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  • Memorial Day area events set for Monday

    | Published on May 25, 2018 at 10:00am CDT

    Area residents will once again have ample opportunities to publicly observe Memorial Day this Monday, May 28. In Glenwood, the annual Memorial Day service is set to begin at 10 a.m. at Central Square Historic Auditorium.  Vietnam veteran Gordy Wagner will once again serve as Master of Ceremonies.  The American Legion and Veterans of Foreign… Read More

  • Glenwood Chamber honors volunteers, youth of the year

    | Published on May 25, 2018 at 9:59am CDT

    Known most recently as “The Doorman” at Lakeside, Chuck Thompson was honored with the “Lifetime Achievement” award at the annual Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber of commerce meeting and awards luncheon. Thompson is also known for his long career at Lowry State Bank and his commitment to Glenwood and Pope County. Thompson thanked the chamber for the… Read More

  • Phase II of street work continues

    | Published on May 25, 2018 at 9:58am CDT

    Glenwood Complete Streets construction work continues as the project enters the second full week of Phase II. Detours through the city remain the same as the current week. Eastbound traffic will exit Highway 28-29 at 5th Street NW (one block) and then be directed to North Lakeshore Drive (two blocks) and then east on 1st Ave… Read More

  • Summer-long promotion to reward local downtown shoppers, diners

    | Published on May 25, 2018 at 9:57am CDT

    Shopping downtown businesses could mean winning some extra cash. Thanks to a “Grow Glenwood” committee promotion, those who shop downtown businesses this summer will have an opportunity to sign up to win $50 that will be given away each week from May 26 through Labor Day. And, the more you sign up, the better your chance… Read More

  • Jim Thoreen files for County Auditor-Treasurer position

    | Published on May 25, 2018 at 9:57am CDT

    Jim Thoreen, Glenwood, this week announced that he has filed for the position of Pope County Auditor-Treasurer. Thoreen is a former Pope County Coordinator with more than 35 years experience in Minnesota county government. He served as Beltrami County Auditor in the 1970s when he lived in Bemidji, Minn. “I bring to this election a positive… Read More

  • Annual ‘Kids’ Day set for June 2

    | Published on May 25, 2018 at 9:56am CDT

    The 23rd annual Glenwood Lakes Area Kids’ Day will be held on Saturday, June 2 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Glenwood City Park. It is a free, family fun day for ages 0-17. The day includes Take a Kid Fishing and the Bike Rodeo Obstacle Course. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. Kids… Read More