Former Hills resident Al Berdahl is a three-time tissue recipient, so his job with the South Dakota Lions Eye and Tissue Bank comes easily. He’s an outreach coordinator and takes the message of organ and tissue donationt to area driver’s education classes. He’s pictured in Luverne on Wednesday, June 24.
Former Hills resident Al Berdahl is a three-time tissue recipient, so his job with the South Dakota Lions Eye and Tissue Bank comes easily.
Chamber Board President Mike Smith (left) presents Curt Bloemendaal (center) with this plaque for being named “Outstanding Chamber Member.” W.R. Berkley is pictured at right.
William R. Berkley of Berkley Corporation traveled from the East Coast to attend a recognition event for Curt Bloemendaal Wednesday, June 24, at Sterling's Cafe and Grille.
Water bubbles up through the sidewalk and through cracks in the pavement on East Main Street Wednesday morning after a six-foot lateral split of an underground water main. The ordeal prompted the closure of that block for that day, and partially closed it for later that week and Monday morning as pavement was repaired.
It’s been a rough week for the city of Luverne’s Water and Wastewater Department.
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.
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.
Former Hills resident Al Berdahl is a three-time tissue recipient, so his job with the South Dakota Lions Eye and Tissue Bank comes easily. He’s an outreach coordinator and takes the message of organ and tissue donationt to area driver’s education classes. He’s pictured in Luverne on Wednesday, June 24.
Chamber Board President Mike Smith (left) presents Curt Bloemendaal (center) with this plaque for being named “Outstanding Chamber Member.” W.R. Berkley is pictured at right.
Water bubbles up through the sidewalk and through cracks in the pavement on East Main Street Wednesday morning after a six-foot lateral split of an underground water main. The ordeal prompted the closure of that block for that day, and partially closed it for later that week and Monday morning as pavement was repaired.
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.)
The Old Limo takes its place behind the Arthur Moeller American Legion Post 478 color guard at a recent Jubilee Days parade in Hardwick.
The Arthur Moeller American Legion Colorguard starts off the 32-unit parade Saturday, June 27, down Main Street in Hardwick. Missing from this year’s parade is the Legion’s 1938 Buick called “The Old Limo,” replaced by a John Deere tractor driven by Marlow Roskamp. Colorguard members (front row, from left) are Lowell Ahrendt, Don Bryan, Wayne Holmgren, Bill DeBates; (second row) Bruce Wilson and Marv Laackman.

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Lewis Family Drug placed second in the regular season and won the Luverne Community Education Major League Baseball Tournament title. Team members include (front row, from left) Connor Overgaard, Colin Schoeneman, Gavyn Boll, Griffen Jarchow, Gavin Reisch, Marcus Feit, Hunter Gaffaney, (back) coach Chad Overgaard, Jayson Delfs, Kaden Anderson, Riley Anderson, Bailey Cowell, Ben Jarchow, John Miller and coach Scott Anderson.
A team that placed second during the regular season took top honors during the Luverne Community Education Major League Baseball Tournament July 1 at Joe Roberts Fields. Lewis Family Drug, the tournament’s second seed, survived a scare to pull out a one-run win in the semifinals before rolling to a...
The Bluestem tied for second place in the regular season and won the first postseason tournament title of the Minor League Softball program. Team members include (front row, from left) Kendra Thorson, Makena Nelson, Regan Mehlhaff, Maren Stegenga, Ella Reisdorfer, (middle) Morgan Ahrendt, Jana Reed, Chloe Schoeneman, (back) coaches James Mehlhaff, Jeff Ahrendt and Corey Nelson. Missing is Emma Lusty.
The Bluestem made Luverne Community Education Summer Recreation history July 1. During what was the final night of play in the first year of Minor League Softball play, the Blustem pulled out an upset to win the league’s postseason tournament. The four-team league opened postseason play on June 29...
Former Hills resident Al Berdahl is a three-time tissue recipient, so his job with the South Dakota Lions Eye and Tissue Bank comes easily. He’s an outreach coordinator and takes the message of organ and tissue donationt to area driver’s education classes. He’s pictured in Luverne on Wednesday, June 24.
Former Hills resident Al Berdahl is a three-time tissue recipient, so his job with the South Dakota Lions Eye and Tissue Bank comes easily. “I’m a walking poster board,” he admitted Wednesday after speaking to a driver’s education class in Luverne High School. “I talk about it to anyone who will...
Chamber Board President Mike Smith (left) presents Curt Bloemendaal (center) with this plaque for being named “Outstanding Chamber Member.” W.R. Berkley is pictured at right.
William R. Berkley of Berkley Corporation traveled from the East Coast to attend a recognition event for Curt Bloemendaal Wednesday, June 24, at Sterling's Cafe and Grille. Bloemendaal was named Luverne’s Outstanding Chamber Member of the Year for his leadership role in local business and for his...
Water bubbles up through the sidewalk and through cracks in the pavement on East Main Street Wednesday morning after a six-foot lateral split of an underground water main. The ordeal prompted the closure of that block for that day, and partially closed it for later that week and Monday morning as pavement was repaired.
It’s been a rough week for the city of Luverne’s Water and Wastewater Department. On Wednesday, June 24, motorists and pedestrians noticed water bubbling up through the sidewalks and cracks in the pavement on East Main Street near Loopy’s. An 8-inch main had split open six to seven feet, sending...
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 Wells Fargo Minnesota Wild Road Tour made a stop at the Blue Mound Ice Arena June 24. Two current members of Minnesota’s National Hockey League team and one former NHL player who serves as a member of KFAN Radio broadcast team where on hand to sign autographs and talk hockey in the BMIA lobby....

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