Jasper Sunrise Village will close

For 24 years Jasper Sunrise Village provided assisted and independent living options for area senior citizens.

On Sept. 15 the 25-unit facility will close.

Fifteen current residents at the Village and 17-18 full- and part-time workers were notified July 11 that the facility could no longer financially operate.

Newly sandblasted bricks wait to be included in the Hardwick Memorial Pathway.

Remember loved ones

Twenty-four new bricks were added to the Hardwick Memorial Pathway on Thursday morning, July 16.

Hardwick residents Doug Wessels, Bud Johnson, Alice Hansen and Lorna Bryan spent the morning straightening, organizing and placing new “In Memory Of” stones into the pathway located next to the Veterans Memorial near Hardwick’s Main Street.

Community Calendar July 23, 2020

‘Paws for the Cause’ July 25

Tracy Area Animal Rescue will host the rescheduled “Paws for the Cause” from 5 to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 25, at the Howling Dog Saloon. The event features live music, silent and live auction, “Yappy Hour” specials and more. All activities are outdoors and socially distanced.


Town and Country Garden Club

Luverne City Council approves method for disbursing CARES Act funds to businesses

Luverne City Council members took action at their July 14 meeting to allocate $355,983 in state relief money to local small businesses affected by financial hardship due to the pandemic.

They unanimously approved a resolution to disburse the entire amount to 79 local small businesses identified by the Luverne EDA.

Jason Berghorst

'Teacher reporter' enjoys view — and sports photos — from behind the net

Hi! I’m Jason, a teacher trying to fill in for the summer.”

That’s how I responded to Kevin Kyle, the sports editor of the Pipestone County Star, at Redbird Field Sunday. 

He saw me standing safely behind the net with a notebook under my arm and camera raised, attempting to get quality photos during the Pipestone at Luverne amateur baseball game. 


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