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10 years ago (2010) •Winter weather closings tend to affect roads and schools, but they can also include county public offices. Following the 25-car pile-up on Interstate 90 last week (Jan. 25), the Rock County Courthouse and other offices closed their doors to the public — employees continued...
10 years ago (2010) •The Luverne district moved one step closer to completing its application for next year’s flexible learning calendar. Board members unanimously accepted a resolution for the pre-Labor Day start. As part of the application process, the school was required to hold three public...
10 years ago (2010) •The Luverne National Guard Armory was home to roughly 50 stranded motorists Monday night. And that number seemed to be climbing as of 8:30 p.m. The group included travelers from as far away as Duluth and the Twin Cities and as near as Worthington. They all found themselves in...
10 years ago (2010) •Luverne native Amber Top has been closely watching the news about the Jan. 12 earthquake devastation in Haiti. Top, now of Brandon, traveled here in February 2009 for a two-week mission trip that she now describes as a life-changing experience. During her mission work, Top said...
10 years ago (2010) •The Magnolia Steak House’s service has been staked on family ownership for 71 years. Now called the Magnolia Restaurant and Bar, the dining facility will continue in the tradition with a new family. Tim and Dawn Rohrbach purchased Magnolia Steak House from Brad and Amy VerSteeg...
10 years ago (2010) •On Wednesday, Dec. 30, postal carrier Dennis Brady completed his 10-mile drive and 10.5-mile walk for the last time. For 32 years Brady has spent 6 1/2 hours per day en route. “The street is my office,” he said. At that average rate, if Brady had worn a pedometer, he would have...
10 years ago (2009) •One approach to cleaning the Rock River focuses on livestock manure, and now there’s grant money for greener manure management. The Rock County Land Management Office has been approved for a grant through the EPA Section 310 from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The 319...
10 years ago (2009) •A going-out-of-business sign went up on the front of Gabe’s Clothing and Shoes store Sunday afternoon. The sign tells the same story that was mailed to Gabe’s customers and that was advertised on the front page of the Luverne Announcer this week. After seven years in business,...
10 years ago (2009) •Last week’s dusting of snow was only a precursor to the winter storm that came through the region Tuesday. Snow started falling Tuesday morning and continued through the day, prompting cancellation of high school sporting events and community activities across the area. School...
10 years ago (2009) •A report of early morning deer shining and shooting from the road resulted in a citation Sunday, Nov. 29. According to the Rock County Sheriff’s Department, an individual had called to report someone shining deer and shooting along a roadside in the area northeast of the Blue...

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