People in the News

  University of Sioux Falls Joel Buys, history, Eli Dooyema, sports management, and Katlyn Sawtelle, elementary education, all of Luverne, were named to the University of Sioux Falls dean’s list for the Spring 2015 semester. To qualify for the dean’s list students must achieve a GPA of 3.5 or...
  The Luverne Rotary Club recently welcomed new members Beth Callahan (left), director at MJB Good Samaritan Home, and Michelle Schumann, physical therapist at Prairie Rehabilitation. Rotary International is an international service organization whose stated purpose is “to bring together business...
  Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company (Midwest Fire) announced today that the company has hired Tyler LeBrun as a new manufacturing engineer. LeBrun is a graduate of South Dakota State University with a bachelor’s degree in manufacturing engineering technologies. He also has five years of...
  Scholarship winners from the 2014-15 Class of EmPOWER Youth Leadership students were announced at Sioux Valley Energy’s annual meeting June 2.   This was the culminating event of a yearlong leadership and development training program involving 32 area sophomore and junior students. Twelve...
  St. Olaf College Jonathon Vajgrt, Luverne, was named to St. Olaf College, Northfield, dean’s list for the Spring 2015 semester. Vajgrt, a 2014 Luverne High School graduate, is the son of Terry and Michelle Vajgrt, Luverne. In order to qualify for the dean’s list students must earn a 3.75 GPA or...
Pam Haakenson of Buffalo Ridge Insurance in Luverne was recently installed as the Region V Vice President of the International Association of Insurance Professionals (IAIP). Pam is employed at Buffalo Ridge Insurance as agency manager. She has been a member of The IAIP Insurance Professionals of...
Lake Area Tech Lake Area Technical Institute, Watertown, South Dakota, named the following students to the president’s list. They are *Tyler Jacobs, Kenneth; and Courtney Hemme and Trevor Teal, both of Luverne. To be named to the president’s list, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher. An...
  Nicholas Uilk, an instructor in the ag systems technology program at South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota, was recently awarded the Gamma Sigma Delta SDSU Chapter 2015 Outstanding Teaching Award. Gamma Sigma Delta is the National Honor Society of Agriculture. Uilk is a 2003...
Lila Bauer (left) presents the scholarship to Caitlyn Hartman.
  Luverne’s Caitlyn Hartman was awarded a $2,000 scholarship through the Pizza Ranch Coca-Cola Scholarship program, which awards multiple $2,000 scholarships each year. The scholarships are for current Pizza Ranch employees who plan to attend a post-secondary educational institution for the first...
  Western University Jake Hendricks graduated from Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, California, on Wednesday, May 20, with a doctorate of physical therapy degree. Jake, a 2006 Luverne High School graduate, is the son of Bruce and Kathie Hendricks, Luverne.   Northwestern College Klint...

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