• Welcome first baby

    | Published on January 11, 2021 at 10:35am CST

    Eliana Kea was the first baby born in 2021 at Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood. Eliana, who weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 19 3/4 inches long, was born at 10:48 a.m. on January 4 to proud parents Kiara Quade and Brady Nelson from Belgrade. Pictured in back are midwife Jessie van der Hagen,… Read More

  • GRV residents, staff receive COVID-19 vaccinations Jan. 7

    | Published on January 11, 2021 at 10:34am CST

    The Moderna COVID Vaccine was administered to residents and employees of the Glenwood Village Care Center on Thursday, January 7th.  Parkview Court Assisted Living Residents and Employees will be vaccinated within the coming weeks, it was stated. The day was filled with joy and hope for the future. This was the first of three vaccine clinic… Read More

  • Museum to conduct on-line auction to sell surplus items

    | Published on January 11, 2021 at 10:33am CST

    The Pope County Museum is holding an on-line auction through Zielsdorf Auction to find new homes for surplus items. The Board of Directors and staff have been carefully refining the collection to remove duplicate items, items not related to Pope County History, and items the museum cannot care for appropriately. “For many years, anything offered… Read More

  • Governor loosens restrictions

    | Published on January 11, 2021 at 10:32am CST

     Bars, restaurants and other venues in Pope County and across Minnesota will reopen with restrictions today (Monday) after the state has seen declines in COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations. As the COVID-19 situation improves by nearly every metric across Minnesota, Gov. Tim Walz last Wednesday announced measures that loosen restrictions on the hospitality industry in the… Read More

  • WINTERAMA: Annual winter family festival is canceled

    | Published on January 11, 2021 at 10:31am CST

    The annual family Winterama festival, which was set for Feb. 8 this year, has been canceled due to the continuing coronavirus pandemic. The official announcement of the cancellation was made last Monday. Winterama is sponsored by Glenwood & Beyond and includes activities at Barsness Park, on Lake Minnewaska, at Lakeside Ballroom and in other parts… Read More

  • Minnewaska school board elects new board officers

    | Published on January 11, 2021 at 10:31am CST

    By Celeste Rapp The Minnewaska Area School board held its first organizational meeting of the year on Jan. 4. The first item of business was to select an acting chair for the meeting until an official chairperson was elected. Board member Nick Guggisberg nominated board member Jeff Holtberg as the acting chair for the… Read More