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Card making is one of several volunteer activities Luverne Alyce McClure is involved with as she proudly holds the card design she chose for Nov. 9 class
By Mavis Fodness Alyce McClure’s homemade cards have developed a following among area senior citizens. “It’s just a goofy idea I had,” McClure said about her volunteer project to help others make one or two greeting cards at various locations each month. On the second Wednesday of each month,...
Bill DeBates holds the thank-you note, envelope and packet of Swiss Miss cocoa he received Friday at the Veterans Day Program at Luverne High School. DeBates was one of seven veterans who served as the program’s color guard.
Lori Sorenson photos/1117 veterans day at high school Brent Thompson addresses the Friday morning Veterans Day gathering in Luverne High School. Thompson, a 2014 Luverne High School graduate, is a senior airman in the Air National Guard and talked about his early military experiences so far. “We...
The Carnegie Minstrels of Luverne Street Music debuted at Friday’s Veterans Day ceremony with a patriotic number, "America — The Spirit Lives On." The Minstrels are a community band and choir that gather to perform at local community events
After a few local skaters competed at the New Ulm competition, the Blue Mound Figure Skaters hosted their own competition, Ice Crystal Classic, at the Blue Mound Ice Arena in January. Last weekend, Feb. 5-7, the competitive team went to Blaine for the Frosty Blades event, where the team took first place.   The local skaters competed in over 160 individual and team events.  Skating began Friday evening and ended Sunday afternoon.  Eighteen clubs were represented at the competition, and the Blue Mound Figure
After a few local skaters competed at the New Ulm competition, the Blue Mound Figure Skaters hosted their own competition, Ice Crystal Classic, at the Blue Mound Ice Arena in January. Last weekend, Feb. 5-7, the competitive team went to Blaine for the Frosty Blades event, where the team took first...
Community Ed Register for these activities by calling Community Ed at 283-4724. Discovery Time School Readiness Preschool registrations are being accepted now for Sept. 2016. There are classes for ages 3, 4, and 5-year-olds. Defensive Driving refresher class Jan. 21 or Feb. 23 will help keep your...
Open Houses Warren Herreid will celebrate his 95th birthday with an open house from 2-4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 28, in the Minnesota Veterans Home dining room.   Card Showers Mary Efting will celebrate her 90th birthday Sunday, Dec. 27. Greetings may be sent to her at Good Samaritan Society, 1311 N....
  First snowfall of the season The first snow of the season arrived Friday, Nov. 20, and children in the area enjoyed playing in the snow. Pictured is Brystol Teune with the snowman she built Saturday, Nov. 21, on the lawn of her home on 4th Street in Hills.
The students rehearsed and performed with seventh- and eighth-grade boys’ and girls’ honor choirs in Mahtomedi Saturday, Nov. 21, and performed a public concert in St. Andrews Lutheran Church that night.
    Six Luverne Middle School students were chosen by audition from hundreds of students around the state to participate in the American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota seventh- and eighth-grade honor choir. They are (front, from left) Quinn Buss, Carson Ehde, Seno Chanthalangsy, (back)...
  Showers A Norwex and Thirty-One bridal shower for Gretchen Schneekloth (bride-to-be of Christopher Luze) will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at the home of Marian Schneekloth at 504 N. Freeman Street in Luverne.   A baby shower for Maggie Siebenahler and baby girl will be from 2-4 p...

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