2021

The Hills-Beaver Creek High School football team’s run to the Minnesota State High School Nine-Man Championship is one of the Star Herald’s top news stories for 2021.
The “pause” in prep sports events ended in January 2021 as experts figured out how athletes and spectators could safely gather for sporting events during the coronavirus pandemic. Prep athletes began winter sports practices on Jan. 7, almost two months after the normal start to the season....
Kent Theisse
At the end of every year, various publications, websites, etc. have their “Top 10” or “Top 5” list for that year. In this column of “Focus on Ag,” I am highlighting my “Top 5 Ag Topics” for 2021, based on issues that were discussed in the columns throughout the year. Following are my Top 5 ag...
Dispatch report Dec. 17 •Complainant on S. Cedar Street requested an unlock. •Complainant on W. Mead Court reported a loud stereo at location. •Complainant on E. Dodge Street reported tires flattened. •Complainant in city lot on E. Maple reported a loud noise from several vehicles and young adults...
Adults and youth who make up the 2021 Federation Committee include (front from left) (from left) Marissa Maloney, Russell Forrest, Teresa Kinsinger, Lanette Elbers, Karly Kruse, Justin Mente, Leah Kruse, Lanae Elbers, Brianna Kinsinger, Nathan Kinsinger, Krista Burkman and Caleb Raak.
Under the theme, “This is how we roll,” adults and youth members of the Rock County 4-H Program gathered Nov. 6 in the Luverne Elementary commons to recognize the achievements of 2021 and hand out awards. The annual potluck event was attended by more than 110 members, parents, leaders and sponsors...
10 years ago (2011) •Director Terrie Gulden is retiring after 15 years at the helm of the county’s Heartland Express public transportation program. Gulden said he considers the completion of the Heartland Building at 1011 North Blue Mound Avenue as a career highlight. “This building has been a huge...
December 2020 Dec. 8: James Hendel, 85, Sioux Falls, S.D. Dec. 16: Edward Berning, 90, Adrian. Dec. 23: Eugene Stoterau, 86, Sioux Falls, S.D. Dec. 27: Lianne Buckmiller, 64, Pipestone.   January 2021 Jan. 2: Nicholas DeBoer, 90, Leota. Jan. 4: Burdell Willers, 95, Beaver Creek; Arden Hull, 87, New...
The Luverne boys’ hockey team traveled to St. Paul on Dec. 22 to take on the Two Rivers Warriors in the West St. Paul Arena. The Cardinals couldn’t get much offense going from the opening puck drop. The visiting Cardinals were outshot 19-5 in the first period, but Luverne goalie Tyler Arends kept...
St. Catherine Catholic Church 203 E. Brown St., Luverne St. Catherine Ph. 283-8502; www.stscl.org Monsignor Gerald Kosse, Pastor Sundays 8:30 a.m. Mass. Public Mass will be celebrated at FULL capacity in the church. Masses: 9 a.m. Wednesdays, 10 a.m. Friday at the nursing homes – check the bulletin...
Hills-Beaver Creek essay writer Jenifer Martinyuk earned a $100 prize for her winning entry in the Voice of Democracy VFW District writing contest. Martinyuk’s essay, “America’s Gift to My Generation Is Pride,” was first in the local VFW contest, which qualified her for the district level...
Jeff Gould
“A Prairie Christmas” radio show plays on airwaves nationwide during the holidays, but broadcaster and storyteller Jeff Gould will bring his popular production to SpringBrooke Events in Beaver Creek Friday night, Dec. 17. “This is a live show,” Gould told the Star Herald. “This is what we’ve...

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