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Helping Build Communities Stronger will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, in the Hills American Legion to discuss the June 9-11 Friendship Days.

Lyons club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, at The Pizza Ranch in Luverne. Guests are welcome to attend.

Meditation and Mindfulness Practice,  a new meditation group, will meet at 7-7:45 p.m. every 2nd and 4th Wednesday in the lower level of Hilger Commons at 215 N. Cedar Street in Luverne. For more information call Kim at 507-353-0041 or email

Springwater Township Board will hold their regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at the home of the clerk, Teresa Kramer.

Vienna Township meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Kenneth Community Center.

Narcotics Anonymous will meet every Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. at the Steen Reformed Church. Contact Robert for more information 507-329-2642.

Women’s Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Mondays in the United Methodist Church.

Al-Anon meets from 6:30 to  7:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Buffalo Ridge Meeting Room (lower level) at the Sanford Medical Center in Luverne. Call Stephanie at 507-449-1246.

Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. Fridays and for basic text study at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the basement of St. Catherine Catholic Rectory, 203 E. Brown St., Luverne. Use east door. For more information call 507-220-0137.

Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays in the United Methodist Church, Luverne. Call 605-321-4324.

Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon meet from 8 to 9 p.m. every Tuesday in Runals Memorial Hall, Edgerton. Call Naomi, 507-215-2956, with questions.


Interested in a food-cop? Attend Feb. 23 or March 1 meetings

Kim Rockman, Roni Feit and others are considering opening a food co-op in Luverne to provide food, wellness products, classes and outreach. Public input meetings will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday Feb 23, and from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, both in Hilger Commons, 215 N Cedar in Luverne. The metings will gauge interest in a food co-op and educate the public on food co-ops. Reach Rockman at 507-353-0041 or Feit  at 605-351-3522


Weight restrictions in effect on Rock County roadways

Spring weight and road restrictions are in place on Rock County roadways as of Friday, Feb. 17.

Restrictions will be lifted depending on how the weather affects roadway strength. Drivers should look for updates throughout the spring.

If you have questions please call Rock County Highway Engineer, Mark Sehr, at 507-283-5010.


Hospice Charity Dinner and Auction

The annual Hospice Charity Dinner and Auction  is planned for April 22 at Grand Prairie Events in Luverne. Tickets will go on sale Monday, Feb. 13, at the hospice office at 211 E. Main Street in Luverne and can also be purchased with VISA or Master Card by calling 507-283-1805. 


Story Hour and Laptime at library

Story Hour for ages 4-5 meets from 10 to 11 a.m. every Thursday from Feb. 9 through April 13. It includes stories, songs, crafts and more. Register by calling the Library at 449-5040.

Laptime for ages birth-through 3 with an adult meets from 10:30 to 11 a.m. every Friday from Feb. 10 through April 14. It includes stories, songs, crafts and more. No registration is needed for this free activity.


 ‘Sister Act’ Feb. 24-26 in Rock Rapids

The River Valley Players will perform "Sister Act," the musical, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24 and 25, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Forster Auditorium located in Central Lyon High School, Rock Rapids. Contact Angie at 712-472-3456 for ticket information.


Little Lambs Preschool Recognition

Little Lambs Preschool will have have 35 years of recognition for Christian Education Service at 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, during worship at St. John Lutheran Church. Call 283-2316.


Lyons Club

The Lyons club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, at The Pizza Ranch in Luverne. Guests are welcome to attend.


Family fun reading night Feb. 27

A free family fun reading night will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in the Luverne Elementary School commons. Prizes and snacks will be offered.


Caregiver Support Group Feb. 28

The Caregivers Support Group will meet from 5-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Mary Jane Brown Good Samaritan Society home in the conference room. Anyone dealing with caregiving, or has questions in reference to caregiving and the resources available for their benefit is encouraged to attend.



World Day of Prayer

The World Day of Prayer will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 3, at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church, 203 East Brown Street. Fellowship will follow in the Gathering Space.

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