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Rock County 4-H kicked off its new programming year with “All About Dogs” Oct. 21, when state 4-H dog show participant Rebecca Austin showed her rat terrier to the four Cloverbud participants. Austin and “Tessa” earned a champion ribbon in the agility jumpers category. The County K-9 4-H Club...
Submitted photo Magnolia school’s original structure was built in 1922.
Class reunions have been a part of Lisa Fischenich’s life even before she graduated from Luverne High School in 1983. Her parents, Dallas and Carol Dohlmann, often gathered with Dallas’ 1960 classmates from Magnolia High School. “I remember growing up going to these,” Fischenich said. Now she also...
Election judge Shirley Harrison monitors 230 voter registration slips during Tuesday’s special school bond referendum vote at the middle-high school. The number represents the number of ballots cast by 11:30 a.m. Polls opened at 10.
Voters in the Luverne School District turned out early to cast ballots for Tuesday’s $23 million bond referendum special election. As of 5 p.m. Monday, 177 absentee ballots were received, according to Rock County Auditor-Treasurer Ashley Kurtz. Last week Kurtz said her staff was busy distributing...
Rock County Veterans Service Officer and manager of the Herreid Military Museum Dave Haugom recently announced that radio talk show host and television commentator Dennis Prager will be the guest speaker at the Veterans Day Banquet Saturday, Nov. 11, in Luverne. His speech will focus on heroism,...
A slick road surface was to blame for a crash in Luverne City Park Monday afternoon, Nov. 6. According to information from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office, 34-year-old Griselda Medina-Chavez, Magnolia, was traveling eastbound on Main Street over the Rock River Bridge when she lost control of her...
Luverne Area Chamber Administrative Assistant Lorna Bryan retired from her position Oct. 27 and returned for a two-hour celebration in her honor Monday night at Sterling’s Café and Grill in downtown Luverne. Chamber representatives are currently interviewing for a new administrative assistant.
Dana Hoffman is a native of Sioux Falls and recently joined the Klosterbuer & Haubrich law firm in Luverne.
Two months into the job as an attorney with Klosterbuer & Haubrich LLP in Luverne, Dana Hoffman has made herself at home. “This is my dream job right now. I knew I wanted a small town feel,” she said. Hoffman grew up in Sioux Falls, graduating from Roosevelt High School in 2006. It was when she...
Prairie Rose Wind Farm employees completed community service projects earlier this month in Hardwick. Wind farm operators, Enel Green Power of North America, sponsored the company-wide event called “Green Up Our Community Week.” Employees Pete Johnson and Chris Bressler spend one day working around...
The Blue Mounds State Park has acquired a new breeding bull with Yellowstone genetics to the herd. “We’ve been trying to acquire Yellowstone genetics for several years and are excited to be able to bring them in,” said park manager Chris Ingebretsen. The 2-year-old bull is a descendent of the...
Minnesota Veterans Home Activities Director Shirley Connor (left) discusses the details of Shirley and Glenn Klingenberg’s entry in the Veterans Home annual Scarecrow Festival with residents Mike Doeden (center) and Bob Tomlinson. The trio took one last look at the 18 scarecrows lining the driveway...

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