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Luverne and surrounding schools canceled classes and after-school activities Friday as a winter storm rolled through the area bringing with it single digit highs, below-zero wind chills and varying snow accumulations by mid morning. According to the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, Friday’s...
The Rock County Historical Society is seeking help from the community for filling new displays at the History Center. Volunteers and staff are changing out the displays in the showroom to develop a story line about agriculture in Rock County from the 1860s through the late 1930s. In addition to...
The Luverne Music Boosters hosted their 39th Annual Winter Carnival Saturday night in the Luverne High School gymnasium. The classic family entertainment lived up to its reputation by offering attendees a solid selection of carnival-style games, plenty of food, the popular cake walk, cotton candy,...
Luverne’s Kathie Hendricks has one book published, another on the way and eight more manuscripts ready for her publisher in Pennsylvania.
Luverne’s Kathie Hendricks has fond childhood memories of summers at her grandparents’ lake cabin, and she’s captured those moments in a children’s book, “Walleyes and Watermelon: the Story of Summer at the Lake.” Written under the pen name “Kate Henry,” the book was picked up by Christian Faith...
Cheyenne Hoag looks in the mirror at how static electricity generated by touching the Van De Graaff generator affects his hair. “Co-ops in the Classroom” was presented to Luverne Elementary fifth-graders Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17.
Lessons were a little hair-raising and shocking Thursday afternoon, Jan. 17, at Luverne Elementary School. For the past two weeks, Jennifer Gross with East River Electric Cooperative in Madison, South Dakota, has traveled to area schools to talk about electricity. She takes along a Van De Graaff...
Human Services (SWHHS) is helping communities prioritize health issues and disparities, identify resources and take action.  The agency is encouraging community members to participate in the Quality of Life Survey to help develop Community Health Improvement Plans for Lincoln, Lyon, Murray,...
Cox Realty & Land Service, LLC in Adrian has joined the national franchise system Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Inc. The Cox office is now known as Weichert, Realtors — The 507 Agency, and is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate run by Owners Alan and Cindy Cox. “We’re...
Luverne’s Red Arndt (left) receives the Friend of Rural Water Award from Ron Gillen, president of the South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems, Jan. 10 in Pierre, South Dakota.
Red Arndt of Luverne received the distinguished Friend of Rural Water Award Thursday, Jan. 10, at the South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems’ Annual Technical Conference in Pierre.  “Everyone at Lewis & Clark joins with me in extending our heartfelt congratulations to Red on this well-...
Luverne’s Rotary Club is set to unveil a new signature sign after the club’s 82-year-old vintage sign broke during the club’s Jan. 8 meeting in the Pizza Ranch restaurant. According to Rotary Club’s assistant sergeant at arms, George McDonald, the sign has never been sturdy on its wooden stand and...
Ten students comprise the 2019 Royalty Court for the upcoming Snow Week at Luverne High School. Crowning of a snow king and queen takes place at 2 p.m. Monday in the middle-high school auditorium. Candidates include (front row, from left) Emilie Staeffler, Mackenzie Petersen, Jadyn Anderson, Jacinda Hustoft, Carissa Cunningham, (back) Derek Lundgren, Jackson Golla, Austin Winter, Nathan Overgaard and Eric Thorson.
A little bit of fun in the middle of winter is planned for Luverne middle and high school students as their respective student councils plan Snow Week activities. Snow Week is similar to Homecoming week complete with dress-up days, crowned royalty and winter-themed activities. Unlike Homecoming...

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