2015

When the USDA released its annual crop production report last month, it confirmed Minnesota’s 2015 crop season as its best on record. On Thursday, Feb. 18, the National Agricultural Statistics Service’s Minnesota Field Office released individual county results and confirmed 2015 was also a good...
The local construction industry has been steadily busy over the past several years, according to data from the Luverne building and zoning office. “Looking at current and past data, it appears for the most part consistent,” said Luverne Building Official Chad McClure about the city’s building...
Developing recreational opportunities, such as a canoe and kayak route on the Rock River, was a recurring theme in 2015.
A glance at the Star Herald headlines in 2015 shows Rock County residents enjoyed a relatively stable year in terms of breaking news. There were highlights of a bumper harvest, new school superintendent and the Palace turning 100, but the story of 2015 unfolded in recurring themes. Headlines...
Blue Mound Quilters will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 4, at the Luverne Senior Center. Members are to bring fabric for pillow cases for teen boys and 11 exchange blocks. Plans will be made for the quilt show. Lady Luverne Red Hats will meet at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 8, at the Luverne Senior Dining...
10 years ago (2005) •The Luverne High School all-weather track will finally be replaced thanks to School Board action at the Thursday, Dec. 22, meeting. ... The estimated $200,000 track replacement has been in the district’s capitol outlay plan for five years, but other expenditures have taken...
Senior Citizens Monday, Jan. 4: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes with gravy, squash, bread, blushing pears. Program: 1 p.m. Senior Citizens meeting. Tuesday, Jan. 5: Roast turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, carrots, cranberry sauce, bread, pumpkin dessert. Program: 10 a.m. Cards with Neva. Two-...
Open House Kay Franklin will celebrate her 100th birthday with an open house from 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, in the Mary Jane Brown Home Chapel. Greetings may also be sent to her at 110 S. Walnut St., Luverne, MN 56156.   Card Showers   Mick VonHoltum will celebrate his 90th birthday Saturday,...
The following is a list of obituaries that appeared in the Rock County Star Herald in 2015. December 2014 Dec. 10: Gerald Moose, 89, Pipestone. Dec. 12: Verona Engebretson, 91, Andover. Dec. 27: Lois Lorenzen, 83, Jasper. Dec. 28: Jane DeBoer, 80, Steen. Dec. 30: Donald Hansen, 92, Hardwick.  ...

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