Luverne’s Historic Palace Theatre will debut the spring PBS documentary “Landmarks of Minnesota; Keeping History Alive” during its popular Thursday Afternoon Escape on Feb. 28.
For the fifth straight year, Luverne High School is sending a Mock Trial team to the state tournament. Luverne students earned the return trip Friday when the defense team took on the plaintiffs from Springfield High School.
Boy Scout Blake Madison organized the creation of an oversized chess/checker board in the Adrian City Park this summer as part of his Eagle Scout project.
A love of chess and a goal-driven desire inspired an Adrian youth to achieve a rare feat with the Boy Scouts of America. Blake Madison received his Eagle Scout rank Feb. 10 at a special Court of Honor ceremony in Adrian.
Palace Theatre executive director Shawn Kinsinger holds the book, “Herman’s Place,” about the Palace’s founding father, Herman Jochim. Kinsinger said Jochim loved the theater and he hopes to continue the performing arts tradition Jochim started 104 years ago when the Palace opened as an opera house.
If the first month’s work in his new position at the historic Palace Theatre in downtown Luverne is any indication, Shawn Kinsinger may have found his perfect job.
How do you cut through 4 feet of Sioux quartzite bedrock to bury a 3-inch waterline six feet underground? Dynamite, of course.
The Blue Mounds State Park is officially using Rock County Rural Water in its office and shop after testing revealed the pipes and water are free of bacteria.
Boy Scout Blake Madison organized the creation of an oversized chess/checker board in the Adrian City Park this summer as part of his Eagle Scout project.
Palace Theatre executive director Shawn Kinsinger holds the book, “Herman’s Place,” about the Palace’s founding father, Herman Jochim. Kinsinger said Jochim loved the theater and he hopes to continue the performing arts tradition Jochim started 104 years ago when the Palace opened as an opera house.

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Luverne’s Historic Palace Theatre will debut the spring PBS documentary “Landmarks of Minnesota; Keeping History Alive” during its popular Thursday Afternoon Escape on Feb. 28. According to photographer and storyteller Doug Ohman, the film features churches, barns and schoolhouses of western and...
For the fifth straight year, Luverne High School is sending a Mock Trial team to the state tournament. Luverne students earned the return trip Friday when the defense team took on the plaintiffs from Springfield High School. The win takes the team to Duluth Feb. 28-March 1 to represent Region 4 at...
Boy Scout Blake Madison organized the creation of an oversized chess/checker board in the Adrian City Park this summer as part of his Eagle Scout project.
A love of chess and a goal-driven desire inspired an Adrian youth to achieve a rare feat with the Boy Scouts of America. Blake Madison received his Eagle Scout rank Feb. 10 at a special Court of Honor ceremony in Adrian. A member of both the Luverne/Adrian Troop 32 and the Worthington Troop 134,...
This year’s winter season has not been kind to area school districts. As of Monday, all districts within the Star Herald coverage area need to recoup from a minimum of a half day up to six days of instructional time missed due to snow days. This winter, school was closed four times for Luverne...
Palace Theatre executive director Shawn Kinsinger holds the book, “Herman’s Place,” about the Palace’s founding father, Herman Jochim. Kinsinger said Jochim loved the theater and he hopes to continue the performing arts tradition Jochim started 104 years ago when the Palace opened as an opera house.
If the first month’s work in his new position at the historic Palace Theatre in downtown Luverne is any indication, Shawn Kinsinger may have found his perfect job. Kinsinger, of Luverne, was hired for the newly created executive director position within the Blue Mound Area Theatre, a nonprofit...
How do you cut through 4 feet of Sioux quartzite bedrock to bury a 3-inch waterline six feet underground? Dynamite, of course. Workers with Henning Construction, Adrian, are connecting Rock County Rural Water to the Blue Mounds State Park, but they hit a snag on the final stretch to the park office...
The Blue Mounds State Park is officially using Rock County Rural Water in its office and shop after testing revealed the pipes and water are free of bacteria. Henning Construction started June 4 on the state-funded project to bring rural water to the park, and crews estimated taps would be running...
Contact the Rock County Library at rocklibrarystaff@gmail.com or 507-449-5040 for more information or to register for events. The 2019 Winter Reading Program is underway and operates until March 31. Prizes are earned by participants who read/listen to 12 books over the three-month timeframe....
The Luverne-Adrian and Hills-Beaver Creek FFA chapters will celebrate National FFA Week, Feb. 16-23. FFA week embraces more than 91 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization’s future. Nearly 670,000 members will participate in National FFA Week activities at local, state and...
Submitted photo The Luverne High School speech team took home the second-place trophy Saturday at the Redwood Valley Speech Invitational in Redwood Falls. Earning medals/ribbons were (front row, left) Jonah Louwagie, Alexa Chesley, Adriana Gonzalez, Lindsey Roemeling, Julia Ferguson, Cameron Wessels, (second row) Seno Chanthalangsy, Luke Thorson, Isabelle Hoiland, Gretchen Jacobsma, Sage Ver Steeg, Melanie Rittenhouse, (back) Nicole Hoogland, Meagan Hansen, Gunnar Oldre, Chance Tunnissen, Parker Carbonneau
  Twenty-nine Luverne students were among the 230 speakers from 16 schools who competed Saturday at the Redwood Valley Speech Invitational. The Cardinal team captured the second-place large team trophy. “With so many schedule changes due to weather events, all schools had students who could not...

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