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The rough driving lanes on North Highway 75 in Luverne will get emergency repairs by the end of July, according to Minnesota Department of Transportation officials who met with local leaders July 2. They’re being called emergency repairs because they’ll carry the road surface over until it’s...
Emergency repairs will take place this spring to reopen the County Road 1 bridge in southeast Rock County to semitrailer traffic. Ice flow damaged the bridge’s wood pilings, causing the bridge deck to sag. On April 9, traffic was restricted to one lane and no more than 20,000 pounds.
Emergency repairs will be made to the bridge along County Road 1 in southeast Rock County. Ice flow this spring damaged the bridge’s wood pilings, allowing a three-inch sag to develop on the bridge deck. Repairs are estimated at $52,500. Since state officials deemed the repairs as an emergency, the...
This summer MnDOT crews will conduct emergency mill and overlay repairs to Highway 75 this summer.
Highway 75 in Luverne is falling apart, and it will likely require a structural rebuild to bring it up to acceptable standards. That was the general consensus at a meeting of local leaders and state transportation officials Tuesday, but funding isn’t available to do it. In fact a Band-Aid “milling...
City crews pull snow and slush from the alley off Cedar Street Monday. They put in extra hours to clear storm gutters and streets to make room for heavy rain — and possible flooding — forecast for later this week.
Local public works officials took advantage of Monday’s thawing temperatures to catch up with snow removal and prepare for possible flooding. “We spent all day clearing storm gutters to get ready for the two inches of rain we’re supposed to get,” Luverne public works employee Matt McClure said...
When a livestock carrier is involved in an accident, cattle and pigs are often among the victims — and they can also cause additional crashes if they wander from the scene. Emergency responders are trained to help humans at a crash scene, and there’s often confusion about how to handle the affected...
The Rock County emergency officials now have the ability to send local messages to everyone’s cell phone. Sheriff Evan Verbrugge and Emergency Management Director Kyle Oldre are now certified to use the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System or IPAWS. “As long as you don’t deactivate it off...
Emergency loans at an annual interest rate of 3.5 percent are currently available to eligible family farmers in Rock County as a result of a recently issued FSA Administrator’s Physical Loss Notification. This approval is limited to applicants who suffered physical losses caused by high winds,...
Operators of the 114th Fighter Wing South Dakota Air National Guard Emergency Management office brought their Mobile Emergency Operations office brought their Mobile Emergency Operations Center (MEOC) to Luverne Monday for a demonstration.
Area fire departments and emergency response officials recently learned about a high-tech resource that’s available to them, should disaster strike. Operators of the 114th Fighter Wing South Dakota Air National Guard Emergency Management office brought their Mobile Emergency Operations Center (MEOC...
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