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Terry Luke (left) and Josh Johnson of Heartland Glass, Sioux Falls, installed the new windows for the History Center in what used to be the Herman Motors showroom on Main Street.
For several months the new History Center downtown Luverne has been shrouded in plastic while work continues inside to convert the 100-year-old Herman Motor building into the Historical Society’s new home. In the past week, the plastic came off and massive custom windowpanes were placed in the...
Luverne Mayor Pat Baustian, left, presents Gov. Mark Dayton with a key to the city of Luverne as a token of appreciation for the governor’s support of Lewis and Clark’s pipeline connection to Luverne.
As part of his Water Quality Forum in Edgerton March 30, Gov. Mark Dayton stopped in Luverne later that day to congratulate local officials on the Lewis Clark Regional Water System. “I’m very, very proud of that,” said Dayton, who put $41 million state bonding support toward Lewis and Clark. “It’s...
Robyn Hemme
A Luverne woman was arrested last week on felony charges after she was found in her neighbor’s house allegedly going through personal items. According to the criminal complaint filed Friday in Rock County District Court, Robyn Denise Hemme, 53, faces first-degree burglary charges. The complaint...
Luverne High School’s Senior Leadership Group recently met for their last activity, tie-dying T-shirts and socks. Pictured in front are Melissa Tweet (sitting), Jenna Schelhaas, Tayler Hoogeveen, Susan Thompson, Brianna Jonason, (back) Freddi Stroeh, Sam Aanenson, Nicole Kneip and Madi Oye.
During the 2015-16 school year, a group of senior girls began meeting Thursday mornings to grow in their leadership skills. Throughout the fall the group continued to progress, and the ideas of what they wanted to learn grew, according to school social worker Stacy Schepel. Schepel and Amy Cook,...
Chad H. Carlson, 39, Luverne, died Sunday, April 3, 2016, as the result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 7, at the Hartquist Funeral Home in Luverne. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne. Funeral arrangements are...
The Luverne Cardinal speech team placed second at the March 29 sub-section tournament in Adrian. Team members are (front row, from left) Samantha Ykema, Paul Witte III, Autumn Nath, Megan Rogers, Shelbie Nath, Marisol Hartshorn, (second row) Jonah Louwagie, Sage VerSteeg, Lindsey Roemeling, Jacinda Hustoft, Gunnar Oldre, (third row) Ryleigh Beers, Nicole Hoogland, Brianna Jonas, Alexa Chesley, Hannah Ehlers, Gryphon Norenberg, (fourth row) Melanie Rittenhouse, Hannah Hoogland, Dylan Thorson, Shane Berning,
Twenty-seven Cardinal speech team members participated in sub-section competition in Adrian March 29. They took second place as a team with 21 speakers advancing to final round competitions. Students were competing for spots in this Saturday’s section tournament. In order to qualify, speakers had...
Luverne-Adrian FFA teams compete at meats, general livestock events   Three members of the Luverne-Adrian FFA Chapter participated in the Pipestone Meats Judging Contest on March 11. The event was in the Animal Science Meat Lab on the South Dakota State University campus in Brookings. Participating...
The April issue of National Geographic Magazine includes a collection of Minnesota photographs titled “93 Days of Spring” by Jim Brandenburg. The “93 Days of Spring” contains more photographs than any other feature in the 128-year history of National Geographic Magazine. The previous record was...
Jen Lindsey is Southwest Crisis Center’s new Rock County advocate. She will work full time at the Luverne office’s new location on West Main Street in the American Family Insurance building.
A familiar face recently became the full-time Rock County advocate in Southwest Crisis Center’s Luverne office. Jen (Lass) Lindsey began in the new position early February, moving from answering the center’s crisis line to the office advocate position. Lindsey, a 2002 Luverne High School graduate,...
It was once a popular pastime to spend Thursday nights on Main Street Luverne when businesses were open late and community members came downtown to shop and socialize. Business owners and local leaders are working to restore that pastime by creating additional reasons to be downtown Luverne on a...

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