Luverne

Hudson: Wife loses job over not signing vaccine verification form   To the Editor: My wife, Robin, was terminated from her position at Minnwest Bank here in Luverne on Thursday the 30th after ten years of loyalservice. She was terminated because she refused to complete the vaccine verification form...
City of Luverne union employees are about to start the third year of a three-year contract, and at their Dec. 14 meeting, council members approved year-end finance resolutions that included wage adjustments for 2022. The city’s non-union, administrative and department heads will also receive 3.25-...
The City of Luverne set its 2021 tax levy at $2,530,180, which reflects an 11.77-percent increase over the current levy. The levy includes $2,280,100 for the General Fund and $250,080 for principal and interest on existing debt. The council approved the levy, budget and pay plan (see the related...
As part of its year-end budget planning, the Luverne City Council reviewed and approved capital expenditures for the coming year. Each city department presented priority lists for equipment and improvements needed for the next five years. The council approved the capital improvements during the...
The Luverne boys’ hockey team traveled to St. Paul on Dec. 22 to take on the Two Rivers Warriors in the West St. Paul Arena. The Cardinals couldn’t get much offense going from the opening puck drop. The visiting Cardinals were outshot 19-5 in the first period, but Luverne goalie Tyler Arends kept...
Luverne’s Eli Radtke shoots the ball over the opposing Marshall Tigers Dec. 16 in a home game. The Tigers took the win over the Cardinals with a score of 51-42.
The Luverne boys’ basketball team picked up its first win of the season when it made the short trip to Hills for a game with Hills-Beaver Creek. The Cardinals defeated their Rock County rivals, the  H-BC Patriots, 48-32 in the Tuesday, Dec. 14, contest. The Patriots led the entire first half of the...
The city of Luverne will dive into the business of child care after years of shortage of local day care openings and numerous studies showing that independent day care businesses can’t succeed on their own. “No matter what, we have to fix this day care shortage in order to keep our economic...
Bernette Helling
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at the Daniel-Anderson Funeral Home in Paynesville for Bernette Maxine “Ben” Helling, age 88, of Paynesville. Ben passed away December 17, 2021, at the Paynesville Health Care Center. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at...
Virginia Wessels
Virginia Kay “Ginny” Wessels, 71, Hardwick, died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021, at the Sanford Luverne Hospice Cottage with loved ones by her side. Mass of Christian Burial is at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 22, at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Luverne. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne...
Elizabeth Wagner attempts to secure a basket for the Luverne Cardinals Dec. 17 at home against the visiting Redwood Valley Cardinals. The Luverne Cardinals won the game 87-28.
The Luverne Cardinals girls’ basketball team hosted the Redwood Valley Cardinals in the first game of a girl-boy doubleheader in Luverne Friday night. The host Cardinals entered the game 5-0 and easily maintained their undefeated record with an impressive 87-28 victory over Redwood. The Luverne...

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