2016

10 years ago (2006) •The Luverne City Council formally received word that the Minnesota Historical Society awarded a state grant of $100,000 for restoration work in the Palace Theatre. … Most of the money will go toward new seating. BMAT President Ben Vander Kooi said at the Tuesday council meeting...
St. Catherine Catholic Church 203 E. Brown St., Luverne St. Catherine Ph.: 283-8502 St. Mary Catholic Church, Ellsworth Thursday, Nov. 10: 1-4 p.m. Fun Day. 2:30 p.m. Mass at Tuff Home. Saturday, Nov. 12: 4 p.m. Mass at St. Catherine. 5:30 p.m. Fall Fest. Sunday, Nov. 13: 8:30 a.m. Mass at St. Mary...
Green Earth Players cast of “The Fantasticks” are (front, from left) J. (Murph) Murphy, Erik Friestad, Greg Olsen, (back) Shawn Kinsinger, Jim Harsma, Nancy Henrichsen and Nathan Sparks. Not pictured is Gabrielle Ferrell. The show opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday night in the Palace Theatre and continues for two weekends.
The Green Earth Players fall production is a Broadway classic musical, according to director Lary B. Etten, Sioux Falls. “‘The Fantasticks’ is the longest-running show in New York and Broadway history,” said Etten, founder and former artistic director of the Sioux Empire Community Theater. “It...
Fifteen students from Southwest Youth Services in Magnolia spent Wednesday, Nov. 2, in Luverne for their third annual Community Service Day. According to teacher Paula Lammert, the school received names of residents who could use help raking and moving leaves to the curb for pickup by city of...
Dispatch report Oct. 28 •Complainant reported she got a fix-it ticket in Brandon for a headlight being out. She got it fixed and needs a deputy to sign off on it. •Complainant requested to get some personal items out of a vehicle in the impound. •Complainant reported neglect and truancy. •Reserved...
10 years ago (2006) •Evan Verbrugge won by a nose in Tuesday’s election for Rock County Sheriff. When all the precinct votes were tallied, Verbrugge had 54.54 percent of the votes and incumbent Mike Winkels had 45.17 percent in the final 2,253-1,866 tally. •The Rock County Sheriff’s Office has a...
Births A boy, Lincoln Alan, weighing 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and 20 1/2 inches long, was born Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to Eric and Whitney Harnack, Hills.  He joins a brother, Deegan. Grandparents are John and Lori Stoffel, Luverne, and Al and Zoe Harnack...
the Star Herald took first place in the 2016 event with Andy’s Room from “Toy Story.” Pictured are (from left) Chantel Connell; Rick Peterson; Jenn Kor with her son, Korson, as the Slinky dog; Abbe Kolar with her son, Rhett, as Woody; and Amanda McDonald with her daughter, Cora, as Raggedy Ann.
Luverne’s fourth annual Trunk ‘N Treat was all it promised to be Monday night for Halloween trick-or-treaters who circled downtown Luverne where participating businesses offered candy from decorated trunks. 
Rock County Opportunities Inc., Luverne, is one of nearly 30 organizations to receive funding from local donations to Rock County Red Arrow. Pictured in the RCO work area Wednesday, Oct. 26, are (front, from left) Barb McCain, Julie Klomparens, Arvilla Veldkamp, Eleanor Dicks, Marie Gleis, David Weis, (second row) Brandon Basche, Mary Surprenant, RCO staff member Dave Vis, (standing) RCO staff member Justin Timmer, Red Arrow chairwoman Dianne Ossenfort and RCO director Beth Bartels.
Rock County Red Arrow recently wrapped up its 2016 fund drive with a $74,000 tally — which is $14,000 over their goal. “The people of Rock County are generous,” said Dianne Ossenfort, chairwoman of the 2016 Red Arrow fund drive. “It is just that simple.” Red Arrow was founded more than 50 years ago...
Meetings Blue Mound Quilters will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in the Luverne Library to make pillowcases for boys. Please bring fabric and necessary tools. Parkinson Support Group will meet at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, at St. John Lutheran Church with a speaker from Prairie Rehab. Contact...

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