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2023

  • October 18, 2023
    Dispatch report Oct. 6 •Complainant on W. Main Street reported suspicious activity. •Complainant on 41st Street, Hills, reported property damage. •Complainant reported lost property. •Complainant on 111th Street and Rock River Drive reported a miscellaneous public assist. •Complainant reported a civil issue. •Complainant on N. Oakley Street reported a runaway. •Complainant on W. Main…
  • October 18, 2023
    LSS meals at Generations   Monday, Oct. 23: Parmesan chicken, spaghetti noodles, green beans, warm apple slices. Tuesday, Oct. 24: Tater tot casserole, mixed vegetables, warm peaches, dinner roll. Wednesday, Oct. 25: Baked ham, boiled diced potatoes, baked cabbage, bread, dessert. Thursday, Oct. 26: Turkey and gravy over mashed potatoes, corn, dinner roll, warm fruit crisp. Friday, Oct. 27…
  • By Mavis Fodness
    October 11, 2023
    Cold and blustery conditions prompted the dedication of the Luverne Alumni Garden and induction of the inaugural Luverne Alumni Hall of Fame class to be moved indoors Friday afternoon. Sixteen inductees were honored in the school’s performing arts center. They included the 1964 basketball team, Quentin Aanenson, Jim Brandenburg, Jerilyn Britz, Warren G. Herreid Sr., Betty Mann and Monti…
  • October 11, 2023
    Under the theme of “Luverne’s Got Game,” homecoming royalty were crowned Tuesday night, Oct. 3, in the LHS performing arts center. This year six queen and six king candidates were chosen by students, with Jenna DeBates and Zach Terrio selected for the top royal court positions. Queen candidates included Anika Boll, Elle Halverson, Kira John, Belle Smidt and Sarah Stegenga. King candidates were…
  • October 11, 2023
    Members of the 2023 Luverne High School homecoming royalty court spent Friday afternoon at the Good Samaritan Society - Mary Jane Brown home playing bingo with residents.
  • By Mavis Fodness
    October 11, 2023
    Luverne School Board members set the district’s preliminary levy at $4.2 million for taxes payable in 2024. That’s a decrease of $136,277, or 3.1 percent less than the current levy. Board members set the levy amount as determined by the state Department of Education Thursday night, Sept. 28. The preliminary levy, once set, can be lowered before the end of the year, but it can’t be increased…
  • October 11, 2023
    New signs went up Monday at the future location of The Bull Pen, a sports bar and restaurant coming soon in the former Blue Stem Restaurant location south of I-90 along Highway 75 in Luverne. Bull Pen owners Ryan Bullerman and Dave Halverson bought the property from Staples Enterprises, which owns the BP gas station and convenience stores across the interstate to the north. The Bull Pen gets its…
  • October 11, 2023
    Dispatch report Sept. 29 •Complainant on Highway 75 and 81st Street requested roadside assistance. •Complainant east-bound on Interstate 90, mile marker 5, Beaver Creek, reported a transient. •Complainant on N. Kniss Avenue reported truancy. •Complainant west-bound on Interstate 90, mile marker 12, Luverne, reported a road and drive law issue. •Warrant was issued on 61st Street, Beaver…
  • October 11, 2023
    Baby shower A baby shower for Madison Spath will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Take 16 Brewing Co. in Luverne.   Card shower Louella Voigt will celebrate her 70th birthday on Monday, Oct. 16. Greetings may be sent to 912 N. Cedar Street, Luverne, MN 56156.
  • October 11, 2023
    Luverne High School Class of 1988 gathered for a 35thth class reunion Friday, Sept. 29, in the Take 16 event room. Pictured are, front from left, Chad McClure, Scott Mensen, Greg Hoogeveen, Kim (Hoff) VanderLugt, Wendy (Willson) Jayaraman, Brian Hamann, (back) Mandel Zwaan, Amy (Dispanet) VerSteeg, Gina (Jarchow) Newman, David Beimers, Jody Reisch, Sharla (Van Meeteren) Reisch, Scott Bowman,…
  • October 04, 2023
    The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced today that they completed the processing of the one-time tax rebate payments. Nearly 2.1 million direct deposits and paper checks were sent over the last 45 days, returning nearly $1 billion back to eligible Minnesota taxpayers. “Sending out the nearly $2.1 million payments as quickly and as accurately as possible was a main priority for Governor…
  • By Mavis Fodness
    September 27, 2023
    Hills-Beaver Creek High School kicked off its homecoming festivities Monday with the coronation of the homecoming queen and king in an evening ceremony. Grace Anderson and Riley Tatge were crowned the 2023 homecoming royalty. Other members of the royal court were classmates Taylor Gehrke, Avril Susie, Sylvia Fick, Logan Susie, Cooper Gehrke and Justin Roelfs. Seniors Tahliya Kruger and Alex…
  • By Mavis Fodness
    September 27, 2023
    More than 100 T-shirts and sweatshirts will be given away today, Thursday, Sept. 28, during the first Cardinal Clothing Exchange. Organized by the LHS Student Council, the exchange provides a pathway for used school spirit apparel to be given to someone else for free. Four student council members sorted and folded the clothing onto tables Monday night for this evening’s distribution. Kylie…
  • By Lori Sorenson
    September 27, 2023
    Twenty-three bands and 1,500 students from around the tri-state area will perform Saturday in the 72nd annual Tri-State Band Festival. The parade competition begins at 9:30 a.m. on Luverne’s Main Street. Seventeen bands will be part of the parade, with bleachers available for spectators at the intersection of McKenzie Avenue and Main Street, where the judging station is also located. Nine…
  • September 27, 2023
    Students Will Serie, Kai Buss, Tyler Arends and Belle Smidt visit the Luverne Public Schools’ Alumni Garden Tuesday afternoon. A special dedication ceremony is planned for 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6, at the garden where the inaugural Luverne Alumni Hall of Fame inductees will be recognized. The garden features an outdoor classroom setting and large open spaces for gatherings. Warren Herreid II and…
  • By Mavis Fodness
    September 27, 2023
    “Luverne’s Got Game” is this year’s LHS homecoming theme with activities centered around popular board games. The games from Monday, Oct. 2, through Friday, Oct. 6, include Candyland, The Game of Life, Memory, Scrabble and Battleship. LHS cheerleaders organized the theme week of activities. Senior students voted on the six king and six queen candidates for the royal court. A vote by students…
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