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A.C.E. of Southwest Minnesota was recently awarded a $250 grant from the Shopko Foundation to help fund the organization’s 2016 volunteer appreciation meal. Pictured above is Jeanne Vande Hoef from the Luverne Shopko store presenting the check to Norma Brands, Rock County Coordinator for A.C.E.
The Rock County Corn and Soybean Growers Association donated $500 to the Two-Buck Tuesday meal program at the Senior Citizens Center in Luverne on April 29. Pictured are (from left) Lucas Peters, Janice Fick, Helmer Haakenson, Mary Akkerman, and Alan Altman.
Shopko Foundation’s Community Charitable Giving Grant Program recently donated $500 to the Luverne Music Boosters in support of the Winter Carnival. Pictured are (from left) Ryleigh Beers, Paula Jelken, Music Boosters President Jim Jelken, Shopko Manager Linda Lynch, Freddi Stroeh and Kat Siebert....
Guitar Center store manager Jared Bennett (right) and Matthew Summers in sales assemble instruments for Luverne Street Music Wednesday, April 6, at the Carnegie Cultural Center, LSM's new home. Bennett and Summers donated their time and skills to deliver and assemble the Orff instruments, which will be used for a July 18-22 summer music camp using the Orff Schulwerk approach.
The historic Carnegie Cultural Center was filled with resonating tones of mallets on metallic and wooden bars of new instruments that were delivered Wednesday, April 6. Luverne Street Music purchased the instruments — metallophones, xylophones, glockenspiels and other percussion instruments — from...
RapidPass from the American Red Cross allows blood donors to register and answer questions online in order to save time when they arrive to donate blood. Donors can use their computer or smart phone to start the blood donation process from the comfort of their home or office and save time at the...
Bryce Stoltenberg, Master of the Ben Franklin Lodge (center), gives a check for $7,486.36 to TJ Newgard of the Luverne Basketball Association and Karen Willers of Luverne Community Education to help keep costs down for basketball participants. The money is used to pay coaches and to buy equipment,...
Members of Rock County Red Arrow visited Continental Western Group in Luverne Thursday, March 17, to deliver green-frosted shamrock cookies in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. The gesture was also an expression of appreciation for the company’s recent donation of more than $18,000 through employee...
Mark Overgaard of New Vision Coop presents a check to Mary Gehrke of the Rock County Emergency Food Shelf Thursday afternoon, March 10, at the Food Shelf in the basement of the United Methodist Church. New Vision gave $1,000, which was matched by Land ‘O Lakes for another $1,000. Because March is...
The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donations to prevent a shortage this winter. Busy holiday schedules in November and December contributed to about 1,700 fewer blood drives held across the country compared to the two previous months, which has resulted in about 50,000...
Thanks to a private donation to the Lyons, Nebraska, Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department, the city of Hardwick was able to replace its aging rescue unit at a considerable savings. The public was able to get its first look at Hardwick’s new rescue unit Friday night, Aug. 21, at the annual fire department fundraising supper.
Hardwick’s search for a new rescue unit ended last week, thanks in part to a donation by a Lyons, Nebraska, woman. Two years ago, when Lorraine Glissman of Lyons died, her bequest fulfilled the Lyons Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department’s goal to upgrade its existing rescue unit with a new four-...

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