• Minnewaska Area celebrates Homecoming 2022

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:26am CDT

    It was Homecoming week at Minnewaska Area High School last week, including the powderpuff football game on Veterans Field at MAHS last Sunday night. In a tight and entertaining battle, the senior class edged the juniors, 26-22.  Kiearra Wilmes and Conner Stein were crowned Minnewaska Area Schools Homecoming queen and king at a ceremony last Monday… Read More

  • MLS begins releasing walleye fingerlings

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:20am CDT

    The Minnewaska Lake Association (MLA) recently began releasing walleye fingerlings into Lake Minnewaska.  Above, MLA Board member Fred Anderson (left) and avid outdoorsman and bait dealer Doyle Fetterer, release about 450 pounds of walleye fingerlings into the lake near Baycrest.  The day before, MLA President Mike Stai and Fetterer released another 225 pounds of fingerlings. … Read More

  • Long-time city workers honored at open house

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:19am CDT

    The City of Glenwood accepted the retirement notices of five long-time and key city employees earlier this fall and honored those employees with a public open house last Thursday at Lakeside Ballroom. The five have a combined 162 years of service to the city of Glenwood. Public Works Director Dave Perryman has worked for the city for… Read More

  • Glenwood’s ’23 preliminary levy is up by 7%

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:18am CDT

    By Tim Douglass Glenwood City Commissioners approved a 2023 preliminary budget and levy that calls for a 9% increase over this year’s levy. The city’s administration gave the commissioners a preliminary budget and levy a few weeks ago that reflected an 8.6% budget increase over 2022 and a 13% levy increase over the 2022 levy, but… Read More

  • Auxiliary Harvest Ball set for this Friday 

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:17am CDT

    The Glacial Ridge Health Services Auxiliary Harvest Ball set for Friday, Oct. 7 and promises to be a jazzy good time. This year’s live auction items are definitely worth getting excited about. Some of the items on tap are a Brewmaster for a Day experience from the Minnewaska House and Brewing Co., a set of… Read More

  • FAST Global Solutions to offer public tours Oct. 6

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:17am CDT

    In celebration of Manufacturing Week, FAST Global Solutions will open its manufacturing plant located at 20874 State Hwy. 55 in Glenwood on Thursday, Oct. 6  for public tours.  The community is invited to join tours that will run from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and include refreshments.  FAST touches nearly every part of the globe from their… Read More

  • MAS Supt. Rankin rated high in annual evaluation

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:16am CDT

    Ahead of his fifth year overseeing the Minnewaska Area School District, Superintendent Chip Rankin earned high marks from the school board during his annual evaluation. The Minnewaska Area Schools Board of Education held a closed session on Monday, Sept. 26 at the regular board meeting to conduct MAS Superintendent Chip Rankin’s performance review. School Board Chair… Read More

  • AgCode founder announces retirement

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:16am CDT

    AgCode recently announced the retirement of Dion Harste as chief operations officer effective on October 1, of this year.  Since founding the company in 2002, Harste has been a key player in AgCode and its success. The AgCode team is thankful for the foundation Dion has built, the relationships he has fostered and for his leadership… Read More

  • Cyrus man charged with sexually soliciting juveniles on social media

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:15am CDT

    After an investigation by the Pope County Sheriff’s Office, Christopher Kolden, 37, of Cyrus, was arrested at his residence, without incident, on Thursday, Sept. 22.  Authorities in both Pope and Swift Counties were alerted to Kolden soliciting juvenile females, it was stated in a news release from the Pope County Sheriff’s Office.  Utilizing social media, Kolden then… Read More

  • MAS committee advocates for students’ well-being

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:14am CDT

    By Melanie Stegner At last week’s Minnewaska Area school board meeting, the Safety and Welcoming Committee was recognized for its work in securing a School Resource Officer and organizing ALICE training for staff. ALICE training is the number one solution and preparedness education program for active shooter training. The committee consists of several staff and community… Read More

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