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The Luverne Education Association hosted its first Future Educators reception before school on May 25. The event recognized ten Luverne High School seniors who have declared their intention to major in education and become teachers in the future. LEA members encouraged the future educators with...
On Monday the U.S. Census Bureau released the first population data from Census 2020, showing that Minnesota grew enough to hold on to all eight of its congressional seats. The state’s population grew by 7.6 percent to 5,706,494, outpacing most Midwestern states and keeping pace with the national...
St. Patrick’s Day parades aren’t typically a big deal in Luverne, but this year it will mark a turning point in a pandemic that’s canceled most forms of community celebration. “The last parade in Rock County was for the Band Festival in 2019 so we have had a long dry spell,” said Luverne Area...
Layla Deelstra drives to the basket during H-BC's home game against Red Rock Central on Friday, Feb. 12.
The Hills-Beaver Creek girls’ basketball team picked up its sixth win of the season with a convincing 87-45 victory over Murray County Central on Tuesday, Feb. 9. The Patriots suffered their first setback of the season on Friday, Feb. 12, when they lost a home game to Red Rock Central 60-57.   H-BC...
Brock Behrend celebrates after scoring one of his three goals against Redwood Valley on Friday, Jan. 22, in Luverne. Luverne defeated Redwood Valley 8-5.
After scoring just two points in their season opener against Windom Area, the Luverne Cardinals erupted for eight goals against Redwood Valley Friday at home. Behind a strong offensive showing, the Cardinals picked up their first win of the season with an 8-5 victory over Redwood Valley. “The team...
Dr. Zach Nolz gets a shot from clinical supervisor nurse Lana Baerenwald Friday at Sanford Luverne. He was among the first in Luverne to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 mRNA vaccine after it arrived last week.
The first of Rock County’s COVID-19 vaccine arrived at Sanford Luverne last week, marking a pivotal moment in the community’s response to the pandemic. For many of them, the experience was emotional and celebratory. “I cannot even express how meaningful it is,” Dr. Judy Chesley said about receiving...
Amber Nath (left) and her mother, Sharon Miller, hold a picture of their father and spouse, Tony Miller (picture insert with Sharon). Tony died Sept. 25 and became Rock County’s first death attributed to the coronavirus pandemic.
The family of Tony Miller says the coronavirus was something they heard about on television or read in the newspaper. Since March the Luverne family donned masks, social distanced and expected the viral respiratory virus would be history in a couple of months. On Friday, Sept. 25, Tony Miller...
Scott Rall
We’re in the process of getting a new puppy, and it reminds me of the very first hunting dog puppy I ever had. I grew up with lap dogs, but this was a yellow Labrador named Scout, the first puppy from the first breeding at the newly created Round Lake Kennels around 1996. I knew about as much as...
The first competition of the Luverne High School robotics team yielded a rookie team award and plenty of experience, according to coach Aaron Perkins. Perkins, 17 students and three adult chaperones traveled to the Great Northern Regional 2020 FIRST Robotics Competition Feb. 26-29 in Grand Forks,...
During the last snow day when most Minnesota schools were canceled, lesson plans carried on as usual for students in the Hills-Beaver Creek School District. As one of several e-Learning schools in the state, the district didn’t cancel classes on Jan. 17; rather teachers took attendance and...

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