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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....
Republicans broke turnout records at caucuses nationwide on Tuesday, March 1, and in Rock County it was no different. The Luverne Elementary School commons area was full of people (more than 200) who had plenty to talk about in terms of GOP candidates and party platform ideas.
Super Tuesday brought out super turnout in caucus meetings statewide, and that trend also held true in Rock County where caucus-goers turned out in record numbers. “It was chaotic,” said Jane Wildung Lanphere, secretary-treasurer of the Rock County Republican Party, which registered 194 voters for...
Librarians (from left) Bronwyn Wenzel, Serena Gutnik and Barb Verhey sit in the new teen room at the Rock County Community Library. After two months of construction, the library will reopen to patrons Monday.
The Rock County Community Library has been closed to patrons over the past month, and during that time the inside of the building received fresh paint, new carpeting and a whole new update. The library will reopen to patrons Monday. “We finally get to share all this work with the community,” said...
Do you know any of these athletes? This photo of the 1937 state champions, Luverne High School, is included in a book celebrating the 100 years of the Minnesota High School League. The names of the athletes were not included in the book.
A book depicting the 100-year history of the Minnesota State High School League includes photographs of Luverne students and credits a former Luverne Public School’s official as the “Father of the State League.” However, the photographs, besides those of Bell, do not list who is pictured in them....
Awanda Siebenahler empties a pan of green eggs.
Skits were among many special observances of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, including storytime with Superintendent Craig Oftedahl, reading with buddies, wearing “Cat in the Hat” red-and-white striped hats and eating green eggs and ham for lunch.

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