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Jason Berghorst
“Do as I say, not as I do” is an old saying that most adults can relate to once in a while. We find ourselves giving advice to young people but not always following that wisdom ourselves. I had such an experience last week while chaperoning a school trip to Washington, D.C. We had a great trip and...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on June 17, 1965.   Odd Jobs Club Now Open From 9-11 On Week Days          A plan to operate the Odd Jobs Club from the Luverne Community Center was announced this week by Rev. Wayne Hoffman, chairman of the Center.          A telephone and desk...
This month our nation celebrated Independence Day on July 4. Not everyone has a deep understanding of this celebration, but most people get the significance of this day. We in the United States make clear we live in a land that affords us freedom: free from taxation without representation, freedom...
Mavis Fodness
Thousands of students — including me — have received diplomas from Luverne High School since it was built in 1956. The LHS Class of 1983 celebrates its “35th plus one” class reunion this weekend. The reunion comes on the heels of the June 20 groundbreaking ceremony that honored the changes coming...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on June 10, 1965.   Three Stores Hold Grand Openings New Fronts Give Main St. New Look          Grand opening days will be held this week at three Luverne businesses with more than a thousand dollars in free merchandise prizes to be given away...
My son Pierce is attending Presbyterian church camp at Okoboji this week. He’s attended camp for five years now. As I was driving back to Luverne after dropping him off, I started thinking about which Bible stories fit especially well with church camp. I immediately thought about Jacob and the...
Warmer temperatures in late June and early July have helped improve the crop conditions in some areas of the Midwest. Earlier planted corn has made up some lost ground as far as crop development, while later planted corn and soybeans have experienced very rapid growth. However, many areas of...
Brenda Winter
July 4, 2019 As a teenager growing up in Luverne I noticed The Fourth of July divided people into two groups: those who had “a lake place” and those who did not.  I was among those who did not. As a small child growing up on a farm southwest of Luverne, a Fourth of July highlight might be my going...
Rick Peterson
Wow, July 4 already! Where has the summer gone? The Fourth is the unofficial midpoint of summer, and for me it’s going to be over with before I know it. Buffalo Days is over, tomorrow is the Fourth of July, and after next week Hot Dog night will be in the books for another year. Again, where has...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on May 27, 1965.   OLD GN RESERVOIR IS: Hills’ Recreational Area          Give the people of Hills a worthy project for the community and you need not search far for helping hands. Such is the unanimous opinion of Bud Bush, Dennis Ronning or...

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