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Landon Ahrendt slides safely into third base during the Junior Legion loss to Jackson at Redbird Field.
The Luverne Junior Legion baseball team hosted Jackson in the first game of a Junior/Senior Legion doubleheader at Redbird Field on June 14.  Luverne players came up short in the game, falling to their guests 7-3.  The game was tied 1-1 after two innings before Jackson scored three runs in the top...
The Cardinals wrestling team traveled twice to Jackson last week and returned with two medals. On Tuesday, Dec. 7, they lost both team matches to Jackson (79-0) and Redwood Valley (50-12) but won a couple of individual matches against Redwood Valley. At the JCC Pizza Ranch Invite Dec. 11 two...
The Luverne volleyball team fell to the Huskies 3-1 in Jackson Tuesday, Oct. 5, after a battle, with three of four games ending in no more than a three-point span. The Cardinals downed MCC at home Oct. 5 (see related story) and will travel to Adrian Friday, Oct. 15, and Hills Oct. 21 before section...
The Luverne Cardinal Cross Country team traveled to Jackson Thursday and brought home two team championships, and a runner-up team finish.  “The kids raced with a lot of confidence and pride,” coach Pete Janiszeski said. “They made some huge improvements and strides toward becoming the best team...
The Luverne Cardinals football team fell to 0-2 on the season after a loss Friday night to longtime rival Jackson County Central. The Cardinals started strong and took a 16-14 lead into halftime before JCC scored 22 unanswered points in the second half to ultimately put the Cardinals away by a...
Almost 100 children and adults gathered on the lawn of Tyson and Monica Facile’s Luverne home Friday night, March 13, in a two-hour candlelight tribute for the family’s 5-month-old son, Jackson, who died March 10 from AVSD (atrioventricular septal defect). Amy Chapa of Luverne organized the event...
Lois Lorange
Lois Mae Lorange, 90, Ortonville, died Feb. 29, 2016, at Northridge Residence in Ortonville. A funeral service was Saturday, March 5, at First English Lutheran Church in Ortonville. Burial followed at Mound Cemetery in Ortonville. Lois Smith was born Nov. 14, 1925, to Vernon and Margaret (Balder)...
Janice C. Kroontje, 70, formerly of Magnolia, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at the Sanford Jackson Medical Center in Jackson. A funeral service was Saturday, Feb. 13, at the First Baptist Church in Luverne. Burial was in the Memory Gardens Cemetery near Luverne. Janice Carol Tousley was born Jan. 24,...
Janice Carol Kroontje, 70, formerly of Magnolia, died Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, at the Sanford Jackson Medical Center in Jackson. Funeral arrangements are pending through the Hartquist Funeral Home in Luverne, www.hartquistfuneral.com.    (0211 DN)
Students from six high schools including Luverne formed a 491-member mass choir Monday for the Big South Conference Choral Festival. The students spent the day working with clinicians Bradley Miller and Joseph Osowski (pictured above with piano accompanist Janine Papik) in preparation of an evening concert.
Hundreds of area high school students gathered in Luverne Monday to learn more about and share their love of choral music. This is the second year for the Big South Conference Choral Festival where six of the 13 schools spent the day at Luverne High School in rehearsals with two visiting clinicians...
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