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Luverne High School FCCLA students competed in the Region 3 midwinter meeting Jan. 27 in Tyler. All of the students competed in a STAR event and will advance to the state conference April 14-16 in Bloomington. Pictured are (front, from left) Courtney Wendland, Adriana Gonzalez, Mikayla Wiederhoeft...
Important dates: •Feb. 15: FSA Office closed for Presidents Day •Feb. 26: CRP General sign-up deadline •March 15: 2016 NAP Pasture and Spring-seeded Annual Crops sales deadline •March 30: MPP Premium Payment Deduction authorization deadline •March 31: 2015 Small Grains Loans and LDS request...
Luverne-Adrian FFA news Four members of the Luverne-Adrian FFA participated in the Sioux Empire General Livestock Judging contest Saturday, Jan. 30. Participants were Dylan Mente, Trevor Mente, Payton Fick and Tyler Reisdorfer. The team placed fifth overall and Dylan placed 10th individually. 
Meetings Springwater Township Board will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the home of clerk Teresa Kramer. American Legion Post #123 and Auxiliary will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, in the Post Home. Lady Luverne Red Hats will meet at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, for lunch and at 2 p....
The Luverne Area Community Foundation hosted a reception Monday night, Jan. 25, in the LACF office on Main Street for the 2015 recipients of LACF grants. Pictured are (front, from left) Tim Olson of Master Gardeners, Rhonna Jarchow of the BackPack Program, Lisa Nath of Rock County Big Buddies, LACF Director Emily Crabtree, Stephanie Pierce of Rock Youth, (second row) Carrie Soto of Good Samaritan Mary Jane Brown Home, LaDonna VanAartsen of the Blue Mound Area Theatre, Vicki Altena of Atlas, Nancy Drenth of
The Luverne Area Community Foundation issued its final grant gifts of 2015 in the amount of $34,168 for projects in the communities of Rock County. General Fund Grants totaled $8,451 to the following organizations: •Atlas of Rock County - $2,000 for purchase of a moving trailer. •Big Buddies of...
Jim Brandenburg
Luverne native Jim Brandenburg was the keynote speaker during the Thursday, Jan. 28, luncheon at the Minnesota Newspaper Association’s 149th Annual Convention. Brandenburg traveled the globe for over three decades as a photographer with National Geographic Magazine and he has done assignment work...
Mavis Fodness (left) and Lori Sorenson.
Staff writers at the Rock County Star Herald received three state awards in the Better Newspaper Contest of the 149th annual convention of the Minnesota Newspaper Association last week in the Twin Cities. Reporter Mavis Fodness and Editor Lori Sorenson were honored during the Thursday night, Jan....
The 2016 Adrian High School Snow Week king and queen were crowned during a school assembly on Monday. They are pictured with the rest of the Snow Week royalty. Pictured (front, from left) are Skylar Hieronimus and Hunter Heitkamp; (back) Mackenzie Wagner, Chris Christians, Queen Brooke Grussing, King Kevin Tran, Jodi Bents and Zyandra Schroeder.
The eight seniors earned nominations from the teachers and staff at AHS in recognition of each student’s positive leadership in the classroom, school activities and community during their years at AHS.    Snow Week continues the rest of this week with dress-up day themes, the annual dodge ball...
Southwestern Minnesota farmland values decline 8 percent in 2015 Rock County bucks trend with average increase of more than 19 percent Farmland values in 14 southwestern Minnesota counties had been steadily increasing until 2014, according to an annual survey of farmland sales. The survey reports...
10 years ago (2006) •The Luverne Planning Commission is recommending the city allow Dingmann Funeral Home on Fledging Field. … The Luverne City Council has the final vote on the permit, and the Planning Commission will approve specific conditions for the construction at another meeting.   25 years...

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