Area residents were caught off guard Monday evening when a winter storm arrived suddenly at sundown dumping several inches of snow. Reports varied from 2 to 5 inches locally from the system that stretched across most of the state.
Luverne students Jacinda Hustoft (left) and Ashlee Boltjes asked school board members at their Nov. 21 meeting to reinstate cheerleading as a winter sport.
Shouts of “Go Big Red” may fill gymnasiums this winter if a request by two Luverne High School students is granted.
Pete and Kristie Jessen are opening Top Notch Car Wash as soon as February, depending on construction weather. The location is south of the Bluestem and northeast of Shopko.
“Top Notch Carwash,” will open next year south of I-90 in Luverne. Pete and Kristie Jessen are launching the new business that may be in operation as soon as February, depending on construction weather.
Participating in the ribbon-cutting Friday morning at the History Center are (seated, from left) Greg Burger, Linda Bakken, Dolly Remme, Betty Mann, Naidine Aanenson, Dave Smith, (standing) Annie Opitz, Ryan Wynia, Dan Nath, Patti Olson, Darrel Va
Conspicuously absent at the History Center’s ribbon-cutting Friday was LeRoy Luitjens, one of the Historical Society’s most dedicated volunteers and supporters.
Luverne’s 21st Annual Winterfest weekend was greeted with unseasonably mild weather for the first three days in December. Temperatures in the 50s made it pleasant for both indoor and outdoor activities.
Luverne students Jacinda Hustoft (left) and Ashlee Boltjes asked school board members at their Nov. 21 meeting to reinstate cheerleading as a winter sport.
Pete and Kristie Jessen are opening Top Notch Car Wash as soon as February, depending on construction weather. The location is south of the Bluestem and northeast of Shopko.

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Area residents were caught off guard Monday evening when a winter storm arrived suddenly at sundown dumping several inches of snow. Reports varied from 2 to 5 inches locally from the system that stretched across most of the state. The real story, however, was the rapid snowfall combined with high...
Luverne students Jacinda Hustoft (left) and Ashlee Boltjes asked school board members at their Nov. 21 meeting to reinstate cheerleading as a winter sport.
Shouts of “Go Big Red” may fill gymnasiums this winter if a request by two Luverne High School students is granted. Senior Ashlee Boltjes and junior Jacinda Hustoft asked board members to revitalize cheerleading as a winter sport during the board’s Nov. 21 regular monthly meeting. “There has been a...
Pete and Kristie Jessen are opening Top Notch Car Wash as soon as February, depending on construction weather. The location is south of the Bluestem and northeast of Shopko.
“Top Notch Carwash,” will open next year south of I-90 in Luverne. Pete and Kristie Jessen are launching the new business that may be in operation as soon as February, depending on construction weather. The building footprint includes a 30-by-33-foot structure for two self-serve bays and a 45-by-45...
Participating in the ribbon-cutting Friday morning at the History Center are (seated, from left) Greg Burger, Linda Bakken, Dolly Remme, Betty Mann, Naidine Aanenson, Dave Smith, (standing) Annie Opitz, Ryan Wynia, Dan Nath, Patti Olson, Darrel Van Aartsen, Al Stoakes, Paul Rud, Keith Elbers, Kyle...
Conspicuously absent at the History Center’s ribbon-cutting Friday was LeRoy Luitjens, one of the Historical Society’s most dedicated volunteers and supporters. Luitjens died Nov. 26 and his friends and family broke away from the grand opening festivities to attend his funeral Friday morning. “He...
Luverne’s 21st Annual Winterfest weekend was greeted with unseasonably mild weather for the first three days in December. Temperatures in the 50s made it pleasant for both indoor and outdoor activities. “It was sort of unbelievable,” said Luverne Chamber Director Jane Wildung Lanphere. “All in all...
  Main Street in Luverne has seen a flurry of activity this week with utility crews pulling wires through conduit and cement workers cutting through sidewalk and repairing slabs. According to information from city hall, the wiring work is for speakers downtown that will allow parade spectators and...
As we move through a busy retail season, shopping on the go is becoming more and more common. According to Adobe Analytics*, as of Nov. 27, Americans had spent nearly $14 billion online since Thanksgiving Day – with more than half of those purchases coming from mobile devices. Though it’s...
Face Aging MN invites Minnesotans to have the conversation The holiday season is a good time to talk about aging with loved ones When families gather for the holidays, it can be a time when changes in older relatives are noticed and concerns about their health and wellbeing are raised. Face Aging...
Luverne City Park Christmas Fantasy opens Luverne Chamber of Commerce members officially opened the normally closed city park Friday noon in a special ribbon-cutting, welcoming drivers around the circular course listening to holiday music by tuning radios to 89.9 FM and viewing the 23 lighted...

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