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Carol Ceynowa’s “Christmas in the Forest” is set up in the window of the Hinkly House library.
Luverne's Hinkly House Victorian period home is decorated for this weekend's Winterfest Celebration with an eye toward childish imagination. Luverne artist Carol Ceynowa has taken up needle felt art, and the Hinkly House rooms are filled with her whimsical miniature creations. From fuzzy cats and...
Jessica Mulvihill digs out her car on East Park Monday afternoon. She was on her was to the grocery store to buy ingredients for chicken soup.
A major winter storm system moved slowly through the upper Midwest early this week, dumping more than eight inches of snow on Rock County and the tri-state area. Accumulations prompted school closings Monday and Tuesday and made for a busy stretch of work for public workers in transportation and...
Parker Gehrke
Ten Minnesota youth had the opportunity to participate in a special youth hunt Saturday and Sunday in the Blue Mounds State Park. “Youth can hunt in select state parks and other refuge areas with a parent, guardian or mentor during these annual opportunities,” said Mike Kurre, Minnesota Department...
Eleven participants of varying experience attended the first “Pies, Pies, Pies!” class taught by Brenda Johnson (standing left) through Luverne Community Education.
Homemade pumpkin and apple pies will grace the tables of 11 area residents, thanks to a Luverne woman sharing her pie baking secrets for the first time. On Nov. 17 Brenda Johnson instructed a Community Education class creating their own pumpkin and apple pies with a special twist on the pumpkin pie...
A motorist east of Luverne on County Road 4 wasn't so appreciative of the winter white stuff on Friday afternoon.
The first snow of the holiday season arrived Friday, Nov. 20, and children in the area enjoyed playing in the snow.
Barb Berghorst (left) receives a certificate of achievement from Luverne Mayor Pat Baustian.
For the 20th consecutive year, the city of Luverne has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. At their Nov. 10 meeting, Luverne City Council members formally recognized city finance director Barb Berghorst for her efforts in qualifying the city for the award...
Brad Bergman
Luverne's Brad Bergman has been hired as the general manager of Skattum Confinement and Superior Buildings. Bergman studied business management at Southeast Technical Institute, Sioux Falls, and has more than 10 years of experience as a contractor with his business, Contracting Consultants Inc....
Luverne native David Beimers, PhD, presents Nancy Lange of Southwest Health and Human Services with the Social Work Alumna of the Year award. Beimers is an associate professor in social work and is chair of the Department of Social Work at MSU. Lange graduated from Mankato State College in 1976 with a double major in social work and corrections. She currently works in Rock County as a social service supervisor in children’s services with Southwest Health and Human Services.
The Department of Social Work at Minnesota State University, Mankato, awarded Nancy Lange of Southwest Health and Human Services with its Social Work Alumna of the Year award. Lange received the award Nov. 6 at the MSU Social Work Honors Day event. Lange graduated from Mankato State College in 1976...
The Luverne Rotary Club, CHS-Eastern Farmers and the family of the late Janice Kass are the newest participants in Rock County’s Adopt A Highway program this fall. Janice Kass was the mother of Cheryl Hartman, rural Luverne.
Janice Kass’ name is written on the newest Adopt A Highway sign erected in Rock County. Its location along North Blue Mound Avenue is in remembrance of Kass, who was someone who appreciated the outdoors and the spectacular views afforded by the Blue Mounds over the city of Luverne. When the mile...
Rock County residents are known for their generosity, and Christmas is the time of year when that spirit shines, according to Luverne volunteer Molly Golla. Golla has been volunteering with SHARE (Sharing Hearts Are Reaching Everyone) for over 12 years and she said she’s always impressed by local...

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