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Remember When May 10, 2022

10 years ago (2012)
•Ian Sandager, Hills, completed his final seminar with the Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership program this spring after traveling to Morocco with 29 classmates from across the state.
Sandager, who farms west of Hills, is involved with Class VI of MARL. MARL’s mission is “to develop the skills of state agriculture and rural leaders to enhance their effectiveness and impact in local, state, national and international areas.”
Sandager said the trip to Morocco was an educational experience.
25 years ago (1997)
•Luverne High School is getting out of the business of providing Internet access to local users.
In an agreement the board approved Thursday night, the district’s 52 local Internet customers will be taken over by Prairie Lakes Internet, a regional access provider that has recently installed a T-1 line in Luverne.
In return for the Luverne customers, Prairie Lakes has agreed to provide Internet service to the district at no cost.
50 years ago (1972)
•The Luverne High School Class of 1972 will have six co-valedictorians and three co-salutatorians, school officials announced this week.
Seniors receiving valedictorian honors include Jane Boone, Rebecca Boone, Vickie DeGroot, James Golla, Dennis Olson and Wendy Wildung. Co-salutatorians for the Class of ’72 are Joel Christensen, Gloria Oien and Merlin Wynia.
75 years ago (1947)
•Eighteen Luverne high school seniors have been selected as members of the National Honor Society. There are 71 graduating seniors in this year’s class.
Included are: Gordon Backer, Marilyn Brooks, William Fay, Betty Mae Goettsch, Imogene Lemke, Shirley Lohuis, Sara Ann McRobert, Mabe Moreaux, Velma Ralfs, Kathleen Rolph, Doris Schoon, Gail Shelby, Jean Soutar, Earl Strassburg, Carol Thorson, Walter Tofteland, Homer Vos, and Shirley Wiese.
Selections are based on scholarship, service, leadership and character, according to Harvey G. Eitreim, senior high principal.
100 years ago (1922)
•Rock county motion picture fans are to have the pleasure of seeing and hearing Miss Helen Gibson, the noted film star, who will appear in person at the Palace theatre, on Wednesday, May 17, in connection with the showing of her picture, “The Wolverine.”
Miss Gibson won her greatest fame in “The Hazards of Helen,” but some of the many daring feats she performed during the filming of this picture nearly cost Miss Gibson her life. She is the first motion picture star to appear in person at a Luverne theatre.

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