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Agriculture producers can now make elections and enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs for the 2021 crop year. The signup period opened Tuesday, Oct. 13. These key U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) safety-net programs help producers weather...
For information or to register for these activities call Community Ed at 283-4724. Soccer Morning Fun for ages 5 through grade 4 (as attended during 15-16) will be held four days the week of August 15.  Fee is $16. Register by Aug. 9. Class size limited to 20. Discovery Time Preschool has openings...
A $3,800 donation was given to the BackPack Program from CHS Eastern Farmers’ “Food” fundraiser. Pictured from left are Tom Nelson, Darcy Raddle, Luverne Elementary School Child Guide Lisa Dinger, Carl Gehrke and Josh Hansen.
CHS Eastern Farmers and CHS Nutrition received donations of $31,000 and more than 1,300 pounds of food during the company’s “Harvest for Hunger” campaign during the month of March. In Luverne CHS donated $3,800 to the Luverne Public School’s Backpack Program and $8,589.78 to the Rock County Food...
Heavy dirt-moving equipment builds six basins on 40 to 50 acres of Jason Fick's land west of Luverne along County Road 5 to hold back floodwater and release it slowly during heavy rain events. This photograph was taken Nov. 2.
Jason Fick considers himself a conscientious farmer who takes care of his land. That’s why he was so disappointed when last year’s flooding washed topsoil from his fields into the ditch. Fick said he knew some of his land was vulnerable to erosion, so he’d done some tiling and left some of the...
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