Luverne’s $30 million school renovation and improvement project moved to the next phase when board members unanimously approved the architect’s design development plans at a special April 12 meetin
An April “thunder blizzard” of epic proportions stalled over southwest Minnesota Friday through Sunday night, delivering thunder, lightning, hail, gale force winds and record snowfalls.
Hundreds of area residents began their record-breaking blizzard in the dark after 70-mph straight-line winds snapped nearly 90 power line poles in Rock County and southwest Minnesota.
At one point during the weekend blizzard, all state roads in southwest Minnesota were closed to traffic.
A young man from Luverne was killed in a snowmobile crash Saturday night during the blizzard.
A familiar face will be in attendance at the Sanford Luverne Hospice Dinner and Auction Saturday night.
Helen Saum is the volunteer coordinator for Hospice and has been largely responsible for the success of the annual banquet, which has brought in hundreds of thousands of dollars over the past two d
Amid other storm impacts over the weekend, a widespread power outage displaced 26 resident students and 10 staff members at Southwest Youth Services in Magnolia.
For the next two school years Luverne students will be in class an extra half hour each day.