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Since taking over the Walleye Wind Farm project last fall, NextEra Energy officials planned a series of meetings to explain the proposed renewable energy project in western Rock County. Pandemic social distancing prevented those meetings, but since December, the company has donated more than $16,...
Luverne Farmers Market vendors greet shoppers Thursday, June 11, in their lot near Redbird Field. To address safety issues they needed hand sanitizers, table sanitizers, paper towels, yellow caution tape, spray chalk, Q-tips to use on the credit card machine and a small table to use as a hand-washing/sanitizing station. "The budget was not planned for implementing new protocals, but we needed items," said Luverne Farmers Market organizer Corrine Bonnema.
Geronimo Energy (Geronimo), a National Grid company, has donated $5,500 to the Luverne Area Community Foundation (LACF), pushing LACF over its fundraising goal of $50,000.        LACF’s fundraising efforts are focused on its Community Crisis Fund, which was established to help non-profit...
Luverne Public School District is among the 75 beneficiaries of an Enel Green Power $1.3 million donation. The district will receive $5,000, with an additional $5,000 to Pipestone Area Public Schools. Enel North America operates Prairie Rose Wind Farm in northern Rock County. “The company’s...
The Luverne Lions Club recently donated $750 to cover tuition for local student Emma Deutsch, 13, to attend Camp Gilbert this summer in Waubay, South Dakota. The camp, located at Camp Nesodak, is for children ages 8 to 18 living with Type 1 diabetes. “We are very grateful,” said Emma’s mom, Sarah...
Skyler Hoiland of The Bluestem restaurant, Luverne, donates an $838 check to Dianne Ossenfort and Janine Papik of Luverne Street Music Tuesday, Feb. 18, in the Carnegie Cultural Center. Hoiland raised the money through a new “Community Cash” menu option at The Bluestem that automatically donates $1...
Tom Von Bische, senior project manager with NextEra Energy (center) presents a $5,000 check to the newly organized Luverne High School robotics team. Pictured are (front, left) students Lola Peterson, Katarina Horn, Lauren Ver Steeg, Solveig Tofteland, Von Bische, Melanie Rittenhouse, Seno...
Bill Stegemann, Blue Mound Area Theatre (BMAT) board member and CenterPoint Energy retiree, presents Jim Juhl, BMAT board president, with a $300 Volunteer Grant check from CenterPoint Energy. Pictured are board members (seated, from left) Deb Aanenson, Bill Stegemann, Jim Juhl, David Vis, (second)...
At their Jan. 8 meeting, the Beaver Creek City Council accepted two significant donations on behalf of the community — a $50,000 grant and the historic bank building.   $50,000 for a splash pad The council accepted a $50,000 grant from the Frank Boon Trust for a community splash pad that was...
Linda Wenzel (left) presents a check to Jennifer Lindsey with the Southwest Crisis Center in Luverne.
Linda Wenzel of Zion Lutheran Church, Hardwick, presents a check for $852 to Jennifer Lindsey of the Rock County Southwest Crisis Center on Sunday, Dec. 8, in Hardwick. Wenzel is treasurer for Hardwick’s Lutheran Women’s Missionary League, which is the auxiliary of the Lutheran Church — Missouri...
Luverne Fire Chief David Van Batavia (left) accepts a $2,500 check from Barry Hager of CenterPoint Energy Tuesday at the fire hall. The donation is part of CenterPoint Energy’s Community Partnership Grant Program that awards funds to local communities for safety-related equipment and projects. In...

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