Magnolia

Generose Bush
Generose M. Bush, 90, formerly of Luverne and Magnolia, died Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at the Parkview Manor in Ellsworth. A private family funeral was Tuesday, Oct. 27, at Zion Presbyterian Church in Ellsworth with burial at Ashwood Cemetery in Kanaranzi. Generose Wieck was born on March 23, 1930,...
Dallas Marr
Dallas Charles Marr, 77, rural Magnolia, died peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, at the Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage in Luverne. A funeral service was Tuesday, Oct. 13, at the Hartquist Funeral Home in Luverne. Burial was in the Adrian Cemetery in Adrian. Dallas Charles Marr was born on...
Workers deal with the aftermath of a Sunday night fire at the CHS Elevator in Magnolia, which involved the newly installed grain dryer at the in-town facility. This is the second fire in as many years involving the facility.
A newly installed grain dryer sparked a fire Sunday night at the CHS Elevator in Magnolia. The Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched at 7:55 p.m. Sunday to the facility. Smoke was seen pouring out of the dryer located on the east side of the in-town facility. The Luverne Fire Department...
Joan Goebel
Joan Carol Goebel, 62, rural Magnolia, died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in SiouxFalls, South Dakota. A virtual visitation will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 4, with a virtual memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5. Zoom meeting ID: 915 5867 9164; Passcode: goebel....
Veta Sandhurst
Veta Sandhurst, 65, Magnolia, died Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at the Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage after a six-year battle with multiple myeloma cancer. A funeral service was Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. A private family burial will be at a later date. Veta Dohlmann...
Ken Vos (left), Rodger Ossenfort and Jerry Mann (not pictured) are organizing the Luverne 2020 Tractor Ride set for Friday, Sept. 4, beginning at 8:45 a.m. at the Luverne City Park. The destination for the fifth annual event is Lismore.
With 75 tractor “masks” in hand, organizers of the fifth annual Luverne Tractor Ride are ready for the Friday, Sept. 4 event. Special to the 2020 event is a white “facial” covering meant to be tied in front of tractors to recognize the coronavirus pandemic. Quality Printing, Luverne, came up with...
Rock County Commissioner Stan Williamson (center) offers closing remarks during the outdoor thank you celebration Thursday afternoon, Aug. 20, in Magnolia. Ellis & Eastern Railroad, which operates the Buffalo Ridge Railroad, will spend $33.9 million to improve the rail line over the next four years.
Ellis & Eastern Railroad representatives thanked federal, state and local officials for public support during an Aug. 20 outdoor gathering in Magnolia. Many of the 50 in attendance were meeting each other face-to-face for the first time after working to secure a $14.4 million federal grant to...
Joan Goebel, 62, rural Magnolia, died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in SiouxFalls, South Dakota. Arrangements are pending with the Hartquist Funeral Home of Luverne, www.hartquistfuneral.com.  (0827 DN)  
An Ellis & Eastern locomotive pulls grain cars along the Buffalo Ridge Railroad east of Luverne Friday afternoon. The cars were renting the “parking” space on the rail line west of Luverne until the fall harvest. E&E and Buffalo Ridge Railroad Authority representatives will present a public railroad improvement update during a 2 p.m. outdoor event in Magnolia Thursday, Aug. 20.
Five months after receiving a $14.4 million federal grant, officials with the Buffalo Ridge Railroad Authority (BRRRA) and Ellis & Eastern Railroad (E&E) will celebrate with an outdoor event at 2 p.m., Aug. 20 in Magnolia. “It took a lot of cooperation to win the grant, and we would like to...
Crews from Musch Construction of Pipestone began work on the 2020 small cities road improvement projects Monday in Hardwick. Musch will also complete the curb and gutter improvements in Hills, Steen, Beaver Creek and Magnolia as the subcontractors for the $2.049 million project awarded in July to...

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