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Firearms and muzzleloader hunters who want to harvest antlerless deer in a deer permit area designated as lottery this hunting season are reminded they must purchase their license by Thursday, Sept. 7. Hunters who purchase their license before this date are automatically entered into the lottery...
Luverne High School students Lindsey Roemeling (left) and Jacinda Hustoft attended a week of BestPrep’s Minnesota Business Venture (MBV) this summer.
Luverne High School students Jacinda Hustoft and Lindsey Roemeling attended a week of BestPrep’s Minnesota Business Venture (MBV) this summer, thanks to sponsorship from the local K.A.H.R. Foundation. MBV is a business and career skills camp held each summer in partnership with the Herberger...
Almost $5 million dollars is now available to support landowners in meeting the requirements of Minnesota’s buffer law. Funds distributed to soil and water conservation districts (SWCDs) are to be used for cost-sharing contracts with landowners or their authorized agents to implement riparian...
On Sunday, Aug. 27, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, along with Luverne and Rock County officials, toured the construction underway on the 4-million-gallon reservoir being constructed southwest of Luverne. Pictured are (front from left) Red Arndt, Klobuchar, Rock County Commissioner Sherri Thompson, Lewis and...
Minnesota waterfowl season opens Saturday, Sept. 23. “Habitat conditions look good in most areas, wild rice reports are good for hunters in the northern portions of the state and waterfowl numbers are favorable,” said Steve Cordts, waterfowl specialist with the Minnesota Department of Natural...
King is a 1½-year-old German shorthair pointer who works with Minnesota State Patrol Trooper Austin Christensen, Luverne. King went through 10 weeks of canine training and trained another five weeks with Christensen. He started with the patrol in June.
The newest addition to local law enforcement weighs 40 pounds, speaks Dutch, and loves his job. King is a 1½-year-old German shorthair pointer who works with Minnesota State Patrol Trooper Austin Christensen, Luverne. “When it’s time to work, he can’t wait to get in the squad,” Christensen said. “...
An architect’s rendering shows what the front entrance of the Luverne Bay Harbor may look like when it’s completed in 2019. The harbor will be built north of the interstate, west of Papik Motors. In this model, the front faces south toward I-90.
Luverne’s tru Shrimp Bay Harbor is coming into focus as company officials work with engineers, attorneys, financiers and scientists. Tru Shrimp CEO Michael Ziebell shared some details with Rock County Farm Bureau members at their annual meeting Monday night in Luverne. For those who hadn’t heard...
Tammy Loosbrock of Adrian is senior director for several area Sanford hospitals and clinics. She will instruct the area’s first collaborative medical vocational education class involving Luverne, Pipestone and Adrian students.
A familiar face will lead renewed efforts to offer vocational medical classes to high schools when the 2017-18 school year begins Sept. 5. Sanford’s Tammy Loosbrock has been a leader in the medical field for more than 20 years, but she said classroom teaching is a new venture. “I’ve dabbled in...
Staff continue to be inspired by Luverne Superintendent Craig Oftedahl’s 2015-16 message to “Be Great” as seen Monday as staff continue to wear T-shirts as a reminder of his keynote address.
Laughter was included in Monday’s message to almost 200 Luverne Public School staff as they kicked off the first of four in-service days to prepare for the 2017-18 school year. Luverne Superintendent Craig Oftedahl built on previous in-service messages by sharing a video of motivational speaker,...
Nine teachers attended new teacher orientation last week for Luverne Public Schools. Pictured (front row, from left) are Becky Redetzke, Tiffany Veal, Dana Wolf, Susan Bullerman, Alicia Reker, (back) Jason Berghorst, Travis Bullerman, Bryan Snyders and Joseph Stearns.
Nineteen new teachers will be greeting students in the Star Herald coverage area when the 2017-18 school year gets underway Sept. 5. Luverne welcomed nine new instructors, with Ellsworth welcoming two, and Adrian five teachers and one new administrator (see separate story) during this week’s in-...

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