Luverne Public Schools

One of Luverne Public School’s two operating referendums will come to voters for renewal this fall. At their Thursday, Aug. 13, meeting, School Board members unanimously approved putting the ballot question to voters on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Voters will be asked to reapprove the $763.34 per pupil...
Luverne School Board approved $181,058 in coaches’ and advisers’ compensation for the 2015-16 school year. The 79 assignment amounts are based on the current teacher contract and may possibly increase once negotiations finish. Additional coaches and advisers could be added to the payment list as a...
Craig Oftedahl, who began duties as superintendent of Luverne Schools July 1, gives his first report to Luverne School Board members Tuesday, July 21, at the District Office meeting room.
Luverne’s Board of Education conducted its first meeting of the 2015-16 school year Tuesday night, July 21. It was also the first meeting with new superintendent Craig Oftedahl in attendance. Since his start on July 1, Oftedahl said his welcome in Luverne has been a warm one as he and his family...
Luverne School District is in line to receive gifts of $3,500 for technical training and possibly $20,000 in sponsorships. The offers surfaced during the community input session prior to the July 23 meeting of Luverne School Board members —  who were left speechless. The silence was broken by a...
Luverne Public Schools will carry over more than $1.6 million into the 2015-2016 school year. Marlene Mann, district business manager, presented board members with next year’s preliminary budget at their regular meeting Thursday night, June 25. “We have all funds 91 percent already spent,” she said...
Luverne High School yearbooks captured a fresh-faced Gary Fisher as the new high school principal in 1992 pictured with Middle School Principal Jim Harner (left) and Superintendent Norm Miller (center.)
Amid packed boxes and empty shelves in his office, retiring Luverne Superintendent Gary Fisher joked last week that he should write a book. “Let Me Tell You A Story” would be its title, taken from the phrase the 64-year-old often used to preface lessons learned during his 40 years in public...

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