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Workers with Prahm Construction of Slayton pound a bridge piling on the north side of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad Jan. 9 on County Road 52 southwest of Beaver Creek. The bridge was destroyed by fire in July 2017, and after delays in funding, contractors and railway supervision, work is back on track for an expected March completion, weather permitting.
After another construction delay, work has resumed on the County 52 bridge near Beaver Creek. The project was recently delayed eight weeks while contractors waited for Burlington Northern Santa Fe officials to provide a flagman for the project. Rock County Highway Engineer Mark Sehr placed the...
LEDA and LIFT worked with Media One Advertising and Marketing to produce a series of video and print ads to promote Luverne.
City and community leaders recently released a series of videos and print advertisements to promote Luverne to potential businesses and residents. At Monday morning’s meeting of the Luverne Economic Development Authority, the board viewed the videos and images produced by the Sioux Falls agency...
Discovery Time Preschool students (from left) Sean Bonilla Soto, Kayedence Cink, Olivia Rigney, Wesley Kracht, Emrik Syndergaard and Mary Waddington enjoy snack time Friday while construction workers carry on outside at the Luverne Schools construction site.
Since September, Debbie Mitchell’s Discovery Time Preschool students have pressed their noses to classroom windows watching the Luverne Middle-High School construction unfold. They’ve lost interest in the past two months, however, when outdoor activity stalled. Cold temperatures slowed progress for...
Students in the 2019-20 Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities class work Tuesday morning in the Edgerton Emergency Management Services building on specific tasks for Sunday’s CEO Subzero Extravaganza in Luverne. From left are Rylee Gee, Bryn Mongeau, Lindsey Truijilo, Brenna Henning, Regan Feit, Isabel Smeins, Cade Wenninger, Colby Crabtree, Nathan Nekali, Austin Taylor and Jonathan Eisma.
At Sunday’s CEO Subzero Extravaganza in Luverne, students in the 2019-20 Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities class will showcase what they have learned. Activities begin at 12:30 p.m. and continue until 4:30 p.m. at The Lake with mini golf, sleigh rides, a bonfire and team events of kickball and...
Servicewoman Emmy Glaze reached out through the Star Herald’s Facebook page. “Thank you to Rock County Star Herald for sending over letters and cards to those that are currently deployed,” she posted, along with a photograph.
Luverne’s “Love the Light” holiday display at the city park included a call to action for the community to send greetings to Rock County men and women serving in the military. The Rock County Star Herald’s display featured a photograph of a soldier reading mail, and it included a drop box for...
A week after receiving the kit, Melanie Rittenhouse (left), Jonah Friedrichsen, Martin Anderson and Marshal Oakes have the base assembled for Luverne High School’s first industrial-sized robot.
With $9,900 in hand, the Luverne High School robotics team is setting its sights on the first competition in late February. Adviser Aaron Perkins and students hosted the team’s first parent information meeting Jan. 8 with an eye on the calendar. “We have 51 days and this is Day 2,” he said. “We...
Members of the Buffalo Ridge Regional Rail Authority (BRRRA) will travel to Washington, D.C., next month to lobby for improvements on the short line railroad. The local rail authority, comprised of Rock and Nobles county commissioners, applied for a $14.4 million grant from the Federal Railroad...
Commissioners approved a third property tax abatement request under the county’s new home initiative program at their first 2020 meeting on Jan. 7. Jason and Sheila Steinhoff are building a new home at 942 21st St. in Clinton Township near Steen. The new estimated market value with the improvements...
With the 2020 Census coming on April 1, teacher David Rysdam used the timely topic as an assignment in his Luverne High School government class. “In many ways the census is more important and has a potentially greater effect on local communities than any legislation passed in the federal government...
The University of Minnesota Southwest Research and Outreach Center and Extension will host a Winter Crops & Soils Day from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at Grand Prairie Events in Luverne. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the $40 registration fee includes refreshments, handouts and...

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