Craig Oftedahl

By Craig Oftedahl I hope local residents have had the time to find out more about the school board’s plan to reinvest in our schools. Early voting has been underway for more than a month now and Election Day on Nov. 7 is quickly approaching. The school board plan focuses on necessary improvements...
I’ve worked in schools for 30 years and every fall I am impressed and inspired by the energy of students when they come back to school. It’s an exciting time of year for the kids, for parents and for teachers. The theme for this school year is “Purpose, Passion, Pride … Making a Difference.”...
Independent School District 2184 is starting the process of developing a long-range plan for the educational and facility needs of the district. The Board of Education has engaged Foster, Jacobs, & Johnson, a consulting firm from Sioux Falls, to lead the important step of community stakeholder...
Last year local business, education and government professionals gathered in Luverne to discuss a career and vocational education program. The discussion is now expanding to include parents and students. Ed Elbers, a retired businessman and former sheriff, initiated the November 2014 discussion,...
Luverne Public Schools Superintendent Craig Oftedahl holds one of his “LUV Notes.” On Monday he challenged his teaching staff to write a minimum of one note a week to a fellow staff member or student in recognition of a positive act.
In keeping with his school year initiative, “Be Great,” Luverne Public School Superintendent Craig Oftedahl is challenging his teaching staff to write “LUV Notes.” Oftedahl unveiled his idea Thursday night, Oct. 8, to board members as he passed each one of them a white envelope. Inside was a white...
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