Luverne’s Lowell and Pat Ahrendt will be honored the next two weeks as Rock County’s 2015 Farm Family of the Year.
They'll first be recognized at the Rock County Fair and later by the University of Minnesota.
The Ahrendts are among 80 farm families throughout the state chosen by local Extension...
The 2015 version of the Rock County Fair is well underway this week, and those who haven’t yet been to the fairgrounds on South Freeman Avenue should make a point to get there.
Why? We aren’t going to offer a David Letterman “Top 10 Reasons,” but we can come up with a few good arguments.
In June Gov. Mark Dayton signed into law a new buffer initiative to help protect the state’s water resources from erosion and runoff pollution by establishing roughly 110,000 acres of buffer along waterways.
“The new law generated a significant amount of interest,” said Arlyn Gehrke of the Rock...
The six-year wait for a renewed solid waste permit from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) may soon be over for Rock County.
A letter dated June 23 from MPCA assistant commissioner Kirk Koudelka outlined a timeframe and a plan to expedite Rock County’s renewal of its demolition landfill...
Each Minnesota community smaller than 5,000 residents will split $12.5 million for city street repairs, thanks to the Small Cities Assistance Bill passed during the recently completed Legislative session.
The one-time funding is in lieu of a transportation bill that earmarks funds for road repairs...
Rock County Deputy Dallas Hamm is among 39 law enforcement officers and prosecutors recognized as DWI Enforcer All-Stars during the Minnesota Twins pregame activities at Target Field Thursday, July 9.
The All-Stars represent 32 agencies and, in 2014, they made 2,281 DWI arrests across Minnesota,...
Rock County 4-H conducted their annual Presentation Night on Monday, July 6, with members participating in performing arts, demonstrations, foods review and club banner judging.
This year’s performing arts performances included piano, clarinet, flute, saxophone and vocal selections, as well as a...
Severe thunderstorms were certainly at the forefront of June weather for what has been a fairly lackluster severe storm season to this point.
The first event occurred Friday night/Saturday morning, July 19 and 20,with hail primarily being the issue Friday night and a second set of strong storms...
The Rock County Community Library in Luverne has a new director.
Serena Gutnik began her duties on June 15.
“I’m excited to be here in Luverne and also to be a part of the Plum Creek Library System,” she said.
Gutnik grew up in Sioux Falls and has worked in both school and public libraries...
Slocum Taxidermy 1 – 112
Agri-Energy LLC – 111
Big Orv’s Bar – 109
Minnwest Bank – 108
Luverne Body Shop – 108
Main Street Financial – 107
Freedom Ranch Firearms – 102
Bill’s Water Conditioning – 102, 104
Slocum Taxidermy 2 – 101
Woody’s Bar – 99...