By Lori Ehde

Luverne's 2001 Friend of Education Dolly Talbert retired from music teaching eight years ago, but she's quick to point out she doesn't miss her job.

Keeping tabs on soiled ground

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency continues to investigate contaminated soil that may be polluting Luverne's drinking water.

St. Paul geologists with the environmental firm, DPRA, are in town this week boring several holes in and around the Jubilee Foods parking lot.

Bumper Bowling

A crowd filled Luverne Lanes Friday as it hosted Early Childhood Family Education for a night of Bumper Bowling. the modified version of the game suited the young sportsmen with air-filled tubes lining the alleys. The tubes prevented them from scoring only gutter balls.

The Luverne Area Chamber of Commerce is still looking for float entries for its 2000 Winterfest Parade of Lights.

There are three categories of entries: Business/Industry, Civic/Neighborhood, and Churches. In addition there will be a PeopleÕs Choice winner.

"At about eight o’clock, they all get tired and go looking for a blanket," she said. "They don’t have particular blankets they’re attached to, but they each find a corner of a blanket, and sometimes they share one."


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