2021

Meetings Beaver Creek Township Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, in the township hall.   Vienna Township Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 9, in the Kenneth Community Center. American Legion Auxiliary # 123 will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, at Pizza Ranch. Contact Dianna...
The Hills-Beaver Creek School Board approved a one-year contract with secondary principal Andrew Kellenberger during their meeting Wednesday night, Oct. 27. Kellenberger received a 3-percent base salary increase and will receive $100,000 for the 2021-22 school year. Five days were added to the one-...
Legendary jazz vocalist Norah Jones recorded “American Anthem” in December 2006 especially for  the Ken Burns documentary film, “The War.” Jones’ piano- and-vocal interpretation of “American Anthem,” written by American composer Gene Scheer, became an emotional centerpiece for the documentary. Her...
Brenda Winter
For more than a year, Luverne Minnesota Veterans Home staff kept the killer of the elderly, COVID-19, at bay. For more than a year they wore masks and shields. They got vaccinated and washed their hands. And then it came anyway. On Tuesday morning, Nov. 2, the Minnesota Veterans Home COVID-19...
Next Thursday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day, and I just want to remind folks to take a couple of moments to think about and appreciate the men and women who have served and will serve our country in the armed forces. I never served in the military, and frankly it’s one of my greatest regrets in life....
LSS meals at Generations Monday, Nov. 8: Orange chicken, brown rice, Oriental vegetables, mandarin oranges. Tuesday, Nov. 9: Beef goulash, peas, tropical fruit, garlic breadstick. Wednesday, Nov. 10: Meatloaf, sweet potatoes, pears, dessert. Half-Price Day sponsored by Main Street Financial.  ...
Mia Wenzel competes in first round action at the state meet Oct. 28.
LHS senior Mia Wenzel qualified for the Minnesota individual state tournament for the Cardinals after winning the individual Section 3A Singles Tournament. Wenzel competed at the Reed-Sweatt Tennis Center in Minneapolis on Thursday, Oct. 28. In her first-round match, Wenzel was defeated by Ana...
Patriot Cole Baker eludes the Dutchmen in Saturday's playoff game in Hills.
In the first round of the Section 3 Nine-Man playoffs, the Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots hosted the Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Truman Jaguars Tuesday, Oct. 26. This game went much like the first time the two squads met earlier in the season. The Patriots cruised to a 47-0 playoff win, ending the...
Kamryn VanBatavia sends the ball over the net Monday night against Fairmont.
The Luverne Cardinals volleyball team advances in subsection playoffs with a victory over Pipestone in five sets Monday night in Luverne. It wasn’t an easy win for the LHS girls, but coach Sarah DeBeer said the Cardinals’ clean serving was a key part of the game. She said almost all Luverne players...
Luverne’s popular Trunk ’N Treat returns to Main Street for 2021 after the 2020 pandemic drive-through “Street of Treats” at the school campus. Because Halloween falls on a Sunday this year, the event will be on Monday, Nov. 1, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. on Main Street. The event typically draws hundreds...

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