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Twenty individuals will be selected for a unique law enforcement experience if they apply before March 6. The first Rock County Sheriff’s Office citizens’ academy will familiarize selected members of the public with the day-to-day operations of a peace officer. This is the first citizens’ academy...
Monday morning’s clear blue skies highlighted the new American flag an employee at CHS Farmers Elevator placed on top of the grain leg at the Luverne location. David Vander Vliet with CHS Luverne said the company’s semi driver and military veteran Michaela Wendlandt climbed the estimated 100-foot-...
The USDA released county estimated yields for corn and soybeans on Feb. 20. These yields will provide the farmers numbers to plug in county yield estimates on various Farm Bill calculators at Illinois and NDSU. These will not be the actual yields used to calculate Farm Bill payments, but should...
Luverne High School received a second-place trophy Saturday at the Adrian Speech Invitational. Earning individual medals and ribbons were (front, left) Meagan Hansen, Hannah Baker, Sophia Lanoue, Katherine Pizel, Melanie Rittenhouse, (second) Solveig Tofteland, Alexa Chesley, Nicole Hoogland, Gunnar Oldre, Parker Carbonneau, (back) Burke Johnson, Luke Thorson, Chance Tunnissen and Xavier Carbonneau.
A tiebreaker at the Saturday’s Adrian Speech Invitational left Luverne in second place. The LHS team tied with Windom High School for the first-place large school trophy, but Windom scored one more first-place finish in the meet than Luverne did to take top honors. “Luverne had two and Windom had...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) today announced a new pilot program that enables farmers in the Prairie Pothole region to receive payments for planting cover crops on their land for three to five years. The new Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Soil Health and...
The 27th Annual Helgeson Father-Son Pool Tournament on Feb. 14 and 15 at the Up the Dam Creek Bar in Beaver Creek raised $2,600 for Sanford Luverne Hospice. The 2020 winning team was Keith and Brian Morford from Valley Springs. “I want to thank everyone who donated and helped with the tournament,”...
Josh Lohr is the 2020 Geography Bee winner at Hills-Beaver Creek Schools.
Two eighth-graders rose to the top during local geography bees conducted recently for middle-schoolers in Luverne and Hills-Beaver Creek school districts. Michael Halsne, Luverne, and Josh Lohr, H-BC, beat out fellow schoolmates for the title of 2020 Geography Bee champion in their respective...
The Luverne Area Community Foundation recently announced its year-end 2019 grant awards in the amount of $24,850.   Community health care grants included: •Rock County Ag Society $300 for first aid stations. •Luverne Backpack Program $5,000 for weekend nutrition needs for students. •Good Samaritan...
Buffalo Ridge Insurance is again in President’s Club Buffalo Ridge Insurance Agency, Luverne, earned its 12th consecutive President’s Club distinction from the Midwest Family Mutual Insurance Company in Des Moines, Iowa. The award recognizes outstanding continued service to customers and community...
The Luverne girls’ hockey team won the Section 3A championship for the second time in program history by defeating Mankato West 4-1 at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter Feb. 11. The Cardinals open the Minnesota State Class A Girls’ Hockey Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul...

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