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“Country Sunrise,” by Caryn Harrington of Adrian was a winner in the August Prairie Photo Contest.
The Luverne Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced the winners of the August 2016 Prairie Photo Contest. “Country Sunrise,” by Caryn Harrington of Adrian, and “Touch the Sky Night Lights,” by Thomas Jungroth of Crystal, were named the August winners according to a judging panel comprised of...
Seven years after submitting an application to renew its demolition landfill permit, Rock County is on the final steps of completing that process. On Sept. 7 the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency opened the comment period with a “Public Notice of Intent to Reissue” letter. Interested individuals...
It’s healthy for children to be involved in activities, but not all families can afford them. That’s why the Luverne Child Guide Program is accepting donations for a scholarship program to help all young people have the same access to educational and developmental outcomes. “The program helps...
Rock County received the last of its flood relief monies for repairing agricultural land damaged two years ago. The additional $347,000 brings the total amount received in the county to just over $1.784 million. Doug Bos, assistant director of the county’s Soil and Water Conservation District/Land...
Candidates for this year’s Hills-Beaver Creek Homecoming are queen candidates (front, left) Haley Leuthold, Hunter Harvey, Jasmine Lingen and Mckayla Kolbrek, and king candidates (back, left) Jed Burgers, Zach Scholten, Logan Leuthold and Isaiah Vis. Homecoming Week activities at the high school...
Adrian High School will celebrate Homecoming next week, Sept. 26-30. The Homecoming royalty was announced on Monday, and coronation will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in the middle school gym. Candidates for royalty are (front row, from left) Katie Reisdorfer, Ashley Schnoor, Jackie Hokeness,...
10 years ago (2006) •Minnesota West’s initial plans to have a small presence here have grown into an agreement that will make Luverne a medical career training ground. ... For this venture Minnesota West became a partner with the city of Luverne and Sioux Valley Health System. The new training...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on February 20, 1925:   EXHIBIT MAKES CONTRAST IN GOOD HEALTH CONDITIONS   Clever Display at Luverne Rest Room Emphasizes Importance to Children of Proper Kinds of Foods.   County Nurse Florence L. Green has arranged a clever and instructive health...
Matthew Swenson (left) and Robert Somnis take a close look at the Corvette parked on the lawn for Saturday’s Fly-In or Drive-In at the Quentin Aanenson Airport Saturday morning. In the background are inflatables for children to jump in.
Saturday’s Fly-In or Drive-In Pancake Breakfast was deemed a success by event organizers. “Without having an event for seven years, 281 plates is exceeding expectations,” said airport manager Ben Baum. While it was easy to keep track of the pancake plates handed out, counting the number of...
Diane Sherwood, Luverne, places items in the time capsule during a dedication ceremony Friday in the Rock County library.
The 15-year anniversary of the 9-11 terror attact that killed nearly 3,000 people was remembered locally Friday. Diane Sherwood, president of the Remember Rally group, organized a time capsule dedication in the Rock County library to remember those who sacrificed at Ground Zero and to thank and...

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