James Montag of Rock Rapids, Iowa, purchased JJ’s Tasty Drive-In in Luverne from longtime owners Randy and Donna Slade. The sale was official Sept. 3.

New Owner takes over Luverne's iconic JJ's Tasty Drive-In

After 40 years behind the grill, Randy Slade decided last week to pass the spatula and drive-in dining tradition to the next generation.

The sale of JJ’s Tasty Drive-In on South Highway 75 in Luverne to James Montag was completed in a matter of weeks.

The official sale took place Sept. 2. Slade’s birthday was the next day.


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