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Jeff Boltjes
1.) List experiences that will be helpful in fulfilling the position’s duties if you win the Nov. 8 general election. 2.) What do you think are the primary challenges facing your community and how will you lead your school through these challenges? Jeff Boltjes is seeking reelection to the...
David Bullerman
1.) List experiences that will be helpful in fulfilling the position’s duties if you win the Nov. 8 general election. 2.) What do you think are the primary challenges facing your community and how will you lead your school through these challenges?   David Bullerman is seeking reelection to the...
Colleen Deutsch
1.) List experiences that will be helpful in fulfilling the position’s duties if you win the Nov. 8 general election. 2.) What do you think are the primary challenges facing your community and how will you lead your school through these challenges?   Incumbent Luverne School Board member Colleen...
Luverne Street Music Instructor Susan Skattum (center) greets visitors George and Sharon Bonnema to the Carnegie Cultural Center Saturday afternoon for Luverne Street Music's "Grand Open House."
Saturday was a big day for local music lovers and fans of the Carnegie Cultural Center on North Freeman Avenue. Luverne Street Music took over the lease with the city in March for the building, which has been under construction for remodeling since then. The “Grand Open House” was a chance to show...
Rock County Commissioners approved a resolution to conduct a speed/safety study on County Road 4, which borders the north side of Beaver Creek. City officials are requesting that the current 30 mph speed zone be lengthened to reduce traffic noise.
Vehicle noise is a consequence of living near an interstate highway system, and Beaver Creek residents realize the easy access to that roadway has its pitfalls. They didn’t realize more of that traffic would find its way through their city of 294 people in recent months. Beaver Creek Mayor Jamie...
Rock County Commissioners have opted to begin their bi-monthly meetings by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. The practice began Oct. 4 as a suggestion from chairman Jody Reisch. “In light of what is going on in our nation, I sometimes think it’s a forgotten piece of our day,” he said. None of the...
A record number of absentee ballots will be issued in Rock County if the first three weeks of absentee voting is any indication. As of noon Monday, 116 absentee ballots have been issued since the voting option opened Sept. 23, according to Rock County Auditor-Treasurer Ashley Kurtz. Her office has...
Midwest Fire plumber Doug Grimsrud shows students the ins and outs of a 1,000-gallon-per-minute pump system for a fire truck.
Friday, Oct. 7, was National Manufacturing Day, and Luverne’s Midwest Fire opened its doors for tours to celebrate the occasion and hopefully inspire students to choose careers in manufacturing. Tyler LeBrun, manufacturing engineer/production manager at Midwest Fire, said it’s important to connect...
Artist Lois Young selects a bowl to paint, remarking that this will be a new endeavor for her, since she’s accustomed to painting china.
United Methodist Church volunteers will serve their annual soup supper in uniquely painted, handmade pottery bowls on Nov. 4. “Bowls for a Cause” is an effort of the local arts community and creative members of the church to support the local emergency food shelf and the arts, according to Cindy...

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