Edna Magnuson

Edna C. Magnuson, 79, Luverne, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2000, in Luverne Community Hospital.

Services were Monday, Oct. 16, at Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne. The Rev. John Pehrson officiated. Burial was in Maplewood Cemetery, Luverne.

John Hemme

John Hemme, 94, Luverne, died Monday, Oct. 16, 2000, in his home.

Services were Thursday, Oct. 19, at St. Catherine Church in Luverne. The Rev. Andrew Beerman officiated. Burial was in St. Catherine Cemetery, Luverne.

Albert Christensen

Albert Christensen, 85, Luverne, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, in Luverne Hospice Cottage.

Memorial services were Tuesday, Oct. 17, in Grace Lutheran Church, Luverne. The Rev. Maurice E. Hagen officiated. Burial in Maplewood Cemetery, Luverne, was prior to the memorial service.

By John Rittenhouse

The Luverne volleyball team split road matches during the last week of the regular season.

By John Rittenhouse

The 2000 tennis season officially came to an end for Luverne when its remaining doubles team fell during the semifinal round of the Section 3A Individual Championships that were played in St. Cloud Saturday.

By John Rittenhouse

Shorthanded Luverne High School cross country squads completed the regular season at the Southwest Conference meet staged at Prairie View Golf Club in Worthington Tuesday.

Without the services of some injured athletes, Luverne was unable to field complete teams at the varsity level.

By Lori Ehde

Luverne High School Marching Band is enjoying a successful season with only one more weekend of competition to go.

The Cardinals marched in the Waseca Marching Classic Saturday, Sept. 23, and in the Tri-State Band Festival Saturday, Sept. 30.

10 years ago (1990)

"With an animal licensing law ready to go into effect Nov. 1, Steen is now looking into a zoning ordinance to further ensure animal control.

Steen Town Clerk Cornelius Bosch said the licensing law has been passed by the City Council and is patterned after Luverne’s."

By Lori Ehde

After six years of representing District 21B in the Minnesota House of Representatives, Richard Mulder said he’s learned a thing or two about how government works.

But the longer he works in the state capitol, he said the more he sees that there’s no magic formula for being an effective legislator.

By Sara Quam

With all the hoopla surrounding the Nov. 7 election — from U.S. president to the heated Luverne city races — greater Rock County may have felt a little left out.

But residents in smaller cities have choices for their own councils in the general election. Kenneth, Beaver Creek and Hills all have competitions for the city positions.


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