July 2019

On Monday Austin Winter (above) scoops debris into the truck as part of a county highway crew that cleaned up fallen trees and other storm debris from the boulevard.
Several storm systems over southwest Minnesota Saturday resulted in severe weather that downed trees, flattened crops and damaged property. Some areas of the county were affected worse than others by the storm, which mustered wind gusts up to 70 mph in some areas. But stories were similar in...
Meetings Town and Country  Garden Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 25, at the Ida Reverts Memorial Hall on the Rock County Fairgrounds. Program topic will be “Why did the Judge choose that one?” Lunch will be at the home of Linda McGinty after the meeting. Rock County homeschool group...
Members of the Blue Ribbon 4-H Club constructed a “Fair Bus” out of a large round bale as their entry in the “scarecrow contest” to promote the Rock County Fair. The fair began Wednesday and activities go through Saturday at the fairgrounds in Luverne. The outside exhibit had ideal weather...
Dispatch report July 12 •Complainant on South Kniss reported a burglary alarm. •Marshall law enforcement reported subject held on Rock County warrant. •Complainant reported a road rage incident at county roads 4 and 17 near Beaver Creek. •Complainant requested a welfare check on East Veterans Drive...
10 years ago (2009) •Luverne School District celebrated the new completion of its tennis courts with an open house and ribbon-cutting on Highway 75 Thursday morning, July 23. Luverne School Foundation chairman Mike Cox performed the official ribbon-cutting, and Luverne High School tennis coach Greg...
Open houses A Pampered Chef bridal shower for Jessica Fick, bride-to-be of Dylan Stokes, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at Take 16, 509 E. Main Street, Luverne.    Card showers Arlene Kooistra will celebrate her 85th birthday on Friday, July 26. Greetings may be sent to her at 413 S....
St. Catherine Catholic Church 203 E. Brown St., Luverne St. Catherine Ph. 283-8502; email: stcatherine@iw.net Friday, July 26: 9:45 a.m. Parkview Rosary. 10 a.m. Mass at Mary Jane Brown Home. Saturday, July 27: 2:30 p.m. Engen/Lenertz Wedding. Sunday, July 28: 8:30 a.m. Mass at St. Catherine. 10:30...
Marty Bonnett (front, left) leads his dad’s horse, Hannah, to Maplewood Cemetery in honor of the late Archie Bonnett Monday. Accompanying Bonnett are Scott Wiertzema (back, left) and Wyatt Fey.
Archie Bonnett received a tribute fitting a horseman Monday morning when his son, Marty, led a four-horse procession to Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne. The riderless horse was Archie’s 22-year-old Appaloosa mare, Hannah, which he raised from a foal. On her back was Archie’s saddle and she led the...
Luverne students traveled to Washington, D.C., July 5-9. Pictured on the steps of the U.S. Capitol are (front, from left) Hunter Gaffaney, Ashton Sandbulte, Ethan Rahm, Kristin Rud, Madee Schmuck, Kayetlin Huiskes, Grace Sandbulte, Hunter Ahrendt, Casey Sehr, Connor Overgaard, Eli Radtke, Tanner Terrio, Mallory Nelson, Kaylee Voorhees, (second row) Kyle Ferguson, Logan Ommen, Ayden Bonnett, Matthew McClure, Kendall Buss, Cheyenne Schutz, Mia Wenzel, Olivia Huisman, Rylee Anderson, Brooklynn Ver Steeg, Tenle
“My favorite part was seeing all the different memorials representing so many major events in our history.” That’s how Luverne High School student Brooklynn Ver Steeg summarized her recent trip to Washington, D.C., July 5 – 9. “Being able to stand in front of these structures and listen to our...
Meetings Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. Call Dianne at 507-530-3307 with questions. Town and Country  Garden Club will meet at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 25, at the Ida Reverts Memorial Hall on the Rock County Fairgrounds....

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