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Local artist McKenzie Wieneke leads a group of aspiring young artists through her Community Education class, “Paint a Winter Wonderland,” Feb. 23 in the Lord Grizzly Gallery building’s lower level. The space was formerly used for Luverne Tae Kwon Do, which now meets on the main floor.
Local artist McKenzie Wie
The new Luverne Middle-High School kitchen will replace the current basement cafeteria. Workers check the plumbing for the various work stations on Feb. 24.
Classes for the 2021-22 school year at Luverne Public Schools will begin Tuesday, Sept. 7, according to action at the Feb. 25 School Board meeting.
A check for $152.25 is presented to the Luverne BackPack Program by members of The Bookmark & Bracelet Club Feb. 24 at Luverne Elementary School. Pictured are (front, from left) Amelia Ganun, Ayla Nelson, Harper Phelps, Elizabeth Facile, Alayna Oechsle, Marrs Thone, Ingebjorg Gangestad, (second row) Brooklyn Gillette, Kaidyn Mundt, Emersyn Klosterbuer, Serenity Kurtz, Braylynn Altman, Isley Smith, Hadian Alinizi, (back) parents Ashley Mundt, Tashia Klosterbuer, BackPack Program board members Cindy Arends, L
A group of third-grade friends at Luverne Elementary School are selling bookmarks and bracelets and giving the proceeds to local organizations and families.
A “Welcome Brent Sass!” poster leans against a desk Monday afternoon as sixth-graders at Luverne Middle School conduct a Zoom interview with the Alaskan musher.
Sixth-graders in Deb Hoog
Ella Reisdorfer performs on the beam during Luverne's home meet against Marshall on Thursday, Feb. 25. Reisdorfer set the program record in the event with a score of 9.35.
It was a good night for the Luverne gymnastics team on Thursday, F
Local artist McKenzie Wieneke leads a group of aspiring young artists through her Community Education class, “Paint a Winter Wonderland,” Feb. 23 in the Lord Grizzly Gallery building’s lower level. The space was formerly used for Luverne Tae Kwon Do, which now meets on the main floor.
The new Luverne Middle-High School kitchen will replace the current basement cafeteria. Workers check the plumbing for the various work stations on Feb. 24.
Dr. Tanner Brolsma has been at Luverne Family Dental for just over a month after Dr. Rebecca Vis moved.
A check for $152.25 is presented to the Luverne BackPack Program by members of The Bookmark & Bracelet Club Feb. 24 at Luverne Elementary School. Pictured are (front, from left) Amelia Ganun, Ayla Nelson, Harper Phelps, Elizabeth Facile, Alayna Oechsle, Marrs Thone, Ingebjorg Gangestad, (second row) Brooklyn Gillette, Kaidyn Mundt, Emersyn Klosterbuer, Serenity Kurtz, Braylynn Altman, Isley Smith, Hadian Alinizi, (back) parents Ashley Mundt, Tashia Klosterbuer, BackPack Program board members Cindy Arends, L
A “Welcome Brent Sass!” poster leans against a desk Monday afternoon as sixth-graders at Luverne Middle School conduct a Zoom interview with the Alaskan musher.
Ella Reisdorfer performs on the beam during Luverne's home meet against Marshall on Thursday, Feb. 25. Reisdorfer set the program record in the event with a score of 9.35.

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Local artist McKenzie Wieneke leads a group of aspiring young artists through her Community Education class, “Paint a Winter Wonderland,” Feb. 23 in the Lord Grizzly Gallery building’s lower level. The space was formerly used for Luverne Tae Kwon Do, which now meets on the main floor.
Local artist McKenzie Wieneke led a group of aspiring young painters through a step-by-step process of creating a winter scene on canvas Tuesday night, Feb. 23 Working in a semi-circle of tables in the lower level of Lord Grizzly Art Gallery on Luverne’s Main Street, the students participated in...
Total Card Inc. employees learned Monday that the Luverne office will close March 31 and all customer service representatives will be laid off. The company, including its Sioux Falls headquarters, was sold late last year to San Diego-based Vervent, which offers loan servicing, call center support,...
The new Luverne Middle-High School kitchen will replace the current basement cafeteria. Workers check the plumbing for the various work stations on Feb. 24.
Classes for the 2021-22 school year at Luverne Public Schools will begin Tuesday, Sept. 7, according to action at the Feb. 25 School Board meeting. The beginning of the new school year will also signal the end of construction at the Luverne Middle-High School, with students and staff having full...
Local public health officials hosted their second vaccine clinic in Luverne Wednesday at Grand Prairie Events in Luverne. The clinic provided seconded doses for the nearly 300 people who were vaccinated in the event center Feb. 3. The group included those who were 75 years and older.   Wednesday’s...
Dr. Tanner Brolsma has been at Luverne Family Dental for just over a month after Dr. Rebecca Vis moved.
Dr. Tanner Brolsma has taken over the Luverne Family Dental practice since Dr. Rebecca Vis relocated to northern Minnesota. Brolsma has been working in Luverne for just over a month and said he’s enjoyed meeting patients in the community. “I’ve been extremely happy during these first six weeks,” he...
Construction of the first commercial solar farm in Rock County won’t start until next year. Letters were sent to landowners in Vienna Township indicating National Grid Renewables won’t start construction on the 80-megawatt solar energy facility on 720 acres north of Magnolia in 2021 as planned....
A check for $152.25 is presented to the Luverne BackPack Program by members of The Bookmark & Bracelet Club Feb. 24 at Luverne Elementary School. Pictured are (front, from left) Amelia Ganun, Ayla Nelson, Harper Phelps, Elizabeth Facile, Alayna Oechsle, Marrs Thone, Ingebjorg Gangestad, (second row) Brooklyn Gillette, Kaidyn Mundt, Emersyn Klosterbuer, Serenity Kurtz, Braylynn Altman, Isley Smith, Hadian Alinizi, (back) parents Ashley Mundt, Tashia Klosterbuer, BackPack Program board members Cindy Arends, L
A group of third-grade friends at Luverne Elementary School are selling bookmarks and bracelets and giving the proceeds to local organizations and families. The Bookmark and Bracelet Club, organized just after the school’s Christmas break, was Harper Phelps’ idea. “I wanted to help people with good...
Captains for the 2021 Luverne High School speech team are seniors Xavier Carbonneau (sitting), Destiny Matthiesen (left) and Josie Golla.
A month into the 2021 speech season, Luverne High School senior Destiny Matthiesen is getting used to the new tournament format that the coronavirus pandemic has forced on the normally in-person activity. Notably, there are fewer people. “It is different seeing only eight to 10 people when it was...
A “Welcome Brent Sass!” poster leans against a desk Monday afternoon as sixth-graders at Luverne Middle School conduct a Zoom interview with the Alaskan musher.
Sixth-graders in Deb Hoogendoorn’s English class have been reading “Woodsong,” an autobiography by Gary Paulsen, a northern Minnesota sled dog racer. As the class discussed what they knew about sled dogs and the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Hoogendoorn learned that Stacy Thone has a connection to...
Ella Reisdorfer performs on the beam during Luverne's home meet against Marshall on Thursday, Feb. 25. Reisdorfer set the program record in the event with a score of 9.35.
It was a good night for the Luverne gymnastics team on Thursday, Feb. 25. The Cardinals defeated Marshall 131.357-116.050, and Ella Reisdorfer set two school records. Reisdorfer set the record on the beam with a score of 9.35, and she broke the old record held by Samantha Pierce, who posted a score...
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