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Workers complete the intersection at Highway 75 on the north edge of town.
Luverne Loop biking and hiking path received a fresh coat of asphalt last week on Phase 1 of the project.
As temperatures climbed toward 90 degrees Thursday afternoon, area kids on summer vacation took up traditional summertime activities, like swimming in backyard pools and selling lemonade on boulevards. Pictured here, Regan Mehlhaff (left) and Kendra Thorson offer lemonade and cookies for 25 cents,...
Hustoft receives SDSU scholarship Monaya Hustoft, Luverne, will receive the Phillis C. Hanskutt scholarship in visual arts for the upcoming academic year at South Dakota State University in Brookings. Hustoft, a sophomore graphic design major, is the daughter of Shawn Hustoft and Brad Hustoft.  ...
The Luverne High School Class of 1961 celebrated a reunion during Buffalo Days on June 4 at The Bluestem in Luverne. Pictured are (front row, from left) Alice Schmidt, Jerilyn Britz, Alice Henningsen Phillips, Emily Davis Walgrave, Linda Remme Jones, (second row) Tom Serie, Bill Miller, Mary Oeding...
H-BC High School Honor Roll   Quarter 4 A Honor Roll Seniors: Tessa Klarenbeek, Trevor Paulsen, Thea Richards. Juniors: Alyssa Allen, Riley Boese, Isaiah Vis. Sophomores: Trenton Bass, Grace Holthaus, Angela Martinyuk, Olivia Richards, Kourtney Rozeboom, Paige Tilstra, Jacob Wingert. Freshmen:...
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...
Area farmers are catching up with the rest of the state in getting the 2016 crop into the ground. Since February southwest Minnesota has averaged 10 days of measurable precipitation that continued through May.
Rock County farmers experienced typical spring weather as they worked to get crops into the ground for the 2016 crop season. Luverne dairyman and crop farmer Rick Van Santen described this year’s planting season. “It was long and strung out,” he said. In southwest Minnesota measurable rain...
An Uncle Sam holding a flag to greets visitors in the driveway of Curt and Marilyn Bloemendaal.
As spring rolls into summer, the Rock County Master Gardeners are organizing their annual garden tour as a fundraiser and as a way to showcase local gardens to the public. Cindy Arends of Hardwick became a master gardener through the University of Minnesota program. She said she was asking so many...
Tonight’s performance of Nashville’s You Knew Me When will be the duo’s 130th performance at the craft brewery.
Take 16 Brewing Co.’s latest Block Party on Main features a husband-wife duo with a full band sound. Calling themselves You Knew Me When, Cie and Karisa Hoover have been performing full time since quitting their Nashville jobs four years ago. Tonight’s appearance in Luverne marks the 130th craft...
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...

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