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Open Class participants at the Rock County Fair receiving champion or reserve champion ribbons were photographed Friday afternoon near the Ida Reverts Memorial Hall. Those on hand for the photo include (front, from left) Alena Sandbulte, Larissa Steinhoff, Ashlyn Johnson, Taedra McKenzie, Kinser Klosterbuer, Calla Thone, Cambrie Bork, Brynlie Bork, (inset) Trinley Vanderburg, (middle) Tashia Siebenahler, Heather Johnson, Dawn Vander Beek, Deb Van Heerde, Marcia Essman, Dorral Kramer Guzman, Becky Ossefoort,
The results reported for the Open Class competition at the 2022 Rock County Fair are as follows: Floral •Best of Show: Taedra McKenzie. •Reserve: Cambrie Bork. •Champions: Aisha Porter, Jackie Gyberg, Lynda Van Ruler, Becky Ossefoort. •Reserve: Judy Knutson, Betty Leuthold, Lynette Jauert. •Youth...
Minnwest Bank market president Isaac DeBoer is no longer part of the organization following a July 13 departure. DeBoer began his tenure with Minnwest in 1998 as an agricultural loan officer trainee. Since that time, he has held the positions of AVP/ag loan officer and vice president/senior ag loan...
The July 28 Rock County Star Herald incorrectly reported that the mayor’s seat in Hills is open for election this year. In fact, Mayor Keith Elbers’ term does not run out until the end of year 2024, as the position is a four-year term. We regret the error. The Star Herald strives for fairness and...
Six Rock County 4-H’ers attend camp Six Rock County 4-H’ers participated in “Minnesota Adventure,” a three-day camp at Lake Shetek north of Slayton. Campers included Colton Buchholz, Caylix Buchholz and Joshua Luitjens. Camp counselors included Mazzi Moore, Andrea Luitjens and Zach Uhl. More than...
At the Red Wing summer conference of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities, Executive Director Bradley Peterson presents the President’s Award to Luverne Mayor Pat Baustian, who served the year as the president of the state organization.
Luverne Mayor Pat Baustian was honored with the President’s Award from the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) on July 28 during the Coalition’s three-day summer conference in Red Wing. The award marks the culmination of Baustian’s tenure as president of the CGMC. During his year-long term...
CGMC President Pat Baustian presents Luverne City Administrator John Call with the prestigious Bob Filsen Award for Distinguished Rural Leadership at the CGMC summer conference in Red Wing in July. Call, who is retiring from his position with the city of Luverne in December, was recognized for his work with the CGMC in promoting rural small city policy issues and for the contributions he has made to the CGMC during his career.
Luverne City Administrator John Call received the Bob Filson Award for Distinguished Rural Leadership on July 28 at the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities’ three-day summer conference in Red Wing. The award is given upon retirement to CGMC city staff members who have been actively engaged in...
New class ideas or requests for specific Luverne Community Education classes can be directed to Lisa Nath at li.nath@isd2184.net or 507- 283-4724. Instructors with details for classes they’d like to teach or updates for classes they’re teaching should e-mail Dana Hoogedoorn, da.hoogendoorn@isd2184....
In the national news we continue to hear about the drought and extreme heat in the southern plains and western states, while the focus has been excess rain and flooding in places like Kentucky and the St. Louis area. Even in the Upper Midwest there is a wide range of soil moisture and crop...
The GSP Tractor Pull returns this year to the grandstand lineup Thursday night.
The 2022 Rock County Fair will offer a mix of old favorites, the return of popular attractions that were new last year and a list of new events and activities. For example, Dairyland Donkeyball, with “celebrity” donkey races, will feature teams of local businesses, government offices, organizations...

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