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The Luverne cross country team put together a strong showing in Pipestone on Thursday, Sept. 24. At the Hiawatha Pageant Grounds, the Cardinals took home first place in four of the five competitions. “I thought the kids competed well and showed a lot of improvement since the first meet on that same...
During the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, passenger planes were flown into the twin towers in Manhattan and the Pentagon as the world watched in horror. United Airlines Flight 93 had also been hijacked and was speeding toward Washington, D.C. Pilots of the 121st Fighter Squadron of the D.C. Air...
Luverne High School football players practice near the field on Thursday, Sept. 17. They join athletes across the state who will now participate in a fall sports season, according to a state high school league decision.
There was a splash of good news for high school athletes on the fall prep sports scene in Minnesota this week. On Monday, Sept. 21, the Minnesota State High School League Board of Directors approved a motion to return football and volleyball to fall activities this season. With all the states...
Luverne High School marching band members practice their 2020 field routine last week on the high school football field. The group will be the only band participating in this year’s Tri-State Band Festival, which was canceled in August due to the coronavirus.
Much of the Luverne High School Marching Band performance schedule is canceled, including this weekend’s Tri-State Band Festival. However, festival organizers have developed a special educational clinic for the 52 local students who will take the field at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Due to the coronavirus...
John Bowron is improving his property on East Lincoln Street.
Two downtown Luverne buildings will be improved with help from the city’s Historic Facade Improvement Program. At their Sept. 14 meeting, members of the Luverne Economic Development Authority approved funds for John Bowron’s building on East Lincoln Street and for Luverne Counseling LLC on West...
Leif Ingebretson (left) and Levi Gonnerman (right) compete in Luverne's home meet on Friday, Sept. 18.
Luverne cross country runners competed in their second home meet of the season on Friday, Sept. 18. In the team’s fourth meet of the season, both the girls’ and boys’ teams placed second. Camden Janiszeski made it four straight Top Five finishes to kick off the season. Janiszeski placed third with...
After two weeks of instruction, Luverne and Hills-Beaver Creek public schools will continue with their current safe learning models, even as coronavirus positive case numbers continue to rise in the county. The Minnesota Department of Health released the 14-day case rate per 10,000 residents on...
Luverne is among dozens of communities across the state that will host “no barrier” testing sites through the Minnesota Department of Health. The first sites are in Grand Rapids, Pine City and Waseca this week. Luverne’s round of testing is set for Oct. 13-15 at a location to be announced. Nasal...
Minnesota Department of Transportation workers spent several days last week repairing the tire impressions on both the north- and southbound lanes of South Highway 75 from Main Street to Koehn Avenue. The impressions were causing “dishing” or potentially unsafe driving conditions when it rains....
We hope our readers will check out the Premium Minnesota Pork special edition inserted in this week’s Star Herald. The facility, with more than 250 jobs and economic investment in the community, is easily one of the best things to happen to Luverne in recent years. It’s the sort of thing that would...

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