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  • By Lori Sorenson
    May 29, 2024
    The Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne will celebrate its 30th anniversary Friday, June 7. The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) will host building tours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., a lunch at 11 a.m. followed by a commemorative program at 1 p.m. “The Luverne Veterans Home embodies our commitment to providing the highest level of care to those who answered our nation’s call,” shared…
  • By Mavis Fodness
    September 06, 2023
    Last week’s home build on Manfred Drive in Luverne was a high school reunion of sorts for five LHS graduates. Jake Guy, LHS Class of 2013, is the licensed general contractor with G3 Homes LLC, a business established in 2020 with his brother, Joe (Class of 2018), and dad, Tim. Recruited with the Guy brothers to complete the construction were Matthew Sterrett (Class of 2013) and Dalton Jacobsma (…
  • March 29, 2022
    Each spring, the Rock County Star Herald publishes a Home, Lawn and Garden special section which features businesses and issues unique to these topics. This year’s special section (tucked inside this week’s Star Herald) prompted us to once again marvel at the ingenuity of local residents and businesses and the entrepreneurial spirit of newcomers to the local business scene. We at the Star Herald…
  • By Nicole Woodley, Luverne native and current resident physician at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
    April 04, 2016
    Preventing chronic illness and treatable diseases is necessary for supporting our long-term health and wellness.  Over 70 percent of Minnesotans have a dedicated health care and dental professional, and along with personal health goals and responsibility, this is one of the most important factors that has led to Minnesota becoming the fourth-healthiest state in the nation.  The University of…
  • December 14, 2015
    To the Editor: Memories: Of my home at 219 West Lincoln Street at the corner of Lincoln and Highway 75 from 1950 to the early 1960s. It was a beautiful house. It had three fireplaces that did not work but were beautiful décor, and the home also had a built-in china cupboard, pocket doors and beautiful woodwork. We were like one big family. There were mostly elderly widows who were residents when…
  • By Brenda Winter, columnist
    December 01, 2015
    She’s back.  Our baby girl, age 21, is back from the ends of the earth.  Well, OK, she’s back from Thailand, which is not the end of the earth, but it’s a loooooooong way from Luverne. She flew to Sioux Falls from Bangkok Tuesday night. (Nothing says “Welcome Home” from a tropical climate like 10 inches of fresh snow.)  And now she’s asleep in her room in the basement. Eleven months have passed…
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