Starbuck Times

  • Pope County organizations benefit from REA grant

    | Published on July 17, 2018 at 9:01am CDT

    Runestone Electric Association’s Operation Round Up has distributed over $884,100 in grants to community-minded groups and organizations throughout the cooperative’s service territory since its inception in 2003. Over 65 percent of REA’s members allow their bills to be rounded up to the next dollar, with the average yearly contribution of $6. The following 29 area organizations… Read More

  • Thursday Night on the Town

    | Published on July 17, 2018 at 9:00am CDT

    East Zion Church hosted Thursday Night on the Town last Thursday, June 28. Lavon Lund, Marilyn Anderson and Becky Nelson provided music for the crowd. East Zion Church members served BBQ’s, salad, cookies and a drink for the meal. Pictured, a crowd of people enjoyed the meal and entertainment.

  • County HRA reaches settlement with Mozey on property dispute

    | Published on July 17, 2018 at 8:58am CDT

    By Celeste Rapp The Pope County Housing and Redevelopment Authority with Economic Development powers (HRA/EDA) approved a settlement agreement and stipulation for dismissal and held a public hearing regarding ratification and amendment of the sale of parcel 27-0580-013 to Beachside RV Park. Larry Mozey was listed as the plaintiff in the settlement agreement and Pope County… Read More

  • Boaters, anglers must take steps to prevent spread of invasive species

    | Published on July 17, 2018 at 8:58am CDT

    July brings busier lake accesses. It is important for all lake and river users in Minnesota to take a few minutes to clean, drain, and dispose—every time. “Nearly all boaters and anglers understand and follow Minnesota’s clean, drain, dispose laws to prevent spreading aquatic invasive species,” said Heidi Wolf, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources invasive species… Read More