Luverne

Owners involved in Skattum’s Confinement Systems and Superior Buildings Inc. Luverne, announced last week an agreement to sell their businesses. In a letter to customers and friends dated Oct. 20, owners Tom Skattum and Steve Steffl announced both businesses will be sold to Son-D-Farms, Adrian,...
Sealed bids were opened Oct. 20 for Phase 1 of the Luverne Loop bike bath, and Henning Construction, Adrian, submitted the low bid of $439,694.50. The only other bid was from Duininck Inc., Prinsburg, for $597,223.60. City Council members took action at their Tuesday night meeting to award the bid...
Luverne Public Schools Superintendent Craig Oftedahl holds one of his “LUV Notes.” On Monday he challenged his teaching staff to write a minimum of one note a week to a fellow staff member or student in recognition of a positive act.
In keeping with his school year initiative, “Be Great,” Luverne Public School Superintendent Craig Oftedahl is challenging his teaching staff to write “LUV Notes.” Oftedahl unveiled his idea Thursday night, Oct. 8, to board members as he passed each one of them a white envelope. Inside was a white...
Some members of the committee that worked on the flag park are (front, from left) Janine Papik, Holly Sammons, Faye Bremer, Judy Fenske, George Bonnema, (back) Eugene Cragoe, Robin Stratton, Cory Schmuck and John Stoffel.
Designers and work crews have completed the flag park on the southeastern corner of Main Street and Highway 75. The $35,000 project features four flagpoles — for an American flag, Minnesota flag, POW-MIA flag and a Luverne flag. The Highway 75 edge of the park has a grass berm along the west edge,...
Luverne school officials will conduct another survey to decide whether or not to continue starting school before Labor Day. This time, however, instead of an online poll, the board plans to conduct a simpler paper survey during parent-teacher conferences in late October and early November. At the...
This is the view from inside the atrium of Blue Mound Tower as workers power-wash the flat skylights. A noticeable difference in the amount of light shining through can be seen between the washed and unwashed panels.
Luverne’s Blue Mound Tower received a minor facelift last week when workers power-washed the building’s skylights. Workers from Bargen Inc. of Mountain Lake spent Tuesday, Sept. 27, ridding the flat rooftop skylights of several years of dirt and grime. “They’re still discolored,” said Executive...

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