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Luverne's Braydon Ripka (top) scrambles to take down his opponent at Saturday's tournament in Garretson. Ripka led the Cardinals by achieving second place.
After three weeks of rest, recuperation and practice, the Luverne wrestling team returned to action in Garretson, South Dakota, Jan. 8. Two Cardinals secured medals and the team earned over 10 wins. Braydon Ripka led the Cardinals again by achieving his best tournament result yet, going 2-1 to earn...
Randy Aanenson
Randy “Rocky” Aanenson, 69, of Garretson, South Dakota, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, at the Avera Dougherty Hospice House, after a courageous fight with cancer. Funeral services will begin at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at Zion Lutheran Church in Garretson. Interment will be in the...
Dallas Bowron
Dallas Loren Bowron, 107, Luverne, died peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at the Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage. A memorial visitation will be from 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at Hartquist Funeral Home in Luverne. Burial will be at a later date at Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne. In lieu of...
Kenneth Husen
Kenneth E. Husen, age 76, of Alexandria and formerly of Luverne, Minnesota, died on Thursday, January 6, 2022, at his home. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 13, 2022, at 11 a.m. at First Lutheran Church in Alexandria with Pastor Kari van Wakeren officiating.  Interment will be in...
Paige Tweet and Tucker Oeltjenbruns
Jeff and Carol Tweet, Lismore, announce the engagement of their daughter Paige Tweet to Tucker Oeltjenbruns, son of Glen and Christine Oeltjenbruns of Luverne. Paige is a 2018 graduate of Adrian High School and graduated from South Dakota State University, Brookings, in May 2021 with a bachelor’s...
Minnesota's state leading scorer, Kamryn Van Batavia, led the way for the Cardinals over the holiday break when the Luverne girls won first-place in the Holiday Classic Hockey Tournament in Blaine Dec. 27-29.
The Luverne Cardinals girls’ hockey team picked up three wins and a championship in the Herb Brooks Classic Hockey Tournament at the Schwan’s Super Rink in Blaine Dec. 27-29. The Cardinals played in the Silver Division of the tournament, beating University School of Milwaukee 8-0, Moose Lake Area 6...
Rock County Commissioners agreed with findings from an environmental assessment worksheet that warrant a more in-depth study on Northern Con-Agg proposed mineral extraction expansion in Luverne Township. The proposed area is within the Drinking Water System Management Area for the city of Luverne and is 600 feet away from one of four city wells in the area. Water from the Luverne municipal wells comprised 20 percent (70.5 million gallons) of the city’s water needs in 2020. Half of the water came from the fo
Rock County commissioners supported a closer look into Northern Con-Agg’s mining request in Luverne Township — specifically its effects on local drinking water. The Dec. 28 decision supported findings from an environmental assessment worksheet recently completed by the county’s Land Management...
The season of Epiphany begins on January 6 as the Christmas season comes to a close. This special celebration of the incarnation recalls many events in Jesus’ life: his birth, his baptism, and even his first miracle at a wedding feast in Cana, when he turned water into wine. Epiphany first draws...
Randall Morgan
Randall Charles Morgan passed away on December 20, 2021, while under hospice care in his home in San Clemente, California, at the age of 72 after enduring three years of treatment for metastatic pancreatic cancer. Randall was born in the Luverne Community Hospital to Bernard and Lorraine Morgan of...
The Cardinals boys’ hockey team traveled to Rochester Dec. 28-30 for the Kiwanis Hockey Festival where Luverne tested its hockey skills against some high caliber Minnesota talent. The Cardinals played well but were unable to return home with a victory after falling to Rochester Lourdes 2-1, Albert...

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