Sharing an untold story

George Bieniek and his five brothers, Andrew, Aloys, Blaise, John and Thomas, were all veterans. Like George, Andrew, Blaise, Thomas and John were all in the Army. Aloys was in the Navy. And they all returned home safe and sound to rural Holdingford.

Learning, growing together

Jenn Tschida has worked at the Melrose medical campus since she was 15 when she was a candy striper at Pine Villa Nursing Home, when the facility was owned by the city of Melrose.

Borstad thankful for his life

Bryan Borstad is especially thankful this Thanksgiving. “Without these guys, I would be dead,” he said Nov. 16, looking around the Melrose City Council chambers at Melrose police, fire and ambulance department members who saved his life Oct. 5 and received life-saving awards.

Drossel leaves legacy of wins, leading by example

Hallie Drossel stepped off the podium at the Minnesota State High School League Class A Girls Swimming and Diving State Meet Nov. 18 at Jean K. Freeman in Minneapolis as the silver medalist in the 100-yard breaststroke.

Star Post Legals 11/22/2023

Star Post Legals 11/22/2023

Building multicultural relationships

Assemblies of God members of Harvest Church in Freeport and Fuente de Fe Church (Fountain of Faith), formerly of Melrose, are building multicultural relationships.

BEAT series a winner

The Kids Summer BEAT Series at Albany Area Public Schools is a winner — in more ways than one. In its inaugural 2023 season, the Kids Summer BEAT Series consisted of three performances at the Blattner Energy Arts Theatre in Albany, all free of charge to attendees thanks to financial …

Seanger wins Melrose School Board special election

Eric Seanger will fill the seat on the Melrose Area School Board vacated by Becky Klassen when she moved out of the school district. He received 269 votes during the Nov. 7 special election. Keith Fischer tallied 204 votes, followed by Allen Wieling with 77 and Alan Schulzetenberg with 58.

Rebels impose will, eliminate Huskies from state competition

The Albany Huskies qualified for the Minnesota State High School League Class AAA Football State Tournament behind a stout defense and a timely offense.

Star Post Legals 11/15/2023

Star Post Legals 11/15/2023

Dedicated to veterans, lasting peace

Twenty-five years ago Schanhaar-Otte VFW Post 7050 members added a military tank to the back side of the Melrose Veterans Memorial on west main street.

Holding community journalism to a high regard

Mike Kosik never envisioned the life that lay ahead when he began studying journalism as a budding student writer at St. Anthony Village High School in the mid-1960s.

Four generations of Rothfork turkey pride

“All my life,” is Pete Rothfork’s answer Nov. 2 when asked how long he has eaten turkey. His grandson, Peyton Linn, smiles as he sits across the desk from him at Melrose Feed Mill, which ideally is located on Turkey Lane, a designation in Melrose since 2005.

Conquering champions in comeback fashion

All season long, the Albany Huskies have prided themselves on being a “second-half team,” a squad capable of ramping up into a game and adjusting to their opponents when it matters most.

Star Post Legals 11/8/2023

Star Post Legals 11/8/2023

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