Fall

Grant recipients for 2016 from the Luverne Area Community Foundation attended a year-end ceremony Monday night in Sterling’s, where LACF donors and supporters were also recognized. Grant recipients are front row, from left: Tyler Decesare (Boy Scouts Troop #0032), Betty Mann (Rock County Historical Society), Marie Atkinson-Smeins (Luverne Public Schools), Heidi Sehr (Blue Mound Area Theatre), second row: Debbie Mitchell (Discovery Time Pre-school), Janine Papik (Luverne Street Music), Tammy Johnson (City of
The Luverne Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce its Fall 2016 grant awards in the amount of $31,362.  Health Care Grants •Good Samaritan Mary Jane Brown Home, Parkinson’s Support Group, $2,500 •Sanford Luverne, support for new ambulance garage structure, $20,000. Community General Fund...
A missing turkey, a family of nine children and an ornery grandpa come together next week for Luverne High School’s annual fall play performance. Curtains open for “The Case of the Missing Gobbler” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5, in the high school auditorium. Sharon Boltjes returns...
Trees in Luverne and Rock County are sporting their fall colors as the summer season changes to fall. This photograph was taken Oct. 13 at the intersection of Lincoln and Estey streets, facing west toward Highway 75.   Also pictured are images from the Veterans Pond area in Luverne, shared by...
George Bonnema
I regret admitting that summer is over. So now we prepare for what autumn means for gardeners. First of all, fall is the perfect time for planting. The extreme heat of summer is past but the ground remains warm, thus stimulating root growth and development. If you want to move or plant perennials,...
Rick Peterson
Wow, where did the summer go? Officially it’s still summer, at least until Sept. 22. There are all kinds of signs that fall is just around the corner, though. For me the start of the football season is the most obvious sign the summer is in its last chapter. Shorter days and cooler temps are...
Jason Berghorst
Like me, you felt it this past Friday and Saturday. Some of you, like me, were energized by it and liked the feeling. Others of you dreaded it. But we all noticed it. The change of seasons was in the air last weekend. Temperatures in the sixties during the day and low fifties at night felt...
Minnesota’s regular waterfowl season will open on Saturday, Sept. 24, with similar bag limits and season dates that were in place last year, according to Steve Cordts, DNR waterfowl specialist. 
“All signs point to this being a great year for duck and goose hunting,” he said. “Many hunters look...
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