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Young riders buckle their seatbelts on the dragon roller coaster ride at the fair Thursday night.
Pleasant summer weather and a variety of events and activities attracted solid crowds to the Rock County Fairgrounds for the first few days of public attendance. 4-H judging started on Monday, July 27, and shows opened Wednesday, July 30, with the fair continuing through Saturday night. In what’s...
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Performers in the Annual Rock County Talent Show took to the Palace Theatre stage in Luverne Wednesday night to sing, dance and entertain for judges and audience members. With a full program with more than 30 entries, the Palace auditorium was full and local talent showcased at its best. “It was a...
Subcontractors working with Design Craft, Luverne, work to remodel the former Lewis Family Drug building off of Each Main Street for the Southwestern Mental Health Center, which purchased the building in 2013. Staff will move in in October.
Remodel work continues this summer on the former Lewis Drug building on East Main Street in Luverne. Southwestern Mental Health Center purchased the building in September 2013 for the purpose of expanding its operations from the current location on Luverne Street south of the courthouse. According...
Theresa Latten, organizer of Bars and Banana Seats is pictured with her bike, “Big Blue,” Friday in her Luverne backyard. The bike is a Huffy Beach Cruiser that she accessorized with a custom color wicker basket and a vintage pedal-powered teardrop headlamp from the 1980s. Latten is also a member of Bottoms Up Pink Ladies, and proceeds from the Aug. 8 ride will benefit the group, which supports people with cancer and their families.
What do darts, bananas, bicycles and pink flamingos all have in common? Luverne’s Theresa Latten is at the center of them all, coordinating next week’s Bars and Banana Seats bike ride, which benefits Bottoms Up Pink Ladies. Bars and Banana Seats is a local bike ride organized just for fun. This...
The message from Rock County landowners has been heard loud and clear: We want to fix our lands. Action taken by the Rock County Commissioners at their regular monthly meeting Tuesday, July 21, allows the county’s Land Management Office (LMO) to hire a full-time technician and shift its focus to...
Crowds gather on Luverne’s Main Street for its 53rd Annual Hot Dog Nite on Thursday, July 16.
Nearly 15,000 free hot dogs were consumed Thursday night as part of Luverne's 53rd Annual Hot Dog Night. The event included the annual wiener dog beauty contest and wiener dog races, as well as the annual Wienerman Triathlon and all the festive live music, Spotlight Dancers, demonstrations and...
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr will lead his first Prairie Pedal Bike Tour from Luverne to Marshall from July 29-31. The commissioner is inviting the public to join him on the 155-mile bicycle ride.
The public is invited to join Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr on a 122-mile “prairie pedal” bicycle ride from Luverne to Marshall, July 29-31. The event is the first by the DNR commissioner for the area. Stops along the three-day ride will highlight some of the...
  Video visits, Sanford Health’s service connecting patients with providers over a mobile device or computer for non-emergency health care concerns, are now available for patients in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa. Video visits provide access to a designated team of acute care...
Luverne enjoyed its first-ever Fourth of July water event Saturday with the "Parade on the Pond" at the Creamery Pond.
The sandy beaches of Luverne’s Creamery Pond were lined with people and festive watercraft Saturday for the town’s first-ever Fourth of July Parade on the Pond. By some estimates, nearly 500 people participated in the event, which featured picnics, ice cream and a contest for best-decorated parade...
Luverne’s 53rd Annual Hot Dog Nite will be Thursday, July 16, on Main Street. The event will feature a beer garden at Sterling’s Café, live music, wiener dog races, wiener dog beauty contest and much more. “Visit Luverne businesses and enjoy some of the over 10,000 free hot dogs and beverages given...

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