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Luverne High School yearbooks captured a fresh-faced Gary Fisher as the new high school principal in 1992 pictured with Middle School Principal Jim Harner (left) and Superintendent Norm Miller (center.)
Amid packed boxes and empty shelves in his office, retiring Luverne Superintendent Gary Fisher joked last week that he should write a book. “Let Me Tell You A Story” would be its title, taken from the phrase the 64-year-old often used to preface lessons learned during his 40 years in public...
The Old Limo takes its place behind the Arthur Moeller American Legion Post 478 color guard at a recent Jubilee Days parade in Hardwick.
Hardwick kicked off its annual summer celebration last weekend with softball games, a community meal and its annual parade. This year’s parade, however, was missing one of its usual parade entrants. On Saturday, June 27, instead of being washed and polished for a drive down Hardwick’s Main Street,...
The church in Kenneth dates back to 1894 when congregation members first organized worship services in the Battle Plain school house.
After more than 120 years of weddings, funerals and worship services, Kenneth Lutheran Church will close its doors at the end of the month. A final worship service will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 28, followed by a catered meal. The small building with a proud white steeple housed hundreds of summer...
Charles "Chuck" Connell
Charles “Chuck” Connell of Luverne appeared in Rock County District Court Monday morning on charges of criminal vehicular operation — substantial bodily harm — and DWI. The charges stem from a Sept. 27 crash east of Luverne on County Road 4 in which Connell attempted a left-hand turn in front of an...
Jens “J.R.” Jensen purchased the Green Lantern Café & Bar in Hardwick on April 1 and will reintroduce patrons to the change during the town’s Jubilee Days celebration this weekend.
Hardwick’s Jubilee Days annual celebration brings people together for food, fun and fellowship. New Green Lantern Café and Bar owner Jens “J.R.” Jensen hopes to bring that same atmosphere to Hardwick year-round. “Jubilee Days is my big introduction,” he said. Since taking over the business April 1...
Southbound motorists are routed to the northbound lanes of Highway 75 in the middle of Luverne as road construction continues
Road construction and related detours along Highway 75 in Luverne expanded this week to include a portion of Main Street just west of the Highway 75 and Main Street intersection. According to Luverne City Administrator John Call, one block of West Main Street was scheduled to be closed for two to...
For the first time in 15 years, tillable land in Rock County decreased in market value. That was one finding reported by Rock County Land Records Office Director Tom Houselog during the county’s Board of Appeals and Equalization meeting Tuesday night, June 16, in the Rock County Courthouse. Rather...
Using a 130-foot lift, fire investigators take pictures of the former hog production barn destroyed by fire on May 11. More than 15 investigators were working at the scene last week to determine the cause of the fire that killed two workers.
More than a month after a fire at a New Horizon Farms facility east of Jasper killed two women, investigators gathered at the scene Tuesday, June 16, to determine a cause. The Minnesota State Fire Marshal’s Office was joined by as many as 15 other private fire investigators from across the United...

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