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Patricia “Pat” Smedsrud

Patricia “Pat” Jo Smedsrud, age 55, of Luverne, died Monday, October 24th at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls.  Visitation will be Friday October 28th 4 to 8 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. 

Linda Diann Finke

Linda Diann Finke, age 67, of Sioux Falls, died Saturday October 22nd at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls.  Visitation will be Thursday, October 27th 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Hartquist Funeral Home in Luverne.  A

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Iowa Class 1A Football Playoffs

The West Lyon Wildcats face Hull-Western Christian in Sioux Center Friday night, in the opening round of the Iowa Class 1A football playoffs. Todd and Shane Reinke will have the call of the game. The pregame starts

Minnesota High School Football Playoffs

Section seedings are in for the Minnesota High School Football playoffs. In Section 3AAA, Jackson County Central is the number 1 seed, Fairmont is 2, Luverne, 3, Worthington is seeded 4th, Sibley East is 5th, and St