May

Dispatch report May 31 •Complainant on Freeman Street reported two people acting suspiciously. •A deputy was out with ATV near Luverne. •Complainant reported a pickup parked on North Cedar Street for a week. •Deputy received a complaint of a white pickup abandoned at 91st Street and 10th Avenue...
Dispatch report May 24 •Complainant reported a hit and run westbound on Interstate 90 near Magnolia. •Complainant reported cows in ditch on County Road 17 near Beaver Creek. •Complainant requested gas voucher. •Erratic driver reported at location westbound on Interstate 90, mile marker 11. •...
Malfunction within a trailer’s brake system was the possible cause of a fire inside a toy hauler RV Thursday afternoon, May 30, on South Highway 75 in Luverne. The Luverne Fire Department was called to the scene near the intersection of Koehn Avenue and Highway 75. The call came shortly before 5 p....
The Luverne High School baseball team won one game and lost one game in the Section 3A tournament this week. The Cardinals defeated Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 9-0 May 28 before falling to Paynesville 5-0 June 1. The loss moved LHS to the elimination bracket of the tournament. The Cards faced...
Brenda Winter
Day 78 Dear Diary, We awoke again this morning to the sound of rain pattering against the bedroom window and the neighbor hammering away at his ark. We believe building an ark is a bit of an overreaction to a weather pattern, but we are willing to admit this rain is driving us all toward madness....
Dispatch report May 17 •Complainant reported cattle out at 110th Avenue and 11th Street near Steen. •A welfare check was conducted near Steen with child on the line. •A follow-up was conducted near Beaver Creek. •Complainant reported an alarm on Luverne Street. •Complainant requested vehicle from...
10 years ago (2009) •A first-ever Memorial Candlelight Vigil unfolded Sunday night in pristine weather on the Rock County Courthouse lawn. It was a last-minute idea that attracted a modest crowd for a poignant ceremony at sundown. About 100 people gathered by candlelight around the stately Rock...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on April 10, 1958.   Phone Subscribers Will Get Call Explaining Dial System          Starting Monday, April 14, Northwestern Bell Telephone Company will start calling all Luverne telephone customers, according to N. C. Johnson, local manager...
Farm operators in many portions of the Midwest, including parts of southern Minnesota, northern Iowa, and eastern South Dakota will likely not be able to plant a portion of their 2019 corn and soybeans crops by the crop insurance “final planting dates” for their area. Those farmers have been...
Participants were encouraged to enjoy The Loop by riding bikes, walking or accepting a special opportunity to ride on chauffeured golf carts. A children’s scavenger hunt encouraged about 120 kids to dismount their bikes and enjoy three of the pocket parks and nature areas located along The Loop.
After months of rain, snow and gray skies, the Luverne Area Chamber organized a “Bike, Walk, Ride” event for Thursday, May 16, on The Loop bike trail with a fundraiser pork loin sandwich meal at The Lake. The event was deemed a success when rain showers stayed away. According to chamber director...

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