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Kim Rockman
Luverne’s Kim Rockman is planning to grow a Food Forest near her family’s home on North Blue Mound Avenue. A Food Forest is a public site that provides “free, nutrient-dense food for citizens.” The concept isn’t new, but it’s new to Luverne, and Rockman has been working to get plans in place for a...
Identical twins Knox and Sawyer were born on Sept. 23 and joined their Luverne family on Oct. 17. Their parents are Pastor Jason Cunningham of First Presbyterian Church, and Sanford nurse practitioner Annalisa Cunningham. Their siblings are 15-year-old Carissa, 14-year-old Graham (back left), 12-year-old Pierce (seated on couch) and 6-year-old Colberg.
Twin brothers Knox and Sawyer came into the world the usual way — as “usual” as twin births can be. They spent a few extra weeks in the hospital after their Sept. 23 birthday, but today they’re perfectly healthy baby boys. It was the journey leading up to their arrival that was unusual — and some...
The auction Saturday afternoon at the History Center in Luverne took in roughly $3,000 for the Rock County Historical Society. Items sold included duplicates that the History Center no longer needed, donated items from the past that weren’t suitable for display and extra items donated for the...
Necessary work at the Adrian library includes repairs to the ceiling and walls, flooring, light fixtures, ductwork, plumbing, electrical upgrades and more.
The Adrian Branch Library will soon begin a major renovation, and fundraising is underway to help finance the project. The library, located on Maine Avenue in Adrian, is a branch of the Nobles County Library in Worthington. The Adrian Branch Library serves residents from Adrian and western Nobles...
Farmers are educating the community about safe and humane food production and charitable groups are seeking new ways to raise money for good causes. The two efforts will join forces next month for a “Farm to Table” event to accomplish education and fundraising goals. The Luverne Area Community...
Sage Viessman (left) and Blaik Bork lead the Second Annual Cardinal Dash Friday afternoon around the Luverne School Campus. Fifth-grade teacher Gordie Hansen (far right) monitors the more-than-one-mile course.
Friday’s weather was ideal for the Second Annual Cardinal Dash, but fundraising goals fell short for the Parents Partners in Education event. PPIE will have around $10,000 to support its various events, down from last year’s $12,600 amount. “Overall, everyone seems to enjoy it,” said organizer Anne...
Award recipients at Saturday night’s Hospice Charity Dinner and Auction include (from left) Nate Golla, 2016 Friend of Hospice; Brigitte Wieneke, 2016 Hospice Team Member; and Glenda Schomacker, 2016 Hospice Volunteer. They were presented with unique art pieces designed by Luverne artist Cody Henrichs.
The 18th Annual Hospice Charity Dinner and Auction drew 375 people to the Sanford Luverne Hospice fundraiser Saturday, April 23. The Blue Mound Banquet Center in Luverne accommodated a packed house for the event, which featured a Boston theme. According to Sanford Luverne Hospice volunteer...
Luverne Middle School raised $3,054 during the month of March during its annual Dodge Ball for Heart event that included a high school tournament. The event raised money for the American Heart Association, and Luverne’s contribution was the largest in this district. Middle-schooler Morgan Gonnerman...
Luverne fifth-grader Jocelyn Hart (left) holds the first T-shirt featuring her winning design as announced by Parent Partners in Education President Anne Shelton Friday afternoon in the elementary school gym.
Jocelyn Hart was shocked when her name was called during the Flyover assembly Friday at the Luverne Elementary School. All students and staff gathered in the gymnasium for the school’s monthly S.O.A.R.R. program, a celebration of positive student behavior. The assembly also provided the parent...
For one day a year anyone can don a little Irish heritage during Luverne’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade or take part in two added events. This year’s parade will be March 17, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Anyone can decorate a float, car, wagon or bicycle or dress in costume for the Thursday event,...

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