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To the Editor:      We want to send a huge “Thank You” to all our Rock County residents. Our American Red Cross blood drive on April 7 was an example of how our community pulls together in time of need.      A special thank you to Mike and Wanda Jarchow and their family for opening up their event...
Barb Bork consulted with daughter-in-law Annie Bork, who uses masks at Southwestern Mental Health Center, and they've arrived at one that's comfortable and relatively protective.
With increasing numbers of coronavirus cases confirmed in the region, homemade fabric masks are becoming increasingly common in grocery stores and other places of essential business.      Barb Bork of the Sewing Basket in Luverne has been helping to meet demand for fabric and supplies while also...
Rock County’s social calendar 20 years ago amounted to summer town celebrations, Tri-State Band Festival and, of course, Hot Dog Night. These were a lot of fun and offered great photo opportunities for news people. Today there’s a major event on the calendar nearly every other weekend, illustrated...
students are seeking help from the community for an upcoming class about the effects of global tariffs on local economies. “I like to look at local issues as a way to cover the content,” said government teacher David Rysdam, who is in his fourth year of teaching in Luverne. “The trade war has been...
This week is National Fire Prevention week, National Domestic Violence Awareness Week and Homecoming Week in Luverne and H-BC schools, in addition to Pork Month, Sexual Assault Awareness Month and other important observances. Amid all these causes vying for ink in the Star Herald is National...
A story in the Wednesday, Aug. 21, edition of the Brandon Valley News caught our attention this week as a precautionary tale for all communities to be aware of. A Facebook post reporting over-the-limit radium levels in Brandon’s drinking water sent residents into a tailspin and prompted city...
Meetings Town and Country garden club will meet at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the American Reformed Church parking lot in Luverne to car pool to Alvord, Iowa, to visit a garden and shops. Call 507-597-6378 if interested. Green Earth Players annual meeting will be at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3, in...
Ethan Erickson
Prayer Warriors and Team Ethan community members gathered at Ethan Erickson’s favorite spot, the Rez in Hills, for a community prayer event Wednesday, July 31. Ethan’s mother, Heather, and his sister Mia were in attendance with Ethan who participated via FaceTime. “Ethan misses fishing and wants to...
The Prairie Rose Community Fund Board of Directors recently allocated $39,450 in grants and scholarships for 2019. Grants totaling $33,200 were given to the city of Hardwick, Hardwick Fire Department and Hardwick Community Club. City projects include upgrades and maintenance of the city’s lagoon...

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