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Holiday checklist: Line up a sober ride This holiday season, the Department of Public Safety reminds people not to forget to line up a sober ride, as the Christmas holiday period ranks as the second deadliest for drunk-driving related fatalities compared with other major holidays in Minnesota. On...
The holidays are a happy time of year, but for those who abuse alcohol — and for the loved ones of those who do — it can be a difficult time of year. The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) define binge drinking as a pattern of drinking that brings blood alcohol concentration...
  Minnesota firearms hunters registered 118,599 deer through the second weekend of firearms deer season, up from 104,785 from the same period in 2014, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. “Hunters are seeing more deer this year as we continue to build deer populations across...
Two Rock County motorists were involved in a crash Tuesday night on County Road 4 east of Luverne. According to information from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office, the crash was reported at 6:10 p.m. near the intersection of County Road 9, the landfill road. Kaemphet Xaphakdy, 52, of Magnolia was...
  Crews with Cleveringa Construction have been busy working on the condos at the Barck Avenue and Blue Mound Avenue corner in Luverne. The city of Luverne and Cleveringa Construction signed a development agreement for the construction of two triplexes and one twin home on the lots that the city...
  Luverne School Psychologist Renee Guy and teacher Amanda Fields have co-authored a chapter in a textbook for their peers. The “Handbook of Response to Intervention: The Science and Practice of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support” is meant for an educational audience and retails for $399. “It’s a...
  Students from Southwest Youth Services in Magnolia enjoyed a beautiful fall morning Monday for their annual “Give Back and Make A Difference Day.” Two groups of students with seven boys in each group took to the streets of Luverne Monday to rake leaves at the homes of local senior citizens....
  The Luverne-Adrian FFA Chapter recently attended the 85th National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, at the Kentucky State Fair grounds. Ten chapter members and adviser Dennis Moritz attended from Wednesday, Oct. 27, to Friday, Oct. 30.  Attending were Tanner Baustian, Trey Baustian, Tyler...
  Sanford Luverne Rehabilitation Department partnered with the Loan Closet at A.C.E. of SW MN for a service project at the Senior Center Tuesday, Oct. 20. Pictured are (from left) Tracy Kramer, Brooke VandenHoek, Brynn Ladd and Jobi Colwell. As part of Physical Therapy Month, Sanford staff...
ATLAS of Rock County Director Vicki Altena (right) accepts a check from Mina Iskandr, acting director of Good Samaritan Society in Luverne.
  Through the Social Accountability Grant Program started in 2010, the Good Samaritan Society offers grants up to $10,000 each for start-up or continued support for social accountability projects. These projects must primarily serve individuals in the community and reflect the Christian mission of...

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