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The first Minnesota Football Showcase played at U.S. Bank Stadium Dec. 3 included a local representative. Randy Strand, the veteran head coach of the Adrian Dragons, served as an assistant coach for the South All-Star Team. The South All-Stars came out on the winning end of a 15-7 decision over the...
The following appeared in the Rock County Herald on May 22, 1925:   LEGION DANCE TO BE BIG ATTRACTION NEXT TUESDAY   Celebrated Bob Brose Strand Band to Furnish Music for Event at Luverne Armory   Dell-Hogan Post 123 will give another one of its decidedly popular dances next Tuesday evening, May...
Darcie Johnson was recently honored with Prairie Business Magazine’s 40 Under 40 Award. Johnson is vice president of accounting and business manager for Midwest Fire Equipment and Repair Co. of Luverne. She has worked for Midwest Fire for three years and prior to that for Luverne Truck and...
Saturday will go down in history as a special day for the two wrestling programs from the Star Herald coverage area. Not only did the Luverne and Adrian squads open the season at different South Dakota tournaments that day. They did so by placing female wrestlers on the mat for varsity competition...
Grocery store discounts put math-challenged Dutch girl in coupon quandaryBecause I grew up the daughter of an English teacher, I’m blessed with a firm grasp of the English language and my grammar is (mostly) flawless.It’s come in handy for things like school term papers, scholarship essays, job...
It’s too early to tell if the Luverne girls’ hockey team can repeat as the Section 3A champion. LHS is a much different team from last winter, when the Cardinals featured a potent offense with a lot of explosive players who could put the puck in the net on a consistent basis. Luverne probably won’t...
All things considered, Jaxon Nelson is adjusting well to his new life. It’s not easy for a 16-year-old to make the jump from high school to Tier 1 Junior Hockey, and Nelson knew it wouldn’t be when he decided to join the Sioux Falls Stampede last spring. The former Luverne High School standout knew...
The following appeared in an atlas published in 1886:   ORGANIZATION OF TOWNSHIPS   On the 10th of September, 1872, the township of Beaver Creek was organized, embracing the same territory as it does today. November 27, 1872, a petition was presented and granted, organizing the township of Magnolia...
By Mavis Fodness There’s nothing better than feeling less worried about your children and everyday events. Turmoil built in my head and heart as I worried about my youngest child for his eight weeks of basic military training (or Basic Mom Torture). My only contact with Adam during that time was...
By Rick Peterson, Tollefson Publishing General Manager It’s that time of year when we take a moment to consider all the things we are thankful for. It’s a shame really that we only set aside one day a year to do that. Here’s an early New Year’s Resolution for you: Each day I am going to write down...

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