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Luverne’s middle and high school students make their way to a predetermined safe location during an ALICE evacuation drill Friday afternoon. Pre-school and elementary students evacuated at the same time but to a different safe location.
Each year, schools conduct fire drills to train students and staff to exit a building quickly and safely. School fires are rare, yet fire safety practice continues. Last week Luverne Public Schools implemented a new safety training intended to protect students in school shootings. There have been...
Groundbreaking was Monday, Sept. 18, for the Balaton Bay Reef Training and Engineering Center, the largest land-based shrimp facility in the Upper Midwest. The 12,000-square-foot, 40-foot-tall facility will house a reef of eight 150-foot-long, stacked Tidal Basins. It will serve as a training and...
Initial ALICE training for Luverne Public School employees took place Monday and Tuesday in the American Reformed Church. ALICE training teaches participants proactive strategies that increase chances of survival during an active shooter event.
Luverne elementary and middle/high school staff was tested Monday and Tuesday in a series of mock intruder trainings at the American Reformed Church in Luverne. More than 200 school employees participated in ALICE training, a set of proactive strategies that increase chances of survival during an...
When Minnesota’s public schools open their doors for the 2017-18 school year in September, some students will learn more than just reading, writing and arithmetic. Students at Luverne Public Schools will learn skills that may be life-saving. Beginning this year, Luverne students and staff will be...
Makayla Sterrett
Four Luverne High School graduates recently completed U.S. Air Force basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Makayla Sterrett, Morgan Haugen, Adam Fodness and Jack Baustian completed eight weeks of intensive training in military discipline...
The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging Inc. will once again be assisting Medicare beneficiaries with their 2017 Medicare plan research and enrollment.  Trained volunteers will be available by appointment in Luverne at Poplar Creek Assisted Living. To schedule an appointment, call the Senior...
When a livestock carrier is involved in an accident, cattle and pigs are often among the victims — and they can also cause additional crashes if they wander from the scene. Emergency responders are trained to help humans at a crash scene, and there’s often confusion about how to handle the affected...
Luverne firemen Jeremy Lehman (left) and Jonathon Kurtz are training to become certified fireworks operators. The July 4 event at The Lake in Luverne will be one of their training sessions toward certification. They're pictured with mortar tubes (up to 6 inches diameter) for this year's show.
Luverne will have a Fourth of July fireworks show this year for the first time in over three decades. And two local firemen, Jeremy Lehman and Jonathon Kurtz, will be in charge of lighting the fuses for the holiday show at The Lake in Luverne. “I just want everyone to know we’re going to do this in...
May is the U.S. Parachute Association’s Learn to Skydive month, and Skydive Adventures will host a free first-jump training class for those interested in learning to skydive. The event will be Saturday, May 14, at Quentin Aanenson Field, Luverne, which is the club base for Skydive Adventures. A...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on November 23, 1923:   COUNTY TEACHERS INSTITUTE TO OPEN NEXT MONDAY   Three Days’ Session to be Held Under the Supervision of County Supt. Headley   All teachers of the rural school districts of the county, it is expected, will be in attendance at...

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