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Chiropractor Codie Zeutenhorst and his business, Luverne Health and Wellness, was accidentally omitted from the decade’s list of businesses that appeared in the Jan. 2 Star Herald. Zeutenhorst started his practice in Luverne in 2012 when he moved to the community with his wife, Jana. The list,...
Weather conditions have been just right on recent winter mornings in Rock County for hoar frost to form on trees and other vegetation resulting in artistic scenery like this one in northeastern Rock County. Temperatures have remained mild in recent weeks but a cold snap is on the way this week for...
Elk Creek and Elk Creek II solar farm are located north of Magnolia in Vienna and Magnolia townships. Geronimo Energy of Edina, Minnesota, recently received support from Rock County Commissioners prior to the renewable energy company files for state permit to complete the projects.
State officials are considering a site permit for Elk Creek Solar Project in Rock County, and a public meeting Monday will offer information and consider the environmental scope of the project. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission and the Minnesota Department of Commerce will conduct the...
Exterior siding was removed and interior walls were gutted Monday, and plans call for a new entrance and an exterior blend of architecture with exposed rock and dark trim. Up next will be construction of two handicap-accessible public bathrooms with separate entrances and also a drinking fountain.
Work has begun on the former Casey’s building on East Main Street in Luverne to prepare the location for business and public use. Exterior siding was removed and interior walls were gutted Monday, and plans call for a new entrance and an exterior blend of architecture with exposed rock and dark...
Dr. Austin Spronk shares information about psychiatric medicine Monday night for a roomful of people at Luverne Community Education as part of #Luv1LuvAll Brain Health Initiative to reduce stigma surrounding mental health.
Science is steadily improving the way doctors treat and manage mental health conditions, and medications are a big part of that treatment. Dr. Austin Spronk shared information about psychiatric medicine Monday night for a roomful of people at Luverne Community Education. His presentation was the...
Hills-Beaver Creek High School Mock Trial members practice last week for their first competitive trial on Monday. Practicing (from left) are Jenifer Martinyuk, Taylor Durst, Britton McKenzie, Shayla Rainford, Carter Abels, Lauren Tatge, Abby Knobloch, Allie LaRock, Leif Tollefson, Jacob Sheppard and Lexi Drake.
A new adviser will guide Hills-Beaver Creek students as the 2020 Minnesota High School Mock Trial season gets underway this week. Megan Klumper is a fifth-year teacher at H-BC High School with 15 years of classroom experience. She currently instructs secondary English classes. Advising the 16-...
Luverne High School junior Lauren Ver Steeg completes the opening prosecution statement Monday night during Mock Trial parents’ night in the school media center. The team opens competition for the 2020 season today.
Each year since 2015 Luverne High School has competed at the state Mock Trial tournament by achieving the best regional record. This week, as the 2020 season gets underway, 16 Luverne students are aiming for a sixth-straight Region 4 title. Third-year adviser Jason Berghorst is confident the...
Rock County Commissioners approved a $6.1 million levy for taxes payable in 2020. That’s a 5.41 percent increase ($317,577) over the current levy with some budget unknowns. The county will have a total budget of $12.5 million in 2020 including $562,319 in state aid, an increase of $45,279 from the...
Lauren Joy Klosterman entered the world Jan. 1 as the first baby of 2020 born in Sanford Luverne. She weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 21 inches long. Her parents are Kelly and Calvin Klosterman, Lismore, and she has a 13-year-old sibling, Jaden Russell. Her grandparents are Dale and Lori...
Eagle Rock & Yarrow — Kelly Doyle
Judges for the Luverne Area Chamber Convention and Visitor Bureau’s 2019 Prairie Photo Contest recently announced winners for September-October. “It was almost impossible for the judges to decide,” said chamber director Jane Lanphere. “Every photo was wonderful and had value.” Ultimately the...

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