News

Fields like this one just west of Luverne need more sunshine and less rain in order for spring planting to resume. So far, local farmers are staying the course with plans for planting full season hybrids.
The 2018 planting season came to a halt again last week when showers returned to southern Minnesota. According to crop progress and conditions reports released Monday, corn planting is 40 percent completed statewide this year, five days behind last year and eight days behind the five-year average....
Luverne’s Take 16 Brewing Company will open its events center next week with a ribbon-cutting and open house May 24. The 140-person capacity room accommodates a variety of gatherings, from bridal showers to graduations. Smaller gatherings are already popular in the tap room, which holds nearly 50...
Antiques and fine arts appraiser Mark Moran stopped at the Rock County Community Library Saturday to meet with local residents about their treasures. A full roster of 40 people had appointments for Moran to appraise everything from Native American artifacts to instruments to paintings. Many items...
Luverne Korean War veterans (from left) Wayne Biever, Lowell Ahrendt, Arnie Stoel and Leon Siebenahler participate in the Midwest Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., Tuesday. Monday night the four were among 82 veterans who attended a banquet as a thank you for their military service.
Four military veterans from Luverne received an all-expense-paid flight and tour of Washington, D.C., Tuesday as part of the Midwest Honor Flight program. Arnie Stoel, Wayne Biever, Lowell Ahrendt, Leon Siebenahler and their guardians left the Sioux Falls airport early Tuesday morning for the...
Rhonna Jarchow (left) and Griselda Medina visit their bankers, Marie Atkinson Smeins and Elise Jarchow during the simulation.
About 90 people received name cards Wednesday night when they came through the doors of Grand Prairie Events in Luverne. The cards carried names of real life families living in poverty, and local participants spent an hour walking in their shoes during a poverty simulation hosted by #Luv1LuvAll. “...
Luverne High School students played a prominent role in last week’s poverty simulation in Grand Prairie Events. Dave Rysdam encouraged his high school economics students to participate in the event for extra credit. As part of the assignment, they wrote short summaries of their reaction to the...
The Rock County Library is hoping to be one of four communities selected for the Blandin Broadband Community’s two-year project for 2018-2020. “The county has high-speed Internet so now what do we do with it,” said library director Calla Jarvie. BBC works with a local steering committee to develop...
Luverne Public Schools will contribute an additional $10,000 toward the boys’ and girls’ hockey program for the next five years. Board members approved the agreement with the Luverne Hockey Club Inc. at their May 10 regular meeting. The agreement is from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2023. Both parties...
Luverne High School’s Class of 2018 spent Friday morning completing various community service projects around Luverne as part of Senior Service Day. Students worked in small groups cleaning, straightening and organizing. For the Luverne Area Chamber, seniors help committee members Annie Opitz (far...

Pages

Comment Here