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Births

A boy, Owen H.R., weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces, 19 1/2 inches long, was born to Trey and Jody Van Wyhe, Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Thursday, June 4, 2015. Grandparents are Lori Rentschler and Stan and Deb Van Wyhe, all of Hills. Great-grandparents are Everett and Jeanette Vande Voort, Beaver Creek, and Sally Van Wyhe, Hills.

 

Card showers

 

Meetings

Beaver Creek Township Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 11, at the township hall.

Rock County Thrivent Financial board meeting will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 18, at Pizza Ranch in Luverne.

MS Support Group will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 18, at the Southwest Healtha dn Human Services in Luverne. For details call 283-2069 or 283-2964.

Sound Cascade Sweet Adeline Chorus rehearses at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Prairie Creek, 4400 W. Creekside Dr., Sioux Falls. Call 507-597-6288.

TOPS #698 Luverne (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets for weigh-in at 8 a.m. every Thursday at Pizza Ranch in Luverne. The meeting follows at 8:30 a.m.

Al-Anon meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays in the Buffalo Ridge Meeting Room (lower level) at the Sanford Medical Center in Luverne. Call Stephanie at 449-1246.

Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Fridays in the basement of St. Catherine Catholic Rectory, 203 E. Brown St., Luverne. Use east door. Call Shawn at 507-220-3180.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays in the Rock County Community Library. Call 605-321-4324.

Brandon area Al-Anon meets at 8 p.m. Monday and Thursday evenings and at 11 a.m. Saturdays at 209 Elm Street (behind VFW) in Brandon, S.D. Call 605-215-9947 with questions.

Weight Watchers meets every Monday in First Presbyterian Church, Luverne. Weigh-in is from 5 to 5:30 p.m. and the meeting is from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Call 283-2576 with questions.

 

Grace Lutheran hosts Guest Day June 11

The public is invited to attend Guest Day at Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 11. Laurie Westerbur will present her experiences in the Holy Land.

 

Mullet River Boys perform at Palace June 11

The Mullet River Boys will perform vaudeville and bluegrass-influenced jug band music in concert at the Palace Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 11. Tickets are available at the Carnegie Cultural Center or at the door.

 

Story time hours announced

The 2015 summer reading program, “Read to the Rhythm,” is now underway at the Rock County Community Library in Luverne.

Story and Art for first- through fifth-graders meets from 3-4 p.m. Wednesdays;

Story Hour for ages 4, 5 and kindergartners meets from 10-11 a.m. Thursdays; and

Laptime for children 0-3 with an adult meets from 10:30-11 a.m. Fridays.

 

Veterans town hall meetings and free movie June 13

Veterans Services Officer Dave Haugom will host two town hall meetings for past and present Red Bull soldiers, World War II veterans and guests, and for anyone who served in Iraq or Afghanistan.

The meetings will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m. and from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 13, at the Palace Theatre. The free movie “Memorial Day” will start at 7 p.m., with a social from 6 to 7 p.m. The movie is open to the public; however, the movie is not appropriate for children.

 

‘Concert on the Prairie’ at Interpretive Center June 13

Enjoy a live concert of music of farms, small towns and prairie at the “Concert on the Prairie — Sounds of Strings” with Paul Imhotle at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 13, at the Interpretive Center of the Blue Mounds State Park. The event is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.

 

Food Ministry

The monthly food ministry, sponsored by New Life Celebration Church, will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 18, at the Luverne Senior Center. Come for fresh produce, bread and meat. Children will be asked to wait outside.

 

Luverne Street Music Summer Camp signup due June 20

Luverne Street Music will host summer music camps for all ages. Camp will be held each day July 6-10. Children ages 4-9 will meet in the mornings and ages 10 and older in the afternoon. Singers and instrumentalists are welcome. Camps are led by Mistyn (Iveland) Kozisek and Kelby Robinson and certified music teachers. Call (507) 920-9122 or email k.robinson@mchsi.com by June 20 to reserve a spot. Cost is $40.

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