July

Mary Herr "All Smiles After Bison Buggy Ride"
The first round of 2019 Prairie Photo Contest judging is complete, and the Luverne Area Chamber announced winners Friday. “I can honestly tell you that they had a very hard time,” Chamber Director Jane Wildung Lanphere said about judges for the May-June contest. Winners in the Animals category are...
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...
After 57 years, some things never change. But that’s not the case with Luverne’s Hot Dog Night. The annual mid-summer event began as a way for merchants to thank their customers with free hot dogs and juice. While that’s still the goal today, the event has changed and grown considerably since the...
10 years ago (2009) •Detour signs went up Monday, and the bridge was closed Wednesday, diverting Luverne’s East Main Street traffic to other routes over the Rock River. Contractors began at 5 a.m. Wednesday pouring concrete for the bridge deck in the eastbound lane. A two-inch bridge deck surface...
Bistro menu Monday, July 8: Chicken chow mein over rice and chow mein noodles, broccoli, mandarin oranges, cookie. Program: 8:30 a.m. Quilting; 9 a.m. Bone Builders; 1 p.m. Pinochle. Tuesday, July 9: Meatloaf with ketchup, buttered boiled potatoes, stewed tomatoes, bread, apricots. Program: Half-...
July 22 •Complainant reported hearing two possible gunshots coming from his backyard where the apartments are in Beaver Creek. Complainant then reported that he may or may not have confronted an individual about the sounds in the apartment lawn. When dispatch further questioned complainant, he said...
Meetings Blue Mound Quilters will meet from 5-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1. Bring your own project, snacks to share and show-and-tell projects and ideas for next year. Homeschool informational meeting is at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 3, in the Rock County Library basement. Call Shawna, 507-227-5970, with...
Dispatch report July 15 •Complainant requested we check location for subject with felony warrants and possible stolen silver or gray Nissan Titan with dealer plates. Stolen vehicle was recovered and towed to impound by G&S. Notified South Dakota authorities. •Complainant reported he was...
George Bonnema
Today my flower gardens are absolutely glorious! This is the color I envision and plan for all through the cold, dark days of winter ... so enjoy every moment while it lasts. If you are feeding your planters, they should be at their peak of color now. If you have one or two plants that seem to be...
First Baptist Church of Luverne hosted its Vacation Bible School the week of July 18 under the theme, “Ocean Commotion.” Organizers said everyone had a “boatload” of fun learning about Noah and the great flood from the book of Genesis. Through songs, games, crafts and Bible time, children were...

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