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Looking Back: 1992 -- Disaster aid sought after strong area storms
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Doeden 85th birthday
Birth: July 18, 2017
Becker 60th anniversary
Henning 50th anniversary
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Notice of Public Hearing
December 8, 2015
Blue Mounds dam in question: Minnesota DNR decision expected later this month
LUVERNE — Nearly a year and a half ago flood waters in Rock County wiped out a portion of a historic dam inside Blue Mounds State Park, draining...
December 8, 2015 - 9:34pm
May 27, 2015
Building up the bison: State funds awarded to create herd at Minneopa State Park
LUVERNE — One of the bills signed into law by Gov. Mark Dayton last Friday dedicates $46.3 million to environment and natural resources projects...
May 27, 2015 - 8:25pm
E. coli discovered again at Blue Mounds State Park
LUVERNE — The discovery of E. coli bacteria in the water system at Blue Mounds State Park forced Memorial Day weekend campers to get their...
May 27, 2015 - 10:24am
January 7, 2015
Blue Mounds State Park repairs in limbo
LUVERNE — When the Blue Mounds State Park discovered E. coli bacteria in its well and only water source for the park just before Memorial Day...
January 7, 2015 - 9:17pm
December 30, 2014
Body found in Blue Mounds State Park; ruled suicide
LUVERNE — The Rock County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a suicide incident after a woman was found dead in her vehicle Saturday morning in Blue Mounds State Park. According to Rock County Sheriff Evan Verbrugge, the Blue Mounds State Park manager called around 10 a.m....
December 30, 2014 - 8:52pm
July 10, 2014
Blue Mounds State Park to re-open Monday
LUVERNE — Blue Mounds State Park will re-open Monday following flood damage that forced the park to close on June 18, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. “Our staff has done an exceptional job of making repairs and stabilizing the park,” said Kathy Dummer,...
July 10, 2014 - 8:32pm
May 29, 2014
E. coli still present in Blue Mounds water
LUVERNE — A recent update on E. coli bacteria in Blue Mounds State Park has been released and the situation hasn’t improved, according to Scott Roemhildt. Roemhildt is the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) officer for the southern region of Minnesota. His current primary...
May 29, 2014 - 7:58pm
September 26, 2012
Where the bison roam
LUVERNE -- Two cows and two heifer calves from Blue Mounds State Park's bison herd left Rock County Wednesday morning for their new home at the...
September 26, 2012 - 8:27pm
June 28, 2012
Editorial: Get out and appreciate parks
We recently followed up on a rumor that one of the state parks in the region was in danger of closing. Turns out, as is often the case with such rumors, there was no validity to the gossip. But it reminded us, in this era of budget cuts and economic uncertainty, how fortunate we...
June 28, 2012 - 12:00am
May 9, 2010
Blue Mounds offers new opportunities
LUVERNE -- A songbird with distinctive black, white and red coloring lands on the feeder strategically placed outside the window of Rick White's...
May 9, 2010 - 8:45pm
April 11, 2010
Luverne's little church on the hill: Wayside Chapel offers travelers pause for reflection
LUVERNE -- It's barely large enough to seat three people, but for nearly 50 years, the Wayside Chapel along U.S.
April 11, 2010 - 12:00am
August 7, 2008
Events planned at Blue Mounds State Park
LUVERNE -- Several upcoming events and programs are planned at Blue Mounds State Park in Luverne. Beginning at 8 p.m. Aug. 15, families can participate in a History Hike through the Sioux Quarries to learn all about this mysterious native rock. Visitors can also learn the history...
August 7, 2008 - 12:00am
Brief: Blue Mounds offers special programs
LUVERNE -- Several interpretive programs will be offered in July at Blue Mounds State Park, Luverne. "Camouflage Hike" will teach participants about how animals use camouflage to hide from predators and catch their meals at 4 p.m. Friday. At 7 p.m. Friday, "Tricky Tracks" will offer...
July 7, 2008 - 12:00am
June 28, 2008
Brief: Blue Mounds offers programs
LUVERNE -- Several interpretive programs are planned at Blue Mounds State Park. "Wish Upon a Star," a program about the constellations, will be offered at 10 a.m. Thursday. Participants should meet at the Interpretive Center. "Birding" will be at 10 a.m. Friday. Meet in the shelter...
June 28, 2008 - 12:00am