• Concrete work is key as street project nears end of Phase III

    | Published on July 16, 2018 at 11:02am CDT

    Concrete work will be the key as the Glenwood Complete Streets project nears the end of Phase III, which is the rebuild of the intersection of Franklin Street and Minnesota Avenue. Plumbing work, the replacement of water, sanitary sewer and storm sewer, along with individual business services lines in the Phase III area was completed Thursday…. Read More

  • It’s Pope County Fair time!

    | Published on July 16, 2018 at 11:01am CDT

    The Pope County Fair, with its farm animals, quilts, pies and, of course, Grandstand events and myriad special attractions is set to begin on Wednesday and continue through Saturday of this week at the Pope County Fairgrounds along Highway 28 in Glenwood. The first day of the fair, Wednesday, is Hometown Hero Day, and will feature… Read More

  • Glenwood native returns home to display photography

    | Published on July 16, 2018 at 10:56am CDT

    By Celeste Rapp David Lee is an artist whose history with Waterama dates back to the first years of the annual celebration. Born and raised in Glenwood to Dr. Gordon and Amy Lee, Lee has been visiting Waterama every year. His photography exhibit, Parade, will be featured at Bremness Gallery from July 17-28 with open hours… Read More

  • Minnewaska Showstoppers to present Guys and Dolls

    | Published on July 16, 2018 at 10:55am CDT

    Celebrating its 40th Year of Outstanding Community Theatre The Minnewaska Showstoppers are pleased to present Guys and Dolls as the 2018 summer production and 40th anniversary show! Showstoppers first performed this show in 2000, and it was selected to be the 40th anniversary production. Considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy, Guys and Dolls ran for 1,200 performances… Read More

  • Local student anglers compete in Lake Minnetonka tourney

    | Published on July 16, 2018 at 10:54am CDT

    Evan Palmer and Shawn Carsten finished in 15th place during the Lund- Rapala Student Angler Tournament on Lake Minnetonka in June. There were 150 teams in this tournament, and it was strictly a bass tournament. The boys ended up with 17.5 pounds, which was their top six biggest bass. “The fishing was pretty tough to begin… Read More

  • City says no to owning tax-forfeited building

    | Published on July 16, 2018 at 10:52am CDT

    By Zach Anderson The Glenwood City Commission last week voted unanimously against purchasing the tax-forfeited property know as the “Kail Building.” The building is located at 12 East Minnesota Avenue and has retail space on the street level and apartments on the upper level.  The building recently came under ownership of Pope County after it was… Read More