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Deutsch earns doctorate in Optometry   Dustin Deutsch graduated magna cum laude with his doctorate from Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago, in a May 15 ceremony. Deutsch, a 2013 graduate of Luverne High School, will work at Carlson-Tillisch Eye Clinic in Mankato. He is the son of Doug and...
Area students named to SE Tech dean’s list Several area students have been granted academic honors at the Southeast Technical College in Sioux Falls for the Fall 2020 semester. To qualify, students must be seeking a degree and earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Recipients of academic honors and their...
Rich Opsata slides forks under the generator he refurbished In October 2019 for the Ambassador International University in Zambia, Africa.
A small college community in Zambia, Africa, continues to expand its electrical power options, thanks in part to Rich Opsata in Luverne. A year ago in October he loaded a refurbished generator onto a trailer and drove to Orphan Grain Train in Norfolk, Nebraska. The volunteer logistics organization...
Jason Berghorst
The official publication date of this newspaper is Aug. 20.  Each year on Aug. 20, I think about Aug. 20, 1997.  That was the day, 23 years ago, that I moved into my freshman year dorm at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall.  It was a big day for me, to say the least.  I was the first...
Perkins earns degree from WGU Aaron Perkins, Luverne, has earned a Master of Arts in Science (secondary physics) degree from Western Governors University, an online, nonprofit university.   Mitchell Tech releases dean’s list Dean Fuerstenberg, Beaver Creek, and Dustin Teune, Steen, were named to...
Sawtelle honored at UW-Stout Kammon Sawtelle, Luverne, a junior majoring in human development and family studies, has received the Chancellor’s Award for the Spring 2019 semester at the University of Wisconsin Stout. To be named, students must earn a 3.5 GPA or higher.   USD announces dean’s list...
Popkes earns degree Nancy Popkes, Ellsworth, has earned her Master of Science degree in nursing/education online from Western Governors University.   SDSU announces Fall 2018 graduates Several area students met the requirements for a degree and/or certificate program following the Fall 2018...
Acute muscular atrophy has not stopped 19-year-old Baily Vis of Luverne from graduating from high school and preparing to attend the University of Sioux Falls this week.
Like most college freshmen Luverne’s Baily Vis is both nervous and optimistic about starting the next chapter in his life. The prospect of meeting new people and adjusting to a new situation could make any 19-year-old nervous. But Vis is optimistic he will make the adjustment just fine. “I can...
Hustoft receives SDSU scholarship Monaya Hustoft, Luverne, will receive the Phillis C. Hanskutt scholarship in visual arts for the upcoming academic year at South Dakota State University in Brookings. Hustoft, a sophomore graphic design major, is the daughter of Shawn Hustoft and Brad Hustoft.  ...
Ridgewater College dean’s list Ridgewater College, Willmar, has named Matthew Raak, Jasper, and Spencer Stroeh, Luverne, to the Spring 2016 dean’s list. To earn this honor, students must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average with 12 or more credit hours.   Northwestern College, Orange City Ryan...
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