August 2022

The Hills-Beaver Creek Patriots hosted Viborg-Hurley for their first regular season volleyball game Tuesday, Aug. 30. The 2021 match with the Cougars was H-BC’s only win last season, so the Patriots were hoping for the same outcome. But they had a hard time executing their three hits and they...
The Tuff Village assisted living complex in Hills has 18 units and only nine are currently leased, contributing to cash flow problems. Three years ago there was a waiting list of 40 people.
The Tuff Memorial Home Board last week made the difficult decision to close the failing Tuff Village assisted living facility in Hills. “We’ve tried everything,” said board chair Greg Spath. “People have asked what they can do, but it comes down to staffing.” In order to formally close the facility...
Ehlers: '...liked the glass blowing' To the Editor: I really liked the glass blowing. I hope they come back next year to the Rock County Fair. Anna Ehlers, Luverne   Kraayenhof: 'I am running for Hills City Council'  Letter to the Editor:I see in the latest Star Herald that the only peoplerunning...
Dispatch report Aug. 12 •Complainant on 111th Street and Rock River Drive reported a person sleeping on the bike path. •Complainant in Primghar reported a stolen vehicle. •Complainant on S. Kniss Avenue reported road blockage due to train car switching. •Theft was reported at location on W. Main...
Schacht named news reporter of year Spencer Schacht, a 2015 Luverne High School graduate, recently earned two awards through the New Mexico Broadcasters Association. He won best breaking news coverage for his report about a group of people stranded overnight on the Sandia Peak tram on New Year’s...
10 years ago (2012) •The Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne hosted its third annual classic car show Thursday, Aug. 16. The event, organized by Luverne’s Keith Schmuck, attracted 22 vehicles and dozens of visitors. According to Shirley Connor in MVH activities, the event included root beer floats...
Wolfe graduates from Morningside Ashlea Wolfe, Luverne, graduated on Saturday, May 14, with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Morningside University in Sioux City, Iowa.
The Luverne Redbirds will open play in the Minnesota Baseball Association Class C State Tournament Saturday at 4:30 p.m. in Faribault. The Redbirds will face the Buckman Billygoats, the third seed from Region 8C. As the champions and top seed from Region 13C, the Redbirds enjoyed a first-round...
Crews with Duininck Inc. mill off the top layer of Luverne's Main Street Monday morning as part of a broader project that involves a mill-off and overlay of several county state-aid roadways.
Summer road construction hit Luverne and Rock County this week as several major projects convened simultaneously. Main Street in Luverne was closed to parking Monday morning for crews to mill off the surface as part of repaving County Road 4 from Highway 75 to the Nobles County line. Also on Monday...
Local children will present two performances of the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Hansel and Gretel” Saturday at the Palace Theatre in Luverne. On Monday, Tyler Olson (at centerstage) and Liz McRae (not pictured) conducted auditions through a series of theatrical exercises before casting the 45 youth into various parts.
Area children will bring the Brothers Grimm fairytale, “Hansel and Gretel” to life on the Palace Theatre stage after six days of auditions and rehearsals. Acting coaches Tyler Olson and Liz McRae lead this year’s production for Missoula Children’s Theatre. “It’s one of (Missoula’s) funnier plays,”...

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