Luverne School District

Expenditures topped $20 million in the Luverne School District, according to the annual fiscal audit ending June 30. Jim Gilman with Conway, Deuth and Schmiesing of Willmar presented the audit overview at the School Board’s Nov. 26 meeting. From July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019, the district’s...
Community members peruse the collection of hardcover books of former Luverne Middle-High School teacher Jerry Benson Thursday afternoon, Oct. 24, in the garage of Keith and Joan Erickson on North Cedar Avenue. A majority of the collection has been sold to the public or given away to schools. The sale continues through Sunday.
For more than four decades in education, Luverne social studies teacher Jerry Benson collected books and keepsakes of historic figures. Benson retired in 2017 due to cancer, and more than 6,000 books in his collection are now finding new homes, thanks to former LHS history teacher Keith Erickson....
Luverne School Board officials adopted the maximum levy increase of .75 percent at their regular meeting Sept. 26. The amount was recommended by district administration, but the percentage could change when the state issues the final levy amount by December. “It comes down to enrollment,” said...
Luverne School Board members met in special session April 16 for a disciplinary hearing involving a middle school student. The weapons violation coupled with verbal threats came in front of the board for additional action. After reviewing the information, no additional disciplinary action beyond...
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