Chef Skyler Hoiland announced last week that The Bluestem restaurant is closing. He opened the restaurant in 2012 in the former Magnolia Steakhouse location, and it closed March 21 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Hoiland will instead focus on his Bluestem Catering Co. located on East Main Street in Luverne.

Bluestem restaurant closes; catering business continues

When The Bluestem restaurant closed its doors March 21 amid the coronavirus pandemic, Chef Skyler Hoiland discovered a slower — more livable — pace from the previous 20-hour workdays.

On Thursday, July 23, Hoiland announced he would not reopen the South Highway 75 restaurant he started in 2012.


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