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Junior Mallory Nelson takes control of the puck in first period play Saturday against Waseca. The Cardinals won the at home match 13-0. They take a 6-1 record into their match at home against Mankato East Dec. 11.
The Luverne girls’ hockey team is finding the back of the net a lot this season and winning a lot of games in dominant fashion. The Cardinals improved to 6-1 on the season by picking up a big conference road win over Marshall Nov. 30 and beating Waseca at home Saturday. The Cardinal girls currently...
First-year varsity wrestler Josh Stroeh looks to pin his first-round opponent Saturday at the Flandreau tournament. Stroeh went on to finish third in the Cardinal’s season opener.
The Cardinal wrestling team traveled to Flandreau, South Dakota, Saturday to kick off the 2021-22 season and came home with three pieces of hardware. Nearly all the Luverne wrestlers recorded wins, and two seventh-grade wrestlers in their first varsity tournament placed third and fourth.  “Our guys...
Luverne senior Brooklynn VerSteeg drives to the basket against the Pipestone Area Arrows Dec. 2 during an at-home game where Cardinals came out on top of the close contest 56-53.
The Luverne girls’ basketball team opened the 2021-22 campaign with three consecutive wins within five days.  The Cardinals defeated Mountain Lake Area 78-40 Nov. 30, Pipestone Area 56-53 Dec. 2 and Fairmont 45-39 Dec. 4. “It was a busy week,” LHS head coach TJ Newgard said.  “We have been tested...
What is so powerful about a manger located in a barn holding a baby that is sleeping?  Almost all, if not everyone, in the United States has at least a basic understanding of the Christmas account in the Bible. Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. It is the only birthday that...
Christmas officially arrived Sunday with Santa, festive train engines, fireworks and dazzling lighted displays. “It was awesome,” said Luverne Chamber assistant Amber Lais. “I thought it was an outstanding turnout. It was a perfect day. The weather was perfect. I don’t think it could have gone any...
Beth Schear
Elizabeth Schear was the director at Rock County Opportunities for over 15 years, building clientele and community jobs and improving program offerings. “I’m handing over my baby … 15 years of hard work,” she said in August, just before leaving for a career change. “I’ve worked really hard here,...
Luverne’s annual Winterfest celebration returns this weekend, live and in person following last year’s pandemic restricted events. “We haven’t done it for a year, and people have kind of forgotten what to do,” said Chamber Director Jane Wildung Lanphere. “But we’ve had a lot of people step up, and...
Property near Luverne’s industrial park will soon have a 235,000-square-foot cold storage warehouse for food products requiring temperatures ranging from -20 to 45 degrees. Lineage Logistics is proposing to purchase two tracts of land owned by the Luverne Economic Development Authority along the...
Dispatch report Nov. 19 •Complainant on W. Main Street reported someone broke into their home. •School requested deputy assistance. •MN Department of Corrections requested deputy assistance in Beaver Creek. Nov. 20 •Assistance from another department was of service westbound on Interstate 90, at...
Francis Faber
Francis Faber, 95, Luverne, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  A funeral service was Friday, Nov. 26, at the Christian Reformed Church in Luverne.  Burial followed at Maplewood Cemetery. Francis Faber was born June 13, 1926, to William and...

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