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Correction A correction needs to be made to the cutline that ran underneath the photo of Luverne High School senior Morgan Haugen in the March 24 edition of the Star Herald. The cutline indicates Haugen drew honorable mention from the Big South Conference girls’ basketball coaches. Haugen actually...
Members of the Blue Mound Figure Skaters stretch Old Glory across the ice as a part of their Salute to the Troops number during Friday's Ice Show at the Blue Mound Ice Arena.
The Blue Mound Figure Skating Club celebrated 25 years of performing ice shows at the Blue Mound Ice Arena over the weekend. Super Skate XXV, a Super Bowl-themed silver anniversary production, was performed in front of big crowds at the arena on Friday and Saturday nights. A total of 70 skaters...
What I thought was the unthinkable became a reality over the weekend. Less than three days into the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, I was officially stripped of any chance of winning our average office pool. To be honest, I never expect to emerge as pool champion. The criteria I put in place...
Cody Henrichs
The 2016 spring sports season will bring some coaching changes to teams from the Star Herald coverage area. The Adrian track teams will be led by co-coaches this season, while the Adrian Area softball team will play for a new head coach. Judy Huisman, a longtime employee of the Ellsworth School...
H-BC’s Avery Van Roekel (left) and Sidney Fick (middle) made the 2015-16 All-Red Rock Conference Girls’ Basketball Team. Grace Bundesen (right) drew honorable mention.
Seven athletes from the Star Herald coverage area raked in postseason honors from Red Rock Conference officials. Two Hills-Beaver Creek players and one each from Adrian and Ellsworth made the 2015-16 All-Red Rock Conference Girls’ Basketball Team. One player each from H-BC, Adrian and Ellsworth...
Morgan Haugen
A Luverne High School senior landed a postseason award from Big South Conference officials. Morgan Haugen, a starting guard for the LHS girls’ basketball squad, made the 2015-16 All-BSC Western Division Girls’ Basketball Team. Haugen is one of 10 players on the all-league roster. Marshall, the...
Three seniors will perform during the 25th Annual Ice Show at the Blue Mound Ice Arena Friday and Saturday. They are (front row, from left) Haley Reusch, Alyssa Kienholz, (back) Anisa VandenBosch.
A silver anniversary will be celebrated at the Blue Mound Ice Arena over the weekend. For the past 25 years, the Blue Mound Figure Skaters have staged ice shows at the ice facility in Luverne. That will not change in 2016. Super Skate XXV will be performed Friday and Saturday nights, March 18 and...
Nick Overgaard
By John Rittenhouse Two members of the Luverne High School boys’ basketball team received postseason honors from Big South Conference officials this week. No Cardinals cracked the roster of the 10-player All-BSC Western Division Boys’ Basketball Team, but LHS athletes did draw two of five honorable...
It seems like I always make a strange transition at this time of year. When the state boys’ basketball tournament rolls around, I find myself backing teams that I normally couldn’t care less about during the regular season. That was the case last weekend, and it was a double-dose situation. I...

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