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The oversized suspended bucket slowly fills with water and then dumps with a dramatic splash.
The Beaver Creek splash pad opened this spring just ahead of a long heat wave of 90-degree temperatures.
The city recently erected a $24,600 sign marking the “trailhead” corner that was once Casey’s on East Main Street.   (Lori
Work on Phase 3A of the Luve
Harley Fransman officially rejoined the Hills-Beaver Creek School Board Monday night in an oath of office ceremony. Fransman previously served on the school board from 2005 until 2018. He’ll fill the vacancy through 2021. A special election will take place in November to formally fill the position.
Former board member Harley Fransman rejoined the Hills-Beaver Creek School Board Monday night replacing Dan LaRock who resigned in April.
Cheering on the soap box derby racers are (from left) Jody Fransman with Blakely Baker, Kerri Baker with Brooks Heimerman, Kelley Heimerman, Kinsley Heimerman and Tegan Heimerman.
The soap box derby was a main attraction at the Hills Friendship Days Saturday afternoon. The event was moved from the former high school because of seal coating work on the street in that neighborhood.
Twenty-one track and field athletes from Luverne High School qualified for the 2021 Minnesota Class A State Track and Field Competition at St. Michael-Albertville High School. Qualifiers and alternates included (front row from left) Isabella Oye, Sarah Stegenga, Jenna DeBates, Tenley Nelson, Tiana Lais, (second row) Kendra Thorson, Maria Rops, Mia Wenzel, Regan Feit, Gracie Zewiske, Elizabeth Wagner, Christina Wagner, (back) Ethan Rahm, Camden Janiszeski, Arekel McLaughlin, LaShad Smith, Owen Janiszeski, El
The Luverne Cardinals and Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots track teams competed at the Section 3A meet in Redwood Falls on Thursday, June 10.
The oversized suspended bucket slowly fills with water and then dumps with a dramatic splash.
The city recently erected a $24,600 sign marking the “trailhead” corner that was once Casey’s on East Main Street.   (Lori
Words of "retirement" encouragement were taped to Dooyema's door on his last day of school.
Harley Fransman officially rejoined the Hills-Beaver Creek School Board Monday night in an oath of office ceremony. Fransman previously served on the school board from 2005 until 2018. He’ll fill the vacancy through 2021. A special election will take place in November to formally fill the position.
Cheering on the soap box derby racers are (from left) Jody Fransman with Blakely Baker, Kerri Baker with Brooks Heimerman, Kelley Heimerman, Kinsley Heimerman and Tegan Heimerman.
Twenty-one track and field athletes from Luverne High School qualified for the 2021 Minnesota Class A State Track and Field Competition at St. Michael-Albertville High School. Qualifiers and alternates included (front row from left) Isabella Oye, Sarah Stegenga, Jenna DeBates, Tenley Nelson, Tiana Lais, (second row) Kendra Thorson, Maria Rops, Mia Wenzel, Regan Feit, Gracie Zewiske, Elizabeth Wagner, Christina Wagner, (back) Ethan Rahm, Camden Janiszeski, Arekel McLaughlin, LaShad Smith, Owen Janiszeski, El

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The oversized suspended bucket slowly fills with water and then dumps with a dramatic splash.
The Beaver Creek splash pad opened this spring just ahead of a long heat wave of 90-degree temperatures. Nearly every day children and families — many of them visiting from other communities — have enjoyed the water entertainment located between the elementary school and ball diamond. A ribbon-...
The city recently erected a $24,600 sign marking the “trailhead” corner that was once Casey’s on East Main Street.   (Lori
Work on Phase 3A of the Luverne Loop path is completed. Phase 3A started at the trailhead building on East Main Street and Blue Mound Avenue and ended at the Rock River to the east of the wastewater treatment plant. Luverne City Council members recently approved final payment of $206,000 to Henning...
Steve Wiertzema (left) puts his arm around his son Kale Wiertzema following a section tournament game. Kale Wiertzema was recently named head coach of the H-BC boys’ basketball team, following the retirement of his father Steve.
Kale Wiertzema is following in his dad’s footsteps. Literally. Steve Wiertzema started his coaching career at Hills-Beaver Creek as the head coach of the girls’ basketball team. Then in 1991, the elder Wiertzema made the transition over to the boys’ side of things. The younger Wiertzema started his...
Words of "retirement" encouragement were taped to Dooyema's door on his last day of school.
“Stand up if you ever had Mr. Dooyema as a teacher.” Luverne art teacher Chris Nowatzki made this request during the district’s employee recognition program on the last day of school Friday, May 28.  In response, over 30 of the teachers, paraprofessionals, custodians, bus drivers, food service and...
Steve Wiertzema looks on from the bench during a section tournament game in 2005, against Russell-Tyler-Ruthton at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. Wiertzema served as the H-BC boys’ head basketball coach for 30 years.
Thirty years is a long time. That’s 15,768,000 minutes. In a world that seems to change by the minute, there was one constant that people could count on in Rock County: Steve Wiertzema coaching the Hills-Beaver Creek boys’ basketball team. After serving as the head coach for 30 years, Wiertzema is...
Harley Fransman officially rejoined the Hills-Beaver Creek School Board Monday night in an oath of office ceremony. Fransman previously served on the school board from 2005 until 2018. He’ll fill the vacancy through 2021. A special election will take place in November to formally fill the position.
Former board member Harley Fransman rejoined the Hills-Beaver Creek School Board Monday night replacing Dan LaRock who resigned in April. Fransman was appointed to the vacant position in May and after a 30-day comment period he was formally sworn into the position by School Board Chairman Arlyn...
The Luverne Redbirds improved to 8-1 overall with a 15-4 victory over Worthington on Wednesday, June 9. With the win the Cardinals extended their winning streak to seven games. Luverne struck first by scoring two runs in the top of the first inning. The Redbirds tacked on three more runs in the top...
Cheering on the soap box derby racers are (from left) Jody Fransman with Blakely Baker, Kerri Baker with Brooks Heimerman, Kelley Heimerman, Kinsley Heimerman and Tegan Heimerman.
The soap box derby was a main attraction at the Hills Friendship Days Saturday afternoon. The event was moved from the former high school because of seal coating work on the street in that neighborhood. The derby took place at the former elevator, now Game Plan For Hope.
Twenty-one track and field athletes from Luverne High School qualified for the 2021 Minnesota Class A State Track and Field Competition at St. Michael-Albertville High School. Qualifiers and alternates included (front row from left) Isabella Oye, Sarah Stegenga, Jenna DeBates, Tenley Nelson, Tiana Lais, (second row) Kendra Thorson, Maria Rops, Mia Wenzel, Regan Feit, Gracie Zewiske, Elizabeth Wagner, Christina Wagner, (back) Ethan Rahm, Camden Janiszeski, Arekel McLaughlin, LaShad Smith, Owen Janiszeski, El
The Luverne Cardinals and Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots track teams competed at the Section 3A meet in Redwood Falls on Thursday, June 10. The Luverne boys and girls both took home first place overall, with the girls finishing with 102 points and the boys ending up with 58. “They have put together an...
The Minnesota State High School League trap shooting state tournament will be Friday, June 25, at the Alexandria Shooting Park in Alexandria. The Luverne trap shooting team will send 10 individuals to Alexandria on Friday, June 18, to see if any of the Luverne shooters can qualify for the state...
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