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Participating in the ribbon-cutting Friday morning at the History Center are (seated, from left) Greg Burger, Linda Bakken, Dolly Remme, Betty Mann, Naidine Aanenson, Dave Smith, (standing) Annie Opitz, Ryan Wynia, Dan Nath, Patti Olson, Darrel Van Aartsen, Al Stoakes, Paul Rud, Keith Elbers, Kyle...
Conspicuously absent at the History Center’s ribbon-cutting Friday was LeRoy Luitjens, one of the Historical Society’s most dedicated volunteers and supporters. Luitjens died Nov. 26 and his friends and family broke away from the grand opening festivities to attend his funeral Friday morning. “He...
Luverne’s 21st Annual Winterfest weekend was greeted with unseasonably mild weather for the first three days in December. Temperatures in the 50s made it pleasant for both indoor and outdoor activities. “It was sort of unbelievable,” said Luverne Chamber Director Jane Wildung Lanphere. “All in all...
  Main Street in Luverne has seen a flurry of activity this week with utility crews pulling wires through conduit and cement workers cutting through sidewalk and repairing slabs. According to information from city hall, the wiring work is for speakers downtown that will allow parade spectators and...
As we move through a busy retail season, shopping on the go is becoming more and more common. According to Adobe Analytics*, as of Nov. 27, Americans had spent nearly $14 billion online since Thanksgiving Day – with more than half of those purchases coming from mobile devices. Though it’s...
Face Aging MN invites Minnesotans to have the conversation The holiday season is a good time to talk about aging with loved ones When families gather for the holidays, it can be a time when changes in older relatives are noticed and concerns about their health and wellbeing are raised. Face Aging...
Luverne City Park Christmas Fantasy opens Luverne Chamber of Commerce members officially opened the normally closed city park Friday noon in a special ribbon-cutting, welcoming drivers around the circular course listening to holiday music by tuning radios to 89.9 FM and viewing the 23 lighted...
Good financial news was presented to the Luverne School Board Nov. 21 during the district’s annual audit report. Jim Gilman, Willmar, a certified public accountant with Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing, audits several districts annually including Luverne. The Luverne district ended the fiscal year...
4-H youth learn about engineering Interesting contraptions transformed the Rock County Community Library Nov. 18 into a learning center for 15 4-H youth interested in science, technology, engineering and math or STEM activities. “We particularly focused on engineering,” said Chelsey Asche, Rock...
The Luverne Area Community Foundation has announced its 2017 fall grant awards totaling $29,504.  Health care grants were awarded to: •Sanford Luverne Medical Center: $10,000 for a fluid control system. •Luverne BackPack Program: $2800 for food supplies. •Good Samaritan Society, Mary Jane Brown...

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