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A farm safety poster designed by Luverne Elementary student Emmett Woodley was chosen earlier this year to be featured on a farm safety billboard sponsored by Sioux Valley Energy. Woodley was among four area students whose art work was chosen for billboards in the cooperative’s Minnesota and South Dakota service areas.
Emmett Woodley’s artwork is displayed prominently on a South Highway 75 billboard in Luverne. The Luverne Elementary student completed the artwork for the Sioux Valley Energy billboard as a fourth-grader and as part of the electric cooperative’s annual contest. “The safety billboard contest is a...
In the first week of a three-week band camp, members of the 2022-23 Luverne High School marching band practice their parade formation for the first time. LHS is scheduled to compete in five parade and/or field competitions this fall, a more normal post-coronavirus pandemic schedule.
Luverne High School band director James Jarvie is looking forward to the 2022 marching season only due to its normalness. The fourth-year director at LHS has persevered through a move from Ellsworth High School, a Luverne construction project and two years of the coronavirus pandemic that has left...
The filing deadline is Tuesday, Aug. 16, for local leaders interested in running for office. So far, two new candidates — Zach Nolz and Scott Wessels — and incumbent Eric Hartman have filed for five open seats on the Luverne School Board. The open seats are held by Katie Baustian, Reva Sehr and...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting offers for more than 3.1 million acres from agricultural producers and private landowners through this year’s Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Grassland Signup, the highest in history. This program allows producers and landowners to continue...
University of Minnesota Extension Southwest RegionalSustainable Development Partnership (Southwest RSDP) is seeking applicants for membershipon the board of directors and work groups. Southwest RSDP is one of five regional partnerships that connect local communities withUniversity of Minnesota...
Pastor Phil Booe welcomes the children in opening exercises on Night 3 of Zoomerang.
St. John Lutheran Church was turned into the Land Down Under for its “Zoomerang” Vacation Bible School August 1-4. With the help of 45 volunteers, 74 area children attended and learned what the Bible says about the value of human life. As it turned out to be one of the hottest weeks of the summer,...
Luverne teachers gained key resources, tools, and strategies for their classrooms as a result of attending BestPrep’s Technology Integration Workshop Aug. 1-3. Pictured at Cargill in Hopkins are teachers (from left) Bryan Snyders, Chelsie Wermager, April Wallace, Caroline Thorson, Kari Lais, Ann Sandager, David Moriarty (from Minneota) and Joseph Stearns.
Thanks to sponsorship from the K.A.H.R. Foundation, seven Luverne teachers gained key resources, tools and strategies for their classrooms as a result of attending BestPrep’s Technology Integration Workshop (TIW) this summer.  Kari Lais, Ann Sandager, April Wallace, Bryan Snyders, Joe Stearns,...
The Minnesota Department of Health launched a new dialing code to transition the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to a phone number people can easily remember and access in times of crisis. The new “988” dialing code will serve as a universal entry point so people can reach a trained crisis...
Fey Industries, Edgerton, treated their longtime employees to a field trip in Luverne, Tuesday, Aug. 2, to honor them for 25 or more years of employment with the company. Dubbed as the Club Twenty-Feyve, there were 32 in the group this year with collective years of employment totaling 1,087 years...
Plentiful opportunities will greet deer hunters this fall Deer hunting licenses can be purchased starting today and the 2022 Minnesota hunting regulations are now available on the DNR website (mndnr.gov/Hunting). Print copies of the regulations will be available in early August wherever licenses...

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