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As part of Senior Service Day, the equipment shed receives a new coat of paint and cardinal design. This year’s design was by Spencer Schacht, and helping paint on Friday, May 1, were (from left) Tennessee Bruhn, Alexis Hanson, Jessica Limones, Brooke Nattress and Alexis Hiller.
Each year Luverne High School’s upcoming graduates select a day as Senior Skip Day, celebrating their last days of classes by not attending or skipping school. Instead of trying to keep the students from missing class, district officials have given students a way to earn a half-day off from school...
Jaidyn Elbers and the Luverne girls’ track team captured the title of the Section 3A True Team Track and Field Championships for the ninth consecutive season Monday in Luverne.
The Luverne girls extended their reign as the Section 3A True Team Track and Field Champions Monday at Cardinal Field. The hosts turned in a dominating performance by scoring 812 points to run away from the other squads in a 14-team field. Southwest Christian placed second to LHS with 685 points....
The Cardinals dropped their first conference match of the season when they fell by one point to the Saints April 28 in Luverne. The Saints won three of four singles matches and prevailed at second doubles to best LHS. “It was a really close match. We just couldn’t find a place to win the fourth...
Track programs competing at the Bob Nangle Arrow Relays in Pipestone April 28 experienced an outstanding day. The Luverne squads swept the team titles in Class A competition, while the Hills-Beaver Creek boys won the Class B title and the Patriot girls finished second. The Adrian and Ellsworth boys...
Seventh- and eighth-grade students perform “Ballad for Trumpet,” which included a trumpet solo by Quinn Buss
  The Luverne Instrumental Music Department presented its 2015 Spring Concert Friday night, April 24, in the Cardinal Gym. The annual event included performances by the fifth-grade band, under the direction of Angie Swenson, and by the sixth-grade, seventh- and eighth-grade and high school bands,...
Camden Janiszeski (left) and Andy Halverson wheel a young flowering crab apple tree to the front of St. Catherine Church sanctuary to be blessed.
  Father Tom Jennings and the Wednesday afternoon students at St. Catherine Church, Luverne, celebrated Earth Day April 22 with trees, flowers and other living things. The city of Luverne is planting 70 new trees on city boulevards for Arbor Day, and Jennings and the children blessed one of them...
  Highway 75 (Kniss Street) in Luverne will be under construction from May 11 to early September with a short in-town detour at the start of the project. To prepare business owners and residents along that route, the city of Luverne hosted a preconstruction meeting Tuesday night, April 21, in...
Luverne’s Parents Partners in Education (PPIE) completed a unique fundraiser Friday, April 24, in a fun run around the Luverne Public School’s ball fields. This was the first year the group organized the event that had kindergarten through fifth-grade students request pledges from community members...
Andrea Severtson holds the DeKalb award, given to an FFA’er who exemplifies scholarship, committee work and work ethic, and the 2015 Chapter Star Farmer Award. The Chapter Star Farmer was also presented to her dad, Sterling, (above, right) almost 30 years ago.
Completing an outstanding supervised agricultural experience or SAE is only one requirement for the Luverne-Adrian FFA Chapter’s Star Farmer Award, one of the chapter’s top awards. For this year’s  recipient Andrea Severtson, a Luverne High School senior, it was a matter of more than one experience...
The Luverne Middle School Jazz Band poses after their spring concert performance Tuesday, April 21, at the American Reformed Church. Jazz band members are (front, left) Elise Jarchow, Ainslie Robinson; (second row) Nathan Lindsley (being held), John Miller; (third row) Destiny Matthiesen, director Richard Owen, Jonah Louwagie, Cade Wenninger; (back) Hunter Sandbulte and Isabel Smeins. Missing is Peter Baustian.
The Luverne Public Schools Instrumental Music Department conducted its 2015 Spring Jazz Concert Tuesday, April 21, at the American Reformed Church in Luverne. According to director Richard Owen, the groups first performed at the church last year and returned because of the facility’s excellent...

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