Starbuck Times

  • Starbuck farmers named finalists for statewide conservation award

    | Published on November 13, 2017 at 1:30pm CST

    Tom and Ann Beuckens of Starbuck are among eight finalists for the state’s 2017 Outstanding Conservationist Award, according to a news release from the Minnesota Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts. Pope Soil & Water Conservation District staff nominated the Beuckenses for the award. The winner will be announced Dec. 5 during the 81st… Read More

  • Glacial Hills Veterans Program

    | Published on November 13, 2017 at 1:29pm CST

    Veterans were honored last Wednesday at the Starbuck Community Center as students from the Glacial Hills Elementary School performed a program for them. Local veterans stood while their branch of military song was played.  

  • Conservation in the glacial hills

    | Published on November 13, 2017 at 1:27pm CST

    By Minnesota Board  of Water and Soil Resources As he combined corn at night, Tom Beuckens anticipated the jolt that would indicate the spot where hard rains always cut a gully into the field. “It was dark and I was waiting for my wheels to drop in, and nothing happened,” Beuckens said. That’s when he knew the water and… Read More

  • Veterans Day programs honor local heroes

    | Published on November 13, 2017 at 1:26pm CST

    Local schools, Minnewaska Area High School and Glacial Hills Elementary School were host to Veterans Day programs last week that honored veterans for their service. Pictured, Dwayne Wold, Gary Koos and Wes Torguson stood during the Army song. More Veterans Day photos are located in our photo gallery.