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The Luverne Carnegie Library was one of 65 public libraries built in Minnesota with funds from Andrew Carnegie and the Carnegie Corporation. It was built on North Freeman Avenue in 1904 and served as the library until the early 1990s. In 1992 it was remodeled and become the Carnegie Cultural Center as we know it today.
After 20 years of occupying space in the Carnegie Cultural Center, the local arts board will terminate its lease at the end of the year. Luverne City Council members took action to terminate the lease as of Dec. 31 at their Oct. 27 meeting when they discussed briefly that the building has more...
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officials liken the operation of a state park to that of a municipality. Finding and maintaining a safe water source in each of the state’s 75 state parks has been a challenge. Kathy Dummer, DNR’s southern region park and trail manager, DNR engineers...
Concrete Creations starts cement work ahead of the wiring and installation for the pedestrian lights on Highway 75 Monday morning.
Work began this week to install the long-awaited pedestrian crossing lights on Highway 75 near Luverne High School. After decades of debate on how to improve pedestrian safety in that area, state and local officials agreed in April to install “rectangular rapid flashing beacons” (RRFBs.) Two...
Kevin and Mary Aaker are buying a two-acre commercial lot from the Luverne Economic Development Authority to expand and relocate their Luverne Body Shop business. At a special meeting Monday morning, the LEDA conducted a public hearing on the lot sale and, hearing no testimony from the public,...
In a joint effort with the Minnesota Geological Survey (MGS), Rock County will soon know where all its residential wells are located and what measures should be taken to protect the water quality of those wells. Rock County entered into an agreement with the University of Minnesota College of...
An Oct. 28 public hearing in Hardwick prompted residents and city leaders to re-examine ordinances and policies designed to promote positive city development. Darin Prins is requesting a city variance to move in a 28-by-15-foot building on his property located at 101 E. First St. (County Road 7)....
Owners involved in Skattum’s Confinement Systems and Superior Buildings Inc. Luverne, announced last week an agreement to sell their businesses. In a letter to customers and friends dated Oct. 20, owners Tom Skattum and Steve Steffl announced both businesses will be sold to Son-D-Farms, Adrian,...

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