Luverne

George Bonnema
So here we are in September, the best time to do lawn seeding — renovation, if necessary — and the best time to rid your lawn of weeds. If you are seeding a new lawn, as the ground temperature drops, most weed seed will not germinate; however, the grass seed germinates better in cool soil so the...
There has been a long ongoing debate among those who teach and study the craft of preaching sermons. Some say it’s good to use personal illustrations and stories to try to better explain a Bible verse or concept. Those who believe this would argue that personal stories can bring greater connection...
James Jarvie (far right) is the new band instructor at Luverne High School. On Friday he counts as students maneuver through this year’s field competition selection called “iBand.”
Luverne High School band director James Jarvie traveled between three classrooms Friday as he prepared 59 students for the upcoming marching band season. Jarvie began his duties this summer, as the district remodels its auditorium into new band and choir suites and the existing rooms were...
Luverne’s 1958 wastewater treatment plant is under construction for a $14.3 million upgrade, and on Aug. 27, the city sold bonds to pay for it. The plant project was divided into two major parts, Phase 2 and Phase 3 (Phase 1 has been completed in the past few years). Phase 2 improvements will...
The League of Minnesota Cities has recognized 34 state lawmakers, including Sen. Bill Weber, Luverne, as 2019 Legislators of Distinction. Chosen legislators are honored for specific actions that aided efforts of Minnesota cities during the past year’s legislative session. Legislators of Distinction...
Two Luverne residents died in a one-vehicle crash this morning, according to the Rock County Sheriff’s Office. Myron Waddington, 39, and Jennifer Cattnach, 41, were riding in a 2014 Chevrolet Malibu on County Road 7, two-and-one-half miles west of Hardwick near 120th Avenue, when the crash occurred...
Marvin Lambert Brommer, 90, Luverne, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at the Rock Rapids Care Center in Rock Rapids, Iowa. A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at the First Baptist Church in Luverne. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Friday at the church. Burial will...
Arlene Remme
Arlene Doris Remme, 92, Luverne, died Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, at the Sanford Hospice Cottage in Luverne. A funeral service was Wednesday, Sept. 4, at the First Presbyterian Church in Luverne. Burial was at Blue Mound Cemetery in rural Luverne. Arlene Schmuck was born on Oct. 7, 1926, to John and...
Allan Geslin
Allan Lennart Geslin, 77, Ozark, Arkansas, formerly of Luverne, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, due to injuries sustained from a motor vehicle accident. A private memorial service will take place at a later date. Allan Geslin was born on June 24, 1942, to Marjorie and Lennart Geslin in New Ulm. He was...
Frank Reurink
Frank Gerrit Reurink, 92, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, died Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at the VA Medical Center in Sioux Falls. A funeral service was Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the American Reformed Church in Luverne. Burial followed at the Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne. Frank Reurink was born on June 29,...

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