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Lori Sorenson
It’s been four months since we lost our Carson to suicide, and I haven’t yet made an appointment with a grief counselor. I’m grateful for professionals who can guide a conversation, and I fully intend to have that conversation. I just haven’t felt the right moment or the right reason. But that...
Rick Peterson
In a little over two weeks a number of brave souls will be taking the Luverne Leap into freezing waters at The Lake in Luverne. The leaping starts at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11. So far, the list of leapers include Flipper Man, Joshua Crabtree with Sanford, Sheriff Evan Verbrugge, Mike Davis, Dave...
Troy Christianson
Question: Can someone please tell dealers or inform people that their auto lights do not work during daylight hours? Or put it on those digital signs along the interstates? I did not know this when I bought my ’05 Vibe and someone told me that. So when we had these storms and fog, there are people...
George Bonnema
Yes, we have lots of deep snow, and yes, we have cottontail rabbits, and yes, the rabbits get hungry when their food source is buried by the snow, and yes, they will eat most anything palatable they can find, and no, they don’t ask your permission to ruin the plants they choose to eat in your...
Betty Mann
The following article is part of the Diamond Club Member group that began in the January 7, 1943, issue of the Rock County Star Herald. Members of this group consist of persons of age 75 and older. The following appeared in The Rock County Herald on July 22, 1943. This article is continued from...
Scott Rall
There is nothing better than a great photo of an outdoor experience. As an old-school kind of guy, the new current trend of everything being digital makes my life a little harder. I actually have a wall of fame in my garage. I have a collection of printed pictures from years of different...
Brenda Winter
The frost on the trees bordering the cemetery Monday morning was spectacular. Blazing white branches sparkling against a brilliantly blue winter sky created a stunning scene worthy of the cemetery’s name, “Pleasant View.” My sister and I drove past the cemetery on our way to spend some time with...
Rick Peterson
Flipper Man will come out of retirement to take the leap for Reezin’ for Freezin’ Luverne Leap at The Lake on Saturday, Feb. 11. The Rock County Sheriff’s Department is organizing the Luverne Lake Leap, Reezin’ for Freezin,’ as a fundraiser for the Luverne Area Community Foundation Grant Fund....
George Bonnema
Christmas has come and gone, and some people get a little depressed when the fun and business subsides. But for us gardeners, we’re almost waiting by the mailbox on the day after Christmas because that’s the day the new seed catalogs arrive. Magically, those vendors know that we’re ready for a new...
Betty Mann
The following article is part of the Diamond Club Member group that began in the January 7, 1943, issue of the Rock County Star Herald. Members of this group consist of persons of age 75 and older. The following appeared in The Rock County Herald on July 22, 1943. Whenever you feel you’re working...

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