Luverne

Burdell Rowe
Burdell W. Rowe, 95, Luverne, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, at Tuff Memorial Home in Hills. A funeral service was Saturday, Feb. 27, at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Luverne. Burial of cremains was at the St. Catherine Cemetery in Luverne. Burdell Rowe was born July 30, 1920, to William Rowe Jr....
Esther Weber
Esther Emma Ruth Weber, 92, Luverne, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, at the Good Samaritan Society – Mary Jane Brown Home in Luverne. A funeral service was Saturday, Feb. 27, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. Burial followed at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in rural Steen.   Esther Kitchenmaster was...
Helen Meyer
Helen Bertina Meyer, 99, formerly of Luverne, died Monday, Feb. 22, 2016, at the Mayo Hospital in Mankato. A funeral service was Saturday, Feb. 27, at the United Methodist Church in Luverne. Burial followed at Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne. Helen Borgum was born April 9, 1916, to Tom and Inga (...
The glassy ice surface of Luverne's Creamery Pond was peppered with more than 150 fishing contestants Saturday afternoon.
Saturday’s Get Hooked in Luverne Ice Fishing Derby attracted 103 adults and 59 children to the creamery pond for some friendly competition and plenty of prizes. Nearly 60-degree temperatures threatened the ice that day, but its 8 to 10-inch thickness was deemed safe for foot traffic. Participants,...
Oliva Reverts (left) chooses a heart-shaped cake with Brandy DeSollar at the cakewalk.
The Luverne Music Boosters hosted big crowds at their annual Winter Carnival Saturday night in the Luverne High School Gymnasium. The night featured carnival-style games, bingo, a cakewalk, cotton candy, root beer floats, balloon art, face painting and more. The event is one of the Music Boosters’...
Caitlin Miller (left) raises a lit flare, and rowing partner George Pagano holds up an American flag as the two enter the English Harbour in Antigua Feb. 16, the final destination for the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. The pair completed rowing the 3,000-mile challenge in 58 days, 5 hours and 6 minutes, the fastest completion by a pair of American rowers.
After 58 days, 5 hours and 6 minutes rowing across the Atlantic Ocean, Caitlin Miller’s first steps on land were a little wobbly on Feb. 16. “That first step we all felt we were swaying,” said Miller during a phone interview a day after the race. Miller is the daughter of Alex and Karen Miller of...
Pictured at Friday's legislative update at the Luverne Area Chamber office (clockwise from left) Esther Frakes, Lorna Bryan, Rep. Joe Schomacker, Mark Ommen, Bob Bolger, Sen. Bill Weber, Gary and Janine Papik and Beth Bartels.
The Luverne Area Chamber hosted Sen. Bill Weber and Rep. Joe Schomacker for Contacts and Coffee Friday morning in the lower level of the Chamber office. Weber and Schomacker, both of Luverne, discussed items of interest from the 2016 legislative session and took questions from citizens and local...
Meetings Divorce Recovery Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29, at St. Catherine Centennial Room in Luverne. Beaver Creek Township’s monthly meeting will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 3, with the Board of Audit at 8 p.m. American Legion Post #123 and Auxiliary will meet at 7:30 p.m....
Luverne High School’s Mock Trial Team returns to state competition March 3-4 in St. Paul. The team earned the right to compete at state by defeating Lakeview High School Feb. 20. Pictured are (front, left) team members Knute Oldre, Tatiana Gust, Susan Thompson, Emma Verbrugge, Kaitlyn Roberts, Dylan Thorson, (back) Hannah Hoogland, Hans Bakken, Jadyn Anderson, Mira Uithoven, Madi Schandelmeier, Megan Rogers and Alexa Chesley.
Luverne’s Mock Trial Team returns to this year’s state tournament building on confidence from last year’s tenth-place finish in the state. “We think we are better prepared,” said junior Dylan Thorson, a three-year member of Luverne High School’s team. “Last year we were sort of awestruck.” The 2015...
Macy Oldre and Caleb Ellingson
Bryce and Ellie Oldre, Luverne, and Dan and Linda Ellingson, Beaver Creek, announce the engagement of their children Macy Oldre, Luverne, and Caleb Ellingson, Beaver Creek. Macy graduated from Luverne High School in 2010 and from Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, in 2014. She...

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