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Discovery Time preschoolers received a ride back to school on a fire truck Friday after a tour and educational talks at the Luverne Fire Department station. The activities are part of the department’s recognition of National Fire Prevention Week. At the fire station the preschoolers watched a...
United Community Action Partnership Inc. is anticipating federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program Phase 35 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the area. At this time funding is neither currently available nor guaranteed. The selection will be made...
By Ken Martin, Chair, Minnesota DFL Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon likes to say he is in the “democracy business.” As early voting opens Friday, Sept. 21, voters across the state will be able to participate in early voting. Under a law authored by Simon when he was a member of the...
On Wednesday, Sept. 26, 13 members of the Luverne-Adrian FFA Chapter attended the Region 6 FFA Greenhand and Chapter Officer Day at the BARC center in Windom. The Greenhands included Drew Fick, Cameron Kopp, Trista Baustian, Ayden Bonnett, Justin Mente, Chase Overgaard, Macy Swenson, Honor Hough...
Sanford Luverne Medical Center was recently named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s 66 Critical Access Hospitals to Know in 2018. Hospitals featured on this list have received recognition for clinical quality and excellence in care delivery. According to Becker’s Hospital Review, they have become...
The Ellsworth High School Class of 1968 gathered on a 50th class reunion Oct. 6 at Mickie’s Restaurant and Bar in Ellsworth. Pictured are (front, from left) David Asche, Philip Tritabaugh, Larry Heidebrink, Henry Baal, Dale Stickling, Larry Morgan, (middle row) Colette (Odens) Smythe, Lois (...
The Luverne High School Class of 1963 gathered for a 55th reunion on Sept. 29 at the Luverne Country Club. Pictured are (front, from left) Sandi Hitch, Patti (Kirby) Pierson, Dixie (Winge) Arends, Jan (Gangestad) Wange, Gloria (Reese) Hibma, Sharon (Sasker) Meinerts, Diane (Heckt) Carlson, Eva Lou...
The Luverne High School Class of 1958 gathered for a 60th reunion Saturday, Sept. 29, in The Bluestem restaurant in Luverne. Attendees included (front row, from left) Connie (Rusche) Wieneke, Marilyn (Kiebach) Carlson, Letta (Matthiesen) Swenson, Dennis Jorgenson, Wes Pierson, Larry Mulvihill,...
The Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Opener is this weekend, and the 2018 event is shaping up to be the biggest in the event’s eight-year history. According to Rick Peterson, who chairs the local committee planning the event, 450 tickets are spoken for for the Friday night banquet, and the...
The Locals band performance of “The Mistress and the King” on Saturday involves (front, from left) Dean and DJ Luethje, Katie Walgrave, Keith Maine, (back) Shawn Kinsinger, Ryan DeBates and Kenny Rolling.
The Locals band members have been secretive about their upcoming performance, “The Mistress and the King,” set for 8 p.m. Saturday in the Palace Theatre. First of all, it’s not just a concert — although the talented band members do plenty of singing and playing;  it’s what band leader Kenny Rolling...

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