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  • 2018 Eple Tiden

    | Published on September 19, 2018 at 9:56am CDT

    The 28th annual Eple Tiden (Apple Time) celebration will be held on Saturday, Sept. 22 at the Starbuck Depot with hours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Norwegian title “Eple Tiden” was selected for the first event in 1991 to honor the heritage of the community.  Eple Tiden is pronounced Eh-Pleh-Tee-den. The event will feature vendors of… Read More

  • After busy week, work narrows

    | Published on September 17, 2018 at 10:54am CDT

    After a busy week last week, with paving work on both Highway 28 East and Highway 104 South, workers will have a narrower focus as the Glenwood Complete Streets project continues this week. Work will continue on Highway 29 North with milling scheduled to start Wednesday (Sept. 19) and paving starting the next week (Sept. 24). … Read More

  • First disc golf tourney at Barsness a success

    | Published on September 17, 2018 at 10:53am CDT

    Pictured: The first disc golf tournament was held Sept. 8-9 at the new 18-hole course at Barnsess Park in Glenwood.  There were 29 disc golfers who participated. The weather was perfect this past weekend to play disc golf at Barsness Park and participate in the first of what is hoped to be an annual Glenwood Lakes… Read More

  • Overpass project on schedule for 2021

    | Published on September 17, 2018 at 10:52am CDT

    By Tim Douglass tdouglass@pctribune.com The Highway 29 overpass project will soon be in the design stage and remains on track for construction to begin in 2021, according to Pope County Engineer Brian Giese. Giese and Pope County Commissioner Gordy Wagner met with Rep. Paul Anderson and Rep. Dean Urdahl last week to update the two legislators on… Read More

  • Nagel-Giese team wins Koep’s Walleye Challenge

    | Published on September 17, 2018 at 10:51am CDT

    Pictured: Mike Nagel and Tim Geise won the Koep’s Walleye Challenge fishing tournament held on Lake Minnewaska on Sept. 8-9.  The two-man team won with a total weight of 27.10 pounds of walleyes. Mike Nagel and Tim Geise took first place honors in the 2018 Koep’s Walleye Challenge held on Lake Minnewaska Sept. 8-9. The duo won… Read More

  • Water Fest 2018

    | Published on September 17, 2018 at 10:50am CDT

    Pictured: MAS students line up and link arms to show what happens when bubbles are made. The 2018 Water Fest brought together one of the largest groups the annual event has seen yet. Students from seven schools in Pope and Stevens counties participated in Water Fest. It’s a full day event that teaches sixth-grade students about… Read More

  • Suspect in police arrow shooting was from Osakis/Alexandria area

    | Published on September 17, 2018 at 10:48am CDT

    An incident that started in Osakis and ended in Sauk Centre Thursday left a Stearns County deputy with a shot in the forearm by an arrow and the suspect with gunshots to the left shoulder, buttocks and hand. The suspect is a 31-year-old man from the Osakis/Alexandria area, it was reported online by the Echo Press… Read More

  • Pope County Commissioner involved in crash near Alex

    | Published on September 17, 2018 at 10:47am CDT

    A driver experienced a medical problem before his vehicle left the road and crashed into a pole in west Alexandria Thursday, according to information from the Alexandria Police Department.  The driver was not identified by police, but the Tribune learned over the weekend that the driver was Larry Kittelson, 80, of Starbuck.  Kittelson, a current… Read More