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An unmarked 2015 Ford Taurus in the Marshall District has been assigned to State Trooper Kenny Willers who works primarily in Rock and Nobles counties.
The Minnesota State Patrol this week unveiled its new fleet of unmarked squad cars that will assist in targeting distracted driving. In a media event in Golden Valley Monday, Col. Matt Langer of the Minnesota State Patrol shared information about the squads and their mission. He said in 2014,...
Pirate Landon Ahrendt
Luverne Elementary School second- and third-graders presented their fall musical program, “Pirates,” Friday afternoon in the Cardinal Gym. The program, written by John Jacobson and Roger Emerson, was directed by Beth Capistran and Shirlee Gilmore. The songs included “Pirates All Are We,” “Stowaway...
Students from six high schools including Luverne formed a 491-member mass choir Monday for the Big South Conference Choral Festival. The students spent the day working with clinicians Bradley Miller and Joseph Osowski (pictured above with piano accompanist Janine Papik) in preparation of an evening concert.
Hundreds of area high school students gathered in Luverne Monday to learn more about and share their love of choral music. This is the second year for the Big South Conference Choral Festival where six of the 13 schools spent the day at Luverne High School in rehearsals with two visiting clinicians...
Rock County law enforcement, ambulance crews and Luverne Fire Department respond to a crash east of Luverne Nov. 3 on County Road 4.
Two Rock County motorists were involved in a crash Tuesday night on County Road 4 east of Luverne. According to information from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office, the crash was reported at 6:10 p.m. near the intersection of County Road 9, the landfill road. Kaemphet Xaphakdy, 52, of Magnolia was...
Gary Papik is names Luverne Area Chamber outstanding member.
Gary Papik has been named this year’s Outstanding Chamber Member. He was honored at a reception Tuesday night in Sterling’s Café and Grille, downtown Luverne. “I was very surprised and it is really an honor,” Papik said about the Luverne Chamber award. “With all the great people that have been...
For the second time this year, a local business has missed a tax payment resulting in a penalty involving thousands of dollars. Gevo Inc. of Luverne submitted its second half property tax payment to the Rock County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office a day after the Oct. 15 deadline. The $209,740 payment...
Beginning Nov. 5, court users will have the ability to electronically file and serve documents through an online portal. The move to electronic filing and service of case documents — known as eFiling and eService — is part of the Minnesota Judicial Branch’s eCourtMN initiative to replace paper-...
There’s a child care shortage in Luverne and Rock County, and the market is about to get tighter with pending retirements in the home day care market. That’s the message working parents and child care providers are sending to city leaders who on Monday authorized a formal study to measure the local...
“Homecoming” include (front, from left) Leif Tollefson, Augusta Papik, Nathan Kinsinger, Xavier McKenzie, Brianna Kinsinger, Ashlyn Johnson, Brodi Oakley, Christen Kessler, Josie Anderson, Brooke Ver Steeg, (middle row) Hannah Ehlers, Mallory Van Tursch, Xavier Carbonneau, Griffen Jarchow, Britton McKenzie, Parker Carbonneau, Alexa Chesley, Gabi Ferrell, (back row) Mary-Frances Ladd, Jo-Hannah Ladd, Mary Carroll, Jim Harsma, D.J. Luethje, Jonah Louwagie, Mike Petronek, Dean Luethje, Phil Voigt, Scott Wessel
The Green Earth Players community theater group will perform its fall production, “Homecoming, A Christmas Story,” Nov. 13-15 and Nov. 20-22 at the Palace Theatre in Luverne. From the creator of “The Waltons” television series, this family drama involves more than a dozen local children in the cast...

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