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The Luverne Redbirds wrapped up a 16-6 regular season by rolling to a 20-4 conquest in Adrian Sunday. Luverne plated runs in four of game’s five innings to register its 10th consecutive win. Logan Norman doubled and scored on an error in the second inning to make it 1-0, and the lead increased to...
Luverne Country Club member Dave Gangestad (right) and Pat Boland emerged as champions of the LCC’s Member-Guest Tournament staged Friday and Saturday.
The Luverne Country Club has hosted 38 Member-Guest Tournaments. Luverne’s Dave Gangestad has played in all of them. Gangestad will tell you he has experienced little success at the annual July event, but that all changed over the weekend. Gangestad and his partner, Pat Boland (Rochester), came up...
Gaige Nath delivered a three-run triple during Saturday's 11-1 win over Adrian.
The Luverne American Legion baseball team clinched a No. 1 seed for the Sub-State Tournament by winning a pair of game during the Sub Sub-State A Playoffs over the weekend at Redbird Field. Luverne topped Minneota by four run in Friday’s opener before posting a 10-run win over Adrian in the...
Gaige Nath recorded one of Luverne's three hits during Friday's playoff win over Minneota at Redbird Field.
The Luverne American Legion baseball team opened the Sub Sub-State Playoffs by besting Minneota 5-1 Friday at Redbird Field. Colby Crabtree drove in four runs with two hits at the plate and Jake Haugen tossed a complete game to pave the way to victory for Luverne. The teams battled to a scoreless...
Ellsworth's Devin Dreesen competes in an eating challenge during Thursday's World Wienerman Championships in Luverne.
A total of six, four-person teams accepted the challenge of participating of the ninth version of the World Wienerman Championships Thursday in Luverne. The annual event, which is a part of Luverne’s Hot Dog Night celebration, tests the participants’ skills in biking, running, swimming as well as...
The Luverne Junior Legion baseball team registered a 6-2 victory Thursday in Ruthton. Taking on Russell-Tyler-Ruthton on its home field, the young Cardinals scored the first five runs of the game to set the stage for a four-run win. Three Luverne pitchers logged innings on the mound and Ethan Beyer...
The Luverne Redbirds locked up their 15th win of the season with a commanding effort in Pipestone Wednesday. Luverne batters racked up 21 hits and scored 18 runs during an 18-4 conquest over the A’s. The Redbirds fell behind 1-0 in the game’s first inning before bouncing back to outscore Pipestone...
Five members of the Luverne Tae Kwon Do Club tested their skills at the USA Tae Kwon Do National Championships in Minneapolis June 28-July 4. The local competitors include (front) Brynlee Lass, (back, from left) Luci Bommersbach (second), Cody Henrichs, Perceyis Trierweiler and Jack Bommersbach. Pictured with the competitors is coach Jordan Relford (far left).
Six area martial artists took advantage of their location to compete at the 2019 United States of America Tae Kwon Do National Championships June 28-July 4. With the event being staged in Minneapolis, the opportunity to compete at the event was too good to pass up for five members of the Luverne...
Whenever I attend a Luverne High School gymnastics meet in the winter months, I always find myself being amazed. It could be because of my advanced age, or the fact that I carry a few more pounds around my waist compared with the past, but I always reach the same conclusion. There’s absolutely no...
The spring seeding and burning seasons are over, so now I turn to noxious weed control and the removal of undesirable invasive trees. Over the past 30 years the weed that garners the most attention by ag producers is the Canada thistle — an opportunistic weed that grows in great numbers in any area...

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