October

Meetings Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. Call 507-530-3307 with questions. Lady Luverne Red Hats will meet at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 13, in St. Catherine’s east parking lot to drive to Pipestone for lunch at Lange’s Café and...
10 years ago (2007) •Prices will soon go up for lots in the industrial park owned by Luverne Economic Development Authority. The LEDA owns a lot and a half lot in the industrial park along the curve of Commerce Drive with a current asking price of $5,000 per acre. LEDA Director Jill Wolf said she’s...
Senior Citizens Monday, Oct. 16: Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, peas, bread, pineapple. Tuesday, Oct. 17:  Honey-mustard chicken breast, baked potato with sour cream, green bean casserole, bread, cake. Two-buck Tuesday sponsored by Grand Stay Hotel & Suites. Wednesday, Oct. 18: Lasagna,...
Dispatch report Sept. 29 •Complainant reported a wallet lost at Magnolia I-90 exit. •Complainant reported silage haulers speeding south from location at County Highway 6. •Complainant reported lights on and a door open to the manager’s office on W. Hatting Street. Sept. 30 •Complainant reported...
Rick Peterson
October is here and as far as I’m concerned, it’s the best time of the year. If you want, you can get a football fix five nights a week at some level. Harvest is underway, cooler days and nights are the norm, and best of all, pheasant season opens this Saturday. With the good, there is always a...
Meetings The Sanford Luverne Pink Ladies will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, at the Blue Mound Room at Sanford Luverne Hospital. Matthew 6 Board of Directors will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, at the Luverne Pizza Ranch. Beaver Creek Township Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9, at the...
Brenda Winter
It’s time for my annual CT scan to confirm that the anal cancer I was treated for a year ago is still gone. I had a simple question. “How much is this scan going to cost?”  My annual deductible has kicked in again, which means the first $10,000 of this year’s post-cancer surveillance spending is on...
Baby Shower A come-and-go baby shower for Nora Jean, daughter of Jed and Deann Matthiesen, will be from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, at Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne.   Bridal Showers   Open Houses Marilyn Swenson will celebrate her 80th birthday with an open house from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday,...
10 years ago (2007) •After three days of hearing testimony for the 2001 Carrie Nelson murder case, a grand jury on Friday indicted Randy Lee Royal Swaney for seven counts of murder. Rock County grand jurors found probable cause to indict 36-year-old Swaney on murder in the first degree involving...
Rick Peterson
If you haven’t bought your ticket to The Rock County Pheasants Forever banquet, time is running out. The 33rd annual banquet is next Thursday night, Oct. 5, at Grand Prairie Events. Note the new location. For years the annual banquet flip-flopped back and forth between Sharkee’s and the Blue Mound...

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