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The Luverne community members gathered Friday night at Take 16 on Main Street Luverne to share a picnic box meal, comradery, music and fundraising for Relay for Life, a Rock County event to fight cancer. The evening also featured a fun zone (pictured), trivia contest and a glow run. According to...
Lions of 5M3 members delivered 219 edge tie blankets to the Sanford Castle on Tuesday, May 10. Pictured (from left) are Sanford staff Paula Erck, Carrie Kindrop, Cassidy Pollema, Taylor Muller, Pat Glaubitz, 5M3 District Governor Gordon Mulder, Lion Lois Mulder (both of Luverne), and 5M3 Childhood...
Anglers with fishing questions can find answers on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fishing page (mndnr.gov/Fishing). The page answers questions like: •For which species can I fish? •What kind of bait is legal? •What kind of fish can I keep? It also is a mobile-friendly destination for...
Agricultural producers in Minnesota who have not yet completed their crop acreage reports after planting should make an appointment with their U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) service center before the applicable deadline. “Many USDA programs require producers to file...
Three Rock County organizations recently benefited from mini grants donated by the Lyon County Riverboat Foundation. Betty Mann of the Historical Society (left), Chamber Director Jane Lanphere and Generations President George Bonnema each received a grant from the foundation for use at the Rock...
The Hardwick Jubilee Days parade starts with a fly-over Saturday night by Rick Wenzel of R & R Spraying. As a greeting, parade-goers wave to the pilot. Temperatures were in the high 77s with low humidity, making conditions for the outdoor celebration comfortable. Twenty-six entries registered...
Anyone with a 2022 Minnesota fishing or hunting license can receive a free camouflage Minnesota Twins logo cap thanks to a special Twins ticket offer. The Minnesota DNR Days are back at Twins games this season through a partnership between the Twins and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources...
The recently donated 130-plus nutcrackers include pieces of all sizes, the largest at about 6 feet tall and the smallest at several inches, and Mann said only three are duplicates to the ones in the History Center’s current collection.
It was like Christmas in June for Betty Mann Tuesday evening, June 14, when a pickup load of nutcrackers rolled into the parking lot at the Rock County History Center. “I couldn’t believe it,” she said. In all, she counted 134, all of them German collectibles, plus an assortment of vintage German...
School secretary Diana Ouverson retired last week after 41 years.
Diana Ouverson could have retired 10 years ago, but she liked her job so much she stayed. “I love my job. Period. I love kids. I love people,” Ouverson said Friday, her last day with the Luverne School District. “It’s going to be very difficult leaving.” As Luverne Middle School-High School...
American Legion members Frank Kemper (left) and Veryl Stoffel (right) from Post 636 in Lismore give a box of baseballs to Don Dinger, Luverne Baseball Association president, to be used at the Legion State Tournament July 28 through July 31 in Luverne. Stoffel, father of Luverne Public Works...

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