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Luverne’s Dolly Talbert (right) purchases a book from Minnesota author William Kent Krueger and Krueger (inset) inscribes his latest book as a birthday present to Taubert’s son.
William Kent Krueger addressed about 50 people Wednesday afternoon, June 8, at the Rock County Community Library in Luverne. Krueger and his wife, Diane, visited several libraries within the Plum Creek Library System including Adrian. Krueger, a New York Times best-selling author, lives in St. Paul...
Construction costs may impede efforts to keep Rock County ag service agencies under one roof. Costs were projected at over $1 million for the county to construct a facility that would keep the Rock County Land Management Office, Rock County Farm Service Agency and the Natural Resources Conservation...
Several building improvements will greet students when they return to classes at Luverne Public Schools this fall. With almost $500,000 to spend on facilities this year, district officials have made use of about 57 percent of the funds or about $289,000 so far. Included in that amount are recently...
At Sunday night's Farm to Table event (see the page 1 story) the question was posed, “How many of you grew up on a farm?” Nearly half the people in the room put a hand in the air. Considering it was an event hosted in part by corn and soybean growers, this was no surprise. And we're a farming...
This Minnesota Department of Transportation photo shows the buckle in Rock County near the South Dakota border.
Motorists should be alert to the impact hot weather is having on some area highways. "Blowups" of concrete pavement can be very dangerous for motorists. Maintenance crews are keeping busy repairing the broken pavement, especially on portions of Interstate 90.  Other highways prone to buckling are...
Workers complete the intersection at Highway 75 on the north edge of town.
Luverne Loop biking and hiking path received a fresh coat of asphalt last week on Phase 1 of the project.
As temperatures climbed toward 90 degrees Thursday afternoon, area kids on summer vacation took up traditional summertime activities, like swimming in backyard pools and selling lemonade on boulevards. Pictured here, Regan Mehlhaff (left) and Kendra Thorson offer lemonade and cookies for 25 cents,...
Hustoft receives SDSU scholarship Monaya Hustoft, Luverne, will receive the Phillis C. Hanskutt scholarship in visual arts for the upcoming academic year at South Dakota State University in Brookings. Hustoft, a sophomore graphic design major, is the daughter of Shawn Hustoft and Brad Hustoft.  ...
The Luverne High School Class of 1961 celebrated a reunion during Buffalo Days on June 4 at The Bluestem in Luverne. Pictured are (front row, from left) Alice Schmidt, Jerilyn Britz, Alice Henningsen Phillips, Emily Davis Walgrave, Linda Remme Jones, (second row) Tom Serie, Bill Miller, Mary Oeding...
H-BC High School Honor Roll   Quarter 4 A Honor Roll Seniors: Tessa Klarenbeek, Trevor Paulsen, Thea Richards. Juniors: Alyssa Allen, Riley Boese, Isaiah Vis. Sophomores: Trenton Bass, Grace Holthaus, Angela Martinyuk, Olivia Richards, Kourtney Rozeboom, Paige Tilstra, Jacob Wingert. Freshmen:...

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