John Rittenhouse
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Adrian High School wrestling coach Gregg Nelson knew it could turn out this way. When the decision was made to move from Class AA to Class A for section competition entering the 2013-14 season, … more
A cluttered basement can be a sign of success. That’s something I learned from Ellsworth’s Colter Deutsch, who made a recent trip to his cellar and found out he’s on the verge of reaching a … more
I’ve seen a number of outstanding individual performances during my 27-plus years as the sports editor at the Rock County Star Herald. Try as I might, I can’t recall anything that compares to … more
When Doug Petersen graduated from Albert Lea High School in the early 1970s, he knew exactly what he wanted to do with the rest of his life. “I went to college knowing that I wanted to get into … more
I’ve always been a sucker for raffles. No matter what the prize is, and if the price is manageable, I’ll throw my hat in the ring in an attempt to beat the odds and walk away with … more
What should have been the highlight of the summer appeared to be in jeopardy Monday morning. I was more than looking forward to the opportunity to cover the Minnesota Division II American Legion … more
Simply incredible are the two words that best describe the 2014 Rittenhouse family vacation in Ottertail County. The fishing wasn’t as great as it has been in recent years, but everything else … more
I came to the realization last week that Adrian senior Nicole Slater could be the toughest high school athlete I’ve ever seen. Slater experienced a great couple of days in early May. She … more
The Hills-Beaver Creek golf team is experiencing resurgence this spring. One year after stumbling through a winless campaign, the Patriots are turning some heads in the early stages of this … more
With the calendar changing to May Thursday, another school year is coming to an end for students from the Star Herald coverage area. When school dismisses in Ellsworth May 22, it will be the … more
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