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July events planned for Saturday

Luverne’s Dave Duffy announced that the three annual events he organizes each July are on for this year.

The July 4 Davis Lake Triathlon will be divided into two races.

The Minnow Race begins at 8:30 a.m. and includes a quarter-mile kayak course, a two-mile bike ride and a 1-mile run.

Mallory Thorson paints between the ladder rungs.

'Service Over Self'

Unbeknownst to incoming Luverne High School senior Rylee Gee and Southwest MN CEO student, the fourth grade valentine box she made from metal led to the creation of a business seven years later.

Gee’s business called “OG Metal Design” was one of 13 showcased Wednesday night, June 17, ending the 2019-20 Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities program.

Town Square work begins

A bulldozer appeared this week on the former Sharkee’s lot signaling work is about to begin on the long-awaited Towne Square Addition.

Luverne developer Don Jahnke announced Monday that financing is in place and construction can start this summer on the three-story apartment building.

David Owens joined the Klosterbuer & Haubrich Law Firm in Luverne in early March, just as the coronavirus pandemic was declared. Three months later he is ready to reassume the duties as the assistant county attorney as the court system begins rescheduling hearings postponed since late March.

Owens joins local firm, is assistant county attorney

Quality of life and community involvement influenced the newest Rock County assistant attorney to step away from a prestigious law firm to join the two-attorney firm of Klosterbuer and Haubrich in Luverne.

Rock County commissioners recently approved David Owens to assist County Attorney Jeff Haubrich. Don Klosterbuer had been filling the position due to a recent vacancy.

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