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Property near Luverne’s industrial park will soon have a 235,000-square-foot cold storage warehouse for food products requiring temperatures ranging from -20 to 45 degrees. Lineage Logistics is proposing to purchase two tracts of land owned by the Luverne Economic Development Authority along the...
Participating in the Luverne pork loin giveaway on Veterans Day 2020 are (front, from left) Luverne Mayor and veteran Pat Baustian, Erin Golly of Lynch Livestock, veteran Don Bryan, Jason Golly and Dustin Guy of Lynch Livestock, Rock County Veterans Services officer and veteran Dave Haugom, (back) Rock County Administrator and veteran Kyle Oldre, PMP President/CEO Dan Paquin, PMP plant manager Scott Johnson, and veteran Jerry Hoff.
Premium Minnesota Pork gave away 200 pork loins, weighing about 10 pounds each, to Rock County veterans in a drive-through distribution Nov. 11 near the Rock County History Center. Company officials made arrangements with local veterans’ organizations to offer the gifts as a way to thank veterans...
We hope our readers will check out the Premium Minnesota Pork special edition inserted in this week’s Star Herald. The facility, with more than 250 jobs and economic investment in the community, is easily one of the best things to happen to Luverne in recent years. It’s the sort of thing that would...
There’s a lot going on at Luverne’s Premium Minnesota Pork plant, which began processing hogs in the newly improved facility on the west edge of town. The first hogs showed up in June, and momentum slowly built to the current 1,400-head-per day production with 225 hourly employees. The target goal...
Construction is wrapping up on the 128,000-square-foot Premium Minnesota Pork processing plant. The company is investing $30 million to retrofit the former Gold’n Plump building on the west edge of Luverne.
Premium Minnesota Pork will begin processing hogs Monday, June 22, starting at half capacity and ramping up to 2,500 head per day within six weeks. President Dan Paquin said Thursday that the management team has been hired, and plant employment is at more than 150 of the anticipated full employment...
In a matter of weeks, Premium Minnesota Pork will accept its first delivery of antibiotic-free hogs for processing at its Luverne plant. “The pigs that are coming here are already on the ground (born),” company president Dan Paquin said during a recent tour of construction progress. May 4 is the...
Forty-three oceangoing vessels are headed from the Netherlands to the East Coast with specialized equipment for Luverne’s former IBP plant. Premium Iowa Pork is investing $30 million to retrofit the 50-year-old facility for pork processing, and the company has developed a preference for certain...
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