Starbuck Times

  • Two Pope County residents finish Disney World Half Marathon

    | Published on January 21, 2020 at 8:55am CST

    Celeste Rapp, originally of Starbuck, and Makenzie Bebo, of Starbuck, finished the Walt Disney World Half Marathon on Saturday, Jan. 11 in Florida.  Pictured, Rapp (left) and Bebo (right) celebrate finishing the race with their medals at the family reunion area after the half marathon. The half marathon, which is 13.1 miles, started in the… Read More

  • Minnesota lakes and streams need a low-salt diet

    | Published on January 21, 2020 at 8:52am CST

    As the snow and ice arrive, so does the recurring battle to manage paved surfaces. Salt – used to de-ice our paved surfaces – is commonly over-applied. We scatter an estimated 445,000 tons of chloride-laden salt in Minnesota each year. More than 70 percent of that mixes with stormwater and ends up in our lakes,… Read More

  • REAL ID needed by October 1 for domestic flights

    | Published on January 21, 2020 at 8:52am CST

    While more Minnesotans are now REAL ID ready, there are about 3.7 million Minnesota license holders who will need to decide if they need a REAL ID or other acceptable form of identification before the federal deadline of Oct. 1, 2020, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. Only about 10.72 percent of Minnesota driver’s… Read More

  • Shoveling? Remember the mailbox! Need clear access to deliver, Postal Service says

    | Published on January 21, 2020 at 8:52am CST

    It takes more than a few flakes to deter letter carriers from making their appointed rounds throughout the Midwest and Upper Midwest. “But, if we cannot reach your mailbox, we cannot deliver your mail,” said Kristy Anderson, Strategic Communications Specialist. “The Postal Service treats safety and service with equal priority,” Anderson said, “ That’s why we… Read More