August

Dispatch report Aug. 28 •Complainant on W. Mead Court reported harassing communications. •Complainant on W. Main Street reported fire extinguisher on the side of the road. •Complainant on N. Freeman Avenue and W. Warren Street reported a revoked driver. •Possible impaired driver reported eastbound...
A handful of local dirt-track racers took part in a race at Rock County Speedway on Aug. 29. Jasmine Kalass of Luverne took home fourth place. Trevor Fluit of Kenneth took home sixth place. Greg Vande Velde of Luverne placed seventh. Dean Baker of Luverne placed 10th. Evan Schettler of Adrian...
Dispatch report Aug. 21 •Complainant at Redbird Field reported kids climbing up the netting. •Complainant in Redwood County detained subject on Rock County warrant. •Complainant reported lost glasses. •Another department provided assistance on 121st  Street and 180th Avenue, Magnolia. •Complainant...
Dispatch report Aug. 14 •Complainant on County Highway 11, Steen, reported a possible funnel cloud. •Suspicious activity was reported at location on E. Warren Street. Aug. 15 •Complainant on E. Adams Street reported theft. •Assistance from another agency was provided on S. Main Avenue, Hills. •An...
Monday, Aug. 31: Hamburger casserole, green beans, peach halves, breadstick, pudding. Tuesday, Sept. 1:  Italian chicken, brown rice, mixed vegetables, pear halves, fruit crisp. Wednesday, Sept. 2: Country steak with gravy, whole potatoes, squash, bread, mandarin oranges.  Thursday, Sept. 3: Roast...
10 years ago (2010) •There was a time in Rock County when pioneer families didn’t have insurance to protect them financially from the devastation of natural disasters. The founders of Beaver Creek Mutual Insurance Company recognized a need for protection, and back in 1885 the business was...
It was a relatively quiet weekend for local dirt track drivers at area racetracks. Brandon Boeve of Beaver Creek led Rock County racers when he placed fifth in the Sportsman’s class at Rapid Speedway Friday night. Local drivers also competed at Murray County Speedway in Slayton Friday night and I-...
The Star Herald reached out to churches for their worship information in the absence of in-person worship services, due to coronavirus social distancing. Those that responded are listed here. Those that would like to have information posted here should call the Star Herald or email editor@star-...
Dispatch report Aug. 7 •Complainant westbound on County Road 35, Adrian, reported adjacent county pursuit. •Subject in Coralville  with RCSO warrant transferred to prison. •Complainant on 211th Street and 140th Avenue, Hardwick, reported a parked/abandoned vehicle. •Complainant in Sioux Falls...
Dozens enjoy the Reformed Church of Steen’s Sunday school carnival Aug. 12 in the church’s parking lot. Activities included games, an evening meal and a car show. The event is a fundraiser for the church’s Sunday school programming.
Organizers for the Reformed Church of Steen Sunday school carnival went back to their roots Aug. 12 for the annual fundraiser. “We’re doing the old school carnival events,” said Pastor Jeremy Wiersema. While the fishing booth, football and basketball tosses have been part of the activities for the...

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