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Rock County Senior Citizens are now known as “Generations” in order to reflect a broader interest of members and lifestyles. Lutheran Social Services, which provides the senior meals in the Luverne dining site, is also updating its name and image to reflect the changing needs of residents it serves...
Local emergency responders were called to the scene of this crash on I-90 in the eastbound lane just east of Luverne Wednesday morning, April 24. The report came in as a car-vs.-semitrailer collision due to the driver of the car suffering a seizure. The Minnesota State Patrol handled the incident,...
Pictured are (from left) Luverne Lion Bill Martin, Luverne Lions Diabetic Camp Scholarship recipient Emma Deutsch and her mother, Sara Deutsch, and Luverne Lions Club President Gordon Mulder.
Each year the Luverne Lions Club provides scholarship funds for summer Lions Diabetes Camp to local children. This year Emma Deutsch, daughter of Sara Deutsch, was selected to attend Camp Gilbert in Waubay, South Dakota. Camp Gilbert provides educational sessions on nutrition, exercise and...
A significant amount of seed planted this year will have been treated with one or more fungicide, insecticide, nematicide or biological seed treatments.  The following are some key precautions and reminders to follow when working with treated seed to help prevent pesticide exposure to handlers, non...
With waterways across the state clearing of ice, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds anxious boaters that wearing a life jacket is a critical safety necessity during the spring “cold water” season. While boaters should always wear a life jacket no matter the water temperature or...
Performing “I’m a Little Teapot” are Discovery Time students (from left) Bryce Johnson, Brielle Churchill, Dominic Kellen and Avonelle Woods.
Fifty-seven students in teacher Debbie Mitchell’s Discovery Time Preschool classes donned capes Friday for their graduation ceremony through the Luverne Community Education program. The 3- to 5-year-olds presented a musical program as part of the ceremonies during which they demonstrated the “...
The Easter egg hunt at Luverne Area Aquatics and Fitness may become an annual activity, based on the enthusiasm generated by the first egg hunt Friday afternoon. “We wanted to find something different to do for the kids during the break,” said pool manager Sam Honerman. Schools were not in session...
Saturday night, when Luverne High School conducts its annual prom, one student’s flowing gown will represent the accomplishment of a personal goal and the guarantee of a one-of-a-kind dress. Lilli Donohue spent the past several months practicing before designing and sewing her own prom dress. “I...
George Bonnema updated Luverne City Council members at their April 16 meeting about plans for a new building for Generations (formerly Rock County Senior Citizens). The group originally planned to preserve the newer portion of the senior building (the kitchen and dining room) and replace the south...
A bike trail in memory of Chris Ashby received support last week from Rock County Commissioners. Gene and Barb Ashby of rural Luverne outlined their proposal April 16 during the commissioners’ regular meeting. Commissioners voted 4-0 to allow staff to engineer and research possible funding sources...

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