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The 40-by-46-foot building is about 50 percent bigger than the food shelf’s current space in the Methodist Church basement and will allow for coolers to accept meat, produce and dairy donations. The organization is fundraising for the $225,000 needed for renovation.
Staff and volunteers at the Rock County Food Shelf will soon move to their new location at 209 West Maple Street once building renovations are complete. Food Shelf board member Katie Baustian shared architect drawings of the building showing how it will be utilized. “It will be like having a...
Local teens with Rock the Edge Youth are seeking projects for their 2021 Service Over Self mission week June 21-25. Rock the Edge is a group of youth leaders and teens from Rock County in Minnesota that gather for service and fellowship. The summer work for residents and organizations in Rock...
Luverne Area Chamber volunteers spent five hours filling 1,500 brightly colored plastic eggs for Saturday morning’s Easter egg hunt on the lawn of the Courthouse Square. The event attracted roughly 100 children who filled baskets, pails and bags with the eggs that contained candy and stickers. The...
Question: What is being done about distracted driving? It seems like it is getting worse. Answer: When we think of distracted driving, most of us think of someone holding a phone up to their ear or scrolling through their social media feed. But distracted driving takes a lot of different forms....
The Minnesota Judicial Branch is making it easier and more convenient for more people to make payments on their court-ordered fines and fees in criminal cases. Individuals who have a court-ordered fine or fee in a criminal case charged by complaint and are on a payment plan can now make a payment...
Many farmers and applicators will soon be applying anhydrous ammonia (NH3) ahead of the planting season. Even with a rush against time and the weather, safety should never be compromised. Recent accidents involving anhydrous ammonia have proven how dangerous and deadly the chemical can be when not...
Motorists are advised that Highway 91 at the north edge of Adrian will be closed to replace the bridge over Interstate 90 beginning Monday, April 12, and traffic will be detoured. While I-90 will always remain open to through traffic, at times I-90 traffic may be diverted to the ramps at Highway 91...
With an anticipated shortfall of $1.6 million reflected in the revised 2020-21 budget, Luverne School Board members postponed action on the budget until all receipts are noted. District business manager Marlene Mann presented the revised budget at the March 25 regular board meeting, showing...
Luverne city officials got a bird’s eye view of construction progress on wastewater treatment plant improvements, thanks to drone images by Cade Wenninger. They hired the Luverne High School senior through his Skygenix business started through the CEO program (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities...
For the second consecutive year, all Minnesota FFA Convention events will be conducted virtually due to the coronavirus. The April 18-20 event will feature several local FFA’ers competing in the career exploratory activities as well as three students from Hills-Beaver Creek Secondary School...

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