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Mary and Duane Pike (location of picture) of Luverne, don silly hats Friday, Oct. 30, at the Luverne Senior Dining in honor of Halloween as well as in recognition of the 150th anniversary of Lutheran Social Services.
Lutheran Social Services, which oversees the meal program at Luverne Senior Dining, is celebrating150 years in 2015.  LSS traces its beginnings back to a Lutheran church near Red Wing where a family of four children was orphaned in 1865. Pastor Eric Norelius and the  tiny Vasa Lutheran Church...
Luverne Middle School students in Jerry Benson’s history class, some of them pictured in front of a wall-sized poster of the U.S. Constitution, celebrated Constitution Day Thursday, Sept. 17. They are (from left) Madison Gebauer, Destiny Matthiesen, Ellie Hodgen, Rebecca Austin, Annaliese Braucht, Josephine Golla, Leah Wynia and Benson.
Thursday, Sept. 17, was Constitution Day, and Jerry Benson’s Luverne Middle School history class celebrated in style. Students put up a wall-sized poster of the U.S. Constitution and hung several smaller posters that illustrated each of the articles. In addition, students designed their own posters...
Documentary film producer Ken Burns addresses the audience in the Palace Theatre for the 2007 world premiere of his epic series, “The War,” which featured Luverne as one of four U.S. communities and their people affected by World War II.
The historic Palace Theatre, one of Luverne’s iconic symbols, is celebrating a milestone birthday this week. Built in 1915, the Palace was heralded as one of the most splendid opera houses in the state. “In the matter of the size and equipment of the stage, as well as in arrangement size and...
Luverne enjoyed its first-ever Fourth of July water event Saturday with the "Parade on the Pond" at the Creamery Pond.
The sandy beaches of Luverne’s Creamery Pond were lined with people and festive watercraft Saturday for the town’s first-ever Fourth of July Parade on the Pond. By some estimates, nearly 500 people participated in the event, which featured picnics, ice cream and a contest for best-decorated parade...

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