Community Events


MS Support Group will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at Southwest Health and Human Services in Luverne. All persons with MS and their family and friends are invited. Call 283-2069 or 283-2964

Luverne Music Boosters will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, in the Luverne High School Choir Room. All parents of choir and band students are welcome to attend.

Battle Plain Township Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, at the home of Lloyd Prins.

Meditation and Mindfulness Practice will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, in Hilger Commons at 215 N. Cedar Street in Luverne. For more information call Kim at 507-353-0041 or email

Caregiver Support Group will meet from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the Mary Jane Brown Good Samaritan Home.

Narcotics Anonymous will meet every Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. at the Steen Reformed Church. Contact Robert for more information 507-329-2642.

Women’s Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Mondays in the United Methodist Church.

Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Fridays and for basic text study at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the basement of St. Catherine Catholic Rectory, 203 E. Brown St., Luverne. Use east door. For more information call 507-220-0137.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays in the United Methodist Church, Luverne. Call 605-321-4324.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets from 8 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday in Runals Memorial Hall, Edgerton. Call Naomi, 507-215-2956.

Hardwick Goal Seekers meet every Monday in Hardwick City Hall for the purpose of support and encouragement for weight loss journeys. Weigh-in begins at 6 p.m., and the meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. Call Glenda, 449-0568, with questions.


Free food Nov. 16

New Life Celebration Church will host a free food giveaway from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Luverne Senior Citizens Building for those having trouble putting food on the table. Bring bags and boxes. Call 283-4366 with questions.


Guitar quartet at library Nov. 17

The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet will play at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at the Rock County Library in Luverne.

The foursome of Joseph Hagedorn, Maja Radovanlija, Ben Kunkel and Wade Oden will perform a variety of acoustical selections ranging from classical to rock and roll. Their appearance is made possible through the state’s Clean Water, Land & Legacy Amendment.

For more information contact the library at 507-449-5040.


Enjoy community Thanksgiving meal at UMC Wednesday

The community is invited to a Thanksgiving meal at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at the United Methodist Church in Luverne. A freewill donation will be accepted but is not required.


Join De-Light-Ful 5K race Nov. 25 

The 15th Annual De-Light-Ful 5K is planned for 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, starting and ending at the Luverne Armory at 309 South Freeman Avenue. Registration is online at or at 5 p.m. at the armory the day of the race. A post-race party/dance will follow at the armory with the Casey Meussigmann Band. There is no cover charge for the dance.

For more information contact Dave Duffy at or 507-920-3345.


Sign up by Nov. 30 for SHARE; distribution

is Dec. 6 at Armory

The Rock County SHARE program will distribute groceries, clothing and toys to Rock County residents in need from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the Luverne National Guard Armory on South Freeman Avenue. Those wishing to receive from the program must apply by Thursday Nov. 30.

Note: The SHARE program no longer accepts donations of used items. To support SHARE, mail tax-deductible donations to SHARE, P.O. Box 792, Luverne, MN 56156. Call Molly at 507-227-9282.


Christmas boxes collected by Nov. 19

Operation Christmas Child boxes for underprivileged children will be collected by Nov. 19 at the American Reformed Church south entrance.. Donors are encouraged to pay shipping online and track their boxes to a specific country. Go to Call Karen Bosch, 605-413-9676.

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