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Adrian High School will celebrate Homecoming next week, Sept. 26-30. The Homecoming royalty was announced on Monday, and coronation will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in the middle school gym. Candidates for royalty are (front row, from left) Katie Reisdorfer, Ashley Schnoor, Jackie Hokeness,...
10 years ago (2006) •Minnesota West’s initial plans to have a small presence here have grown into an agreement that will make Luverne a medical career training ground. ... For this venture Minnesota West became a partner with the city of Luverne and Sioux Valley Health System. The new training...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on February 20, 1925:   EXHIBIT MAKES CONTRAST IN GOOD HEALTH CONDITIONS   Clever Display at Luverne Rest Room Emphasizes Importance to Children of Proper Kinds of Foods.   County Nurse Florence L. Green has arranged a clever and instructive health...
Matthew Swenson (left) and Robert Somnis take a close look at the Corvette parked on the lawn for Saturday’s Fly-In or Drive-In at the Quentin Aanenson Airport Saturday morning. In the background are inflatables for children to jump in.
Saturday’s Fly-In or Drive-In Pancake Breakfast was deemed a success by event organizers. “Without having an event for seven years, 281 plates is exceeding expectations,” said airport manager Ben Baum. While it was easy to keep track of the pancake plates handed out, counting the number of...
Diane Sherwood, Luverne, places items in the time capsule during a dedication ceremony Friday in the Rock County library.
The 15-year anniversary of the 9-11 terror attact that killed nearly 3,000 people was remembered locally Friday. Diane Sherwood, president of the Remember Rally group, organized a time capsule dedication in the Rock County library to remember those who sacrificed at Ground Zero and to thank and...
Ron Boyenga lost a tie-breaker in the primary election and is now campaigning as a write-in candidate.
Ron Boyenga announced last week that he’ll continue his campaign for re-election to the County Board, despite losing a card draw for a tie in the Aug. 9 primary. Three people filed for election to the District 3 County Board seat — incumbent Boyenga and challengers Greg Burger and Darrel Van...
Setting the 2017 preliminary levy will be a priority for Rock County Commissioners when they meet Sept. 20. For almost a month the commissioners have discussed needs in each of the county departments and are considering budget increases of nearly $500,000, which would require the levy to increase 9...
Rock Veterinary Clinic has sold its Minn-I-Kota building on East Main Street and plans to expand at its South Highway 75 location. On Sept. 28 clinic officials will close the Minn-I-Kota Veterinary Clinic purchased in June 2015 from Dr. Marlen Van Otterloo. Minn-I-Kota focused on pet care, grooming...
Luverne residents will have a voice in future city development by attending a Sept. 26 open house about Luverne’s Comprehensive Plan. The document provides the city leaders with a community vision for the next 20 years, and it’s reviewed and updated every 10 years. The last update was in 2004. “It’...
The Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission recently designated the Luverne Loop and Blue Mounds Trail as “regionally significant.” This means the local trails are eligible for Legacy Grant funds, and local leaders aren’t wasting time applying for those dollars. Luverne Economic...

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