Ellsworth

Rohland Dahlquist Rohland A. Dahlquist, 94, Ellsworth, formerly of Woodbury, died Saturday, March 9, 2019, at the Parkview Manor Nursing Home in Ellsworth. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 18, at the Zion Presbyterian Church in Ellsworth with visitation one hour prior to the...
Lawrence Klooster
Lawrence Klooster Lawrence J. Klooster, 90, Ellsworth, formerly of Luverne, died Saturday, March 9, 2019, at the Parkview Manor Nursing Home in Ellsworth. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 15, at the First Presbyterian Church in Luverne. Burial will be Friday at 12:30 p.m. in...
The lot sits empty under the Ellsworth water tower after a Jan. 15 fire destroyed the town’s 115-year-old city hall. A public meeting is planned for 2 p.m. Sunday at the school gymnasium in order for council members to gather residents’ input into replacing the building.
The future of the Ellsworth City Hall will be discussed at a public meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10, in the school gymnasium. On Jan. 15 a fire destroyed the former city hall, a 115-year-old two-story brick building. Cause of the fire is undetermined, according to the fire marshal’s preliminary...
Ellsworth City Councilman Spencer Swanson stands in front of signage for the newly developed campground in Ellsworth. The project began three years ago when the city received a grant to purchase new restroom equipment.
An idea three years ago to update restroom fixtures at the Ellsworth ballpark blossomed into a city campground that opened this summer. Ellsworth City Council member Spencer Swenson said the city received $2,000 for the restrooms in 2016 from the Lyon County, Iowa, Riverboat Foundation. The mini...
Adrianna Peternella Wagley, 100, Ellsworth, died Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, at Parkview Manor in Ellsworth. A memorial service was Wednesday, Feb. 28, at Grace Lutheran Church in Luverne. Adrianna Moret was born to Pete and Tillie Moret on March 29, 1917, in Chandler. She grew up there, attending...
James Taylor
James Edward Taylor, 93, of the Adrian and Ellsworth area, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at the Rock Rapids Health Care Center in Rock Rapids, Iowa. A funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Ellsworth. Burial will be in the St. Adrian Cemetery. Visitation will...
Bill Top
   Billy Lou “Jackpot” Top, 63, Sibley, Iowa, died unexpectedly Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley.    A funeral service was Thursday, Sept. 28, at the First Presbyterian Church of Sibley. Burial followed in the Holman Township Cemetery of Sibley. Billy Top was born...
Nine teachers attended new teacher orientation last week for Luverne Public Schools. Pictured (front row, from left) are Becky Redetzke, Tiffany Veal, Dana Wolf, Susan Bullerman, Alicia Reker, (back) Jason Berghorst, Travis Bullerman, Bryan Snyders and Joseph Stearns.
Nineteen new teachers will be greeting students in the Star Herald coverage area when the 2017-18 school year gets underway Sept. 5. Luverne welcomed nine new instructors, with Ellsworth welcoming two, and Adrian five teachers and one new administrator (see separate story) during this week’s in-...
Keith M. Mundahl, 91, Luverne, died Saturday, July 15, 2017, at the Parkview Manor Nursing Home in Ellsworth. A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 21, at St. John Lutheran Church in Luverne. Burial with full military honors provided by the Luverne American Legion and VFW Post 2757...

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