Area students receive scholarships
Several area students received $1,500 scholarships from the Compeer Financial Fund for Rural America, the corporate giving program of Compeer Financial.
They are Adrian High School students Dakota John, Hannah Kruse and Paige Madison and Luverne High School senior...
Community leader award
Luverne Mayor Pat Baustian received the Community Leader award from Missouri River Energy Services Wednesday night in Sioux Falls. He was honored during the MRES annual conference where he received a plaque “in recognition of his years of service to the Luverne municipal...
Popkes earns degree
Nancy Popkes, Ellsworth, has earned her Master of Science degree in nursing/education online from Western Governors University.
SDSU announces Fall 2018 graduates
Several area students met the requirements for a degree and/or certificate program following the Fall 2018...
Local residents initiated into Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Two local residents were recently initiated into the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
Calla Jarvie, Luverne, was initiated at Emporia State University.
Erik Tofteland, Luverne, was initiated at South Dakota State University, Brookings.
Area students to graduate from Minnesota West
Several area students will be recognized at commencement ceremonies at the Minnesota West Community and Technical College campuses as listed:
Luverne: Jason Aanenson, Autumn Altman, Kia Balster, Morgan Edwards, Courtney Gonnerman, Laura Kasstner, Alyssa...
Jelken named to dean’s list at Northwestern
Christopher Jelken was named to the academic dean’s list for the Fall 2018 semester at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. To be eligible, students must earn a 3.5 grade point average with at least 12 graded credits.
Jelken, son of James and Paula...
St. Cloud State names honor students
St. Cloud State University has announced the Fall 2018 dean’s list. To be eligible, students must earn a 3.75 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale. The following area students have been named to the list:
Luverne: Zoe Brown, marketing; Taylor Kern,...
Local insurance agency named to ‘Presidents Club’
Buffalo Ridge Insurance, Luverne, has been named to the Midwest Family Mutual Insurance Company, Des Moines, Iowa, President’s Club for the 11th consecutive year.
The award recognizes superior performance and outstanding continued service to...
Local children’s Author Kathie Hendricks has announced that her second book, “Here Come the Leprechauns,” has been released just ahead of St. Patrick’s Day.
She said the story is based on a game she and her husband, Bruce, played with their own children when they were little.
Luverne student graduates from
St. Olaf College
Jonathon Vajgrt, son of Terry and Michelle Vajgrt, Luverne, graduated magna cum laude with a degree in chemistry from St. Olaf College, Northfield, at the Spring 2018 commencement ceremony.
Thier earns degree from Clarke
Austyn Thier, Adrian,...