June

Mary Herr "All Smiles After Bison Buggy Ride"
The first round of 2019 Prairie Photo Contest judging is complete, and the Luverne Area Chamber announced winners Friday. “I can honestly tell you that they had a very hard time,” Chamber Director Jane Wildung Lanphere said about judges for the May-June contest. Winners in the Animals category are...
Dispatch report June 28 •Complainant on South Kniss Avenue reported found bike. •Complainant on North Kniss Avenue reported found vehicle title in parking lot. •Complainant reported harassment. •Complainant on Quarry Road reported an accident with a four-wheeler. •Casey’s reported a hit-and-run...
Kayakers paddle down the Rock River Saturday in the “I Rocked the River” event.
Seventy-one people paddled kayaks down 10.31 miles of the Rock River Saturday morning as part of the “I Rocked the River” event. “In spite of the extremely hot weather, you were wonderful guests on the river,” said Luverne Area Chamber Director Jane Wildung Lanphere. All kayakers finished at the...
McDonald’s in Luverne recently completed a total interior and exterior renovation of the restaurant in order to enhance the customer experience and match McDonald’s improvements being made throughout the country.
Customers at the Luverne McDonald’s are greeted by a total renovation that includes an electronic self-ordering system. The project, which lasted about eight weeks, is part of a national reimaging process for McDonald’s restaurants across the country. “It’s a completely different-looking building,...
Sunday marked the last day for business at Luverne Shopko Hometown on South Highway 75. On Monday all the remaining merchandize was removed and the facility is now empty. Sun Capital Partners, owners of the Shopko Hometown retail stores, announced in March that all of its stores will close after...
In His book, “Growing Strong,” Chuck Swindoll recalled an evening he spent in a large stone house on the west side of Houston, Texas. He and his wife enjoyed an evening of food and fellowship: “The smell of char-broiled T-bones drifted through the rooms. Ladies laughed in the kitchen as they fussed...
U of M Duluth names honor students The University of Minnesota Duluth has announced the Spring 2019 dean’s list. To be eligible, students must achieve a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Named to the dean’s list are Samantha Ykema, Jasper, a junior majoring in biology; Mark Robinson, Luverne, a junior majoring...
Bistro menu Monday, June 24: Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables, bread, pineapple. Program: 1 p.m. Pinochle. Tuesday, June 25: Barbecued pulled pork with bun, potato salad, cauliflower, fruit crisp. Program: 9 a.m. Board Meeting. Half-Price Day sponsored by Security Savings Bank....
Births A boy, Kohen David, weighing 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and 21 inches long, was born Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to Clint and Stephanie Roozenboom of Steen. He joins a sister, Hadley, 3. Grandparents are Dave and Eunice Roozenboom, Sioux Falls, and Chuck and Norma Van...
10 years ago (2009) •Luverne has long taken pride in its well-established trees and shaded parks and boulevards. But as the emerald ash borer infestation makes its way through the upper Midwest, it won’t go unnoticed in Luverne. According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, roughly...

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