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Fifth-grade students share stories Monday morning in the Luverne Elementary Commons for the first Veterans Day Coffee and Treats Open House organized by the newly formed elementary student council. The council invited area veterans and their spouses to what adviser Amy VonHoltum said will be an annual event.
Real-life lessons were learned Monday morning at Luverne Elementary School during the first student-led Veterans Day Coffee and Treats Open House. Members of the newly created elementary student council followed through with suggestions given last year by students in Amy VonHoltum’s class. Each...
The bank is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places
Minnwest Bank customers were notified last week that the Beaver Creek branch office will close Jan. 31, 2020. A letter signed by Minnwest Bank president Isaac DeBoer, said the Beaver Creek office “... with it’s limited hours, personnel and infrastructure cannot provide the level of service and...
Mike Westerbur and his son, Dylan, 22, shared their passion for miniature war games at the History Center in Luverne Monday. On Saturday a group of fellow miniature wargamers from Sioux Falls joined for a battle demonstration.
Mike Westerbur and his son, Dylan, 22, shared their passion for miniature war games at the History Center in Luverne Saturday and Monday. Their World War II battlefield sprawled over a large table in the back room of the museum where visitors — and a few Sioux Falls gamers — gathered to learn more...
Luverne High School inducted 12 additional juniors and seniors to the National Honor Society Nov. 5 in the school media center. Members include (front, left) Gunnar Oldre, Andrew Wagner, Isaiah Bartels, Cade Wenninger, Graham Cunningham, Colby Crabtree, Jordan Winter, (middle) Dalwa Alinizi, Michelle Arevalo, Madigan Flom, Lauren Ver Steeg, Heather Huether, Claire Baustian, Regan Feit, Ainslie Robinson, (back) Meagan Hansen, Xavier Carbonneau, Tacey Baustian, Amelia Jarchow, Alexa Chesley, Nicole Hoogland a
Twelve Luverne High School students were inducted into the Luverne National Honor Society Chapter on Nov. 5. The dozen students were selected by the local faculty to join the 100-year-old national organization, and they best met the Society’s four categories or dimensions of life — character,...
More than 170 second- and fourth-graders sing “It’s Snowing Cats and Dogs” in the Luverne Elementary School gym Friday as part of their performance of Teresa Jennings’ “Unity Tree,” directed by music teachers Morgan Smith and Beth Capistran.
Luverne Elementary second- and fourth-grade students dressed and sang as dogs and cats Friday for their public performance of “The Unity Tree” by Teresa Jennings. The production centers on the notion that cats and dogs are not meant to get along, but, as in other Luverne Elementary musical...
The Luverne Middle-High School lobby prior to the remodel.
progress was revealed Friday when the plywood walls around the former theater were removed. The former theater entrance area now serves as a gathering space in the new concessions area.   The former theater was remodeled into the new music suites for the band and choir programs that were finished...
A different renewable energy company will develop the Walleye Wind project in western Rock County after the original developer sold the wind rights this summer. NextEra Energy Resources acquired the rights from Renewable Energy Systems (RES) along with the seven existing wind turbines in Beaver...
students are seeking help from the community for an upcoming class about the effects of global tariffs on local economies. “I like to look at local issues as a way to cover the content,” said government teacher David Rysdam, who is in his fourth year of teaching in Luverne. “The trade war has been...
Medical errors are estimated to be the third leading cause of death in the United States, and local health care professionals are working to improve those outcomes. A health care safety class, “You Are Your Own Best Medicine,” on Nov. 21 in Luverne illustrates that patient involvement in their care...

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