VFW

Hills-Beaver Creek essay writer Jenifer Martinyuk earned a $100 prize for her winning entry in the Voice of Democracy VFW District writing contest. Martinyuk’s essay, “America’s Gift to My Generation Is Pride,” was first in the local VFW contest, which qualified her for the district level...
Bill Brockberg
Nobles County Veterans Services Officer Bill Brockberg was appointed National Aide-de-Camp to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Commander-in-Chief Hal Roesch II of Hampton, Virginia. A National Aide-de-Camp is an honorary appointment bestowed upon one VFW member per department annually. This appointment...
Blake Madison (center) received a certificate and checks from local commander Terrie Gulden (left) of Luverne and his uncle Dan Anderson of Hills, who is also a local post member.
Minnesota VFW Scout of the Year Blake Madison of Adrian was presented a check for $1,000 from the Minnesota Department of Veterans of Foreign Wars and a $100 check from the local VFW 2757 Post on Aug. 4 at the Rock County Courthouse in Luverne. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the presentation was...
To the Editor: As the Third District V.F.W. Commander and Luverne Post 2757 Quartermaster, I would like to thank our V.F.W. baseball team and coaches for a great season. I was really impressed by your quality of ball playing. Keep up your great work, and I will be at Marshall in 2018 to cheer you...
To the Editor:  “I am the Flag” I am the flag of the United States of America. I was born on June 14, 1777, in Philadelphia. There the Continental Congress adopted my stars and stripes as the national flag. My thirteen stripes alternating red and white, with a union of thirteen white stars in a...
First baseman Matt Ziegler of the Luverne VFW baseball team records an out against Slayton Monday.
The Luverne VFW baseball team ran its record to 7-0 with two home wins in the past week. The Cardinals defeated Pipestone 20-10 Thursday and Slayton 10-5 Monday. Luverne plays at Worthington on Thursday. Luverne 10, Slayton 5 The Cardinals played a solid game when they hosted the Slayton VFW team...
Luverne’s Jake Haugen pitched all seven innings of his team’s 8-0 victory over New Ulm Silver in the semi-final round of the Buffalo Days VFW baseball tournament Sunday.
The Luverne VFW baseball team opened the 2016 campaign in fine fashion by winning their home Buffalo Days tournament over the weekend. Luverne followed up with a win on the road at Marshall on Monday to gain its fifth win in four days. The 5-0 Cardinals will host Pipestone tonight and Slayton on...
Annabelle Frakes holds the official charter for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary Post No. 2757 issued to the Luverne group in 1933. The group voted last week to surrender its charter and disband due to the lack of active members.
A lack of participation has forced a local service group to disband and surrender its charter to the state organization. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary No. 2757 officially folded Tuesday, March 8, during a vote involving a fraction of its members. Eight members attended the last...
Aleigha Glidewell
Two Rock County students will be honored for their writing skills at the Veterans of Foreign Wars District mid-winter meeting on Jan. 2 in Morton. Eighth-grader Aleigha Glidewell and ninth-grader Mary-Frances Ladd, both in the Hills-Beaver Creek School District, wrote winning essays for the VFW...
Trey Roberts reaches for the ball during one of the Luverne VFW baseball games this past weekend.
  The Luverne VFW baseball team played four games this week with one game in progress postponed due to lightning. The Cardinals were hosting Pipestone on Thursday at Redbird Field when lightning caused the game to be postponed in the top of the fifth inning with the score Pipestone 3, Luverne 1....

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