Luverne

The local construction industry has been steadily busy over the past several years, according to data from the Luverne building and zoning office. “Looking at current and past data, it appears for the most part consistent,” said Luverne Building Official Chad McClure about the city’s building...
University of Minnesota professor Luverne Seifert will conduct a physical comedy and play reading workshop next week in Luverne. “It is by funny coincidence,” he said about sharing his name with the city of Luverne.
Area residents are invited to assist a University of Minnesota acting professor in writing a play during a three-day workshop next week in Luverne. The event is free and is open to anyone age 14 and older. Luverne Seifert (no relationship to the town of the same name) is a professor at the...
Members of the 2016 Mock Trial team for Luverne High School include (front row from left) Gunnar Oldre, Hannah Hoogland, Madi Schandelmeier, Mira Uithoven, Megan Rogers, Emma Verbrugge, Kaitlyn Roberts; (back) Hannah Ehlers, Alexa Chesley, Nicole Aanenson, Grace Sweeney, Knute Oldre, Hans Bakken, Dylan Thorson, Jadyn Anderson and Susan Thompson. Not pictured are Tatiana Gust, Anika Gust and Zayna Hustoft. Deb Schandelmeier is the team’s adviser.
Luverne High School’s Mock Trial team earned three wins since the 2016 season began late last month. The team most recently traveled to Redwood Falls Friday, Jan. 29, earning a win over Minneota, 230-215. The first round was earlier in January against Lakeview High School with Luverne winning 226...
King Derek Krueger and Queen Hannah Hoogland
Luverne High School celebrates its first Snow Week coronation Wednesday, Jan. 27, naming seniors Hannah Hoogland and Derek Krueger as queen and king respectively. Last week featured special dress up days and a dance, organized by the student leaders in grades 9-12 and fun winter activities....
Theodore Untiedt
Theodore “Bud” Untiedt, 87, Fillmore, California, died in Fillmore Jan. 3, 2016, as the result of a stroke. The family will gather in mid-March for a celebration of his life. Theodore Untiedt was born June 6, 1928, to Harry William and Gertrude Untiedt in Luverne. He graduated from Hills High...
Evelyn Silvrants
Evelyn Elvina Silvrants, 89, died Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, at Sanford Luverne Hospital. Sharing of memories and Evelyn’s favorite food, ice cream, will be Friday, Feb. 5, from noon to 2 p.m., with a memorial service beginning at 2 p.m., all at Hartquist Funeral Home in Luverne. Evelyn Silvrants was...
Alexandra "Allie" Rozeboom
Alexandra Christine “Allie” Rozeboom, 41, Luverne, died Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, at her home. A funeral service was Wednesday, Feb. 3, at the American Reformed Church in Luverne. Burial followed at Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne. Alexandra Rozeboom was born on July 16, 1974, to Chris and Donna (...
Jason Platt with Jones Library Sales, Carlisle, Iowa, loads books onto special carts to be moved to the Rock County Community Library’s basement.
For local contractor Okie Honken, measuring is a matter of using his head. On Friday Honken and assistant librarian Barb Verhey discussed repurposing a set of wooden bookshelves. With a hand to his forehead, Honken stood one board on end and declared where his hand rested was a six-foot height. “We...

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