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Luverne Speech Team wrapped up the Section 3A team trophy Saturday with 13 students contributing to the team score. They are (front, from left) Brianna Kinsinger, Roselynn Hartshorn, Rylee Anderson, Mia Wenzel, (second) Destiny Matthiesen, Xavier Carbonneau, Josie Golla, (back) Luke Thorson, Chance Tunnissen, Zander Carbonneau, Parker Carbonneau and Burke Johnson. Not pictured is Bethany Behr.
Luverne students earned the Section 3A speech championship trophy Saturday, the first team title for coach Gavin Folkestad in his 10 years of advising the speech team with Caroline Thorson.
Henning Construction earth moving crews tackle the northwest shoreline of The Lake in Luverne Tuesday afternoon, April 13. The city of Luverne’s “green space reclamation” project will replace a steep bank with a more gently sloping area that can be seeded with grass and used for recreation.
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Elena Heronimus, housing manager at The Oaks and Poplar Creek Estates, holds one of two robotic pets used as tools to help calm a resident by providing an interactive companion. In addition to a dog, the assisted living facility also has a cat.
The new housing manager of The Oaks and Poplar Creek Estates, Elena Heronimus, introduced herself to each one of the assisted living residents and visited with each one over the past couple of months.
A seed library opened today at the Rock County Library in Luverne and was organized (from left) by Erin Hamann, library director Calla Jarvie and Berty Stearns. The seed library is free, encouraging patrons to take and plant the flower and vegetable seeds.
Patrons to the Rock County Library can obtain more than just books and information at the Luverne location. They can now pick up flower and vegetable seeds to take home in a unique partnership with the Prairie Ally Food Forest.
Construction continues on Luverne’s pool and fitness center improvement project with footings poured and the former cardio equipment room removed.
Luverne Speech Team wrapped up the Section 3A team trophy Saturday with 13 students contributing to the team score. They are (front, from left) Brianna Kinsinger, Roselynn Hartshorn, Rylee Anderson, Mia Wenzel, (second) Destiny Matthiesen, Xavier Carbonneau, Josie Golla, (back) Luke Thorson, Chance Tunnissen, Zander Carbonneau, Parker Carbonneau and Burke Johnson. Not pictured is Bethany Behr.
New “Welcome to Beaver Creek” light pole banners are now on display in Beaver Creek. The city solicited support from local businesses and organizations to sponsor banners for $125 apiece, and nearly 30 banners were spoken for. This photograph was taken Wednesday night, April 14, after the Beaver Creek City Council meeting.
Henning Construction earth moving crews tackle the northwest shoreline of The Lake in Luverne Tuesday afternoon, April 13. The city of Luverne’s “green space reclamation” project will replace a steep bank with a more gently sloping area that can be seeded with grass and used for recreation.
Elena Heronimus, housing manager at The Oaks and Poplar Creek Estates, holds one of two robotic pets used as tools to help calm a resident by providing an interactive companion. In addition to a dog, the assisted living facility also has a cat.
A seed library opened today at the Rock County Library in Luverne and was organized (from left) by Erin Hamann, library director Calla Jarvie and Berty Stearns. The seed library is free, encouraging patrons to take and plant the flower and vegetable seeds.

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The Luverne Cardinals softball team had no answer for the Pipestone Area Arrows on Thursday, April 15. The Arrows, a perennial powerhouse, outscored the Cardinals 25-1 in two games on Thursday in Pipestone. The Arrows won the first game 10-0 and then completed the sweep with a 15-1 victory over the...
Blue Mound Quilters (from left) Leola Sweeney, Jill Willers, Mary Crawford, Verla Fick, Debbie Scholten and Arlene Bendix recently completed their new wall hanging quilts for The Cottage. The former quilts needed to be removed in order to meet pandemic disinfecting requirements.
Members of the Blue Mound Quilters Guild recently completed new wall hanging quilts for the Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage.  The women designed their own 40-by-40-inch quilts, selecting patterns and choosing colors and fabrics inspired by rooms they were assigned to make quilts for.  Leola Sweeney...
Construction continues on Luverne’s pool and fitness center improvement project with footings poured and the former cardio equipment room removed.
Progress continues on Luverne’s $5 million pool and fitness center improvement project. Footings are poured on the northeast side of the building, and the former cardio equipment room has been removed and demolished. Meanwhile, a temporary fitness center has been set up in the city’s trailhead...
Luverne Speech Team wrapped up the Section 3A team trophy Saturday with 13 students contributing to the team score. They are (front, from left) Brianna Kinsinger, Roselynn Hartshorn, Rylee Anderson, Mia Wenzel, (second) Destiny Matthiesen, Xavier Carbonneau, Josie Golla, (back) Luke Thorson, Chance Tunnissen, Zander Carbonneau, Parker Carbonneau and Burke Johnson. Not pictured is Bethany Behr.
Luverne students earned the Section 3A speech championship trophy Saturday, the first team title for coach Gavin Folkestad in his 10 years of advising the speech team with Caroline Thorson. Due to pandemic restrictions, Luverne earned the team title while competing alone at their own school. “While...
Luverne Bailey Cowell stands in the box during the Cardinals' matchup against Tracy-Milroy-Balaton on Friday, April 16. The Cardinals defeated the Panthers 22-0 in five innings.
The Luverne Cardinals baseball team improved to 3-0 on the young season by winning a pair of games this past week. The Cardinals opened the week on Thursday, April 15, with a 3-2 victory over Pipestone Area in Luverne. The next day the Cardinals dismantled the visiting Tracy-Milroy-Balaton Panthers...
The Hills-Beaver Creek track team competed at a meet in Pipestone on Saturday, April 17. The Patriots were one of five teams that competed at the Paulson Field. The boys’ team finished in second place, while the girls finished fourth. Tyson Bork took home first place with a time of 11 seconds, 74...
Many Minnesotans are thinking about their lawns, trees and gardens this time of year. Whether you do it yourself or hire a professional, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) urges everyone to safely use pesticides and fertilizers on your property by following all label directions....
Due to the high cost of investment in farm machinery, an ever-increasing number of farm operators are hiring other farm operators to provide some or all of their machinery resources for their farm operation. This is especially true with new and younger farm operators, as well as with children that...
Luverne High School Honor Roll Quarter 3 A Honor Roll Seniors: Russell Aanenson, Zachery Ahrendt, Kaitlyn Anderson, Cooper Arends, Peter Baustian, Ethan Beyer, Brody Bonnett, Simon Boyenga, Xavier Carbonneau, Rachel DenHerder, Regan Feit, Rylee Gee, Dyllon Gehrke, Josephine Golla, Emma Hinz,...
Rock County Ambulance crew members welcomed Sgt. First Class Jeff Thacker home from his National Guard deployment during their April 6 training meeting. Thacker and ambulance director Harlan Vande Kieft are kneeling in front. Ambulance personnel are (front, from left) Sheila Westfield, Jill Johnson, Tricia Huiskes, Cody Tinklenberg, Dan Fick, Dalton Bass, (back) Matt Goembel, Ranae Johnson, Callie Rathjen, Lexie Severtson and Sheila Meyer.
Sgt. First Class Jeff Thacker returned to Luverne in March after 18 months overseas with the Army National Guard. He presented a combat mission American flag to the Rock County Ambulance to be displayed in Sanford Luverne Emergency Services offices. “Everyone was really supportive of me while I was...
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