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Luverne High School opened the 2021 mock trial season Thursday with a win against Rochester Century High School. The season will be completed using Zoom, and Luverne’s team members participated individually from home. Pictured are John Miller (top, left), Kaitlin Anderson, Lauren VerSteeg, Simon Boyenga, (third row) Ainslie Robinson, Griffen Jarchow, Luke Thorson, Xavier Carbonneau, (second row) Ella Lanoue, Parker Carbonneau, Chance Tunnissen, Ross Bergman, (bottom row) Jadyn Hart and Solveig Tofteland. No
The first school extra curricular activities since mid-November got underway last week. Luverne and Hills-Beaver Creek high schools competed in the first of five rounds of mock trial competition. The law-related education program introduces students to the American legal system and is organized...
The Minnesota-North Dakota Alzheimer’s Association is sponsoring a series of online jigsaw puzzle contests that will connect people from around the world. Called Piece Prize, the 90-minute contests will be Dec. 26, Jan. 15 and Jan. 31. Register at www.pieceprize.org and select a puzzle for...
Rick Peterson
It’s not easy this Christmas season to be jolly and merry and shouting “Ho, ho, ho, Merry Christmas.” But if you need a feel-good moment, I encourage you to check out the Luverne Area Community Foundation’s virtual Celebrations of Philanthropy. To do so, go to www.luvacf.org and click the link....
The Rock County 4-H program 2020 was “A Year to Remember” as celebrated at last week’s awards night. Members started the year making cookies (bottom photo) then conducting their annual Fruit and More fundraiser (top photo) and later communications arts contest (third photo). As the coronavirus pandemic hit the state in March cancellations ensured including the Minnesota State Fair and the Rock County County Fair. Local 4-H’ers donned masks and participated in the swine showcase (second photo) and livestock
“A Year to Remember” was the theme of the 2020 virtual awards and recognition night for Rock County 4-H on Nov. 2. “Even though it wasn’t in person this year, we still had around 100 people attend,” said Kelsey Maeschen, 4-H program coordinator. “Rock County 4-H would like to give a special thanks...
Soil health specialist Dawn Madison (left) interviews local cover crop expert Tom Fick for an upcoming virtual cover crop field day series.
On Aug. 18 at 1 p.m., the U of M Extension will host a virtual Cover Crop Field Day, “Setting up for Success.”        Through this live webinar, researchers and educators will highlight U of M research that provides management tips and considerations to help farmers and ag professionals...
The Luverne High School Class of 2020 wrapped up the school year with a virtual commencement and spectacular community parade Sunday afternoon. After a long spring of missed events and landmark senior moments, the parade — with fire truck escorts and enthusiastic community support — was a welcome...
Local FFA chapters didn’t have to travel far to participate in the annual Minnesota FFA State Convention. The high school students turned to their computers for this year’s event May 19-21. Organizers planned speakers, workshops, award presentations and evening activities for chapter members to...
Nearly 90 Luverne High School seniors and their families took turns on the stage in the gym over the past week to record their individual graduation moments on camera. Seniors donned their caps and gowns and crossed the stage as their parents announced their names into a microphone and handed over...
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