and furnishings in the Blue Mound Tower atrium and other public areas.
Blue Mound Tower opened its doors last week for a holiday open house that also revealed its new inside look to the public. Changes in carpet, new paint on the walls and updated furnishings were approved by the Luverne Housing and Redevelopment Authority Board of Directors and selected by director...
W & N Construction of Luverne peels apart the metal quonsets of the former Mert’s Machine & Repair shop on Hatting Street late Monday afternoon. Business owner Mert Kracht moved his business to a new building in Luverne’s Industrial Park. The city of Luverne purchased Kracht's property and...
The sisth-grade woodwinds contribute to "Good King Qwnceslas."
Luverne Fifth-Grade, Middle School and High School bands performed their winter concert Thursday, Dec. 15, in the high school gym. Counting all students at all the band levels, roughly 230 musicians contributed to the event. Admission was a donation(money or product) to the Rock County Emergency...
Stateline Cemetery Association Annual Meeting will be at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, at the Pizza Ranch in Rock Rapids, Iowa. Call 507-920-2871 with questions. Vienna Township meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Kenneth Community Center. Narcotics Anonymous will meet every...
The Blue Mound Banquet Center in Luverne is for sale, and Sarah DeBeer will continue operating the catering business through the new Teals Grocery bakery and deli. Glen Gust sold his grocery store and gas station to the Teal family, which will officially take over the business next week. Not part...
Monday was Norm Overgaard’s last meeting as one of five directors of the county’s Soil and Water Conservation District. He served as representative for Clinton, Kanaranzi and Magnolia Townships from January 2001 to this past Monday, when the SWCD conducted its regular monthly meeting. Overgaard was...
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on December 21, 1900:   SOME BUILDING OPERATIONS   Improvements on the Farms and in the Villages—A Few of the Many   Some recent improvements in Luverne and vicinity are: Theodore Ahrnett, west of town, barn, 34x40, 16-foot posts; H. B. Bullis,...
Amie Reker, Sherman, South Dakota, graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato, on Dec. 10 with a Master of Science degree in experiential education.
Monday, Dec. 26: Closed. Tuesday, Dec. 27: Hamburger tomato casserole, green beans, pineapple, bread, lemon chiffon dessert. Program: Two-buck Tuesday sponsored by Exchange State Bank Wednesday, Dec. 28: Vegetable beef soup, meat salad sandwich, pea and cheese salad, crackers, bar. Thursday, Dec....

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