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 The Luverne 12 and Under girls’ hockey team captured the program’s first district title over the weekend. Team members include (front, from left) Cheyenne Schutz, Mallory Von Tersch, (middle) Sophie Holmberg, Kamryn Van Batavia, Emma Ramstorf, Anika Boll, Kristyn Skindelien, Zariah Holmgren, (back) Reghan Bork, Mallory Nelson, Paige Sandbulte, Rozilyn Oye, Billi Connell and Brynn Thier.
It’s been a history-making week for the Luverne girls’ hockey program. I’m sure everyone is well aware the Cardinal varsity squad captured its first Section 3A title in Redwood Falls Feb. 9. By doing so, the Cardinals made their first appearance at the state tournament Wednesday when they skated...
And He asked them, “But who do you say that I am?” Peter answered Him, ‘You are the Christ.’” (Mark 8:29 ESV) An elderly woman walked into a local country church. A friendly usher greeted her at the door and helped her up the flight of steps. “Where would you like to sit today?” he asked politely...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on November 23, 1923:   COUNTY TEACHERS INSTITUTE TO OPEN NEXT MONDAY   Three Days’ Session to be Held Under the Supervision of County Supt. Headley   All teachers of the rural school districts of the county, it is expected, will be in attendance at...
Walter Mondale and me
Having the opportunity to meet Walter Mondale recently brought back memories of 1984 and my first opportunity to vote in a presidential election. I was 18 years old and a college freshman. Mondale was the Democratic presidential nominee and was the first to choose a woman as his vice presidential...
The Adrian wrestling team should receive the opportunity to rewrite recent history on Saturday. If the seeding process for the Section 3A Team Wrestling Tournament proves to be true, the second-seeded Dragons will meet No. 1 Minneota in the section championship match Saturday in Redwood Falls. If...
Dick Lauger
I never look forward to visiting a nursing home. Despite the fine efforts of local staff, these places simply are not attractive to me. From time to time I have considered the rest appealing — meals delivered, TV in one’s room, naps at any hour, time to read, but a day or two of that would be...
Rick Peterson
Well, I believe this weekend will be my hockey fan “coming out party.” The youngest of the Peterson grandsons plays on the mini-mites team for Redwood Falls, and they’ll be in town this weekend taking on the locals. It’s almost un-American not to be a hockey fan in Luverne, and while I never played...
Brenda Winter
Tuesday morning’s weather forecast was the stuff that Minnesota dreams are made of.  “Snow, heavy at times. Gusty winds will lead to blizzard conditions. High 28F. Winds NNE at 25 to 40 mph. Chance of snow 100%. Snow accumulating 5 to 8 inches. Winds could occasionally gust over 50 mph.” Yup. One...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on December 28, 1923:   SHORTAGE OF GOOD HOME GROWN SEED IS INDICATED   County Agent Roske Seeks to Locate Good Local Grown Seed for Distribution In County   In consideration of the great shortage this year of good, clean, home-grown seed of many...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on December 28, 1923:   SHORTAGE OF GOOD HOME GROWN SEED IS INDICATED   County Agent Roske Seeks to Locate Good Local Grown Seed for Distribution In County   In consideration of the great shortage this year of good, clean, home-grown seed of many...

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