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10 years ago (2007) •Even though prior businesses have done so, Clyde’s Wash and Detail and U-Haul business may not park on the boulevard because of a 2003 city ordinance forbidding it. Chris Johnson represented the business Tuesday at the Luverne City Council and asked for a variance to that city...
10 years ago (2007) •The Rock County Sheriff’s Department continues its investigation into a string of burglaries and break-ins that occurred in July. Reports ranged from wallets stolen from cars to businesses being broken into with thefts of money and products. Among businesses affected are the...
10 years ago (2007) •The Luverne City Council is planning ahead for next year’s budget and met to discuss the capital budget last week. City Administrator John Call said, “I think we’ll be able to balance the budget and be on solid ground without a huge tax increase.” The estimation is after the...
10 years ago (2007) •Sheriff Evan Verbrugge thinks increased efforts will decrease speeding in school zones. When school starts this year, there will be new reduced speed signs with flashing yellow lights and radar signs telling drivers their speeds. … The cost of the new radar equipment is $1,570...
10 years ago (2007) •Luverne’s Victoria White was both tearful and joyful Tuesday anticipating her son’s return home after serving nearly two years in Iraq. “My emotions are all over the place,” she said, dabbing her eyes. Groups of National Guard soldiers from Luverne and Pipestone were scheduled...
10 years ago (2007) •The vacant former Law Enforcement Center, next to the courthouse, will have an occupant. The Rock County Historical Society will move to the former jail and police station. The move is possible because former Luverne resident Warren Herreid II and his family foundation, K.A.H.R...
10 years ago (2007) •Luverne School Board members approved $2,737 in expenses related to the damage to school property that occurred during a Jan. 7 school burglary. This amount covers replacement and finishing of the doors that were damaged when burglars broke into the middle school/high school...
10 years ago (2007) •Rock County Commissioners approved the adult use ordinance after a hearing Tuesday that resulted in no public feedback. The ordinance will regulate the types of businesses of adult nature that can be operated in unincorporated areas of the county. The ordinance defines what “...
10 years ago (2007) •Next Thursday at 10 a.m. 4, 5 and 6 of the Spring Brook Addition in Beaver Creek will be put up for sale by the Rock County Sheriff. The foreclosure auction will sell the property that contains the former Beaver Creek Golf Course and Beaver Lodge. The land was purchased and...
10 years ago (2007) •Groundbreaking is Tuesday morning for the new Alzheimer’s Day Room Addition to the Minnesota Veterans Home, Luverne, Staff members have been planning several years for the 1,500-square-foot addition, which will mean more space, better lighting and improved quality of life for...

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