The three Minnesota State Speech Tournament qualifiers left Luverne High School at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, ahead of an ice storm that closed roads and left hundreds without electrical power.
Coaches Gavin Folkestad and Caroline Thorson and students Seno Chanthalangsy, Shane Berning and Chance...
Luverne High School honored 21 students in an earlier-than-usual National Honor Society initiation ceremony April 8.
Three seniors and five juniors joined the elite group this year that already included 13 returning members, who conducted the evening’s ceremony.
Each year the Luverne chapter can...
Virginia Ruddy, 76, Luverne, died Saturday, April 13, 2019, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
A private family memorial service will take place at a later date.
Arrangements are provided by Dingmann Funeral Home of Luverne, www.dingmannandsons.com.
Ethel Lorene Schilling, 87, Luverne, formerly of Ellsworth, died Monday, April 15, 2019, at the Parkview Manor Nursing Home in Ellsworth.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. A private family burial will take place at Grand Prairie...
Another downtown business has been approved for a grant and loan for façade improvements through Luverne’s Historic Façade Improvement Program.
Sue Ver Steeg submitted an application for a facade improvement project at 102 N. Freeman Avenue, formerly the Rock County Eye Clinic, which moved next...
Josie Scholten’s Royal Playhouse Children’s Theatre will make its debut this spring with “The Pirates of Penzance” performance slated for mid-May.
Scholten is a Hills-Beaver Creek High School senior who created the Royal Playhouse to expose area children to theater and performing arts opportunities...
By Mavis Fodness
The Luverne High School speech team finished in a tie for fourth place with Tracy-Milroy-Balaton with 31 points each at the Section 3A speech tournament in Marshall.
River Valley High School captured the section crown with 45 points.
Ten Luverne students broke into the final rounds...
•Complainant reported harassment.
•Complainant on Luverne Street requested a welfare check.
•Outage reported at location.
•Welfare check requested on S. Kniss Avenue.
•Complainant in Magnolia ran out of gas going home from work.
•Complainant reported suspicious...
Linda Marie Dummer, 65, Luverne, died Friday, April 5, 2019, at the Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage in Luverne.
A memorial Mass will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Church of St. George in St. George. Burial will follow in the St. George Catholic Cemetery. A memorial visitation...
Arlyn Calvin “Dutch” Hemme, 91, Luverne, died Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne.
A memorial service was Saturday, April 6, at Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne. Burial followed at the Jasper City Cemetery in Jasper.
Arlyn Hemme was born on June 22, 1927,...