Lueken’s of Bemidji is an employee-owned and community proud company (ESOP)!  Our associates truly care about your shopping experience and go the extra mile to ensure our customers are satisfied with every visit – providing our customers personal attention and exceptional value.  We’re heavily involved in community events, organizations and helping those in need.  We believe in working together for a community to be proud of.  While much has changed over the years, our mission remains the same.  We will always strive to grow and improve our business, but we will never forget who we are and where we came from.

From our JL Signature meats and bakery items, to our fresh produce, to our selection of everyday grocery items – compare our quality and our prices. We think it will give you a fresh perspective on where to shop.


From a diverse lineup of breads to pastries and desserts, all our bakery products are made from fresh, all-natural ingredients. Bakery favorites include brownies, donuts, muffins and a Lueken’s exclusive – JL Signature bakery items, including buns and cinnamon pull-a parts.  We also offer a selection of gluten-free bakery items.

Fresh Produce

We strive to provide the freshest local, seasonal and organic produce possible, including a wide selection of fruits, vegetables and herbs for any recipe.  Whether you come with a list or looking for inspiration, you’ll always find your familiar favorites along with new and specialty options.

Meat & Seafood

Thick cut steak, lean ground beef ground fresh daily, tender pork, plump chicken and turkey and seafood delivered daily.  We feature our exclusive JL Signature line of quality USDA Choice premium steaks, roasts and chops.  Plus, we’re creating weekly in-house specialties including house made sausage, marinated chicken breasts and stuffed pork chops.  Fresh and flavorful, and a cut above the rest!


Our aisles are filled with the staples for cooking, from local and regional favorites to specialty food products from around the world.  In addition, we’re proud to offer everyday essentials to stock your pantry at super low prices.  Looking for unique and hard-to-find products?  If it’s not in stock, we’ll gladly find it and order it for you.

Dairy & Frozen Foods

Farm fresh milk, cheeses, butter and sour cream wait to be taken home and enjoyed. Fun and wholesome snacks that fit a busy lifestyle are there for the taking.  Choose from a variety of traditional and organic brands with quality ingredients and taste.

From dinners to desserts, snacks to side dishes, “quick and flavorful” can be as close as your freezer.  Our frozen food department stocks an impressive variety of fruits and vegetables frozen at their peak, as well as tasty freezer meals to make dinnertime easier, and frozen treats like ice cream and frozen yogurt.

Natural & Organic Foods

Visit our natural foods department a wide variety of natural and organic items. You’ll find refrigerated and frozen foods as well as fitness bars, snacks and a growing selection of gluten-free, wheat-free and dairy-free products. Beyond the fridge and pantry, you’ll find an assortment of natural and organic health and beauty products to choose from including essential oils.

With hundreds of new items at competitive prices throughout the department, you can enjoy the same great savings in natural foods as you do throughout the store. We carry national-brand products, but you’ll also find a great selection of local and regional products on the shelves