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Luverne High School’s Senior Leadership Group recently met for their last activity, tie-dying T-shirts and socks. Pictured in front are Melissa Tweet (sitting), Jenna Schelhaas, Tayler Hoogeveen, Susan Thompson, Brianna Jonason, (back) Freddi Stroeh, Sam Aanenson, Nicole Kneip and Madi Oye.
During the 2015-16 school year, a group of senior girls began meeting Thursday mornings to grow in their leadership skills. Throughout the fall the group continued to progress, and the ideas of what they wanted to learn grew, according to school social worker Stacy Schepel. Schepel and Amy Cook,...
GNP Company™, the Midwest’s leading chicken producer of the Gold’n Plump® and Just BARE® chicken brands, has been named a 2016 Hunger Hero Food Award recipient by Second Harvest Heartland in a March 31 ceremony at Second Harvest Heartland’s Golden Valley headquarters. The Hunger Hero Award, now in...
The Luverne Cardinal speech team placed second at the March 29 sub-section tournament in Adrian. Team members are (front row, from left) Samantha Ykema, Paul Witte III, Autumn Nath, Megan Rogers, Shelbie Nath, Marisol Hartshorn, (second row) Jonah Louwagie, Sage VerSteeg, Lindsey Roemeling, Jacinda Hustoft, Gunnar Oldre, (third row) Ryleigh Beers, Nicole Hoogland, Brianna Jonas, Alexa Chesley, Hannah Ehlers, Gryphon Norenberg, (fourth row) Melanie Rittenhouse, Hannah Hoogland, Dylan Thorson, Shane Berning,
Twenty-seven Cardinal speech team members participated in sub-section competition in Adrian March 29. They took second place as a team with 21 speakers advancing to final round competitions. Students were competing for spots in this Saturday’s section tournament. In order to qualify, speakers had...
Sharkee's property on South Highway 75 and the adjacent Mert's Repair property on Hatting Street may be combined into a single TIF district.
The Sharkee's property on South Highway 75 and the adjacent Mert’s Repair property on Hatting Street may be combined into a single tax increment financing district to encourage future development. Luverne City Council members took action on this TIF plan during their March 22 meeting. Sharkee’s bar...
This year is the 125th anniversary of Minnesota state parks and the 100th anniversary of America's national parks.
Area photographers of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the upcoming Prairie Photo Contest sponsored by the Luverne Convention and Visitors Bureau. "We're trying to encourage people to get out and enjoy the prairie," said Luverne Chamber Director Jane Wildung Lanphere, who also...
Plans to move two federal service offices to a new location in Luverne has Rock County officials concerned about the impact on area farmers. The Farm Service Agency and Natural Resources Conservation Service lease space in a privately owned building on Gabrielson Road. Rock County’s Land Management...
Lee Christians is the first dispatcher/deputy under a hybrid full-time position arrangement within the Rock County Sheriff’s Office.
County commissioners and union representatives have approved a combined deputy/dispatcher position within the Rock County Sheriff’s Office. The move may save the department as much as $25,000 in annual costs. Last month, County Administrator Kyle Oldre brought the hybrid proposal to the county’s...
Jen Lindsey is Southwest Crisis Center’s new Rock County advocate. She will work full time at the Luverne office’s new location on West Main Street in the American Family Insurance building.
A familiar face recently became the full-time Rock County advocate in Southwest Crisis Center’s Luverne office. Jen (Lass) Lindsey began in the new position early February, moving from answering the center’s crisis line to the office advocate position. Lindsey, a 2002 Luverne High School graduate,...
Luverne High School’s concert band, concert choir and ninth-grade girls’ choir received superior ratings March 15 at the Minnesota State High School League’s large group music contest in Pipestone. Three judges evaluated each group’s performances out of a possible top score of 40. Superior is the...
Important dates: •March 30: MPP Premium Payment Deduction authorization deadline •March 31: 2015 Small Grains Loans and LDS request deadline •April 1: 2016 Maple Sap Acreage certification deadline •April 15: 2014 and 2015 ARC-Co Payment waiver request deadline. •Ongoing: Continuous CRP sign-up  ...

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