•Feb. 15: FSA Office closed for Presidents Day
•Feb. 26: CRP General sign-up deadline
•March 15: 2016 NAP Pasture and Spring-seeded Annual Crops sales deadline
•March 30: MPP Premium Payment Deduction authorization deadline
•March 31: 2015 Small Grains Loans and LDS request...
Luverne-Adrian FFA news
Four members of the Luverne-Adrian FFA participated in the Sioux Empire General Livestock Judging contest Saturday, Jan. 30.
Participants were Dylan Mente, Trevor Mente, Payton Fick and Tyler Reisdorfer.
The team placed fifth overall and Dylan placed 10th individually.
Springwater Township Board will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the home of clerk Teresa Kramer.
American Legion Post #123 and Auxiliary will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, in the Post Home.
Lady Luverne Red Hats will meet at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, for lunch and at 2 p....
The Luverne Area Community Foundation issued its final grant gifts of 2015 in the amount of $34,168 for projects in the communities of Rock County.
General Fund Grants totaled $8,451 to the following organizations:
•Atlas of Rock County - $2,000 for purchase of a moving trailer.
•Big Buddies of...
Luverne native Jim Brandenburg was the keynote speaker during the Thursday, Jan. 28, luncheon at the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s 149th Annual Convention.
Brandenburg traveled the globe for over three decades as a photographer with National Geographic Magazine and he has done assignment work...
Staff writers at the Rock County Star Herald received three state awards in the Better Newspaper Contest of the 149th annual convention of the Minnesota Newspaper Association last week in the Twin Cities.
Reporter Mavis Fodness and Editor Lori Sorenson were honored during the Thursday night, Jan....
The eight seniors earned nominations from the teachers and staff at AHS in recognition of each student’s positive leadership in the classroom, school activities and community during their years at AHS.
Snow Week continues the rest of this week with dress-up day themes, the annual dodge ball...
Southwestern Minnesota farmland values decline 8 percent in 2015
Rock County bucks trend with average increase of more than 19 percent
Farmland values in 14 southwestern Minnesota counties had been steadily increasing until 2014, according to an annual survey of farmland sales.
The survey reports...
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•The Luverne Planning Commission is recommending the city allow Dingmann Funeral Home on Fledging Field. …
The Luverne City Council has the final vote on the permit, and the Planning Commission will approve specific conditions for the construction at another meeting.
Monday, Feb. 8: Hamburger, baked beans, cole slaw, ice cream.
Program: 9 a.m. U-Care representative. 1 p.m. Pinochle.
Tuesday, Feb. 9: Pork loin, potatoes, glazed carrots, dinner roll, cake.
Program: Two-buck Tuesday sponsored by Luverne Chamber of Commerce.
Wednesday, Feb. 10: Chicken chow mein,...