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The Luverne Cardinal Marching Band enjoyed a successful outing Saturday in Waseca with a first-place win on the parade route and a second-place finish on the field. Luverne student competitors also received Waseca’s “Spirit Award” for their attitude and enthusiasm at the event. They’ll bring this...
Dick Remme was as proud as punch Thursday night when he took his 1940 Pontiac Silver Streak to the classic car show at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne. The white-wall tires were spotless and the black paint and chrome trim were polished to a mirror finish. And Remme was grinning from ear to...
Gaige Nath waits on the ground for Kaden Ericson (left) and Codie Zeutenhorst to fill his wheelbarrow on North Donaldson Street.
Members of the Luverne Optimist Club and Luverne High School hockey and baseball players gathered volunteers and two truckloads of sand Monday night, May 16, to fill orders for area backyard sandboxes. 
Luverne Middle School raised $3,054 during the month of March during its annual Dodge Ball for Heart event that included a high school tournament. The event raised money for the American Heart Association, and Luverne’s contribution was the largest in this district. Middle-schooler Morgan Gonnerman...
Luverne-Adrian FFA Chapter officers for the 2016-17 are (front, left) Tyler Reisdorfer, Kris Severtson, Michael Kinsinger, Eli Bakken, Kaylie Ossefoort, adviser Dennis Moritz, (back) Cody Sasker, Aric Meinerts, Tyler Fick and Dylan Mente. Not pictured is Will Natte.
The Luverne-Adrian FFA Chapter annual awards banquet was Tuesday, March 29, at the Luverne Elementary School commons. The 2015-16 FFA chapter officer team conducted the meeting. Officers include Ryleigh Beers, president; Stephanie Riggs, vice president; Madi Oye, secretary; Kris Severtson,...
In the manger scene are Samantha Wieneke (angel), Erik Tofteland, Madi Oye and Dylan Thorson.
Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne hosted its annual outdoor live nativity Sunday in its east parking lot. The event featured fire pits, singing, snacks and live animals.
Luverne’s Tri-State Band Festival parade and field competitions unfolded under perfect weather conditions Saturday with plenty of blue skies, sunshine and warm breezes. Now in its 65th year, Luverne's Tri-State Band Festival is the longest-running marching band festival in the region. The annual...
Park manager Chris Ingebretsen takes a closer look at the ear tag in this yearling bison up for live auction bids during Blue Mounds State Park’s annual bison sale.
Seventeen bison were sold Friday, Sept. 25, during the Blue Mounds State Park’s annual bison sale. The 16 yearlings and one 2-year-old bull were auctioned to the highest bidders for commercial use or breeding. Prices averaged $1,500 for heifers and $2,200 for bulls. Park manager Chris Ingebretsen...
Multiple Measurement Rating (MMR), released this week by the Minnesota Department of Education, scored public schools on five measurements – proficiency, growth, achievement gap, graduation rate and focused proficiency – converting the measurements to a percentage rating. More information is available on the state website, education.state.mn.edu.
Four public schools within the Star Herald coverage area were recognized recently in the Minnesota Department of Education’s annual school performance report Sept. 1. One of those schools doubled its rating percentage over the past year. Luverne Middle School and the elementary schools of Hills-...
Elise Ferrell (left), Mia Wenzel and Annaliese Braucht scrub chairs at the Rock County Fairgrounds Monday night, July 20. The 4-H’ers are members of the County K-9s.
The 2015 Rock County Fair is set to begin next week with 4-H judging starting on Monday, July 27, and shows opening Wednesday, July 30. Events and activities are set to continue through Saturday night, and Fair Board Secretary Lee Sells said this year’s event is shaping up to be a crowd pleaser....

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