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On Tuesday Sen. Bill Weber (R-Luverne) was appointed to serve on the conference committees for the omnibus agriculture and housing budget bill and the omnibus K-12 education bill. Sen. Weber will join four of his Senate colleagues and five of his counterparts in the House to arrive at a compromise...
Using different styles of paper, participants will use origami, paper piecing and other techniques to make fun projects at Papercrafting for grades K-1 on Feb. 16. Juniors and Seniors may take the five-session ACT Prep Class beginning on Feb. 21 in order to be ready for the actual test. Class...
Learn the basics of operating a computer and using the internet and email at Computer Surf Day on Jan. 27. Class size is limited to 4. Fee is $5. Prairie Rehab therapists have some tips for how to deal with injuries from common farm practices at Aches & Pains of Farming on January 25. Fee is $5...
By 2020, state officials predict a shortage of health care and manufacturing workers, and local high school students are poised to fill that need. Introduction to Medical and Health Careers will begin in the fall of 2017 at the Minnesota West Campus in Luverne. The vocational technical class is...
The Luverne School Board approved hiring an additional special education teacher to assist current and future students in the district. Currently the district has seven full-time special education teachers working with students in grades 1 through 12. The district also has three speech/language...
Luverne Community Education will offer the following upcoming classes and activities. Call 283-4724 to register.  Pop-in-Play Time is Tuesday evening, Sept. 6, or Wednesday morning, Sept. 7, for parents and children to play in the preschool classrooms at school. No fee, but registration requested....
Matt Christensen, a 2009 Luverne High School graduate, is spending more than two years in China as a Peace Corps volunteer.
A 2009 Luverne High School graduate is spending 27 months in China serving as a Peace Corps volunteer and immersing himself in traditional Chinese culture. Matt Christensen, 25, is teaching English at Longnan University of Science and Technology in the city of Chengxuan. Chengxuan is located in...
Ag education and philanthropic fundraising joined forces Sunday night for a “Farm to Table” event that met both education and fundraising goals. The Luverne Area Community Foundation (LACF) and the Rock County Corn and Soybean Growers hosted a meal at The Bluestem for nearly 100 people. Chef Skyler...
Community Ed For more information or to register for these activities call Community Ed at 283-4724. Learn the Basics for Veggie Gardening with the master gardeners on April 14. Fee is $10. The Minnesota River Agency will present Welcome to Medicare – the A through D of it on April 16. If you are...
The Rock County Natural Resources Conservation Service is looking for volunteers to assist with the agency’s education and outreach events. In recognition of National Volunteer Week April 10-16, NRCS is encouraging more people to volunteer locally and to thank those who gave of their time in 2015...

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