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This 1952 Hudson Wasp remains parked on Main Street Luverne after Buffalo Days organizers cancel the annual car show because of threatening weather Friday.
Despite careful planning and well-laid plans, Mother Nature had her way with Luverne’s 32nd Annual Buffalo Days celebration. The weekend’s kick-off signature event, the Friday Night Cruise-In on Main Street, was canceled due to threatening weather. According to Chamber Director Jane Wildung...
When the filing deadline closed on May 31, three local races emerged with three or more candidates. Four candidates are seeking election to the open county commissioner seat in District 1 currently held by Ken Hoime, who opted not to seek re-election. Candidates are Don Bryan, Hardwick; Mike Davis...
Former Luverne resident Derek Boeve's tree atop Blue Mounds State Park was named winning photo for May.
Board members of the Luverne Convention and Visitors Bureau selected the May winners of the Prairie Photo Contest. With over 50 entries submitted, the board selected two photos, which will be made into postcards and sold to support programs at Blue Mounds State Park and Touch the Sky Prairie. The...
Meetings Beaver Creek Township Board monthly meeting is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at the township hall. Matthew 6 Board of Directors will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 13, at the Pizza Ranch. Pink Ladies will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday, June 13, in the Blue Mound Room of Sanford Luverne. Rock...
The Rock County Sheriff’s Office and the Rock County Ambulance were called to a two-vehicle accident with possible injuries at 3 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Dodge Street and North Freeman Avenue in Luverne. Amanda Goettig, 23, Hardwick, was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Impala and was traveling...
Minnesota corn made history Tuesday when Alaska Airlines flew with alcohol-to-jet biofuel made from corn at the Gevo plant in Luverne. The recently certified fuel underwent extensive testing and analysis and received certification from ASTM International last month. Tuesday’s flights were the first...
Minnesotans can take children 15 or younger fishing without licenses on Friday, June 10, to Sunday, June 12, during Take a Kid Fishing Weekend. “This weekend is a way to introduce a kid to fishing without purchasing a fishing license,” said Jeff Ledermann, angler recruitment, retention and...
Kyle and Knute Oldre were touring the Alamo in San Antonio at the time their pickup and hunting supplies were stolen.
A Texas hunting trip became a nightmare for Luverne’s Kyle Oldre and his travel companions last week when his truck and their guns and possessions were stolen. Plans for wild boar hunting were shaping up nicely when Kyle and his son, Knute, arranged to meet Kyle’s father-in-law, Tim Dispanet, in...
Arthur Moeller Legion Auxiliary President Lorna Bryan places a remembrance wreath Monday morning at the American Legion Memorial Day program in Hardwick.
Don Reker’s speech Monday morning in Hardwick wasn’t from the perspective of a soldier. Instead, the rural Jasper farmer spoke from the point of view of a family member who lost a loved one during the Vietnam War. “I have no message of patriotism on this Memorial Day except I know Bob was willing...
John Oksness (right) blesses the new plaque dedicated Monday afternoon for Mgsr. Francis Sampson at St. Catherine Cemetery in Luverne as Father Tom Jennings (center) and the St. Catherine Knights of Columbus watch. Oksness led a citizens group to raise money, design and erect the monument to...

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