Beaver Creek

Student riders wind their way through the cones set up in the Community Education parking lot.
Dozens of local bicyclists participated in the Luverne Optimist Club annual Bike Rodeo in Beaver Creek and Luverne Saturday, May 14. In addition to Optimist Club volunteers, Ken Petersen of Ken’s Bike Shop, Luverne, was there to help make minor adjustments to bikes. Helmets and door prizes were...
Spelling bee moderator Keith Erickson (center) gives Kay Franklin (left) a word to spell as Luverne teacher Wendy Bosshart handles the microphone for the event.
Elementary students from Luverne and Hills-Beaver Creek schools met senior citizens Thursday, May 12, for a friendly Intergenerational Spelling Bee at the Senior Center. Each was asked to spell words such as guillotine and silhouette until only the top three spellers remained as place winners in...
Several teams of firefighters from Beaver Creek, Luverne, Hills and Garretson trained on the burning house which was set on fire, extinguished and reignited repeatedly to accommodate each training team.
An 80-year-old farmhouse burned to the ground in Beaver Creek Township Wednesday night as part of a joint training exercise among several local fire departments. Burdette and Sharon Braun built a new house on their acreage last fall and offered the old one to firefighters for training. “It went...
Recent property sales in Beaver Creek prompted local assessors to increase market values. However, the increase wasn’t as much as necessary to meet state requirements. Tom Houselog, Rock County Land Records director, explained the increase in market values to Beaver Creek City Council members at...
The raising and keeping of chickens inside the city limits of Beaver Creek is now permissible, thanks to the efforts of one of its citizens. Aaron Blank appeared at a recent city council meeting inquiring about housing a small number of chickens within city limits and collecting their eggs for his...
John Crawford
John Leslie Crawford, 91, Luverne, formerly of Beaver Creek, died Saturday, April 16, 2016, at the Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 21, at the First Presbyterian Church in Beaver Creek. Burial will follow in the Beaver Creek Cemetery. John...
Roger Gehrke
Roger Gehrke Roger Emil Gehrke, 72, Beaver Creek, died Friday, April 8, 2016, at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. A funeral service was Monday, April 11, at the First Presbyterian Church in Beaver Creek. Burial followed at Beaver Creek Cemetery. Roger Gehrke was born Feb. 26,...
Macy Oldre and Caleb Ellingson
Bryce and Ellie Oldre, Luverne, and Dan and Linda Ellingson, Beaver Creek, announce the engagement of their children Macy Oldre, Luverne, and Caleb Ellingson, Beaver Creek. Macy graduated from Luverne High School in 2010 and from Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, in 2014. She...
The Hills-Beaver Creek Public School Education Foundation has been established to “enhance the educational experiences and opportunities for the students of Independent School District 671 and to facilitate greater student access to scholarships and higher education,” according to its mission...
The Beaver Creek City Council is seeking to fill a vacancy on the council since Mayor Carolyn DeBoer died this fall of cancer. At their regular monthly meeting Nov. 18, councilmen Pat Bender, Al Harnack and Josh Teune moved current councilman Jamie Dysthe from acting mayor to mayor when no one...

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