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Sen. Bill Weber, Luverne, receives the Legislator of Distinction in Economic Development award on July 26 in St. Paul from Granite Falls Mayor Dave Smiglewski who is president of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities.
State Sen. Bill Weber was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) July 26 during the Coalition’s three-day summer conference in Mankato for his positive impact on economic development in Greater Minnesota. Sen. Weber, a Republican from Luverne, is serving his second term in...
A crew from Media One Productions spent the day in Luverne Tuesday, July 24, showing at 27 different locations for a promotional video called “Luverne: Luv the Life.” Local talent included in the video are (from left) Gunnar Oldre, Ainslie Robinson (hidden), Dianne Ossenfort, Dar Bailey, Bob Bailey...
The 34th Infantry Division "Red Bull" Band will perform live on stage at the historic Palace Theatre in Luverne on Saturday, Aug. 4, at 6:30 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public, sponsored by the Herreid Military Museum. The band’s mission is to provide music throughout the spectrum of...
Senior Citizens Monday, Aug. 6: Hamburger, oven-browned potatoes, creamed corn, bun, rhubarb sauce. Tuesday, Aug. 7: Taco salad (taco meat, cheese, salsa, shredded lettuce, cut tomato, sour cream), dinner roll, fresh fruit, bar. Half-price day sponsored by Country Cupboards. Wednesday, Aug. 8:...
George and Corrine Bonnema of Luverne are this year’s Farm Family of the Year for Rock County. The couple is active tending to their 1.5 acres of flower and produce gardens on West Warren Street as well as selling their fresh fruits and vegetables at local farmers markets.
Farming in Rock County could be defined by the number of acres under tillage but also as an attitude one takes growing food in America’s breadbasket. George and Corrine Bonnema of Luverne are former greenhouse owners and operators and were recently selected as the 2018 Rock County Farm Family of...
The Luverne Plaza Committee hosted its second community night Thursday, July 19, at the Plaza on Main and McKenzie streets. Local businesses and organizations sponsored various water activities for adults and children to enjoy free of charge. Additional plaza nights are planned for Aug. 2 and Sept...
Bishop David Zellmer, Sioux Falls, ordains and installs Pastor Laura Phillips Tuesday evening in First Palisade Lutheran's sunlit sanctuary filled with parishioners, family, friends and Lutheran mentors
“She could have gone anywhere, but she chose us,” Doreen Rollag said about Pastor Laura Phillips, who was ordained July 17 at Palisade Lutheran Church in western Rock County. “We really love Pastor Laura,” she said. “She’s really a good friend.” Bishop David Zellmer, Sioux Falls, performed the...
Volunteers (from left) Lee Gravel, Anthony Graphenteen, Taylor Graphenteen, Kristel Jandl and Karis DeJong (with her children) work on clearing weedy foliage from the cliff line at the state park earlier this year.
The Friends of the Blue Mounds State Park have been busy over the past 12 months, and they’re eager to talk about their progress with community members. They’ll have a booth at the Rock County Fair this weekend, and they hope to have plenty of visitors. “The goal is to generate interest in the...
Twenty elementary students participated in last week’s art camp at Coffey Contemporary Arts in downtown Luverne. The July 17-19 event taught by Cody Henrichs though Luverne Community Education introduced the budding art students to illustrating and animating cartoon characters.
Comic book heroes received some imaginary revamping last week during the first summer art camp at the new Coffey Contemporary Arts studio and gallery in downtown Luverne. Working through Luverne Community Education, instructor Cody Henrichs filled an art instruction gap at the kindergarten through...
Donna Deutsch, Naidine Aanenson and Gladys Siebenahler have all lived in the same houses on the same block of North Cedar Street in Luverne for 60 years.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average American moves 11 times during his or her lifetime. This has not been the case for three residents on the 1000 block of North Cedar Street in Luverne. Naidine Aanenson, Gladys Siebenahler and Donna Deutsch have all lived in the same homes on the same...

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