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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...
A coaching career that spanned 32 years and four decades will be saluted next month in Bloomington. The Bloomington Double Tree Hotel and Convention Center will be the site of the 2018 Minnesota State High School Track Coaches Association annual clinic that runs from Jan. 25-27. Jan. 26 will be a...
With 2018 just around the corner, the time has come to take a look back at all the great accomplishments turned in by area athletes in 2017. As has become a tradition, I’ll dedicate my final column of the year to pointing out and ranking what I believe to be the top sports stories of 2017. I found...
Question: Are orange signs supposed to be advisory or warning signs? Can you get a ticket for going the speed of the white sign when there is also some orange signs posted? I’ve seen some construction zones with white and orange signs posted 55mph and then some orange signs with 35mph speed signs....

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