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Mark and Amy Van Essen will move Tyana's Boutique into the former Creeger building, which they have purchased. This artist's rendering illustrates what the facade will look like finished.
Mark and Amy Van Essen have purchased the former Creeger building on East Main Street where they’ll move their business, Tyana’s Boutique, from its current location in the new Mall on Main. The couple will renovate the building’s façade with help from the city’s Historic Façade Improvement Program...
More downtown public parking will soon be available, thanks to an agreement between Rick Reed and the city of Luverne. On the agenda at Tuesday night’s council meeting was a resolution allowing the conveyance and recording of subdivided property — in this case, from Reed Motors Inc. to the city of...
Luverne City Council members met in closed session Tuesday night, May 9, to discuss negotiations for a pending land purchase at The Lake on the west end of Edgehill Street. Mike and Traci Davis announced in March that they’re asking $80,000 for three tracts totaling nearly four acres at the east...
Luverne City Council members took action Tuesday night toward redeveloping two lots on Highway 75 currently occupied by Culligan and a condemned house next door. The City is in the process of purchasing the properties in the block north of the stoplights and will ultimately demolish both buildings...
Luverne’s Main Street will gain another business in time for Christmas. The popular home décor boutique Dragonfly will gain a sister business once Dragonfly owners Stacy and Dave Riphagen finish remodeling the former Lavish Designs building on East Main Street. The Riphagens opened Dragonfly three...
Seven members comprise Reclaim Community, a not-for-profit group organized to purchase and restore the former Jasper High School for community use. Pictured from left are (front) Elicia Kortus, (second row) Terry Skyberg, Kristie Weinkauf, (back) Randy Larson, Jason Madtson and Ryan Reker. Missing is Jon Hoyme.
Seven people spearheaded the successful fundraising efforts to purchase the former Jasper High School, and last week they signed papers for their group called Reclaim Community to become a limited liability organization. Elicia Kortus, Ryan Reker, Terry Skyberg, Jason Madtson, Randy Larson, Kristie...
At their Jan. 5 meeting, Rock County Commissioners postponed a decision on authorizing more than $230,000 for a computer-aided dispatch system for the sheriff’s department. The CAD system, which would put computers in each of the county’s squad cars, is seen as streamlining officers’ paperwork...
Bill Ketterling of Ketterling Services announced this week that it will no longer pay for aluminum cans and aluminum scraps, effective immediately. Ketterling Services, the local solid waste and recycling operator, has for years offered 25 cents per pound of aluminum (which amounts to about 40 cans...
Sealed bids were opened Oct. 20 for Phase 1 of the Luverne Loop bike bath, and Henning Construction, Adrian, submitted the low bid of $439,694.50. The only other bid was from Duininck Inc., Prinsburg, for $597,223.60. City Council members took action at their Tuesday night meeting to award the bid...
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