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The Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs is proud to announce that Luke Schryvers, administrator of the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne, was awarded the 2020 Eli Pick Facility Leadershp Award. This award is given by the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA), and only seven...
Perkins earns degree from WGU Aaron Perkins, Luverne, has earned a Master of Arts in Science (secondary physics) degree from Western Governors University, an online, nonprofit university.   Mitchell Tech releases dean’s list Dean Fuerstenberg, Beaver Creek, and Dustin Teune, Steen, were named to...
Jelken named to the Northwestern College dean’s list Christopher Jelken, Luverne, has been named to the Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa, Fall Semester 2019 dean’s list as a collegiate scholar. To be eligible, full-time students must earn a GPA of 3.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.   Anderson on...
Minnesota West announces dean’s list Minnesota West Community and Technical College has released the Fall 2019 semester dean’s list. To be named, students must be enrolled in at least 12 graded credits and earn a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average. The following area students have been named to...
H-BC students chosen for SWMBDA Honor Band Eleven Hills-Beaver Creek middle and high school students were chosen to participate in the Southwest Minnesota Band Directors Association honor band. H-BC band instructor Steve Olson said the students will participate in a day of rehearsals and perform at...
Luverne High School graduate Gabrielle Ferrell graduated from Navy boot camp Oct. 18 at the Great Lakes Naval Station in North Chicago, Illinois, with honors. The Class of 2019 graduate is a member of Division 950. She performed flag drills and presented the Colorado flag at several graduations...
Kenneth student earns national recognition Kristoffer Severtson, Kenneth, was among 11 students from Lake Area Technical Institute, Watertown, South Dakota, to participate in the SkillsUSA National Championships in Louisville, Kentucky, June 26-27. Severtson and teammate Gregory Little of Watertown...
Stable, solid, secure — these are words for anything that’s important. Unfortunately, the words do not apply to the support staff situation for people with disabilities in Minnesota. There are more than 8,000 vacancies for the direct support professionals (DSPs) who serve these individuals. It’s...
State Sen. Bill Weber was recognized by the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) Aug. 3 during the Coalition’s three-day summer conference in Fergus Falls for his positive impact on the state’s tax policy. Sen. Weber, a Republican from Luverne, is serving his second term in the Minnesota...
American Legion awards Richters The American Legion Auxiliary #123, Luverne, announces that the Department Past President’s Parley Chairman has awarded Brittney Richters one of seven $1,000 scholarships to be paid once she finishes her first semester at college.   Bethany Lutheran releases dean’s...

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