• MinnAqua brings students outside

    | Published on February 19, 2018 at 10:15am CST

    The annual MinnAqua program taught by Nancy Koep was held on Wednesday and was a hit with MAIS fifth-graders. It was a perfect day to be ice fishing. About two dozen fish, including sunfish, crappies, bass and perch, were caught. Koep had a number of community members with her to help the students during the… Read More

  • Four city water main breaks in four days

    | Published on February 19, 2018 at 10:13am CST

    Weeks of bitterly cold weather and lack of snowfall has caused the frost to go deep enough to cause water main breaks in Glenwood.  The city was busy last week repairing four water main breaks, two of them on Minnesota Avenue in the downtown area. The first break was discovered just off of Highway 55 near… Read More

  • Billing for fire calls

    | Published on February 19, 2018 at 10:12am CST

    By Tim Douglass Should residents who live within Glenwood’s fire protection area get billed if the city responds to a fire call at their property? Glenwood City Commissioners spent some time last Tuesday talking about the possibility of charging for fire calls in its primary area, which includes the cities of Glenwood Long Beach, as well… Read More

  • Short timeline before project means city will not inspect street light poles

    | Published on February 19, 2018 at 10:12am CST

    By Tim Douglass Glenwood City Commissioners decided against doing a structural inspection of some 50 downtown street light poles, citing lack of time to get the inspection done and remove deteriorated poles before all the light poles are to be replaced during the Complete Streets project set to start in April. City Administrator Dave Iverson said… Read More

  • MAS board considers ‘rebranding’ the district

    | Published on February 19, 2018 at 10:10am CST

    By Celeste Rapp At the Feb. 12 work session, the Minnewaska Area Schools (MAS) board heard a proposal from Peter Hill Designs for a rebranding of the school. Peter Hill Designs has previous experience working with school districts, having helped rebrand District 196. The MAS Public Relations Committee has been working to revitalize and update the… Read More

  • ‘Donuts with Dad’ at MAS

    | Published on February 19, 2018 at 10:09am CST

    The Minnewaska Parent and Teacher Association and Minnewaska School staff held another successful Donuts with Dad event on Feb. 14. Children were joined by their fathers or special men in their lives. 146 men visited the high school to have breakfast with the children. With the adults being able to attend their child’s first-period class,… Read More