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“It’s like God’s carrying you in this picture! Your feet aren’t even on the ground,” commented Peter Janiszeski’s cousin Stacey Belker Rubertus. Saturday morning Janiszeski ran the “Luverne Marathon” by himself to honor of three area families who lost loved ones in the past year.
Small groups of people gathered along Peter Janiszeski’s running route Saturday as he substituted the Boston Marathon with his own 26.2-mile Luverne Marathon. Friends, co-workers and community members cheered Janiszeski as he ran along Dodge Street, Blue Mound Avenue, 131st Street and Highway 75....
Luverne Native Charlotte (Green) Dammer, now lives in Rushmore, where the community booster club hosts puzzle tournaments fundraisers. "Puzzle Tournaments are a thing," said Dammer, who was fixing a puzzle with her granddaughter, Kiley Dammer, in Luverne Saturday. "They've been really popular in the Cities."
The dining room tables at Generations in Luverne were covered with brightly colored puzzle pieces Saturday for the Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament that involved 19 teams. Thirteen-year-old Mazzi Moore and her mom, Lexi, of Hills took first place in the 300-piece division of the afternoon session. They had...
Hills-Beaver Creek Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization’s first Walk-a-thon raised more than $6,300 for various education activities. The kindergarten through fifth-grade students walked 346,698 steps around the elementary gymnasium on Feb. 21. Students collected pledges from Feb. 12-20 and...
Sanford Luverne Hospice will host its annual Charity Dinner and Auction on Saturday, April 18, at Grand Prairie Events in Luverne. This year’s event features a live and silent auction including more than 300 items. The five-course meal is highlighted by cabernet grilled sirloin and stuffed pork...
Brenda Winter and DJ Luethje took their popular “Marlene and Darlene” act to the Palace Theatre stage Sunday as a fundraiser for the Generations building project. The two comedy shows, one at 2 and one at 7, attracted a total of more than 450 people and donations are still coming in for the new...
Laughter is the best medicine, according to Luverne resident Brenda Winter. She was the invited speaker at the Luverne Rotary Club’s weekly meeting Dec. 3 at Generations, formerly the Luverne Senior Citizens Center. Winter portrays a senior citizen character named Marlene of the local comedy duo...
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...
Neva Clausen strikes a pose as Julie Andrews in the “Sound of Music” for the February 2020 page of the Generations calendar now on sale as a fundraiser for the new Generations building. Photographer Jim Juhl photographed community members posing as movie stars in classic movie scenes for the 2020 13-month calendar.
Fundraising became more fun this fall for Generations members who are selling calendars featuring local models posing as movie stars. Each month features a popular movie with local community members dressing and posing in a scene from the movie. The name of each movie and the local “stars” are...
Luverne Student Council members served about 190 people for an all-you-can-eat pancake supper Saturday night featuring Chris Cakes Pancakes Catering from Sioux Falls. Pancake chef Tim Cook entertained diners and those waiting in line by flipping pancakes from the griddle high into the air and onto...
More than 300 attend Generation's fundraising event.
George Bonnema’s famous carrot cake fetched the top bid of $1,000 Monday night at the Generations Dessert Theater fundraiser in Grand Prairie Events. More than 300 people showed up for desserts and entertainment — including music by Ron and Jane Cote and comedy routines by “Marlene and Darlene” (DJ...

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