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Mavis Fodness
My last in-person visit with my granddaughter, Jayden, was March 6. Almost 60 days later, on the bright, sunny Sunday morning of May 3, the grandmother in me knew it was time to see Jayden face to face. Unbeknownst to me, when my daughter Courtney told Jayden that MeeMaw Mavis was coming to Iowa...
Almost 100 children and adults gathered on the lawn of Tyson and Monica Facile’s Luverne home Friday night, March 13, in a two-hour candlelight tribute for the family’s 5-month-old son, Jackson, who died March 10 from AVSD (atrioventricular septal defect). Amy Chapa of Luverne organized the event...
Megan Boyenga reads a prepared thank you Sunday during halftime of the Vikings-Lions football game, which was shown during the fundraising dinner and online auction for her and her children to stay on the family farm.
Hundreds of family, friends and acquaintances gathered Sunday to support and to raise money for the Megan Boyenga family of rural Kanaranzi. The four-hour event raised $37,570 (as of Monday morning) for the young widow whose husband, Anthony “Tony,” died of a heart attack in June. He was 31. Megan...
George Bonnema
My trees are dying!!!! I’ve had a few people question the leaf loss of their trees, and most often the trees they are alarmed about are flowering crab trees. This year is exceptional for infection of a fungal disease called scab. The infection starts mid spring, and the first symptom is a black...
Mavis Fodness
Sometimes a little hope is found floating amid a sea of sadness. For Luverne native Abby Lange, that hope came June 26 when she helped a woman deliver a healthy baby boy. Abby works as a paramedic with Ringdahl Ambulance in Fergus Falls. The unexpected delivery was the result of a 5 a.m. emergency...
Brooke Thompson
“There are no words” was a common statement describing the loss of a 22-year-old Luverne woman in a July 23 automobile crash near Brandon, South Dakota. Brooke Thompson, a lifelong Luverne resident, was remembered by hundreds of people who attended a July 24 memorial service at the Luverne Ice...
Nathan Houg
A 44-year-old North Dakota man with ties to Rock County died Saturday during an ATV trip in the Black Hills when a tree fell on him. Nathan Hoag of Arthur, North Dakota, was riding with a large group of ATV and UTV riders, many from Luverne and Rock County who were participating in the annual Pat...
It was the most important week in history. Jesus was rejected, condemned, nailed to a tree and died. He rose from the dead and appeared to a number of men and women. They heard Him speak, they touched His body, they saw the wounds left by the crucifixion. They believed God raised Him from the dead...
Cindy Barnard
Cindy Barnard Cindy Barnard, 70, Luverne, died Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at the Sanford Luverne Hospital. A funeral service was Monday, July 30, at the Hartquist Funeral Home in Luverne. Burial followed at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Armour, South Dakota. Cindy Barnard was born on Feb. 29, 1948,...
Hazel Kortleever
Hazel Kortleever Hazel Mildred Kortleever, 88, Luverne, died Saturday, July 28, 2018, at Sanford Hospice Cottage in Luverne. A funeral service was Wednesday, Aug. 1, at Zion Lutheran Church in Adrian. Burial was in the Grand Prairie Cemetery in Ellsworth. Hazel McKeever was born July 13, 1930, to...

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