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First-graders in Sue Hup’s class recognize the 100th day of school through a project on what they would look like when they are 100 years old. Students crumpled paper to depict their wrinkled faces. Pictured with their projects from left are Nevaeh Groen, Reagan Gangestad, Tenley Behr and Isabella Steensma.
Thursday, Jan. 28, marked the 100th day students at Luverne Elementary have attended classes for the 2015-16 school year. “The 100th Day is a tradition at LES,” said Principal Stacy Gillette. “It coincides with our math curriculum and our 100s chart that we use with our students.” Classrooms in...
Community Ed Register for these activities by calling Community Ed at 283-4724. Discovery Time School Readiness Preschool registrations are being accepted now for Sept. 2016. There are classes for ages 3, 4, and 5-year-olds. Defensive Driving refresher class Jan. 21 or Feb. 23 will help keep your...
Harper Renken plays with shaving cream with her dad, TJ Renken, during the Rock County Children’s Fair Thursday at the Luverne Elementary commons.
More than 130 children and adults attended the Rock County Children’s Fair Thursday at the Luverne Elementary School commons. “It was the first time at a new date,” said Karen Willers with the Rock County Early Childhood Initiative, which sponsored the event. The event is designed to let families...
Luverne’s annual kick-off to the holiday season brings local businesses and community organizations together for an activity-packed weekend. Winterfest 2015 will be Friday through Sunday, Dec. 4 through 6. “We continue to thank all the people who come together to continually make Winterfest an...
Luverne’s 53rd Annual Hot Dog Nite will be Thursday, July 16, on Main Street. The event will feature a beer garden at Sterling’s Café, live music, wiener dog races, wiener dog beauty contest and much more. “Visit Luverne businesses and enjoy some of the over 10,000 free hot dogs and beverages given...
Samantha McGaffee participates in the Bean Bag Tournament Saturday, June 13.
The population of Hills swelled over the weekend to welcome hundreds of visitors for the town’s celebration of its 125th anniversary. The quasquicentennial party was timed with the town’s annual Friendship Days weekend, so there were the usual parades, games, food vendors and festivities. In...
A new kind of live outdoor music will be offered at this year’s Buffalo Days celebration in Luverne. “Rock on the River” will showcase the Everett Smithson Band under a tent at Redbird Field from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, June 6. The band is known throughout the Midwest for playing Zydeco, or...

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