Luverne is officially a Purple Heart City, thanks to a proclamation by Mayor Pat Baustian at the June 28 City Council meeting. Vietnam veteran Buck Underwood, a Purple Heart recipient, had approached city officials about proclaiming Luverne a Purple Heart City. “Thank you for taking the time to recognize our Purple Heart veterans,” Underwood said at the meeting. “It’s for all the veterans, past and present, who have earned a Purple Heart.” The words of the proclamation are as follows. Be It Proclaimed: Wher

Luverne designated as Purple Heart City

Luverne is officially a Purple Heart City, thanks to a proclamation by Mayor Pat Baustian at the June 28 City Council meeting.

Vietnam veteran Buck Underwood, a Purple Heart recipient, had approached city officials about proclaiming Luverne a Purple Heart City.

 


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