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Several home day care groups took advantage of sunny weather Friday to have a picnic in the Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom at Luverne Elementary School.
The Outdoor Classroom, built in 2014 with support from grants and community donations, is designed for preschoolers to learn by discovery and exploration.
Josie Scholten
The Minnesota State Fair opens today (Aug. 24) and runs until Labor Day in Falcon Heights. Rock County 4-H will be well-represented at the annual event with 38 livestock exhibitors, 29 general project exhibitors and three state ambassadors. Livestock exhibitors moved into the State Fair Aug. 23 and...
Linda McGinty (left) and Doreen Nicolaus team up for Luverne Community Education’s first jigsaw puzzle tournament Wednesday morning, Aug. 9, in the Early Childhood Family Education parent room.
Young and old met Wednesday morning, Aug. 9, for the first jigsaw puzzle competition offered through Luverne Community Education. Luverne’s Jacki Johnson organized the tabletop event after reading about a similar tournament conducted by the Rushmore Booster Club. She also hosted for personal...
              Luverne will be the site of trū Shrimp’s first $50 million production facility, according to a company announcement Tuesday.   The Luverne Bay Harbor, as it will be called, will be built in the industrial park west of Papik Motors along I-90. The city of Luverne offered 30 acres (what...
According to the Centers for Disease Control, one in four people with prescription opioids struggles with addiction. To curb this epidemic of opioid addition, the CDC released new guidelines for the prescription of opioids for chronic pain, urging health care providers to reduce the use of opioids...
Important dates: •May 1: 2017 NAP ornamental nursery sales deadline. •May 15: Final RMA small grain planting date; CRP primary nesting and brood rearing season begins. •May 29: FSA office closed for Memorial Day. •May 31: 2016 corn and soybean loan and LDP request deadline; 2017 ornamental nursery...
Friday marks the last day of work at the Rock County Law Enforcement Center in Luverne for Terri Ebert, who retires after 33 years of working in communications.
After 33 years with the Rock County Sheriff’s Office, dispatcher Terri Ebert is a walking encyclopedia of sorts in terms of whom and what she knows. In her career she has answered hundreds of emergency calls, typed thousands of pages for reports, processed dozens of prisoners, and worked with a...
Luverne High School Class of 1976 celebrated its 40th class reunion this past weekend in conjunction with Luverne's Buffalo Days celebration. Pictured in the front row (from left) are Deone Perkins Hemme, Aryln Sneller, Bill Ripley, Bob Vrtacnik, Sharon Remme Miller, Pat Teclaw, Nancy McGuire...
The old water tower in the center of town is about to get a cleaning, safety check and new paint, according to action at the April 12 City Council meeting. The council approved an agreement with DGR Engineering to provide services for upcoming work on the city's water tower on Highway 75. The...

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