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Signs along the June 24 Service Over Self parade route thanked volunteers for their contributions.
More than 125 local youth and adults last week volunteered with “Service Over Self,” sponsored by Rock the Edge youth group. They completed projects such as siding homes, painting, washing windows and landscaping during the weeklong annual mission project. “What an amazing week sharing Christ’s...
Local pilot Rick Wenzel flies over Hardwick's Main Street during the Jubilee Days Parade.
With rain showers occurring most of the morning and early afternoon, the weather turned sunny Saturday afternoon in time for Jubilee Days in Hardwick. The annual celebration featured a community dinner and adult and children’s activities. The parade, however, took center stage, with community...
Last year the Luverne High School Class of 2020 jumped into vehicles after commencement exercises and followed a fire truck through Luverne. On Sunday the LHS Class of 2021 will celebrate in similar style. “Last year was a big hit with many loving it, so the seniors asked to have it again,” said...
Nearly 90 Luverne High School seniors and their families took turns on the stage in the gym over the past week to record their individual graduation moments on camera. Seniors donned their caps and gowns and crossed the stage as their parents announced their names into a microphone and handed over...
Kevin and Logan Peterson wave as fire trucks drive through their neighborhood Sunday in Luverne.
Firefighters and first responders from the Luverne Volunteer Fire Department and Rock County Ambulance formed an eight-vehicle “parade” Sunday afternoon as they drove through each neighborhood with sirens, lights and smiles during the 90-minute ride. The event was intended to brighten everyone’s...
Rick Wenzel of Garretson, South Dakota, kicks off Saturday night’s Hardwick Jubilee Days parade with a flyover in his aerial application plane.
Heat and humidity combined for a steamy Jubilee Days in Hardwick over the weekend. Twenty-five parade entries rolled down Main Street Saturday evening as temperatures slowly dropped into the 80s from highs in the 90s earlier in the day. Among the entries was the 2019 parade marshal Bill Holling,...
Sometimes the best ideas come from friends talking over a cup of coffee. Luverne's first annual tractor ride on Friday, Sept. 2, is a good example. According to Rodger Ossenfort, the Luverne Area Chamber is discussing having a tractor ride next year as part of Luverne's 150th Anniversary...
The Bos Dairy Farm parade entry featured Caleb Bos driving the ATV with Amber Bos and Annie Bos riding with him pulling a baby dairy calf in a trailer.
By nearly all accounts Friendship Days was a success with many events for all ages and interests staged over the weekend. “Although it was a hot weekend, it was very successful,” said Annette Elbers of the local organization Helping Build Communities Stronger. “Thank you to all who came to enjoy...

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