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The Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener is this weekend, and the 2018 event is shaping up to be the biggest in the event’s eight-year history. According to Rick Peterson, who chairs the local committee planning the event, 450 tickets are spoken for for the Friday night banquet, and the...
The Locals band performance of “The Mistress and the King” on Saturday involves (front, from left) Dean and DJ Luethje, Katie Walgrave, Keith Maine, (back) Shawn Kinsinger, Ryan DeBates and Kenny Rolling.
The Locals band members have been secretive about their upcoming performance, “The Mistress and the King,” set for 8 p.m. Saturday in the Palace Theatre. First of all, it’s not just a concert — although the talented band members do plenty of singing and playing;  it’s what band leader Kenny Rolling...
  Construction workers with Michels Corporation and CenterPoint Energy bury natural gas mains along the east side of South Highway 75 in order to meet industrial natural gas demand south of I-90. The work has created an obstacle course for motorists navigating narrower lanes.
Premium Iowa Pork is finalizing a purchase agreement with Gold ’N Plump on the former IBP packing plant on the west edge of Luverne. As part of that agreement, PIP will acquire an option to buy an additional 28.75 acres of ground currently held by the Luverne Economic Development Authority. The...
School officials indicated no interest in funding a school resource officer with the Rock County Sheriff’s Office. Hills-Beaver Creek voted unanimously at its Sept. 24 meeting to withdraw from further resource officer discussions. “Finances were a factor in the board’s decision,” said H-BC...
The Beaver Creek Golf Course, Drivers Restaurant and Bar and the Beaver Lodge Banquet Hall has been sold to Rick Gourley. The clubhouse restaurant, banquet hall and golf course are on 89 acres of land southeast of Spring Brook Road in Beaver Creek. The facility was planned and built between 1999...
Rock County Commissioners joined the Highway 23 Coalition with a $1,000 membership that begins in January. Coalition secretary and treasurer Aaron Backman spoke with commissioners during their regular meeting Oct. 2 He said Highway 23 is recognized by the state Department of Transportation as a “...
Luverne horticulturalist and volunteer George Bonnema spent a good share of time last week decorating Luverne with fall displays of cornstalks. He wrapped 56 downtown light poles with 25 stalks to each pole, secured with baling twine, and he also planned to decorate the gun club for this weekend's...
Parents, grandparents and children dodged rain and chilly temperatures Thursday afternoon, Oct. 4, at the Fall Fun Time event offered through Luverne Community Education. Thirty-four children, parents and grandparents traveled to Harmony Gardens near Trosky for the event featuring pumpkin painting...
Amid tears, hugs and applause the parishioners of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ellsworth were welcomed to St. Catherine’s Church in Luverne Sunday night during a special Benediction Ceremony. A caravan of 35 cars led by Father Tom Jennings arrived in Luverne from Ellsworth shortly before 6 p.m....

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