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The LHS boys’ basketball team played Belle Plaine at Williams Arena Jan. 21. The Cardinals came up just short, 52-49. Pictured are (front, from left) Colin Schoeneman, Nathaniel Cole-Kraty, Casey Sehr, Marcus Feit, Blake Frahm, Tyson Cowell, Riley Sneller, Eli Radtke, (back) Kaysie Lenz, head coach John Sichmeller, Gavin DeBeer, Jase Arp, Cody Mounce, Jordan Friedrichsen, Connor Overgaard, Gannon Ahrendt, assistant coach Jeff Weber, Josie Anderson, assistant coach Adam Geraets and Ethan Rahm.
The Luverne boys’ basketball team recorded their most successful week of the season so far with wins over Adrian and St. James and a close three-point loss to Belle Plaine.
The Burnsville High School robotics competition on Jan. 16 featured mini robots. The two Luverne High School teams placed 10th and 12th out of a field of 28 teams at the event.
With a successful small robot competition behind them, the Luverne High School robotics team is preparing for the tournament that inspired the team’s creation two years ago.
Building engineer (far left, Steven Woods) explains the rescue attempt for the supermodels trapped in a building collapse to Bob (Ashlyn Johnson), Andi (Mia Wenzel) and fire captain (Pierce Cunningham).
Luverne students resume one act play competition Saturday when they travel to Pipestone to perform “Supermodels in Jeopardy,” a dark comedy by Jonathan Dorf.
Nate Golla (left) and his father, Gary Golla, are selling their 74-year-old family business, the Luverne Farm Store to local entities.
Nate Golla and his father, Gary Golla, announced this week that they’re selling their 74-year-old family business, the Luverne Farm Store.
Joining the Luv1LuvAll community organization in a fundraiser for the group is the Luverne High School student council. Holding samples of the sugar cookies for sale in the community at the Luverne Area Chamber and at the school beginning next week are (from left) Parker Carbonneau, Griffen Jarchow, Anja Jarchow and Luke Thorson.
A heartfelt gift is available for Valentine’s Day through a community organization focused on ending poverty in the Luverne area.
The 125-foot-tall wooden grain elevator in Beaver Creek hasn't stored grain for over a decade; it was being used only for its office and scale. New Vision will replace it with a 16- by 25-foot office with automation for the bins and an 11-by-75-foot in-ground truck scale
New Vision will demolish the iconic wooden grain elevator in Beaver Creek this spring and replace it with a new office and scale in time for harvest this fall.
The LHS boys’ basketball team played Belle Plaine at Williams Arena Jan. 21. The Cardinals came up just short, 52-49. Pictured are (front, from left) Colin Schoeneman, Nathaniel Cole-Kraty, Casey Sehr, Marcus Feit, Blake Frahm, Tyson Cowell, Riley Sneller, Eli Radtke, (back) Kaysie Lenz, head coach John Sichmeller, Gavin DeBeer, Jase Arp, Cody Mounce, Jordan Friedrichsen, Connor Overgaard, Gannon Ahrendt, assistant coach Jeff Weber, Josie Anderson, assistant coach Adam Geraets and Ethan Rahm.
The Burnsville High School robotics competition on Jan. 16 featured mini robots. The two Luverne High School teams placed 10th and 12th out of a field of 28 teams at the event.
Building engineer (far left, Steven Woods) explains the rescue attempt for the supermodels trapped in a building collapse to Bob (Ashlyn Johnson), Andi (Mia Wenzel) and fire captain (Pierce Cunningham).
Nate Golla (left) and his father, Gary Golla, are selling their 74-year-old family business, the Luverne Farm Store to local entities.
Joining the Luv1LuvAll community organization in a fundraiser for the group is the Luverne High School student council. Holding samples of the sugar cookies for sale in the community at the Luverne Area Chamber and at the school beginning next week are (from left) Parker Carbonneau, Griffen Jarchow, Anja Jarchow and Luke Thorson.
The 125-foot-tall wooden grain elevator in Beaver Creek hasn't stored grain for over a decade; it was being used only for its office and scale. New Vision will replace it with a 16- by 25-foot office with automation for the bins and an 11-by-75-foot in-ground truck scale

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The LHS boys’ basketball team played Belle Plaine at Williams Arena Jan. 21. The Cardinals came up just short, 52-49. Pictured are (front, from left) Colin Schoeneman, Nathaniel Cole-Kraty, Casey Sehr, Marcus Feit, Blake Frahm, Tyson Cowell, Riley Sneller, Eli Radtke, (back) Kaysie Lenz, head coach John Sichmeller, Gavin DeBeer, Jase Arp, Cody Mounce, Jordan Friedrichsen, Connor Overgaard, Gannon Ahrendt, assistant coach Jeff Weber, Josie Anderson, assistant coach Adam Geraets and Ethan Rahm.
The Luverne boys’ basketball team recorded their most successful week of the season so far with wins over Adrian and St. James and a close three-point loss to Belle Plaine. The Cardinals, now 3-9 on the season, earned a solid 68-39 win in Adrian Jan. 20 before coming up just short to the Belle...
The Burnsville High School robotics competition on Jan. 16 featured mini robots. The two Luverne High School teams placed 10th and 12th out of a field of 28 teams at the event.
With a successful small robot competition behind them, the Luverne High School robotics team is preparing for the tournament that inspired the team’s creation two years ago. The Great Northern Regional will be March 24-26 in Grand Forks, North Dakota. In 2020 Luverne earned the “Rookie Inspiration...
Building engineer (far left, Steven Woods) explains the rescue attempt for the supermodels trapped in a building collapse to Bob (Ashlyn Johnson), Andi (Mia Wenzel) and fire captain (Pierce Cunningham).
Luverne students resume one act play competition Saturday when they travel to Pipestone to perform “Supermodels in Jeopardy,” a dark comedy by Jonathan Dorf. Joseph Stearns, the LHS one act play adviser, chose “Supermodels in Jeopardy” last year. “I selected this piece because it has a wide range...
Nate Golla (left) and his father, Gary Golla, are selling their 74-year-old family business, the Luverne Farm Store to local entities.
Nate Golla and his father, Gary Golla, announced this week that they’re selling their 74-year-old family business, the Luverne Farm Store. The feed mill side of the business has been purchased by Pro Partners LLC, a group of local investors who will use the mill to support their hog production. The...
Joining the Luv1LuvAll community organization in a fundraiser for the group is the Luverne High School student council. Holding samples of the sugar cookies for sale in the community at the Luverne Area Chamber and at the school beginning next week are (from left) Parker Carbonneau, Griffen Jarchow, Anja Jarchow and Luke Thorson.
A heartfelt gift is available for Valentine’s Day through a community organization focused on ending poverty in the Luverne area. Luv1LuvAll is offering a heart-shaped, decorated sugar cookie for $5. The Valentine’s Day offering replaces the poinsettia sales the group conducted during the Christmas...
The 125-foot-tall wooden grain elevator in Beaver Creek hasn't stored grain for over a decade; it was being used only for its office and scale. New Vision will replace it with a 16- by 25-foot office with automation for the bins and an 11-by-75-foot in-ground truck scale
New Vision will demolish the iconic wooden grain elevator in Beaver Creek this spring and replace it with a new office and scale in time for harvest this fall. “It’s not safe for our customers, employees and the community,” said New Vision CEO Matt Ashton. “It’s long past its prime and needs to be...
A program is being developed by a local electric cooperative to connect communities with resources for economic and community development. Sioux Valley Energy calls the program REVIVE 2030. Once developed, REVIVE 2030 will work with individual communities within the cooperative’s footprint on...
On a bitterly cold day last year in February, a small group of bundled-up CMA members gave away more than 350 free frozen pizzas. In the Living Rock Church parking lot on East Main Street in Luverne, the Christian Motorcyclists handed pizzas to motorists through rolled down windows of heated...
The exterior walls of the PrairiE Loft apartment buildings are now going up, allowing passersby a glimpse of the upcoming two, 27-unit apartment units known as the PrairiE Loft I and II. The $8 million project (on the former Sharkee's and Mert's Repair lots) is named with a capital "E" for "...
The family of the late Carrie Bakken pose for a picture Jan. 19 in front of a memorial in the school library called “Carrie’s Reading Nook.” Pictured (from left) are Carrie’s mom, Helen Laabs, son Eli Bakken, dad Darold Laabs and husband Peter Bakken.
A small area within the Luverne Elementary School media center is dedicated to a former teacher who was passionate about helping students read. “Carrie’s Reading Nook” was established in memory of Carrie Bakken, who assisted in the Response to Intervention and Title I reading programs. Bakken died...
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