Without community support, The Cottage in Luverne would not be an option for families whose loved ones face a terminal medical condition. The Cottage opened in 1998 as the first-of-its-kind hospice residence in rural Minnesota.
Two large murals on the exterior of the History Center on East Main Street Luverne have dozens of pictures depicting the history of the main communities of Rock County.
The rehearsal stage in the GEP’s new building is located in the central room. The stage’s dimensions are the same as those at the Palace Theatre, the site of the GEP productions.
After months of sorting, painting and organizing, the Green Earth Players moved into their new location on West Main Street, down the street from the Palace Theatre in Luverne.
Seven 4-H’ers represented Rock County at the 2018 Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show conducted Thursday through Monday in St. Paul. Local participants included (front row, from left) Kellie VanDerBrink, Kennedy Safar, Gavin Johnson, (back) Ayden Bonnett, Lizzie Chapa, Cash Bonnett and Gretchen Jacobsma.
Seven members of the 2018 Rock County 4-H Horse Show qualifying team were named herdsmanship runners-up at the recent Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show in St. Paul.
Eight Luverne High School seniors comprise the 2018 Homecoming royalty court. Vying for the title of king or queen are (front, from left) Jadyn Anderson, Mackenzie Petersen, (second row) Greta Ahrendt, Julia Ferguson, (third) Jed Dooyema, Joel Ortiz, (back) Nathan Overgaard and Derek Lundgren.
Two schools within the Star Herald coverage area will kick off Homecoming activities next week with the other two schools conducting the event in October.   Luverne Homecoming
Local artists Jerry and Kathy Deuschle brought their raku firing system to Take 16 Brewing Company in Luverne Friday night for a special event of their “Clink and Clay” social art series.
The rehearsal stage in the GEP’s new building is located in the central room. The stage’s dimensions are the same as those at the Palace Theatre, the site of the GEP productions.
Seven 4-H’ers represented Rock County at the 2018 Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show conducted Thursday through Monday in St. Paul. Local participants included (front row, from left) Kellie VanDerBrink, Kennedy Safar, Gavin Johnson, (back) Ayden Bonnett, Lizzie Chapa, Cash Bonnett and Gretchen Jacobsma.
Eight Luverne High School seniors comprise the 2018 Homecoming royalty court. Vying for the title of king or queen are (front, from left) Jadyn Anderson, Mackenzie Petersen, (second row) Greta Ahrendt, Julia Ferguson, (third) Jed Dooyema, Joel Ortiz, (back) Nathan Overgaard and Derek Lundgren.

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Local residents may be surprised to hear that opioid abuse has arrived in Rock County, but as a small group was reminded Monday night, farmers don’t typically talk about struggles, particularly if it involves opioid dependency. That point, among others, was raised during candid discussion at The...
Without community support, The Cottage in Luverne would not be an option for families whose loved ones face a terminal medical condition. The Cottage opened in 1998 as the first-of-its-kind hospice residence in rural Minnesota. Tammy Moeller serves as hospice manager. “There were only three others...
Two large murals on the exterior of the History Center on East Main Street Luverne have dozens of pictures depicting the history of the main communities of Rock County. According to History Center volunteer Dave Smith, organizers spent time finding photographs from Hardwick, Kenneth, Kanaranzi,...
The rehearsal stage in the GEP’s new building is located in the central room. The stage’s dimensions are the same as those at the Palace Theatre, the site of the GEP productions.
After months of sorting, painting and organizing, the Green Earth Players moved into their new location on West Main Street, down the street from the Palace Theatre in Luverne. The community theater group hosted a public open house Saturday to celebrate the new space. The Green Earth Players group...
Seven 4-H’ers represented Rock County at the 2018 Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show conducted Thursday through Monday in St. Paul. Local participants included (front row, from left) Kellie VanDerBrink, Kennedy Safar, Gavin Johnson, (back) Ayden Bonnett, Lizzie Chapa, Cash Bonnett and Gretchen Jacobsma.
Seven members of the 2018 Rock County 4-H Horse Show qualifying team were named herdsmanship runners-up at the recent Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show in St. Paul. Lizzie Chapa, Gretchen Jacobsma, Kennedy Safar, Kellie VanDerBrink, Ayden Bonnett, Gavin Johnson and Cash Bonnett placed second in the...
The Luverne Optimist Club Fishing Derby Sept. 15 at the Minnesota Veterans Home pond attracted more than 40 participants along with their parents and chaperones for a crowd of roughly 80 people. The event featured prizes, raffles and hot dogs and juice. Winners this year included Willow Domagala...
Eight Luverne High School seniors comprise the 2018 Homecoming royalty court. Vying for the title of king or queen are (front, from left) Jadyn Anderson, Mackenzie Petersen, (second row) Greta Ahrendt, Julia Ferguson, (third) Jed Dooyema, Joel Ortiz, (back) Nathan Overgaard and Derek Lundgren.
Two schools within the Star Herald coverage area will kick off Homecoming activities next week with the other two schools conducting the event in October.   Luverne Homecoming Luverne High School will celebrate Homecoming beginning Monday, Sept. 24, and ending Friday, Sept. 28. Middle and high...
Luverne School Board members met in special session Tuesday night to refocus efforts on the district’s $31 million building project. This was the first meeting between school officials and construction managers and architects since the board rejected all construction bids Aug. 23. Bids exceeded...
A Hills family has asked the Luverne and the Hills-Beaver Creek school districts to form a sports pairing agreement in order for their daughter to compete on the Luverne High School gymnastics team. Justin and Laressa Birger made the request in a letter dated Monday, Sept. 10. By email the...
The Verizon store in Luverne is under new ownership following a purchase agreement effective Aug. 31. The store will remain under the Verizon brand; however, it will be owned by BeMobile, headquartered in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The storefront on South Highway 75 now has a larger Verizon sign,...

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