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Computer Clinic will occupy the vacant lot on Highway 75 and Lincoln Street at 117 N. Kniss.
It’s a perfect example of why the city of Luverne invests resources in removing blighted structures and improving properties for future development. That’s how Holly Sammons described the sale of a lot at 117 N. Kniss to a new computer sales and service business. “This property was purchased a year...
The filing period for many public offices opens May 17, and those interested in seeking election to a local government position have until 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, to throw their hats in the ring. In the city of Luverne, the offices of mayor (Pat Baustian) and two council members (Esther Frakes in...
Minnesota citizens interested in influencing natural resources issues at the local level are encouraged to run for supervisor of their local Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD). SWCD supervisor positions are filled through general elections on Nov. 8, 2016. Those interested in running for...
Luverne School Board members finished one of their homework assignments they have been working on for more than a year. During last year’s superintendent search, board members decided to update the district’s mission and vision statements. However, they wanted to wait until after the new leader was...
The Rock County 4-H Executive Committee has selected recipients of the 2016 4-H scholarships. Seven 4-H scholarships are being awarded this year. Sponsors include Glen’s Food Center and the Marcel Reisch Scholarship Fund. Ryleigh Beers will receive the 4-H scholarship sponsored by Glen’s Food...
Nineteen students from the Luverne-Adrian FFA Chapter traveled to the Twin Cities April 24-26 for the state FFA convention. Pictured are (front row from left) Aleck Schoneman, Tommy Norman, Eli Bakken, Tanner Baustian, Halle Hough, Grace Steensma, Paige Hinrichs, Paige Madison, (back) Mike Kinsinger, Trevor Mente, Kris Severtson, Jeremiah Dooyema, Payton Fick, Dylan Mente, Tyler Fick, Trey Baustian. Not pictured: Nick Overgaard, Kaylie Ossefoort and Tyler Reisdorfer.
Nineteen members of the Luverne-Adrian FFA Chapter attended the State FFA Convention April 24-26 in Minneapolis/St Paul. The group attended the Sunday evening FFA State Talent contest and the FFA State Officers Reflections program at Mariucci Ice Arena. On Monday, April 25, chapter members...
Blue Mounds State Park officials recorded almost 3 inches of rain over the past week, causing the upper Mound Lake to spill over the upper dam at a faster pace. The water flow was heavier over the weekend, and while less water was going over the dam Monday, the flow still provided a picturesque...
A Luverne woman and two South Dakota individuals appeared in Rock County District Court Thursday afternoon, April 28, for their alleged roles in a drug seizure orchestrated by multiple law enforcement agencies and the U.S. Postal Service. Gayle Marie Hartz, 58, Luverne, Shawn Russell Sorenson, 54,...
In 15 years the livestock capacity in Rock County has almost doubled with more expansion planned in 2016. Doug Bos, Rock County’s feedlot officer, presented that information to county commissioners April 19 along with a map showing where the county’s feedlots (with 300 or more animal units) are...
Pausing before the audience members in the south side bleachers, Melissa Tweet and Chase Wiederhoeft strike a pose Saturday night during Luverne High School’s Grand March. The duo was among 102 couples who participated in the annual spring tradition.
With the prom theme of “A Night to Remember,” organizers for Luverne High School’s after-prom activities will remember 2016 for the number of participants. Organized by the junior class parents, the safe alternative activity had more than 90 percent of those who participated in the Grand March and...

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