Luverne

Mayor pro-tem Caroline Thorson presents Barb Berghorst with Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Tuesday, June 25.
By Lori Sorenson For the 25th consecutive year, the city of Luverne has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. At their June 25 meeting, Luverne City Council members formally recognized city finance director Barb Berghorst for her efforts in qualifying the...
Editor’s note: This editorial by editor Alan C. McIntosh first appeared in the Nov. 9, 1967, edition of the Rock County Star Herald. It was reprinted in the Feb. 27, 1969, edition after it had received the George Washington Honor Medal Award of Freedoms Foundation.   ‘Just a Rag’ “I am the American...
Antoon Smits of the Netherlands shows the tour schedule.
Mike Jarchow and Bluestem Catering hosted 260 dairy farmers from 21 different countries at Grand Prairie Events Wednesday at noon when several chartered buses wheeled into Luverne on their way from Worthington to Baltic. Alta Genetics hosted the group as part of a twice-yearly tour of progressive...
Stanley Mann
Stanley R. “Stan” Mann, 71, Battle Creek, Michigan, formerly of Burnsville and Luverne, died June 23, 2019, in the Laurels of Bedford Nursing Home after a long battle with dementia. A private funeral is planned. Stanley Mann was born June 11, 1948, to Robert and Alice (Iveland) Mann in Luverne. He...
Lila Blattner
Lila Blattner, 90, Anoka, formerly of Luverne, died Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at the Park River Estates in Anoka. A memorial service will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 8, at the Dingmann Funeral Home in Luverne. Burial of cremains will be in the Maplewood Cemetery in Luverne. Visitation will be one...
Anthony Boyenga
Anthony Wade Boyenga, 31, Ellsworth, died Saturday, June 22, 2019, in the Rock River near Rivers Bend Campground, Rock Valley, Iowa, as the result of a heart attack. A Mass of Christian burial was Thursday, June 27, at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Luverne. Burial followed at St. Mary’s Cemetery...
When Steve Kelly (left) and Nicole Slater planned their wedding reception at Grand Prairie Events in Luverne Saturday, they didn’t know both families are related to two of the town’s earliest settlers.
When Steve Kelly of Hartland, Wisconsin, proposed marriage to Nicole Slater of Rushmore, he had no idea they would be opening a time capsule to the earliest days of Luverne. Prior to the couple meeting at Dordt College, Steve had never heard of Luverne. “My familiarity with Luverne was watching...
This week many of us will celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with some fireworks, camping, activities at the lake or a family get-together. There is an abundance of options for the extra day off from work, but picnics are my favorite. Not only do they provide a connection with family and friends...
Mike and Traci Davis, who own property adjacent to the lake, are proposing nine to 10 campsites with cement RV pads (not pull-through) and full hookup — water, sewer and electric. The sites would be across the street from The Lake, north of Edgehill Street along a private service road that would loop off from Edgehill.
The Luverne Planning and Zoning Commission conducted a public hearing Monday night to consider a conditional use permit for a commercial campground at The Lake. Mike and Traci Davis, who own property adjacent to the lake, are proposing nine to 10 campsites with cement RV pads (not pull-through) and...
Premium Iowa Pork CEO Dan Paquin (center) shows MPCA commissioner Laura Bishop (to his left) and other state and local leaders the company's remodel and retrofit of the former IBP plant during a tour Friday.
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Commissioner Laura Bishop was in town Friday to meet with Luverne city leaders about wastewater treatment and its role in promoting economic growth. “We’re here to see how things are progressing with the city — both with the NPDES permit as well as the growth we’...

Pages

Comment Here