Luverne

Seventh-grader ShyAnn Wickherst eats a spoonful of applesauce as Josiah Crevier holds the plastic spoon with a spinning basketball on its end.
Luverne’s middle and high school students assembled in the gymnasium Friday afternoon for a message of perseverance by a South Dakota family whose champion attitude took them to Madison Square Garden and around the world. Bruce and Diane Crevier currently live near Elkton, South Dakota, and operate...
Jodi Pfarr grew up poor in in South Minneapolis. She understands what it’s like to live without middle class luxuries like a car or a college savings account. She also knows how hard it is — especially today — to escape poverty. Pfarr now travels the country to educate people about poverty and its...
After months of re-negotiating, Luverne School Board members unanimously signed an agreement with the Luverne Hockey Club effective now through the 2017-18 season. The agreement retroactively covered last season, leaving the expired contract’s terms at the same costs to the district. The district...
To the Editor: We want to let everyone know how proud we are of our beautiful and clean city. Hats off to the city of Luverne, Chamber of Commerce, business owners and to all others who do their part to make this possible. We hear many compliments from visitors to our city. Yes, we “Love Luverne”...
Tammy Loosbrock
Tammy Loosbrock, Sanford Luverne Medical Center senior director, was named to the Becker Hospital Review’s 60 Critical Access Hospital CEOs to Know in 2017.  This recognition is another in a growing list of Sanford Luverne achievements. In April Healthgrades presented Sanford Luverne with its 2017...
The Luverne High School student body selected eight seniors as their 2017 Homecoming candidates. Vying for king and queen crowns are (front row, from left) Rachel Oftedahl, Sierra Schmuck, Gracie Bosch, Anika Gust, (back) Derek Fodness, Jaxon Nelson, Tyler Reisdorfer and Mark Robinson.   Coronation...
Dennis Wayne Arp, 75, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. His cremains were interred in Rome, Georgia, with his wife and her famiiy members. Dennis was born Sept. 23, 1941, to Ernie and Helen (Ringen) Arp in Luverne. He was educated in Luverne Public...
Toby Anderson
Toby Anderson, 87, Luverne, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at the Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage in Luverne. A Mass of Christian Burial was Saturday, Sept. 23, at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Luverne. Burial with full military honors followed at St. Catherine Cemetery in Luverne. Toby...
Dolores Dreesen
Dolores Dreesen, 85, Luverne, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. A funeral service was Saturday, Sept. 23, at the American Reformed Church in Luverne. Burial followed at the Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne. Dolores Rust was born Feb. 27, 1932...
Odin Olson
Odin Elmer “Odie” Olson, 93, Minnetonka, died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, of natural causes. A  celebration of life was Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Hopkins. Odin Olson was born on March 6, 1924, to Olaf  and Petra (Larson) Olson in Luverne. He graduated from Luverne High...

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