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The 110-megawatt Walleye Wind Farm in western Rock County is taking shape with cranes assembling bases for 40 turbines across a 49-square-mile (31,000 acres) footprint.
Faye Bremer, Luverne, holds a banner with 55 Tri-State Band Festival buttons attached. Bremer unintentionally collected the buttons herself and from her Salon 75 clients. She’s missing one — 1956 — and learned no button was made in 1966. The 1965 event was canceled, and those buttons were used the following year.
Faye Bremer blames the unintended collection of Tri-State Band Festival buttons on her late grandfather.
Jen Huisman talks about how she used the artist technique of assemblage with pictures of her grandparents, war posters and other vintage images in homage to military sacrifice with a special nod to World War II veterans, which included both her grandfather and grandmother.
Luverne’s first public art project was unveiled Sunday with the artists explaining the inspiration behind their one-of-a-kind artwork on 7-foot fiberglass nutcrackers.
Those celebrating Blue Mound Lutheran Church’s 150th anniversary pose for a picture after Sunday’s Fall Festival service. When the church closed in 1976, families joined churches in Hardwick, Kenneth and Luverne. Once a year everyone gathers for a service and catered meal in the rural church located on 150th Avenue in Vienna Township.
When church elders closed Blue Mound Lutheran Church in 1976, they vowed to meet once a year for renewed faith and fellowship.
Freshman Ella Sammons fires a kill over the net Thursday night, Sept. 19, in a home game in Hills against Westbrook-Walnut Grove, who took the match over the H-BC Patriots 3-0.
The Hills-Beaver Creek Lady Pates dropped two volleyball matches in regular season action last week.
Faye Bremer, Luverne, holds a banner with 55 Tri-State Band Festival buttons attached. Bremer unintentionally collected the buttons herself and from her Salon 75 clients. She’s missing one — 1956 — and learned no button was made in 1966. The 1965 event was canceled, and those buttons were used the following year.
Jen Huisman talks about how she used the artist technique of assemblage with pictures of her grandparents, war posters and other vintage images in homage to military sacrifice with a special nod to World War II veterans, which included both her grandfather and grandmother.
Those celebrating Blue Mound Lutheran Church’s 150th anniversary pose for a picture after Sunday’s Fall Festival service. When the church closed in 1976, families joined churches in Hardwick, Kenneth and Luverne. Once a year everyone gathers for a service and catered meal in the rural church located on 150th Avenue in Vienna Township.
Luverne High School senior Gannon Ahrendt catches a pass for a first down against the Windom Eagles Thursday night, Sept. 15, at Cardinal Field. The game was stopped at the beginning of the third quarter due to lightning with the score at 36-0, which became final after both coaches agreed to call the game due to the weather.
Freshman Ella Sammons fires a kill over the net Thursday night, Sept. 19, in a home game in Hills against Westbrook-Walnut Grove, who took the match over the H-BC Patriots 3-0.

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The royal court and class attendants pose with Queen Taylor Huisman (center, left) and King Cody Moser along with (from left) Gracie Fagerness, Olivia Bork, Claire Knobloch, Amallia Ternus, Brynn Rauk, Jenifer Martinyuk, Elly Klosterbuer, Huisman and Moser, Luke Fuerstenberg, Alex Harris, Taylor Frederickson, Brayden Metzger, Carter VandeVoort, Cameron Allen and Eduardo Wegener.
Hills-Beaver Creek High School seniors Taylor Huisman (left) and Cody Moser received the queen and king crowns and capes Monday night in coronation ceremonies at the high school in Hills.   Members of the royal court are seniors Elly Klosterbuer, Amallia Ternus, Jenifer Martinyuk, Taylor...
Since Carson Ehde’s Sept. 13 death, his friends have been working on a public message to bring awareness to mental health and suicide. After joining Ehde’s family at Saturday’s funeral, several posed for an image with a T-shirt they’re designing in Ehde’s memory that will also carry a message about suicide awareness. Pictured atop the Blue Mounds State Park Saturday are (from left) Brandon Mills, Noah Herman, Marshal Dammann, Chase Overgaard, Quinn Buss, Jaden Knips, Eli Bakken, Mason Steensma, Jordan Winte
A Luverne High School grad will be honored Oct. 1 at the Verne Drive-In for the outdoor movie theater closing night of the season. Carson Ehde, 21, assisted the Rozeboom family in operating the seasonal business. “He was there for our first night opener under new ownership and never hesitated to...
A correction to the Sept. 15, 2022, story “Remembrance of Luverne’s first AFS exchange student” about Philippe Piot. The pastors who were part of the 1957-58 AFS support team for Philippe were the Revs. Wesley Drummond and G.S. Helgeson, immediate predecessors to Wayne Hoffman and Stan Eyberg, who...
The 110-megawatt Walleye Wind Farm in western Rock County is taking shape with cranes assembling bases for 40 turbines across a 49-square-mile (31,000 acres) footprint. Starting in October, the turbines will generate $400,000 to $600,000 in annual local tax revenues and feed electricity to the...
Twenty-three bands will perform Saturday in the 71st annual Tri-State Band Festival. The parade competition begins at 9:30 a.m. on Luverne’s Main Street. Fifteen bands will be part of the parade with bleachers available for spectators at the intersection of McKenzie Avenue and Main Street, where...
Faye Bremer, Luverne, holds a banner with 55 Tri-State Band Festival buttons attached. Bremer unintentionally collected the buttons herself and from her Salon 75 clients. She’s missing one — 1956 — and learned no button was made in 1966. The 1965 event was canceled, and those buttons were used the following year.
Faye Bremer blames the unintended collection of Tri-State Band Festival buttons on her late grandfather. Walter Greene worked as a bill clerk for the South Dakota Senate. Bremer inherited his bucket full of political campaign buttons and would casually toss the buttons from the Tri-State Band...
Those celebrating Blue Mound Lutheran Church’s 150th anniversary pose for a picture after Sunday’s Fall Festival service. When the church closed in 1976, families joined churches in Hardwick, Kenneth and Luverne. Once a year everyone gathers for a service and catered meal in the rural church located on 150th Avenue in Vienna Township.
When church elders closed Blue Mound Lutheran Church in 1976, they vowed to meet once a year for renewed faith and fellowship. On Sunday about 100 former parishioners, their family members and interested friends gathered for the annual fall festival. This year they celebrated the 150th anniversary...
Luverne High School senior Gannon Ahrendt catches a pass for a first down against the Windom Eagles Thursday night, Sept. 15, at Cardinal Field. The game was stopped at the beginning of the third quarter due to lightning with the score at 36-0, which became final after both coaches agreed to call the game due to the weather.
The Luverne Cardinals football team upped their record to 2-1 after defeating the Windom Eagles in a shortened game Thursday night in Luverne. The Cardinals raced out to a 36-0 halftime lead, and just 18 seconds into the second half the game was stopped due to lightning. Both coaches mutually...
Freshman Ella Sammons fires a kill over the net Thursday night, Sept. 19, in a home game in Hills against Westbrook-Walnut Grove, who took the match over the H-BC Patriots 3-0.
The Hills-Beaver Creek Lady Pates dropped two volleyball matches in regular season action last week. H-BC took on the Southwest Minnesota Christian Eagles in Edgerton Tuesday, Sept. 13, and came away with a loss in three matches, 19-25, 14-25 and 16-25. In a match at home against Westbrook-Walnut...
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