Luverne

The Rock County Board of Adjustment granted two property line setback easements to Gevo Inc. of Luverne for its wind fuel project after a July 1 public hearing. The project involves construction of two 2.4-megawatt wind turbines about 2 1/2 miles west of the Luverne renewable energy production...
Missoula Children’s Theatre directors Shayla Rogers (standing, far left) and Casey Papas lead theater camp participants in a song Monday that will be sung Friday night and Saturday morning during the public productions of “Snow Queen” at the Palace Theatre in Luverne.
Fifty-five children ages 5 to 18 are taking part in a weeklong theater camp at the Palace Theater in Luverne. Missoula Children’s Theatre conducts the five days of auditions and rehearsals, which culminate in two public performances Friday night and Saturday morning. This year’s performance is “...
To the Editor: The Luverne and Rock County community is fortunate to have generous organizations like the Luverne United Methodist Church and ATLAS of Rock County. The Methodist Church hosts the Rock County Emergency Food Shelf, every week providing free nutrition to local families and individuals...
Submitted by Dale Moerke, Luverne, field staff West Area Labor Council- Red River Valley/AFL-CIO In 2018 CEOs of Standard and Poor’s 500 companies made on average $14.5 million, up from the $500,000 dollar raise from 2017. Compare that to the average rank-and-file worker who received barely more...
Aleida “Mick” Von Holtum, 93, Luverne, formerly of Adrian, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at the Good Samaritan Society Mary Jane Brown Home in Luverne. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, July 11, with parish prayers at 4 p.m., at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. Visitation will also be...
Gregory Reimer
Gregory J. Reimer, 70, Emmetsburg, Iowa, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019, at the Palo Alto County Hospital in Emmetsburg, Iowa, at the age of 70. A funeral service was Thursday, June 27, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Emmetsburg with Celebrant Rev. Bill Schreiber. Gregory Reimer, son of John...
Luverne City Council members toured the city's wastewater treatment plant recently. The plant will undergo a $14 million expansion beginning this summer with completion in the fall of 2020.
Up until the mid 1950s Luverne’s raw sewage was pumped directly into the Rock River. Construction of a municipal wastewater treatment plant in 1956 marked a major shift in sewage and wastewater management, and processes have since been refined in response to environmental protection and improved...
Mayor pro-tem Caroline Thorson presents Barb Berghorst with Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Tuesday, June 25.
By Lori Sorenson For the 25th consecutive year, the city of Luverne has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. At their June 25 meeting, Luverne City Council members formally recognized city finance director Barb Berghorst for her efforts in qualifying the...
Editor’s note: This editorial by editor Alan C. McIntosh first appeared in the Nov. 9, 1967, edition of the Rock County Star Herald. It was reprinted in the Feb. 27, 1969, edition after it had received the George Washington Honor Medal Award of Freedoms Foundation.   ‘Just a Rag’ “I am the American...
Antoon Smits of the Netherlands shows the tour schedule.
Mike Jarchow and Bluestem Catering hosted 260 dairy farmers from 21 different countries at Grand Prairie Events Wednesday at noon when several chartered buses wheeled into Luverne on their way from Worthington to Baltic. Alta Genetics hosted the group as part of a twice-yearly tour of progressive...

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