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Since the Luverne Cottage opened in 1998, it has served nearly 800 patients.
The Sanford Luverne hospice program is on the verge of several major changes. Staff and volunteers were notified in mid-April that home health services will be based out of Windom and hospice services will be based out of Luverne.
Patti and Wes Pierson of Hardwick are the parade marshals for this weekend’s Jubilee Days in Hardwick. The parade begins at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Longtime Hardwick area residents Wes and Patti Pierson will be featured in Saturday evening’s Hardwick Jubilee Days parade. Anna Haas, representing the Community Club, asked the Piersons if they would do the honor.
School secretary Diana Ouverson retired last week after 41 years.
Diana Ouverson could have retired 10 years ago, but she liked her job so much she stayed.
The recently donated 130-plus nutcrackers include pieces of all sizes, the largest at about 6 feet tall and the smallest at several inches, and Mann said only three are duplicates to the ones in the History Center’s current collection.
It was like Christmas in June for Betty Mann Tuesday evening, June 14, when a pickup load of nutcrackers rolled into the parking lot at the Rock County History Center.
Ashton Sandbulte came close to breaking the all-time Class A state record in the 100-meter dash earlier this month. "That's crazy to think about," he said.
“I guess you could say naturally gifted.” That's how Ashton Sandbulte describes his athletic — and specifically running — abilities. 
Hunter Ahrendt, a recent Luverne High School graduate, holds a patch he received as an All-State shooter for the 2022 spring season. He finished tied for 74th and is included in the Top 100 high school trap shooters in the state.
When Hunter Ahrendt picks up his Remington shotgun Friday, June 24, he’ll become the first Luverne High School athlete to compete in the Minnesota State High School League Clay Target Tournament.
Since the Luverne Cottage opened in 1998, it has served nearly 800 patients.
Patti and Wes Pierson of Hardwick are the parade marshals for this weekend’s Jubilee Days in Hardwick. The parade begins at 7 p.m. Saturday.
School secretary Diana Ouverson retired last week after 41 years.
The recently donated 130-plus nutcrackers include pieces of all sizes, the largest at about 6 feet tall and the smallest at several inches, and Mann said only three are duplicates to the ones in the History Center’s current collection.
Ashton Sandbulte came close to breaking the all-time Class A state record in the 100-meter dash earlier this month. "That's crazy to think about," he said.
Hunter Ahrendt, a recent Luverne High School graduate, holds a patch he received as an All-State shooter for the 2022 spring season. He finished tied for 74th and is included in the Top 100 high school trap shooters in the state.

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K-12 students in Hills-Beaver Creek School District will be admitted free to home events beginning this fall. Board members approved the change to the district’s fee schedule at their June 13 meeting. “We want to promote student attendance to our extra-curricular events,” said board chairman Arlyn...
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Beaver Creek’s $123,000 pay loader has arrived, and it’s been put to work on city business. After their meeting Wednesday, June 15, Beaver Creek City Council members and city maintenance supervisor Travis Helgeson agreed to a brief show and tell in the city shop. The machinery, a 2021 Cat 910 with...
Another project funded by the 2184 Campaign was completed Monday when Pride Neon Sign Company of Sioux Falls hung a 20-by-20-foot “L” to the outside of the performing arts center stage wall at Luverne Public Schools. Workers placed a paper template on the wall before affixing the anchor bolts for...
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Luverne High School placed eighth out of 54 Class 2A schools June 14 at the Minnesota Trap Shooting Championship at the Alexandria gun club. The team shot a 461 out of 500. Wheaton High School was the top Class 2A team with a score of 481. Recent LHS graduates Hunter Ahrendt and Cheyenne Schutz...
Since the Luverne Cottage opened in 1998, it has served nearly 800 patients.
The Sanford Luverne hospice program is on the verge of several major changes. Staff and volunteers were notified in mid-April that home health services will be based out of Windom and hospice services will be based out of Luverne. Current home care staff will transition to employment through Good...
American Legion members Frank Kemper (left) and Veryl Stoffel (right) from Post 636 in Lismore give a box of baseballs to Don Dinger, Luverne Baseball Association president, to be used at the Legion State Tournament July 28 through July 31 in Luverne. Stoffel, father of Luverne Public Works...
Patti and Wes Pierson of Hardwick are the parade marshals for this weekend’s Jubilee Days in Hardwick. The parade begins at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Longtime Hardwick area residents Wes and Patti Pierson will be featured in Saturday evening’s Hardwick Jubilee Days parade. Anna Haas, representing the Community Club, asked the Piersons if they would do the honor. “They have been a staple in this community for many, many years and have been...
Kaden Anderson pitches for the Luverne Senior Legion game with Jackson at Redbird Field June 14.
The Luverne Senior Legion baseball team added two more wins by defeating Jackson 10-3 at home on June 14 and Slayton 9-1 on the road June 16.  Luverne was scheduled to play in Ruthton June 20 and to host Pipestone June 22. Those games will be reported in a future edition of the Star Herald along...
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