February

Ellen Mae Cinkle, 89, formerly of Luverne, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at the Keystone Senior Living in Prior Lake. A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne. Ellen Pierson was born on July 29,...
Merecie Jo Domagala, 53, Luverne, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, at the Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage. A funeral service was Wednesday, Feb. 1, at Living Rock Church in Luverne. Burial followed at Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne. Merecie Sterrett was born to Timothy and Rita (Rees) Sterrett on Sept....
The public is invited to meet with the United Community Action Partnership staff at one of three forums in Luverne, Hardwick and Hills. The open houses are from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, at the Heartland Express office at 1110 N. Blue Mound Ave. in Luverne, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7...
A come-and-go bridal shower for Hunter Hieronimus, bride-to-be of Derek Petersen, will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 4, at Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne. Guests are asked to bring a favorite recipe.
Senior Citizens Monday, Feb. 6: Hamburger, baked beans, tart cole slaw, bun, pudding. Tuesday, Feb. 7: Pork loin, mashed potatoes, creamed peas, dinner roll, cake. Program: Two-buck Tuesday sponsored by W & N. Wednesday, Feb. 8: Chicken chow mein, rice or chow mein noodles, Japanese vegetables...
10 years ago (2007) •A patriotic “Star Spangled Spectacular” USO-style variety show will be at the Palace Theatre Sunday ... as a part of a series of events that prelude the release of the Ken Burns PBS World War II documentary “The War” in September. Pat Baustian hosts the event as a Bob-Hope-...
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on September 25, 1925:   Dance at the Armory Four hundred seventy-five tickets were sold for the Chinatown ball given Friday evening at the Armory under the auspices of Co. H. 205th infantry M. N. G. It is said to have been the largest attended dance...
Luverne saw significant progress and improvement from the turn of the century through the middle of the 1910s. The reality of the war in Europe spread when citizens in this community bonded together to help their families, friends and former neighbors in Europe. For the most part, the people of...
After observing the planning of his grandmother’s funeral, my (then much younger) son announced that at his funeral  he would like to have his eyes open in the casket.  My (then much younger) daughter announced that she wanted purple placemats at the lunch following her funeral.  I’ve (jokingly)...
For five years Minnesota Public Radio’s Cathy Wurzer (left) discussed living with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) with Bruce Kramer. Together they authored the book, “We Know How This Ends: Living While Dying.” Wurzer will host a discussion about “living and dying well” in an event called The Convenings Feb. 16 in Luverne.
Cathy Wurzer, host of Minnesota Public Radio’s Morning Edition, will bring her message about “living and dying well” to residents and professionals in Luverne. The event, called “The Convenings,” will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Luverne High School auditorium. The Convenings focuses...

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