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  • Glenwood native remembers 9/11

    | Published on September 13, 2021 at 10:53am CDT

    Twenty years after, MAHS grad writes about her experience at the Pentagon on that horrific day Editor’s note: Tamara Koob-Revoir graduated from Minnewaska Area High School in 1995. Her parents are Ken and Jan Koob of Glenwood. She wrote this for another publication, but allowed the Tribune to publish it. By Tamara Koob-Revoir A 1995 MAHS… Read More

  • Breakfast on the Farm combines fun, learning

    | Published on September 13, 2021 at 10:52am CDT

    The 2021 Pope County Farm Bureau Breakfast on the Farm is a free event for all. Included is a steak and eggs breakfast, farm tours, activities and demonstrations, all held at Dorrich Dairy Farm. The annual event was held on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6. Attendees were able to see the newest technology that the… Read More

  • East Zion to celebrate its 150th Anniversary

    | Published on September 13, 2021 at 10:50am CDT

    East Zion Lutheran Church will celebrate 150 years of worship and service this Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 18-19. The sesquicentennial will highlight community, organists, musicians, history and heritage and is meant to be a grand reunion of East Zion’s past and future, with many events planned to welcome all. Schedule of Events The festivities get… Read More

  • Spike in COVID-19 cases causes increase in local and regional hospitalizations

    | Published on September 13, 2021 at 10:50am CDT

    By Tim Douglass tdouglass@pctribune.com A predominate COVID-19 strain called the Delta variant is proving to be highly contagious and is causing an uptick in positive cases in Pope County as well as throughout Minnesota and the nation. According to testing results at Glacial Ridge Health System (GRHS) in Glenwood, 112 new positive cases of COVID-19… Read More

  • County board to mandate vaccinations or weekly COVID-19 tests for staff

    | Published on September 13, 2021 at 10:49am CDT

    By Celeste Rapp news@pctribune.com The Pope County Board of Commissioners made a major decision on efforts to combat COVID-19 during their meeting on Sept. 7.  The COVID-19 pandemic has been having a major effect on the county, and country, for more than a year. As a part of the county’s ongoing response to the pandemic,… Read More

  • Murdock native is running for governor’s office

    | Published on September 13, 2021 at 10:49am CDT

    (Editor’s Note: State Senator Michelle Benson made an announcement on Sept. 1 that she would seek the Republican endorsement to the be party’s candidate for Governor of Minnesota. Between now and the May 13-14 nominating convention, there will be plenty of opportunity for reporters and commentators to offer their take on Benson as a candidate…. Read More