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Danette Leenderts received a grand champion ribbon in food review with a “Candy Land” table setting and meal.
Rock County 4-H conducted their annual Presentation Night on Thursday, July 7, with members participating in performing arts, demonstrations, foods review and club banner judging.   This year performances included piano, clarinet solos, a clarinet and guitar duet and a drum solo piece. Participants...
The Beaver Creek Watershed is now considered a priority in terms of federal funds to control erosion. That’s good news for 43 flood repair projects on eroded agricultural land according to a June 20 work group meeting at the Rock County Land Management Office. Since the 2014 flood events, the...
Luverne City Council members took action at their June 14 meeting to accept a grant of $37,062 that will help fund a project to prevent drinking water contamination. Storm damage to the Rock River in recent years has created a potential water path toward an abandoned city dump. Doug Bos of the Rock...
Makayla Oechsle colors a blue band around her Styrofoam cup that will be used as a pot to grow a vegetable or a flower at Friday’s 4-H day camp.
Former Rock County 4-H’er Cheyenne Edmundson was right at home Friday coordinating the first of two summer day camps. As this year’s summer intern, Edmundson sees her position not just as a job but a way to repay an organization she credits for cultivating the focus and passion for agriculture...
More than 950 luminary bags lined Luverne City Park Friday night for the 16th annual Relay for Life of Rock County. The bags were decorated with messages in memory or in honor of someone with cancer.
Efforts to revitalize fundraising for cancer research may have wilted Friday as the Relay for Life of Rock County fell short of surpassing last year’s amount. As of Monday, the group of 11 teams comprising 126 individuals raised $27,784 with some donations still expected. “We are confident we will...
Construction costs may impede efforts to keep Rock County ag service agencies under one roof. Costs were projected at over $1 million for the county to construct a facility that would keep the Rock County Land Management Office, Rock County Farm Service Agency and the Natural Resources Conservation...
St. Catherine Catholic Church 203 E. Brown St., Luverne St. Catherine Ph.: 283-8502 St. Mary Catholic Church, Ellsworth Thursday, June 16: 9 a.m. Mass at St. Catherine. Friday, June 17: 9:30 a.m. Mass at Parkview Manor. Saturday, June 18: 5:30 p.m. Mass at St. Catherine. Sunday, June 19: 8:30 a.m....
Brenda Winter, Luverne, is the 2016 Rock County Relay for Life honorary chairwomen, and her husband, Jim Juhl, is the event's first-ver honorary caregiver. The two speak at the American Cancer Society fundraiser, which begins at 5:15 p.m. Friday in the Luverne City Park.
Jim Juhl and Brenda Winter believe cancer has strengthened them — both in their Christian faith and in their relationship with each other. As Rock County Relay for Life honorary chairwoman and caregiver, they’re looking forward to sharing this message during Friday night’s event in Luverne City...
Crews with Michels Corporation pull cable through the south ditch of County Road 5 west of Luverne on Wednesday, June 1.
Crews working on the $14 million broadband Internet service project in Rock County are about 10 percent finished after two months on the job. Boring of the main fiber line began April 11 in Jasper. Since then crews have finished Beaver Creek and have moved on to Hardwick. The work slowed almost...
Grace Loose
Grace Agnes Loose, 100, Luverne, died Friday, May 20, 2016 at the Sanford Medical Center in Luverne. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, May 27, at the United Methodist Church in Luverne. Burial will be in the Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne. A visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May...

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