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Lori Sorenson
The expression on his face said it all. The high school junior was forced to try on a suit coat and matching slacks over the weekend as a step toward finding prom attire. In casual conversation with a friend last week, I mentioned prom, and she speculated that her son had a prom suit he’d be...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on March 27, 1958.   Merchants To Hold Annual Easter Bunny Day Saturday   Free Candy For Children Ages 5 Through 12 Luverne’s second annual “Easter Bunny Day” will be held here Saturday, under the auspices of the Luverne Civic and Commerce...
Troy Christianson
Question: Can a person “carry” an electronic insurance card on a smart phone? For example, I’ve had my insurance company send my card by email, which I downloaded to my phone. Is this legal, or does a person need to have the paper version? Thanks much in advance! Answer: It would be acceptable if...
Mavis Fodness
The majority of Minnesotans, according to a digital magazine survey, won’t walk a mile to get somewhere. The survey was completed by the Gear Hungry staff, which reviews new tech products for readers. Recently they surveyed 2,200 Americans ages 18-65 to find out how many would be willing to walk a...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on March 20, 1958.   Organization Of Industrial Group Completed   Corporation To Promote New Business Here Articles of incorporation for the Luverne Industrial Corp. were completed this week and sent to the Minnesota Secretary of State for...
Brenda Winter
We’re nearing the end of a weeklong visit to Indiana to see our granddaughter Peppercorn and her kid sister Soggy Bottoms. Peppercorn is a thinker and has been a student of life for 3 1/2 years now. Little escapes her. She speaks truth. For example, “It’s mean to cook unicorns.” Well, yes,...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on February 25, 1954.   Board Sets Mar. 26 To Vote On School Bonds   To Cost about $22.30 For Each $1,000 Assessed Valuation Continued from last week.  New School, Two Stories High The new building will be two stories high with the shops housed...
For What's It Worth — Rick Peterson
I am sure many of you experienced date confusion over the recent holidays. By that I mean it was difficult at best during the weeks of Christmas and New Year to keep track of what day of the week it was. It seemed for two weeks in a row we had two Mondays each week, and to kind of balance that out...
On Second Thought — Lori Sorenson
My 22-year-old son spent last weekend ice fishing with buddies on some frozen lake in central Minnesota. He’s an experienced angler and has driven on many frozen Minnesota lakes to auger countless holes in ice to retrieve untold numbers and species of fish. Therefore, I told myself (again) I should...
Rick Peterson
Tuesday of last week I got to take my granddaughter Brooke to day care. I was called into day care delivery duty because Brooke’s mom and dad were taking Brooke’s sister Ellie to the hospital early in the morning to have tubes put in her ears. Side note here: We had tubes put in our kids’ ears over...

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