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The Luverne Elementary School commons area was buzzing Thursday, March 2, as students read aloud to each another in small groups during “Read Across America Day” sponsored by the National Education Association to promote a day of reading. NEA began the event in 1998 on Theodor Seuss Geisel’s...
Sioux Falls Canaries mascot “Cagey” (left) reacts to the picture from the book “Slugger” as read by his teammate, pitcher Josh Ferrell.
While all eyes were on the 7-foot-tall yellow mascot from the Sioux Falls Canaries baseball team, it was two left-handed pitchers who completed a special reading program Monday afternoon at the Rock County Community Library. Joining Cagey (the name of the big yellow bird) were left-handed pitchers...
Awanda Siebenahler empties a pan of green eggs.
Skits were among many special observances of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, including storytime with Superintendent Craig Oftedahl, reading with buddies, wearing “Cat in the Hat” red-and-white striped hats and eating green eggs and ham for lunch.
Mary Jane Brown Home resident Dorothy Williamson (left) shares a laugh with Jenna Schelhaas during one of Schelhaas’ Sunday night Senior Book Club sessions in Luverne.
A trip to Washington, D.C., for last summer’s national Family, Career and Community Leaders of America conference inspired Jenna Schelhaas, a current senior at Luverne High School, to start a project that would make a positive impact on someone’s life. What the 18-year-old didn’t know was how...
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