Luverne

City Public Works employees put the finishing touches on the northwest corner of Highway 75 and Main Street Friday near the Laundry Room parking lot. It's the third corner to be completed in Luverne's "four corners" project to improve the aesthetics along Highway 75.
Work is continuing this summer on the “four corners” project at Main Street and Highway 75 in Luverne. The flag park on the southeast corner was completed late in 2015; the northeast corner and its lighted sign at the W-2 Quality Meats corner wrapped up last fall. Now work is underway on the...
Kim Rockman
Luverne’s Kim Rockman is planning to grow a Food Forest near her family’s home on North Blue Mound Avenue. A Food Forest is a public site that provides “free, nutrient-dense food for citizens.” The concept isn’t new, but it’s new to Luverne, and Rockman has been working to get plans in place for a...
Robert Riddle
Robert Jack “Bob” Riddle, 60, Luverne, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, at his home.  A celebration of life and sharing of memories was Monday, Sept. 11, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. Burial with full military honors provided by the Luverne American Legion and VFW will be at a later date....
Dale Dieltz
Dale John Dieltz, 95, formerly of Jasper, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22, with a visitation at 10 a.m. at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Luverne. Military honors will be presented. Graveside...
A new option for senior housing is now available in Luverne with the recent opening of the Oasis Care Home at 514 Britz Drive in the Evergreen Addition. An open house for public viewing will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16. The 3,500-square-foot house offers six bedrooms and three bathrooms...
Plans are underway to develop a bike share program in Luverne that would allow people to “borrow” and return bicycles around town. The Luverne Chamber Office last summer requested state funding to purchase bikes for a loan program, but it didn’t qualify. But last month the Statewide Health...
Allison Eitreim started the Regional Autism Networking Group earlier this year to empower families and professionals working with children with autism. Long-term, Eitreim envisions creating a community where individuals with autism are included, accepted and valued.
Allison Eitreim’s passion for teaching is extending beyond the school’s walls. As autism specialist at Worthington Public Schools, Eitreim started the Regional Autism Networking Group late last year and now the group regularly draws 30 or more people to its quarterly meetings. “If we stop at our...
To the Editor: Once again we have to increase the debt ceiling. What is that? That’s when you spend more than you take in. Families go without — government just borrows more — they sell bonds. We borrow from Japan and China and must pay interest yearly. The rest we borrow from ourselves. Case in...
To the Editor: We all here at the Tri-State Addition received our letters from the city of Luverne in regard to the storm water drainage study. Well, we all know how that’s going to turn out. I have received countless thanks sticking up for my neighborhood and the citizens of Luverne who enjoy the...
Dispatch report Aug. 25 •Complainant on E. Warren Street  reported child endangerment and drug activity. •Complainant reported insufficient funds checks. •Complainant reported son making threats and destroying property. Has since left the home. Requested deputy presence. •Complainant reported three...

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