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The former China Inn restaurant building was demolished this week to make way for new development on that block of South Highway 75. The city of Luverne bought the building this spring from Guo Ying Zheng and Mei Qin Lin for $115,000 to prepare for housing and retail development. At the same time,...
Darrel Van Aartsen and Quality Printing put together this photo board to help promote the Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunter Opener that Luverne will host Oct. 12-13. Van Aartsen placed it in front of the History Center and community members are encouraged to photograph themselves with their...
Rick Peterson is pictured on one of 12 bicycles available to borrow through the Roll On Luverne bike borrowing system located at GrandStay Hotel and Suites property. The public is invited to a Roll On Luverne ribbon-cutting at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at GrandStay Hotel followed by a Luverne Loop...
Luverne High School seniors Jed Dooyema and Julia Ferguson were crowned king and queen Monday night during the 2018 Homecoming Coronation ceremony in the Luverne Elementary School. Luverne faculty members Mike Wenninger and Kari Lais placed the crowns on a disbelieving Dooyema and a surprised...
The Hills-Beaver Creek 2018 Homecoming court includes front (from left) mistress of ceremonies Josie Scholten, queen candidates Grace Bundesen, Madison Spath and Bailey Swan, king candidates Garrett Raymon, Bailey Susie and Hunter Bork, and master of ceremonies Wyatt Westrum, (back) freshman...
By most accounts, Highway 75 in Luverne is in poor shape and it’s rapidly deteriorating. Yet, rebuilding the road hasn’t been a priority for the Minnesota Department of Transportation, and Luverne City Council members expressed their frustration to state officials last week. MNDOT representatives...
The 68th annual Tri-State Band Festival will be Saturday, Sept. 29, with 23 bands and more than 2,000 students participating. Bands from Minnesota, South Dakota and Iowa converge on the Luverne community for one of the longest-running marching band competitions in the region. “It is a joy to work...
The bid process could be different the second time around for Luverne School District’s building improvement project. In a special board meeting Tuesday night, Sept. 18, program manager Todd Wetzel, with the Sioux Falls consulting firm ICS/FJJ, proposed a single contractor bid strategy. Previously...
The Prairie Ally Outdoor Center will host an open house from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at its location on North Blue Mound Avenue, Luverne. A public food forest and productive perennials riparian buffer demonstration site were installed at the site this spring, making way for educational...
Rock County and the Rock County Community Library will host a Blandin Broadband Community Vision meeting to set priorities and develop projects to improve Internet access and use in Rock County. In June Rock County was named one of four Blandin Broadband Communities, a program that provides...

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