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Suicide survivor Kevin Hines will be in Luverne Sept. 1.
The moment he jumped from the Golden Gate Bridge, Kevin Hines regretted the decision to end his life. He miraculously survived that fall in September of 2000 and has since then dedicated his life to preventing suicide. Hines will be in Luverne Wednesday, Sept. 1, as part of the Luv1LuvAll Brain...
The Rock County Fair midway starts to get busy late Thursday afternoon as peoples stand in line to get ride tickets and play carnival games.
After a subdued pandemic event in 2020, Rock County Fair Board returned with the classic community event last week with four full days of family entertainment, 4-H shows and popular grandstand events. See page 8A for tractor pull pictures and results. See page 6A with a full 4-H wrap-up and photos...
Luverne High School graduate Tyler Reisch has been hired as Luverne School District’s new business manager, starting Aug. 30. Reisch, currently the Pipestone County auditor-treasurer, was one of seven candidates interviewed for the position recently held by former business manager Marlene Mann, who...
Hills-Beaver Creek School Board members will ask voters this fall to renew a levy referendum set to expire next year. Board members adopted the resolution calling for the special election at their July 28 meeting. The referendum vote will be Nov. 2. Two questions will be on the ballot. Voters will...
Rock County Fair 2021 open class winners include (front row, from left) Aaron Nath, Calla Thone, Matthew Koedam, (second row) Carissa Cunningham, Joan Chesley, Sharon Zinnel, Jacey VandenHoek, (back) Barb Sandbulte, Carol Goehle, Eric Fick, Dave Hamann and Coy Thone.
The results reported for Open Class competition at the 2021 Rock County Fair are as follows: Floral •Best of Show: Nick DeBoer. •Reserve Best of Show: Eileen Hemme. •Champions of Subdivisions: Jean Jongerius Hoffman, Eileen Hemme, Nick DeBoer, Shirley Connor, Cambrie Bork, Marlyn Luitjens. •Reserve...
The Luverne Area Chamber and local sponsors are planning several free community events and activities in the coming weeks. •Summer Olympics for kids will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, in the Luverne City Park. Activities include Fantasy Face Painting, the Rock County Library, Chuck’s Snow...
Corrections: •A headline in the July 29 edition of the Star Herald incorrectly stated the date of the Manure Demo Day as Aug. 2. The correct date, as detailed in the first paragraph of the story, is Aug. 10. Late registrations will be accepted. •The July 29 Star Herald story about a motorcycle vs....
Rock County motorists may want to avoid County Road 5 (Dodge Street) west of Luverne for the next week or two. The county state aid blacktop is getting a mill off and overly from Highway 75 west to County Road 6 (the Beaver Creek road.) The road is not closed, but travel is reduced to one lane in...
Forty-two local youth will represent Rock County at the upcoming state 4-H shows after their recent showings in Luverne. Eighteen youth will participate in the livestock encampment at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 25-29. Seventeen will be at the state fair’s general encampment set for Aug. 31-Sept...
The Hills-Beaver Creek Class of 1971 recently gathered for a 50th reunion. Attending the event were (front, from left) Marlene (Feucht) Stueven, Wannetta (Fey) Lloyd, Linda Hoeck, Yvonne (Severtson) Hoffman, Susan (Castor) Boeve, Linda (Rens) Aukes, Roxanne Rauk, Dan Sells, Jim Sammons, Mark...

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