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10 years ago (2006) •Norma Remme is living her professional dream, and the experience is sweetened by the fact she’s living it with her family members. Norma, her husband, Dennis, their son Scott and his wife, Lisa, are co-owners of Luverne’s newest business, Remmedez (pronounced “remedies”). They...
10 years ago (2006) •The Lewis and Clark Rural Water Board is allowing members to pre-pay their share of the project to get more money to spur the project along immediately. As the project is able to collect more money now, members are able to save money in the long run by avoiding inflation costs...
10 years ago (2006) •The city of Luverne will be able to build on the historic look of downtown with the donation of a town clock. Warren Herreid said he and his extended family would like to buy a standing clock that would be installed next to the Palace Theatre, in front of FGL Commodities and in...
10 years ago (2006) •With roughly $30,000 in grants and donations already paid for the hospital’s healing garden, some are wondering why nothing’s growing there yet. “Many people are concerned about why their donations have not been used and why the garden has not been started,” said Lynette Jauert...
10 years ago (2006) •Luverne juveniles were among five 15- and 16- year-olds arrested in Sioux Falls after stealing five cars from a Sioux Falls repossession lot. The boys, including some from Sioux Falls, reportedly jumped a fence at Dakota Adjusters and drove away with five vehicles. They smashed...
10 years ago (2006) •With the benefit of an A bond rating, the city of Luverne approved the sale of $1.5 million in bonds ... The bond will pay for the Fire Hall expansion and remodeling project and renovations for the former hospital to be occupied by Minnesota West Community and Technical College...
10 years ago (2006) •It’s not a question of “if.” It’s a question of “when.” That’s what public health officials are saying about the next pandemic flu. … Simultaneous drills in Rock and Nobles counties Thursday were designed to prepare the communities for a public health emergency like the bird...
10 years ago (2006) •The Interpretive Center atop the Blue Mounds State Park is open again, after three years of being closed for lack of state funding. But it’s not state funding that reopened the doors. It was efforts and donations of local groups and individuals that now funds a part-time...
10 years ago (2006) •Luverne will finally have what many have said is missing — a veterans memorial. A father-son pair have spearheaded the project. Warren Herreid, a decorated veteran who’s been active in the community, notes that a memorial would be appropriate for veterans of all branches of...
10 years ago (2006) •Betty Mann will play an old pump organ at 7 p.m. Monday in the Rock County Historical Museum during the tri-annual meeting. The organ was recently donated by Erma Schubbe, Hills, who has kept the organ in her family. It was her great aunt’s and the Rock County Historical...

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