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The first session of 24-inch steel pipe is installed between Luverne and the Iowa border last month.
Rock County Rural Water began receiving water last week from the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System, becoming the 12th member connected to L&C. The water, which is piped from the Missouri River aquifer, officially arrived in Rock County with the completion of a meter building on the...
More than 300 gallons of unwanted paint were sorted and recycled with the help of students from Southwestern Youth Services of Magnolia Thursday, May 27, at Rock County’s annual household hazardous waste collection at the county’s transfer station east of Luverne. The free-of-charge collection by the Rock County Land Management Office also takes place the first and third Thursdays of each month by appointment.
More than 1,000 gallons of paint and other solvents were properly disposed of Thursday, May 27, during the county’s annual household hazardous waste collection. More than 100 households took advantage of the free disposal that is also offered the first and third Thursdays of each month. The annual...
Blue Mounds State Park officials were happy to announce last week that yet another E. coli scare had been alleviated. In a May 29 email with a subject line “Blue Mounds is bacteria-free!” park manager Chris Ingebretsen announced decontamination efforts were successful. “… sample tests taken...
The Luverne saxophone line correctly positions their new uniform hats during a dress rehearsal Friday, May 29, in front of the high school. Pictured from left are Tatiana Gust, Brooke Feit, Hannah Hoogland and Ryleigh Beers.
When the Luverne High School Marching Band finishes performing in Saturday’s Buffalo Days parade, the 70-member group will leave for a seven-day trip to California and back. On the bus ride to and from Anaheim, the band and color guard students plus chaperones will tour various venues. Highlight of...
The video, "Shattered Dreams," tells the story of how distracted driving forever changed the lives of the Boeve family after Andrea was killed by a distracted driver on June 30, 2014
It’s been almost a year since distracted driver Chris Weber, then of Hills, killed 33-year-old Andrea Boeve, Steen, while she was bicycling along the road near her home. Weber and Boeve’s husband, Matt Boeve, haven’t spoken to each other since the crash, but the two men agreed to be interviewed for...
The former home of Melvin and Annie Reese near Luverne City Park came down last week as part of a Luverne Economic Authority commercial demolition grant program to improve local properties.
Visitors to Luverne City Park will notice a change of scenery on the park’s eastern horizon following recent demolition and cleanup of a nearby property. In March the Luverne Economic Development Authority approved a commercial demolition grant request from the Sterrett family. The LEDA agreed to...
A small crowd gathers under umbrellas Sunday night for the Memorial Day Eve Candlelight Vigil at the Rock County Veterans Memorial.
Despite a soft rain, the annual Memorial Day Eve Candlelight Vigil was observed, fittingly, at the Rock County Memorial Sunday night.  “We debated about the weather, but it just seemed the right place to have a memorial service — right here at the Veterans Memorial,” said Rock County Veterans...
Paul Witte III (far left), Jack Baustian, Zoe Brown, Adam Fodness and Mira Uithoven (not pictured) were chosen to participate in Boys and Girls State as representatives from the Luverne and Hardwick American Legions and Auxiliaries. The students all attend Luverne High School.
Each year Minnesota’s American Legion posts and auxiliaries choose one male and one female to participate in the Legion-sponsored Boys and Girls State. Open to high school juniors, the programs’ primary purpose is to teach how government works, according to the organization’s website. Participants...
City workers and James Misino (center) finish rescuing one of six ducklings that fell into the city’s storm sewer Thursday morning, May 21, on Luverne Main Street.
Thanks to three concerned citizens, nine ducklings are roaming in a safer environment. On Thursday, May 21, Luverne businessmen Bill Weber and Gene Cragoe were working at their respective offices on Cedar and Main streets. “I was talking to someone on the phone … I couldn’t believe it,” Cragoe said...

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