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Fifteen candidates have filed for four open seats on the Luverne School Board, and three more filed for one unexpired term. Several of those threw their hats in the ring just before the 5 p.m. filing deadline Tuesday after the Star Herald went to press. The four-year terms of Katie Baustian, Reva...
The Hills-Beaver Creek School Board may add an electric bus to the district’s transportation fleet. At their Aug. 8 meeting the board supported a recommendation from the district’s transportation committee to apply for a 2022 Clean School Bus Rebate. If chosen for a rebate, board members will make...
Luverne history teacher Canaan Petersen won the Security Savings Bank Best Beard Contest last week after he raised the most money and collected the most toiletry items in the contest with his colleagues. The beard fundraiser included 11 bearded staff members and concluded with a total of $636.36...
Paige Kubesh, a seventh-grader at Luverne Middle-High School, made 52 dog chew toys from flannel strips as part of an FCCLA community project. The toys are available to the public for a donation. All donations and leftover toys will be given to the Tracy Area Animal Rescue organization.
Seventh-grader Paige Kubesh has a talent for tying knots, a skill that Luverne High School FCCLA adviser Carmen Thompson discovered recently. Thompson chose making a dog’s chew toy from flannel strips as a community engagement project for her Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapter...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rock County Herald on Feb. 9, 1923.   Public Health Nurse For Luverne Schools   Board of Education Votes to Add Trained Nurse to Regular Staff of Luverne Public Schools   Action Hastened by Big Epidemic of Bad Colds   Mrs. Clara Herm Engaged to Fill Position and Will...
The new commons area features flexible seating options for students. On the mezzanine, the new media center is located and features 5,000 books, down from the 30,000 volumes in the previous location.
The Luverne School Board will host a public open house Sunday to showcase the district’s completed construction. Self-guided tours will be from 2 to 5 p.m. “I am extremely proud of the project,” Superintendent Craig Oftedahl said. “The Board of Education had wonderful vision and did things right....
Reconstruction of North East Park Street on the east side of the Luverne Middle-High School began last week by Duininck Inc. that included install a storm water system under the city street that runs in front of the school. In the joint street program with the city of Luverne and the school...
The city of Luverne and Luverne School District have been working on a “joint project” to address streets around the school that have been torn up because of the school construction project. Both entities will pay separate contracts for their own work, on their own properties, but they were able to...
The city portion of the project consists of mill off and overlay of both West Adams and North East Park streets. An alternate project would put a new sidewalk or trail connector from the bus barn area to the Luverne Loop to the West. The new sidewalk will pick up where the current one ends at the bus garage driveway and continue west until it meets the paved path west of the bus garage. It will create a safer environment for pedestrians.
The city of Luverne and the Luverne School District are teaming up on a joint project to improve streets around the school that have been torn up because of the school construction project. The city project consists of mill off and overlay of both West Adams and North East Park Streets. An...
With an anticipated shortfall of $1.6 million reflected in the revised 2020-21 budget, Luverne School Board members postponed action on the budget until all receipts are noted. District business manager Marlene Mann presented the revised budget at the March 25 regular board meeting, showing...

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