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Annabelle Frakes holds the official charter for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary Post No. 2757 issued to the Luverne group in 1933. The group voted last week to surrender its charter and disband due to the lack of active members.
A lack of participation has forced a local service group to disband and surrender its charter to the state organization. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary No. 2757 officially folded Tuesday, March 8, during a vote involving a fraction of its members. Eight members attended the last...
Lewis and Clark Board Chairman Red Arndt and Luverne Mayor Pat Baustian pose for a ceremonious turn of the valve in the Luverne meter house Monday during a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the arrival of Lewis and Clark water in Luverne. Pictured with them are (clockwise from left) Luverne City Councilman Kevin Aaker, Sen. Bill Weber, Luverne Water and Wastewater Supervisor Al Lais, Luverne City Administrator John Call, Lewis and Clark Director Troy Larson, Worthington Public Utilities Director Scott Hain
Good things come to those who wait, and Luverne is expecting some really great things from the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System. A ribbon-cutting event Monday celebrated the arrival of Missouri River water in Luverne, and it was a chance to look back on the 26-year process that brought it here...
Investigators inspect what was left of the 41-by-246-foot barn after a May 11, 2015, fire that took the lives of two workers. The Minnesota State Fire Marshal closed its investigation last week citing the fire’s cause as “undetermined.”
The State Fire Marshal last week wrapped up the investigation of a May 2015 swine building fire that took the lives of two local women. The report, however, offers few specific answers. “I have listed this fire as undetermined due to the extent of damage to artifacts located within the structure...
Erika Egdorf delivers one of her signature impulsive hugs to Blue Mound Figure Skating Club Coach Cathy Shearer during a vitis to Egdorf's home on Thursday. March 10.
After 24 years of skating, Luverne's princess of the ice rink is retiring her skates. A hobby turned competitive passion has filled a room with trophies and medals and provided a source of self-esteem for a woman born with Down syndrome. "I just really love it," said Erika Egdorf when asked why she...
Luverne fifth-grader Jocelyn Hart (left) holds the first T-shirt featuring her winning design as announced by Parent Partners in Education President Anne Shelton Friday afternoon in the elementary school gym.
Jocelyn Hart was shocked when her name was called during the Flyover assembly Friday at the Luverne Elementary School. All students and staff gathered in the gymnasium for the school’s monthly S.O.A.R.R. program, a celebration of positive student behavior. The assembly also provided the parent...
Greg Burger has been with Minnwest Bank Luverne for 32 years.
When Greg Burger reflects on more than 40 years in his banking career, the memories are accented by both challenges and rewards. For example, he vividly recalls the farming crisis of the 1980s, but he said the satisfaction of helping people is what colors his career. “It’s been a wonderful career...
Bill Weber
Senator Bill Weber announced his bid for a second term Monday to the Minnesota State Senate. Weber, who was first elected to District 22 in 2012, announced his re-election in a press release. “I believe that I have been a strong voice for common sense government and for protecting and advancing the...
Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 13. The new time officially goes into effect at 2 a.m. Sunday, so residents are reminded to set their clocks ahead one hour before retiring to bed at the end of the day Saturday, March 12. Daylight Saving Time remains in effect until Nov. 6. At that time,...
Green Earth Players actors Shawn Kinsinger and Casey McKenzie play the roles of Frog and Toad, respectively, in the upcoming production of "A Year with Frog and Toad,' which opens this weekend at the Palace Theatre in Luverne. Call 507-283-4339 for ticket information.
The popular children’s book characters, Frog and Toad, will come to life on the Palace Theatre stage this weekend with the Green Earth Players’ musical version of Arnold Lobel’s well-loved book. The play opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 11, with another 7:30 p.m. performance Saturday and a 2 p.m....

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