• Third annual MAS Day of Caring set for May 5

    | Published on April 12, 2021 at 10:45am CDT

    Residents who would like work done, can fill out the form on Page 2A of the Pope County Tribune, or call the high school office for more information. The third annual Day of Caring, on Wednesday May 5, is an event where students, staff and volunteers representing Minnewaska Area Schools (MAS) give back to our… Read More

  • Minnewaska students participate in 2021 MSHSL Visual Arts Festival

    | Published on April 12, 2021 at 10:42am CDT

    Minnewaska students put together a great collection of artworks for the 2021 MSHSL Visual Arts Festival!  A show of 77 pieces from six schools was judged by area art professionals at the Lake Region Arts Council (LRAC) Art Gallery in Fergus Falls.  The top award is “Superior” followed by “Excellent” and “Merit.”  ALL Minnewaska students… Read More

  • Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 12-16

    | Published on April 12, 2021 at 10:40am CDT

    Are you ready for severe weather? Each year, Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) in collaboration with the National Weather Service sponsors Severe Weather Awareness Week in Minnesota. The week is designed to refresh, remind and educate everyone about the seasonal threats from severe weather and how to avoid them. It’s also a great time… Read More

  • Annual Prom for MAHS is back on the table

    | Published on April 12, 2021 at 10:37am CDT

    By Celeste Rapp As vaccination numbers continue to rise, the state is allowing more events to occur. One such event that will be happening this year for Minnewaska students is prom. The Minnesota Department of Health and Minnesota Department of Education announced on March 24 that they would allow school districts across the state… Read More

  • Fishing opener is May 15

    | Published on April 12, 2021 at 10:36am CDT

    Why is it a week later than normal? Fishing seasons open for walleye, bass, trout in lakes, and northern pike on Saturday, May 15, with this year’s date taking the prize for the latest possible opener under Minnesota statute. Minnesota statute sets the fishing opener as the Saturday two weeks prior to the Saturday of… Read More

  • County board to begin meeting in person again

    | Published on April 12, 2021 at 10:36am CDT

    By Celeste Rapp Meetings of the Pope County Board of Commissioners will now be held in-person in the third-floor meeting room. The board approved resolution 202113 on the conduct of public meetings during the declared local state of emergency in the county. The resolution states, “…based on current data, the Pope County Board of… Read More