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  • Main Event set for Saturday

    | Published on March 1, 2021 at 10:44am CST

    The Main Event, the 2021 International Hetteen Cup Snowmobile races are set for this Saturday on Lake Minnewaska in front of the Lakeside Ballroom in Glenwood.  Roaring engines will be heard as races begin at noon and snowmobile racers compete in various heats for the Hetten Cub.  The annual event attracts many racers, owners of… Read More

  • Deadline to remove fish houses is today (Monday) at midnight

    | Published on March 1, 2021 at 10:44am CST

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers that the deadline to remove fish houses from Minnesota lakes in this area is by March 1 (today) at midnight. Although the coldest spell of winter occurred just recently, fish house removal deadlines are set in state statute and not dependent upon seasonal conditions. The removal deadline… Read More

  • State to vaccinate 70% of seniors by end of March

    | Published on March 1, 2021 at 10:43am CST

    •As more vaccine arrives in Minnesota, Governor lays out path to vaccinate all Minnesotans Gov. Tim Walz announced last Thursday that Minnesota will remain focused on vaccinating most of the state’s seniors before expanding eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine. Walz issued guidance to vaccinate 70% of adults 65 years of age and older before expanding… Read More

  • A year later, precautions still needed

    | Published on March 1, 2021 at 10:42am CST

    It has been a year since the coronavirus pandemic began. While scientists and medical professionals have learned a lot about the virus, it’s still here, along with the threat of new strains. Taking precautions is essential to keep the number of positive cases and illnesses low in our community and the U.S. as the vaccines… Read More

  • MAS District to implement mentor program for newly-hired teachers

    | Published on March 1, 2021 at 10:41am CST

    By Celeste Rapp news@pctribune.com At its regular meeting on Feb. 22, the Minnewaska Area School Board heard about a “best practice” mentorship program and approved the program unanimously. Interim MAS Superintendent Rick Ellingworth said that he thinks the board should consider implementing a mentorship program. The mentorship program would provide guidance to teachers new to… Read More

  • GDC rental unit to be sold as separate parcels

    | Published on March 1, 2021 at 10:41am CST

    By Tim Douglass tdouglass@pctribune.com After a public hearing, the Glenwood City Commission approved a proposal from Glenwood Development Corporation (GDC) to sub-divide an existing five-unit apartment building into separate parcels to be sold individually. The approval was contingent on the CDC’s plan to move one of the driveways off of a portion of a neighboring… Read More