Luverne

Vern Allan Baker, 60, Luverne, died Thursday, April 6, 2017, at the Sioux Falls VA Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. A memorial visitation was Sunday, April 9, at the Hartquist Funeral Home in Luverne. A private family burial with military honors was in the Eastside Cemetery near Steen....
Last week was the first time Hillman traveled to Luverne for an in-service from her home in Deerfield, Illinois. Some staff previously worked with Hillman in 2016 as part of the flexible learning year in-services.
Traditional letter grades are becoming obsolete at Luverne Public Schools. On Thursday, March 30, Luverne’s K-12 teachers spent the day discussing standards-based grading and how learning improves without “A-F” rankings on student report cards. Luverne Elementary teachers introduced the new grading...
Current Senior Center building started out as Lincoln Hotel in 1880s in Luverne.
Luverne’s Senior Dining is observing its 40th anniversary in the building that was once known as the Lincoln Hotel. The historic building, dating back to 1887, is still preserved, thanks to the efforts of the Luverne Senior Citizens organization in 1979. The following information about the building...
Luverne-Adrian FFA Chapter officers for the 2017-18 school year are (front row, from left) Trey Baustian, Kaylee Ossefoort, Halle Hough, Michael Kinsinger, (back) Dylan Mente, Tyler Fick, Cody Sasker, Tyler Reisdorfer and Aric Meinerts.
Luverne-Adrian FFA Chapter met for their awards and recognition banquet Tuesday, March 28, in the Luverne Elementary School Commons.   Graduating seniors Nine graduating seniors were recognized along with their parents. They are Riley Baker, son of Terri Baker and Dean Baker; J.J. Dooyema, son of...
The Luverne speech team placed second at the subsection tournament March 28 in Adrian, with Windom taking first place. The top four finishers in each of the 13 categories move on to section competition on Saturday, April 8, at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. Alternates are those...
Paul E. Donth Sr., 77, Luverne, formerly of Magnolia, died Friday, March 31, 2017, at the Mary Jane Brown Good Samaritan Home in Luverne. A funeral was Tuesday, April 4, at the United Methodist Church in Luverne. Paul Donth was born Jan. 29, 1940, to Edward and Jennie (Nagel) Donth in Adrian. He...
Maurice L. DeWispelaere, 87, formerly of Luverne, died Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at the Colonial Manor in Balaton. A memorial service was Sunday, March 17, 2017, at the Colonial Manor. A graveside service with military honors will be at a later date in the Ivanhoe Cemetery in Ivanhoe. Per Maurice’s...
Pearl Nellie Smith, 91, Luverne, died Sunday, March 12, 2017, at the Edgebrook Care Center in Edgerton. A funeral service was Friday, March 17, at the American Reformed Church in Luverne. Burial followed at Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne. Pearl Boeve was born on Jan. 16, 1926, to Ed and Jennie Boeve...
The first known religious service in Rock County was August 12, 1868. It was conducted by a Presbyterian minister, Dr. Rice. He had accompanied a group of government surveyors and found a few scattered settlers. The audience was about a dozen including the surveyors. He preached from the Mounds,...
Bryce Smiens, 59, Luverne, died Saturday, March 11, 2017, at the Tuff Memorial Home in Hills. A time of fellowship will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at The Howling Dog. A private family committal of cremains will be at  a later date. Arrangements are by Dingmann Funeral Home of Luverne,...

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