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The Southwest Crisis Center is seeking nominations for Faces of Hope, an awareness and fundraising event that honors individuals who have made a difference in the lives of victims and survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault, and sex trafficking in southwest Minnesota.   Community members are...
Exchange State Bank and Professional Ag Marketing will cosponsor their fourth annual Ag Seminar on Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Grand Prairie Events in Luverne. This educational and informative seminar, “Focused on the Future … Helping You Build a Better Strategy,” will explore...
Saturday is stacking up to be a great day for families and children with two big events — the Fishing Derby and Winter Carnival — planned in Luverne. The Third Annual Get Hooked Ice Fishing Derby will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at The Lake in Luverne. The event has been gaining...
Five poverty-related issues will take the forefront when the #Luv1LuvAll citizens group ending poverty convenes another community meeting Tuesday, Feb. 13, at Grand Prairie Events in Luverne. The event kicks off with a light supper at 6 p.m. and is slated to end at 8 p.m. #Luv1LuvAll is working...
Seven businesses licensed to sell tobacco in Rock County received passing marks from a recent compliance check by public health officials. Luverne businesses Teal’s Market, Teal’s Food and Gas Center, Casey’s General Store, Expressway, The Gas Stop, and Herb n’ Legend LLC and Beaver Creek business...
It’s a well-established fact that there’s a day care shortage in Rock County, but a recent study quantifies the problem in terms of numbers and dollars. There are 48 licensed home day care operations in Rock County that care for a maximum of 572 children. But local working families need day care...
Peggy Nelson (left), a retired Luverne child care provider, and Amber Nath, a 13-year provider, talk about working from home and their experiences in trying to meet state and federal child care regulations. Both spoke Monday night about the shortage of child care options in Rock County.
Caring for children is a rewarding career, according to retired child care provider Peggy Nelson of Luverne. “I love being with kids, reading with kids, playing games, just teaching the kids. It was a valuable job and I enjoyed it very much,” she said. Nelson, along with current family child care...
“Pay it forward” is an expression of repaying a good deed to others rather than back to the original benefactor. The Magnolia Fire Department was recently on the receiving end of a pay it forward request when it accepted a 1988 former ambulance from the Boyd, Minnesota, fire department. Magnolia,...
Wayne Biever is initiating a call to all veterans who served during the Korean War and live in Rock County to gather for a group picture commemorating the 1950-1953 conflict. Contact the Star Herald at 283-2333 to be included in the picture to be taken at a later date.
As the number of Rock County World War II veterans dwindles, Luverne’s Wayne Biever wants the Korean War veterans to gather for a remembrance picture. The Korean War took place from 1950 to 1953, five years after World War II ended and 11 years before the Vietnam War began. Overshadowed by those...

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