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Luverne district residents will vote Nov. 7 on a $23 million bond referendum for school building upgrades and improvements. While property owners study its impact on their taxes, students are studying the referendum as a class project in their high school government class. Teacher Dave Rysdam said...
Boys from Southwestern Youth Services in Magnolia volunteered Friday to help organize donations for the One Warm Coat Project upcoming distribution. Those in need of warm coats can pick them up from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, and from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in the ATLAS for Life...
Four Luverne Public School seniors appear in the Polished Stone Project video and will present stones to fourth- through eighth-graders at upcoming assemblies. Pictured (from left) are Knute Oldre, Logan Stratton, Bergin Flom and Hailey Franken.
Luverne students will soon carry polished stones in their pockets as reminders to make good decisions on social media and the Internet. The stones are part of the Polished Stone Project to be introduced to Luverne fourth- through eighth-grade students. Four local seniors have been selected to...
The Hardwick City Council is considering street improvements on roughly 13 city blocks, and a cost analysis will provide options for how much work can be done for the best price. Meeting in special session Wednesday night, Aug. 10, council members charged Gary Kurth of DGR Engineering, Rock Rapids...
Ryleigh Beers holds one of the 170 Blessing Kits, a project she was able to organize, fundraise and assemble for three organizations.
Luverne’s Ryleigh Beers is experienced in raising money to help others. Two years ago the recent graduate of Luverne High School purchased and delivered art supplies for the Children’s Home Society. The following year she made dozens of blankets to be given away for Project Linus. This year Beers’...
Members of the County K9s 4-H Club helped member Mira Uithoven (front row, third from left) finish an FCCLA community leadership project to sew 50 pillowcases for her Every Pillow Has A Story that will be donated locally. Holding up the completed pillowcases at their April 18 4-H meeting are (front from left) Annaliese Braucht, Riley Anderson, Uithoven, Cassandra Chesley, Aisha Porter, Gabriella Porter, (back) Adayla Rouzer, Alexa Chesley, Adam Fodness, Sophie Holmberg and Candice Porter.
One last workday recently wrapped up the local contribution to the One Million Pillowcase Project. Earlier this year, Luverne High School Senior Mira Uithoven joined the challenge as part of her FCCLA National Leadership Service in Action project with the assistance of her 4-H Club, the County K9s...
Workers from Jerke Construction Crane Service, Sioux Falls, and Alliance Communications, Garretson, maneuver the largest of five reinforced concrete huts into place last week. This repurposed equipment hut, being lifted into place in Hardwick, is the largest and the heaviest at 56,000 pounds.
Five repurposed equipment huts were lifted into place last week as crews gear up for the $14 million broadband Internet service project in Rock County. The huts located in or near Jasper, Hardwick, Magnolia (2) and Beaver Creek arrived from various locations on semitrailers, and a crane was used to...
Mira Uithoven (center) assists in Darlene Dreessen’s kindergarten class as a peer helper, and the smiling faces of the kindergartners inspired the Luverne High School senior to organize a project called “Every Pillow has a Story.” She is currently collecting material donations. Instigating a pillow fight with Uithoven are students (from left) Hailey Click, Grace Kempema, Ashton Altman and Ty Kopp.
Luverne High School senior Mira Uithoven wants to leave smiles on children’s faces through a project she is coordinating through two youth organizations. The One Million Pillowcase Challenge was started by the American Patchwork and Quilting Association and challenged quilters, sewers and crafters...
Project disk awards were also presented to individual 4-H members at the annual Rock County 4-H Achievement and Recognition program Nov. 7. These disks are given in each of the project areas based on the project records that the youth complete and submit for judging. A group of adult and youth...
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