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By Lori SorensonIncumbents held on to their seatsin the Luverne School Board electionand the District 22A House contest,but there were upsets in the ViennaTownship and Magnolia councilelections.Luverne School Board incumbentsKatie Baustian (1,219 votes) JodiBosch (1,279), Eric Hartman (986)and Reva...
Lots of time and talent will be on display Saturday night during the 25th Annual St. Catherine’s Church Fall Fest at Grand Prairie Events in Luverne. Volunteers have spent months planning the gourmet meal, dessert dash, prize raffles, silent and live auction items for the evening devoted to...
Luverne firefighter Zachary Cowell will be remembered for his sense of humor, work ethic and dedication to friends and family, according to those who knew him. “Firefighter Cowell had a passion for helping others and always wore a big smile on his face when doing so,” said fire chief David Van...
Lee Alexander of Luverne holds a framed letter and envelope from King George V thanking her father-in-law, Clarence Alexander, for his service in World War I, which ended 100 years ago Sunday.
Veterans Day marks the end of World War I and is a day to remember military veterans who fought for freedom and peace throughout the world. Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, and in Luverne a piece of that century-old war quietly hangs in Lee Alexander’s home on North...
Pastor Bill Ostermeier, pictured in the former St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ellsworth, purchased the church last month and organized a Saturday Bible study group. The group will have its first worship service in the newly dubbed “Trinity Temple” at 5 p.m. Saturday
Newly named Trinity Temple in Ellsworth will host its first worship service at 5 p.m. Saturday with Pastor Bill Ostermeier at the pulpit. “We are excited,” said Ostermeier, who is also pastor at Jasper Community Church, an interdenominational, charismatic and full gospel Christian group. The inter-...
Luverne High School government teacher David Rysdam is seeking help from the community for his upcoming section on local government. “I like to look at local issues as a way to cover the content,” said Rysdam, who is in his third year of teaching in Luverne. Part of his next study unit includes a...
Six Luverne residents were among the airmen who returned home Tuesday morning after a four-month deployment in Southeast Asia through the South Dakota Air National Guard. Returning safely to Joe Foss Field in Sioux Falls were Jaidyn Elbers, Joe Baustian, Makayla Sterrett, Alec Hoven, Abby Pierce...
Luverne Ace Hardware is celebrating its 15th anniversary this week. Pictured are store manager Kevin Mick and department managers Stacie Ehlke and Renita Enninga.
Luverne Ace Hardware is observing its 15th anniversary, and store manager Kevin Mick said there’s plenty to celebrate on the landmark year. “It’s a great store with local services that give you the benefit of stocking what your customers need and want,” Mick said. The store will observe the...
Greg McClure makes a sweep down the hill on Barck Street Wednesday, Oct. 31, during the second week of the city’s annual leaf pickup. City officials had indicated they would offer another round of leaf pickup, but a stretch of rainy weather changed those plans and residents will need to dispose of...
Frederick Charles Von Der Lieth, 82, Hills, formerly of Beaver Creek, died Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, while under hospice care at the Tuff Memorial Home in Hills. A funeral service was Tuesday, Nov. 6, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. Burial followed in the Beaver Creek Cemetery. Frederick Von...

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