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Fey Industries employee Lisa Gunnink (right) delivers a box of face shields to Hardwick Fire Department member Joan Kindt in Hardwick.
Fey Industries, Edgerton, is on a mission to distribute personal protective equipment to everyone who needs it on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to filling orders for customers nationwide, the company is donating protective face shields to communities where Fey Industry...
Minnesotans will once again be able to access the majority of driver and vehicle services starting May 19, butoffice visits will look different with changes made to protect the health and safety of customers and staff in light of theCOVID-19 pandemic.        The Minnesota Department of Public...
Three area students are members of the 2020 MSCA All-State Team for achieving a series of milestones established by the Minnesota Speech Coaches Association (MSCA) by their senior year. Nicole Hoogland and Alexa Chesley from Luverne High School and Maritza Beltran from Adrian High School are among...
Dallas Hamm
The Rock County Sheriff’s Office has retained legal counsel through the Minnesota Counties Insurance Trust in defense of a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota.  The suit, filed May 6 in U.S. District Court, names Rock County Sheriff Evan Verbrugge and deputies Dallas...
Releasing the young bluegills into the lake are is John Chambers (left) and watching (from left) Summer Aning, Jeremy Wallenberg (back), Dustin Aning, Emmalee Wallenberg and Danny Aning.
Proceeds from February’s Get Hooked Fishing Derby raffle were used Tuesday morning to stock 725 hybrid bluegills in The Lake west of Luverne. John Chambers (right) with 10,000 Lakes Aquaculture of Osakis delivered the 4- to 6-inch fish to Luverne and placed the young fish into buckets for Dustin...
Grant Binford
Despite high consumer demand for meat in the coronavirus economy, livestock farmers are receiving lower prices for their products than before the pandemic. Meanwhile, four companies — Tyson, JBS, Cargill and National Beef — control 85 percent of U.S. beef processing and are achieving sizeable...
An excavator made quick work of the former wooden elevator at Chandler Feed Co. in Hardwick Thursday afternoon, May 7. According to manager Miles Brown, the small grain storage structure hadn’t been in use recently and its age (estimated to be one of the early structures built at the city’s...
Area high school seniors are graduating on their original commencement dates, but the ceremonies won’t be in gymnasiums or on football fields. Instead graduation events will be conducted remotely as recommended by the Minnesota Department of Education in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19...
Pork processing plants in Sioux Falls and Worthington closed a month ago when coronavirus outbreaks spread among workers. Meanwhile, Premium Iowa Pork has been plugging away at the $30 million overhaul of Luverne’s former Gold’N Plump facility to serve as its latest antibiotic-free pork processing...
The Luverne Dollars for Scholars chapter hit a milestone Monday night during the Luverne High School awards program, which was shared via YouTube. Midway through announcing the list of 68 seniors who received scholarships, chapter president Don Klosterbuer paused to recognize that the program had...

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