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The Minnesota Rural Water Association (MRWA) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) recently honored Luverne’s Doug Bos at the association’s annual technical conference. Doug Bos of the Rock County Soil & Water Conservation District received the state Large Public Water Supply System...
The Minnesota Vikings announced their 2020 All-State team. Hills-Beaver Creek's Rex Metzger (left) was named Coach of the Year and senior Gavin Wysong was named to the all-state team.
The perfect season that Hills-Beaver Creek put together this fall has not gone unnoticed. The 7-0 Patriots were named the Associated Press Nine-Man State Champions, and now they have another prestigious award for their trophy case. On Tuesday, Dec. 15, the Minnesota Vikings released the Vikings All...
The Luverne Area Community Foundation named the Rock County Star Herald the LACF Outstanding Business for 2020. From left are editor Lori Sorenson, circulation manager Jennifer Nelson, office manager Deb Lusty, sportswriter Brennen Rupp, reporter Mavis Fodness, business manager Rick Peterson, sales representative Chantel Connell, designer Danae Meinerts and designer and production manager Heather Johnson. Not pictured is copy editor Esther Frakes. Johnson sewed the matching flannel masks for her co-workers
The Luverne Area Community Foundation will host its 2020 Celebration of Philanthropy Event virtually this Friday, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. “Our fourth annual Celebration of Philanthropy is about lifting up donors and friends of the foundation that have worked with us this past year and to say...
Hills-Beaver Creek Superintendent Todd Holthaus announces to elementary students and staff Thursday that H-BC Elementary was selected as a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School.
Hills-Beaver Creek Elementary School is the first Rock County school to be selected as a National Blue Ribbon School. H-BC Superintendent Todd Holthaus broke the news to elementary staff and students Thursday during a group assembly. Holthaus was notified about the honor earlier in the week before...
MSU releases Spring 2016 dean’s list Minnesota State Mankato has released the Spring 2016 dean’s list. Students with a grade point average of 3.5 to 3.99 are named to the Honors List. Students earning a 4.0 GPA receive High Honors. Named to the Honors List are Carly Wolf, senior, Adrian; Jacob...
Luverne Mayor Pat Baustian (right) reads the perfect compliance record given to Alan Lais from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently recognized Alan Lais from the city of Luverne for maintaining a perfect compliance record with the city’s wastewater treatment permit during 2015. Mayor Pat Baustian presented Lais with a certificate at the May 24 City Council meeting. The...
Feb. 20-27 was National FFA Week, and several students drove their tractors to school Tuesday, Feb. 23. They’re pictured here at the Holiday Station on South Highway 75: (from left) Justin Mente, Riley Baker (who drove the tractor on the far left), Tucker Oeltjenbruns, Tyler Reisdorfer (who was...
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