Ellsworth

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...
Sharon Strand, 78, formerly of Luverne, died under hospice care on Wednesday, May 31, 2017, at the Parkview Manor in Ellsworth. A memorial service was Saturday, June 3, at Hartquist Funeral Home in Luverne. Burial followed at Palisade Lutheran Cemetery near Garretson, South Dakota. Arrangements...
Gerald H. “Jerry” Huisman, 81, Ellsworth, died Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Parkview Manor in Ellsworth. A funeral services was Saturday, May 13, at Bethel Reformed Church, rural Ellsworth. Burial followed in the Bethel Reformed Cemetery. Gerald Huisman was born Oct. 27, 1935, to Klaas and Anna (...
Brian and Kathy Chapa, owners of Ellsworth Locker in Ellsworth, won recognition for seven specialty meat entries at the 2017 Minnesota Meat Processors Convention in St. Cloud. The Chapas received the grand  champion award for their bone-in ham. In addition, their dried beef, jalapeno pepper-jack...
Mildred Heikes, 86, Luverne, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at the Parkview Manor in Ellsworth. A funeral was Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. Burial followed at the Grand Prairie Cemetery in Ellsworth. Mildred Baal was born March 27, 1930, in Nobles County, to Harvey...
Mildred Heikes, 86, Ellsworth, formerly of Luverne, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017, at Parkview Manor nursing home in Ellsworth. A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home....

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