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Friday, July 29, was Nancy Lange's last day of work in her office at Southwest Health and Human Services on North Blue Mound Avenue.
For 40 years Nancy Lange has been involved with decisions affecting families, sometimes resulting in children being removed from their homes. Friday was her last day as a social worker in Luverne, and she said she looks forward to more tranquil days ahead. “Now maybe I’ll have more energy to do...
Instead of recognizing only the top ten graduating students in the class based on grades, Luverne High School will name students of distinction based on one of three honor designations. “The Top Ten was essentially a competition among classmates that focused on outdoing each other,” said Principal...
Contestants in the Rock County Talent Show performed to a full house at the Palace Theatre Wednesday night, July 27, to kick off the 2016 Rock County Free Fair. The event, which at one time was held at the fairgrounds, attracted nearly 50 participants in more than 20 talent show entries. There were...
Sioux Falls authorities are investigating a weekend shooting that reportedly involved a 28-year-old woman from Luverne. The woman is hospitalized in stable condition after being treated for a gunshot wound in the back of her head. The victim’s name and that of her 48-year-old male passenger had not...
The Hardwick American Legion Arthur Moeller Post 478 received a Director’s Award this summer for sponsoring Knute Oldre for the Boys State Convention in St. Paul in June. Oldre was second runner-up for the Boys State Governor and Lieutenant Governor’s trip to nationals. Out of more than 300 Boys...
Local firefighters had a unique opportunity to train for a house fire in a recently functioning house Monday night on South McKenzie Street in Luverne. The house near the old Laundromat and east of Glen’s Food Center was set on fire and extinguished multiple times in order to allow several teams of...
Daniel Harrington’s photo of an approaching storm across the prairie was selected as the June winner of the Prairie Photo Contest through the Luverne Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Board members with the Luverne Convention and Visitors Bureau took a little extra time deciding the winners of the June Prairie Photo Contest. Chosen were a sunrise photo at Blue Mounds State Park by Debbie Kippen of Blaine and a prairie storm photo by Dan Harrington of Adrian. “The board had a...
Open Class Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion winners from the 2016 Rock County Fair are (front, from left) Nancy Walgrave, Katie Walgrave, Greg Burger, Barb Sandbulte, Bev Rickenbaugh, Maria Rops, Kyle Ferguson, (back) Linda Wenzel, Eric Fick, Marcia Essman, Karon Nagel, Evan Prekker, Andrew Prekker, Megan Sauer and Julia Ferguson. (Not all winners were present for the photograph.)
Following are the results reported for Open Class competition at the 2016 Rock County Fair: •Field Crops: champion, Eric Fick; reserve, Eric Fick. •Vegetables and Fruits: champion, Chloe Schoeneman; reserve, Loren Forrest. •Sewing: champion, Megan Sauer; reserve, Connie Bergman. •Crocheting,...
Lori Sorenson photo
Dave Halverson attended a public hearing Tuesday night to request that the city postpone acquisition of his property, the former Sharkee’s Bar and Grill. Luverne City officials had started the process of eminent domain last fall to demolish the blighted structure on South Highway 75 and to address...
Rock County 4-H’ers and parents gather in the exhibit building Monday afternoon at the fairgrounds in Luverne for the first of two entry days for general non-perishable projects. Entry day for perishable projects was Wednesday.  

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