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Two Rock County motorists were involved in a crash Tuesday night on County Road 4 east of Luverne. According to information from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office, the crash was reported at 6:10 p.m. near the intersection of County Road 9, the landfill road. Kaemphet Xaphakdy, 52, of Magnolia was...
Becca Milo
Hundreds of goblins, ghouls, princesses and minions stromed the streets of downtown Luverne for the annual Halloween Trunk N' Treet Friday, Oct. 29. The Luverne Area Chamber and participating businesses hosted the event, handing out treats from the trunks and back ends of decorated cars, SUVs and...
On Oct. 16 JoAnn Strege just caught a glimpse of something out of the corner of her eye. “I saw a flash go by,” she said last week as she reiterated her story about seeing an albino robin, as she calls it, to the Star Herald. Looking out her apartment picture window at the corner of Estey and Main...
A Luverne teen faces felony charges for his alleged role in a sexual encounter with a 14-year-old girl. Brandon Larry Staeffler, 17, appeared in Rock County District Court Oct. 26 on charges of third-degree criminal sexual conduct filed this summer. According to court documents, an incident...
Concrete Creations starts cement work ahead of the wiring and installation for the pedestrian lights on Highway 75 Monday morning.
Work began this week to install the long-awaited pedestrian crossing lights on Highway 75 near Luverne High School. After decades of debate on how to improve pedestrian safety in that area, state and local officials agreed in April to install “rectangular rapid flashing beacons” (RRFBs.) Two...
Owners involved in Skattum’s Confinement Systems and Superior Buildings Inc. Luverne, announced last week an agreement to sell their businesses. In a letter to customers and friends dated Oct. 20, owners Tom Skattum and Steve Steffl announced both businesses will be sold to Son-D-Farms, Adrian,...
Sealed bids were opened Oct. 20 for Phase 1 of the Luverne Loop bike bath, and Henning Construction, Adrian, submitted the low bid of $439,694.50. The only other bid was from Duininck Inc., Prinsburg, for $597,223.60. City Council members took action at their Tuesday night meeting to award the bid...

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