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The Cardinals wrestling team traveled twice to Jackson last week and returned with two medals. On Tuesday, Dec. 7, they lost both team matches to Jackson (79-0) and Redwood Valley (50-12) but won a couple of individual matches against Redwood Valley. At the JCC Pizza Ranch Invite Dec. 11 two...
An original 1911 Luverne Thirty is now at home in Luverne in the History Center showroom, only one block away from where it was built.
Local history buffs and vintage auto enthusiasts made a long-awaited acquisition last week when an original Luverne Automobile arrived at the Rock County History Center on East Main Street. The 1911 Luverne Thirty is one of only two known Luverne automobiles in existence, and one now resides —...
Festival of Nativities committee member Kristy Loosbrock places one of 206 nativity sets and 35 ornaments on a display table Thursday, Dec. 2, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. In the first-time event, an estimated 250 people walked through the displays located in the church basement, atrium and sanctuary.
Stories and memories flowed from St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne Saturday as the first Festival of Nativities took place with excellent participation from both nativity owners and the public. Parishioner Janet Marshall suggested the activity and assembled a committee to help organize and...
National Honor Society member Luke Thorson (far left) delivers the National Honor Society pledge to the 15 new members during a Nov. 22 induction ceremony in the performing arts center.
Fifteen new members were inducted into the Luverne High School National Honor Society Monday, Nov. 22, in a ceremony at the performing arts center. Inducted during the ceremony were seniors Pierce Cunningham, Elise Ferrell, Trygve Gangestad, Kristin Rud, Madeleine Schmuck and Hope Thorson, and...
Local musicians directed, accompanied and performed Saturday night’s "Breath of Heaven" Community Christmas Cantata in the school’s performing arts center. The performance, produced by Luverne Street Music, featured a vocal Christmas message accompanied by brass, woodwinds and strings. Proceeds from the event benefited the Rock County Food Shelf.
Luverne’s annual Winterfest celebration returned over the weekend, live and in person following last year’s pandemic-restricted events. Many traditional Winterfest offerings returned on deck, including arts and crafts, Santa at school, the nutcracker scavenger hunt, Christmas Cantata, Hinkly House...
Luverne Area Chamber and Luverne barber Eric Oye and his wife, Charissa, celebrated the grand opening of Honor Barber Shop Thursday morning, Dec. 2, at 118 N. Freeman Ave. The shop name is a nod to Eric’s National Guard military career, from which he recently retired. Participating in the ribbon-...
Marcus "Mike" Uithoven
Marcus “Mike” Uithoven, 91, Luverne, died Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne. A funeral service was at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, at the American Reformed Church in Luverne. Burial with military honors was Saturday, Dec. 4, at Memory Gardens Cemetery in Luverne. Marcus “...
William Sneller
William “Bill” Sneller, 87, Luverne, died Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, at the Good Samaritan Society – Mary Jane Brown Home in Luverne. A funeral service was Saturday, Dec. 4, at the American Reformed Church in Luverne. Burial followed at Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne. William “Bill” Sneller was born on...
Seniors: Jase Arp, Trista Baustian, Reghan Bork, Luke Bosch, Kendall Buss, Pierce Cunningham, Elise Ferrell, Jordan Friedrichsen, Hunter Gaffaney, Trygve Gangestad, Kayetlin Huiskes, Olivia Huisman, Griffen Jarchow, Tenley Nelson, Mary Opitz, Eli Radtke, Ethan Rahm, Kristin Rud, Ashton Sandbulte,...
Cardinal Brock Behrend scores in the second period at home Saturday against Waseca. Luverne won with a score of 10-1 and takes a 3-0 record into their next game Friday at home against section rivals New Ulm.
The Cardinals had a busy span of days with three games in seven days that ended with an impressive 3-0 record on the year. The Luverne boys hockey team hosted Marshall for a thrilling 7-6 overtime win Nov. 30 and traveled to Redwood Falls Dec. 2 to pick up an easier 13-0 victory before returning...

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