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I wouldn’t say it’s on my bucket list, but I would like to experience something one more time before my time on earth expires. The way things are shaping up, I’m beginning to think the top item on my wish list will never be granted. I wouldn’t think being able to experience the two-week period...
In the spirit of full disclosure, I did not see the final play of the Vikings game this past Sunday. At 58 seconds to go in the game, I couldn’t take the pending disappointment anymore. I turned the TV off and went outside to scoop snow. I told myself it’s only a football game and chalked this up...
I was 14 years old when the Vikings lost the Super Bowl 32-14 to the Oakland Raiders. I was 12 years old when the Vikings lost the Super Bowl 16-6 to the Pittsburgh Steelers. I was 11 years old when the Vikings lost the Super Bowl 24-7 to the Miami Dolphins. I had a relatively good childhood except...
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on Feb. 21, 1952.   Poultry Farming Is Million Dollar Business in County.   Census Shows Eggs Are Big Income Source   The poultry industry means an income of around $1,000,000 annually on Rock County farms, to say nothing of the income it...
My faith was put to the test late in Sunday’s playoff game between the Vikings and the Saints. I’m ashamed to say that I failed the test miserably. As the Saints overcame a 17-0 halftime deficit and gained their second lead of the game (24-23) with 25 seconds left, I couldn’t take it anymore. After...
Cedric Adams Coming For Co-op Oil Co. Meeting   The 25th anniversary of the Rock Cooperative Oil Company will be commemorated here next Tuesday at the Luverne armory. Headlining the day’s program will be Cedric Adams, Minneapolis newscaster and columnist, whose regular 12:30 news broadcast will...
In terms of entertainment, the Luverne Elementary School was the place to be Friday night. The Luverne-Windom basketball doubleheader attracted the biggest crowd inside the Cardinal gym that I’ve seen in some time, and it turned into one of the best two-for-one ticket deals I’ve ever witnessed....
When researching through back issues of the Star Herald, headlines and stories unrelated to my search often sideline my original mission. I find myself reading articles and reminiscing about local events or people we’ve interviewed. I paused recently on a page that featured a portrait of Emily...
I can’t say thank you enough to the folks who donated to the 150-$150-150th for you generous donations. Donations are still coming in, and as I write this we are just a little short of our goal of 150 donors. I would love to add your name to the list of donors that has been running in the Star...
The following appeared in the Rock County Star Herald on Jan. 24, 1952.   Consolidation Question Now Up To Residents Of District Residents of rural school districts adjacent to Luverne must now determine whether or not they wish to consolidate with the Luverne district. At a meeting held here last...

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