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Luverne Economic Development Authority Director Holly Sammons (second from left) leads LEDA members on a test drive of the new e-bikes rental program during their Monday morning meeting in Luverne City Hall Council Chambers. From left are Sherri Thompson, Sammons, Kevin Aaker, Mayor Pat Baustian and Mike Engesser.
The city of Luverne is launching an e-bike rental program based at the East Main Street trailhead property (former Casey’s) at the Blue Mound Avenue corner. At their Monday morning meeting, members of the Luverne Economic Development Authority were introduced to electric bicycles that will be...
Averill Sehr catches a fly ball during the game against Windom May 4.
The Luverne Cardinals softball team went 3-2 last week to bring its overall record back to .500 at 7-7. The Cardinals opened the week on Tuesday, May 4, with a pair of losses at home to Windom. Luverne then bounced back by winning three straight to finish the week. The Cardinals swept a...
The cry from the streets across America today is “Black Lives Matter.” Right next to them are signs saying, “All Lives Matter,” or “Blue Lives Matter.” On the next block the battle cry is for living wages for all people regardless of age, race, gender or education because that is most important to...
The Luverne golf team competed in two events this past week. The Cardinals kicked off their week with a meet in Pipestone on Thursday, May 6. They then wrapped up the week in Minnewaska at the Oakdale Invite on Monday, May 10. The Luverne boys defeated the Arrows on Thursday, 156-190. Owen Sudenga...
The Luverne Cardinals’ tennis team improved to 9-0 with a 4-3 victory over Pipestone Area on Thursday, May 6, in Pipestone. Luverne’s top singles player, Pierce Cunningham, defeated Tony Wacker in straight sets. Cunningham won the first set 6-0 and then picked up a 6-1 second-set victory to win the...
Luverne's Connor Overgaard snags a line drive at third base during Luverne's matchup against Adrian on Monday. The Cardinals defeated the Dragons 24-3.
The Luverne Cardinals suffered their first loss of the season this past week against Blue Earth Area on Thursday, May 6. Despite that loss the Cardinals still went 2-1 this past week and improved to 12-1 overall.   Blue Earth 11, LHS 5 The Cardinals were handed their first loss of the season on...
William Preuss
William Lynn Preuss, 78, Luverne, died Monday, May 3, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. A memorial service was Tuesday, May 11, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. A private family committal of cremains will be at a later date. William Preuss was born Nov. 16,...
Erwin Eisner
Erwin Eisner was born to Olga and August Eisner in Aleksandrovka by Zhytomir in the Ukraine on August 21, 1935. The village was primarily made up of German immigrants who survived the Great Famine of 1933. After the Battle of Stalingrad in August 1942, the bloodiest battle in history, the Eisners...
Luverne Elementary counselor Marie Atkinson-Smeins reached a career milestone recently when the American School Counselors Association (ASCA) designated Luverne Elementary School as a Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP). RAMP recognizes schools committed to delivering an exemplary school...
John Remme
John S. Remme, age 82, passed away on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 1:18 p.m., at his home in Worthington, Minnesota, surrounded by his family. John was born on September 12, 1938, in Luverne, Minnesota, the son of Stan and Edith (Nesguthe) Remme. He grew up and graduated from Luverne High School,...

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