Halloween

Fourth-grader Claire Boeve tries to put the bag in the hole during the beanbag toss.
Students at Hills-Beaver Creek Elementary in Beaver Creek and the sixth- and seventh-grade students at the high school in Hills participated in lots of fun and games, including inflatables on Halloween last week, thanks to the district’s parent-teacher organization who sponsored the event. Dubbed a...
A not-so-scary Rock County librarian Calla Jarvie shows off a haunted graveyard that’s part of an elaborate spooky setup at the Verhey Pumpkin Patch for Thursday night’s “Scary Stories” on East River Road. Monday’s daylight masked the frightful effect of darkness, sound effects and fake blood that will create an appropriate Halloween atmosphere for the 8:30 p.m. readings.
The Rock County Library will host Halloween Scary Stories on Oct. 31 at the Verhey Pumpkin Patch on East River Road. From 7:30 to 8 p.m. children’s librarian Bronwyn Wenzel will read Halloween-themed picture books to little ones, ages 2 to third grade, in the pumpkin patch at sunset. Then, as the...
The Luverne Area Chamber and participating businesses will host the 18th annual Trunk N Treat on Thursday, Oct. 31. Participating merchants will hand out Halloween treats from 4 to 5:30 p.m. from the backs of decorated cars, SUVs and pickups. “This is a great time for kids of all ages to make their...
The Star Herald will send its photographers into the streets — or just Main Street, actually, — on Halloween to capture the color, creativity and character of Luverne’s 18th annual Trunk N Treat adventure. By the time our readers turn to this page of their print edition, Main Street will be packed...
Opheim’s front yard features an assortment of Halloween decorations.
Marie Opheim’s favorite holiday of the year is Halloween. She loves to decorate her home in Hills on 413 East 4th Street inside and out. Opheim lived in the country until she married Mark in 2008. “I love decorating in town where people can drive by and see it,” she said. “Every year I add...
Betty Mann
The following appeared in The Rock County Star on October 18, 1929.   Barbecue To Be Feature of Witch Day Gigantic Community Hallowe-en Party to be Held Here Oct. 31st Under Auspices of Commercial Club “Witch Day” will be featured in Luverne, on October 31st with entertain-ment and decorations...
SpringBrooke Events will host magician Travis Nye for an all-ages magic show at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at SpringBrooke Events in Beaver Creek. The SpringBrooke golf course isn’t yet open, but owner Rick Gourley said the event planned for Oct. 25 will be a community celebration for Halloween. “...
the Star Herald took first place in the 2016 event with Andy’s Room from “Toy Story.” Pictured are (from left) Chantel Connell; Rick Peterson; Jenn Kor with her son, Korson, as the Slinky dog; Abbe Kolar with her son, Rhett, as Woody; and Amanda McDonald with her daughter, Cora, as Raggedy Ann.
Luverne’s fourth annual Trunk ‘N Treat was all it promised to be Monday night for Halloween trick-or-treaters who circled downtown Luverne where participating businesses offered candy from decorated trunks. 

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