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10 years ago (2007) •Busse’s Plumbing and Heating is outgrowing its current workspace and will expand south of Luverne. Jim Remme, company president, approached the Luverne Planning Commission Monday night about building across from the Verne Drive –In Theatre along south Highway 75. The property,...
10 years ago (2007) •All-terrain vehicle owners will be legally driving on city streets, even without the slow-moving vehicle emblems on their ATVs, as the ordinance first dictated. Those proved difficult to attach to most ATVs, so the Luverne City Council Tuesday amended the city ordinance,...
10 years ago (2007) •Although Rock County has some structurally deficient bridges and functionally obsolete bridges, a tragic collapse isn’t imminent. County Engineer Mark Sehr shared bridge information with the County Board of Commissioners Tuesday. He said he has a lot of questions since the...
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) •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) •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) •The Memorial Day weekend brought feature titles to area drivers. Two men won feature events at Rapid Speedway Friday night. Two more drivers drew checkered flags during Monday’s races at Huset’s Speedway. Luverne’s Scott Overgaard and Kanaranzi’s Colter Deutsch won feature...
10 years ago (2007) •If Randy Swaney is tried in Rock County for the murder of Carrie Nelson, costs for the county will be close to $50,000. Rock County Commissioners looked at a cost estimate for the trial for budgetary purposes Tuesday during their regular meeting. Sheriff Evan Verbrugge said, “...
10 years ago (2007) •Adrian High School students attended class Friday under lockdown as a result of a terroristic threat. According to information shared with district families Thursday night, a student told school officials after school Thursday that a message had been written on the wall of the...

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