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Moriah Flanagan and 27 other outstanding Minnesota 4-H youth have been selected as Minnesota 4-H State Ambassadors for 2016-17. Elected through a meticulous selection process by 4-H adults and youth, this year’s group of state ambassadors will serve as spokespeople for the youth development...
More than 300 youth from across Minnesota gathered at the 4-H Building June 8-11 on the Minnesota State Fair grounds in St. Paul to participate in the annual 4-H Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Out loud! (YELLO!) youth leadership conference. Attending from Rock County were Whitney Elbers,...
Noemi Cazares won a cupcake during the Cake Walk.  Cupcakes were donated by Glen's Food Center Bakery.
Rock County Big and Little Buddies enjoyed a Summer Carnival at the home of mentor Carla Van Santen on Saturday, July 16.  If you are interested in becoming a mentor with Rock County Big Buddies please contact program coordinator Lisa J. Nath at 283-9165.
A thunderstorm front hovers in the distance Sunday morning, moving from west to east over Luverne.
Sunday’s almost six-hour weather event is likened to a freight train, according to the National Weather Service. In his 20 years with the Sioux Falls NWS Kyle Weisser said thunderstorms generally flow out of an area after a single event, but Sunday’s storm fronts were stopped due to a more powerful...
Missoula Children’s Theatre facilitators Alice Gittins (left) and Jillian Mauro address the 55 potential performers gathered in Doyle Hall at St. Catherine Church Monday morning. After five days of rehearsals, the group will present “Rumpelstiltskin” Friday evening and Saturday morning at the Palace Theatre in downtown Luverne.
Fifty-five potential villagers, wizards, knights and a band of busy little bees gathered for a two-hour audition Monday morning in Doyle Hall at Saint Catherine Catholic Church for this weekend’s production of “Rumpelstiltskin.” The Missoula Children’s Theatre musical will be performed at 7 p.m....
Luverne is officially a Purple Heart City, thanks to a proclamation by Mayor Pat Baustian at the June 28 City Council meeting. Vietnam veteran Buck Underwood, a Purple Heart recipient, had approached city officials about proclaiming Luverne a Purple Heart City. “Thank you for taking the time to recognize our Purple Heart veterans,” Underwood said at the meeting. “It’s for all the veterans, past and present, who have earned a Purple Heart.” The words of the proclamation are as follows. Be It Proclaimed: Wher
Luverne is officially a Purple Heart City, thanks to a proclamation by Mayor Pat Baustian at the June 28 City Council meeting. Vietnam veteran Buck Underwood, a Purple Heart recipient, had approached city officials about proclaiming Luverne a Purple Heart City. “Thank you for taking the time to...
Derek Valnes (left) and Curt Valnes with Design Craft of Luverne remove flashing from the former Luverne Style Shop’s awning at the corner of Main and Cedar Friday afternoon. The awning will be replaced for the new home of Schomacker Flooring and Appliance opening this fall.
Schomacker Cleaning and Flooring is expanding to the former Luverne Style Shop building in downtown Luverne. The local company plans to open a retail store on the corner of Main and Cedar and will add the sales and service of major household appliances to its offerings. Schomacker Flooring and...
The McKenzie Street house was purchased from Mike Rogers for $35,000 on June 9. It will be demolished later this year.
Luverne City Council members took action at their June 21 meeting to remove two more blighted properties in town. They approved a $51,000 amendment to the 2016 budget to cover the purchase of a house on South McKenzie Street and an abandoned house on North Spring Street. The city bought the...
Pictured in Dresden, Germany, are (from left) Matthew Schmuck, Ashton Krueger, Ryleigh Beers, Lexi Henrichs and Dalton Schoeneman.
Five Luverne High School German students experienced the trip of a lifetime June 20-29. The group, along with LHS German teacher Angie Swenson, traveled to six countries and used three different currencies while in central Europe. “We stepped out of our comfort zone to use our German language...
Luverne’s 54th annual Hot Dog Night celebration is set for Thursday night, July 14, with roughly 15,000 free hot dogs to be served by Luverne Area Chamber members. “This is a great small town event that just keeps getting better every year,” said Chamber Director Jane Wildung Lanphere. Hot dogs...

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