October 2019

Eagle Rock & Yarrow — Kelly Doyle
Judges for the Luverne Area Chamber Convention and Visitor Bureau’s 2019 Prairie Photo Contest recently announced winners for September-October. “It was almost impossible for the judges to decide,” said chamber director Jane Lanphere. “Every photo was wonderful and had value.” Ultimately the...
Forty-three oceangoing vessels are headed from the Netherlands to the East Coast with specialized equipment for Luverne’s former IBP plant. Premium Iowa Pork is investing $30 million to retrofit the 50-year-old facility for pork processing, and the company has developed a preference for certain...
Meetings Generations organizational meeting will be at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at the Generations building on East Lincoln Street in Luverne to discuss the new building and to vote on property acquisition. The meeting is open to anyone interested in joining Generations. People First, Luverne,...
Brenda Winter
It was Grandparents Day at Little Lambs Preschool Tuesday. Grandpa and I woke up early in breathless anticipation of the wonderment to come. I put on my best necklace. Grandpa put on his favorite flannel shirt and off we went to Grandparents Day. To forever remember our first Grandparents Day,...
Dispatch report Oct. 18 •Complainant on S. Kniss Avenue gave deputy drivers license that was left at location. •Subject in Mankato ready for pickup on Rock County warrant. •Complainant on County Road 4, Magnolia, reported driving and signaling misconduct by another driver. •Complainant on 41st...
Card showers Cleo Kjenslee will celebrate his 100th birthday on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Greetings may be sent to him at 100 Dublin Road #2218, Mankato, MN 56001.  
Meetings Sanford Luverne Pink Ladies will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, in the Blue Mound Room. Program will be making rice socks. Call 283-2297 with questions. Women’s Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Mondays in the United Methodist Church. Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Wednesdays...
As I suggested last week, there is a bright side dawning in this dehumanizing time. There is increasing sense in our land, spurred by the political crisis, about what defines and characterizes honorable public service, a free compassionate society and faithful witness to the Good Shepherd. ...
Lori Sorenson
My husband’s parents lost their home in the Sept. 11 flood that sent Split Rock Creek outside its banks, over roads and bridges and straight through their farmyard in northwestern Rock County. My Sept. 19 column spoke of a DNR water rescue and told the story of generosity and gratitude in the face...
Versteeg receives BSU scholarship Cade Versteeg, a freshman majoring in accounting, has been awarded the Ben Miller Scholarship at Bemidji State University...

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