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Luverne residents owe the city of Luverne nearly $8,000 in utilities and assessments for miscellaneous services. At their Sept. 8 meeting, City Council members heard a report from Finance Director Barb Berghorst about the unpaid bills. She said unpaid utility bills for 2015 so far total $5,806.03...
A group of creative volunteers decorated Main Street light poles with fall displays Wednesday night, Sept. 16, in downtown Luverne. Pictured are (front, from left) Luverne High School Peer Helpers Zayna Hustoft, Sydney Maciej, (second row) Itzel Soto, Natasha Thone and Kammon Sawtelle and...
  The 2015 Luverne High School Homecoming royalty was announced during an assembly on Monday. The queen candidates are (front from left) Karissa Hamann, Samantha Aanenson, Morgan Haugen, Brianna Jonason and Madilyn Oye. King candidates are (back, from left) Connor Sandbulte, Erik Tofteland, Nick...
Duane Mabon (left) of the Minnesota Veterans Home, Luverne, is pictured Sept. 12 with DAR members (from left) Erma Huso, Cottonwood; Mary Smith, Brewster; Loreena Luetgers, Worthington; Glenda Finke, Minneota; Jeanene Kirchner, Slayton; Jane Muedeking, Tracy; Joan Chesley, Luverne; and Lee Alexander, Luverne. Not pictured is Margie Salentiny of Fulda.
  The Captain Comfort Starr Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) visited the Minnesota Veterans Home, Luverne, Saturday, Sept. 12. The members honored each resident with an American flag and a personal “thank you” from the DAR Chapter. “Meeting and...
Documentary film producer Ken Burns addresses the audience in the Palace Theatre for the 2007 world premiere of his epic series, “The War,” which featured Luverne as one of four U.S. communities and their people affected by World War II.
The historic Palace Theatre, one of Luverne’s iconic symbols, is celebrating a milestone birthday this week. Built in 1915, the Palace was heralded as one of the most splendid opera houses in the state. “In the matter of the size and equipment of the stage, as well as in arrangement size and...
The 65th Annual Tri-State Band Festival will be Saturday, Sept. 26, with 23 bands participating. Parade competition begins at 9:30 a.m. on Main Street in downtown Luverne. Nineteen marching bands will perform on the parade route.  Parade marshals for the 65th Annual Tri-State Band Festival are...
A 16-year-old boy on rollerblades suffered minor injuries when he struck a pickup truck at the intersection of Donaldson and West Main streets at 10:12 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 10. Trae Davis of Luverne was participating in a physical education class and was rollerblading south on Donaldson Street,...
  The 65th Annual Tri-State Band Festival will be Saturday, Sept. 26, with 23 bands participating. Parade competition begins at 9:30 a.m. on Main Street in downtown Luverne. Nineteen marching bands will perform on the parade route.  Parade marshals for the 65th Annual Tri-State Band Festival are...
A magical world of mushrooms is sprouting up in the boulevard and on the yard of Dave and Rosie Paquette’s house at 201 N. Estey Street. Dave stopped at the Star Herald office last week and encouraged a photographer to capture the oversized toadstools to share with readers. The large white...
Midwest Fire had a brand new 2,000-gallon All Poly Series tanker-pumper from the Morehead City Fire Department in Morehead, North Carolina, on display at the Fire Rescue International Show in Atlanta, Georgia, Aug. 28-29. The apparatus was delivered to the Morehead City Fire Department to begin serving the citizens of Morehead City.
A Luverne manufacturing company has acquired recent business accolades for workplace satisfaction and sales records. According to Prairie Business Magazine, “Midwest Fire demonstrates a commitment to being great and understands employees are its greatest asset.” The magazine named the Luverne...

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