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An undercover investigation released Tuesday by Last Chance for Animals alleges multiple incidents of cruelty and neglect at a Rock County facility that’s part of the fourth largest pork producer in the nation. Hidden-camera video at Christensen Farms, a breed- to-wean facility near Luverne,...
  Energy efficiency improvements may be more affordable than you think with the help of a Minnesota Housing Fix Up loan. Your project might also qualify for rebates from Luverne Municipal Utility’s Bright Energy Solutions® program, bringing the cost down even further. The Fix Up loan program...
  Matthew Van Grootheest, new Pioneer sales professional with Express Ag in Luverne, attended a conference at DuPont Pioneer headquarters in Johnston, Iowa, July 21-23 to learn about Pioneer products and services and to participate in training about crop management and development. The conference...
  Sioux Valley Energy is working through portions of Minnesota this summer converting some areas of underground cable to overhead line. The decision to convert some sections of underground electric cable to overhead is based on accessibility, capacity, cost and longevity. Overhead lines are...
  The League of Minnesota Cities has selected 28 state lawmakers, including Senator Bill Weber, as Legislators of Distinction for 2015. The honor recognizes legislators for specific actions that aided efforts of Minnesota cities during the past year’s legislative session. Legislators of Distinction...
  In June Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law a new buffer initiative to help protect the state’s water resources from erosion and runoff pollution by establishing roughly 110,000 acres of buffer along waterways. “The new law generated a significant amount of interest,” said Arlyn Gehrke of the Rock...
The Historic Hinkly House Museum opened its doors Thursday night for the opening act of its summer music series with a front porch performance by Dolly Talbert and friends. Work has been in progress this summer to replace the roof of the historic home on North Freeman Street in Luverne, but that...
    Construction on U.S. Highway 75 in Luverne is two weeks behind schedule, but Luverne City Administrator John Call said all underground work finished the past week. “Everything that happens now, you’re going to see.” The installation of new water and sewer lines took longer than expected, he...
  The public is invited to join a free guided prairie hike at the Prairie Coteau Scientific and Natural Area (SNA) at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 18.  The two-hour hike will explore a 420-acre dry hill prairie, also known as the highland of the prairies, to learn about the plants and wildlife that make...
  Minnesota youth have from now until Friday, Aug. 14, to apply for one of 18 special deer hunts in October and November. “Youth can hunt in select state parks and other refuge areas with a parent, guardian or mentor during these annual opportunities,” said Mike Kurre, Minnesota Department of...

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