• Baseball team sweeps Morris to share title

    | Published on May 26, 2023 at 2:02pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area Lakers earned their 10th and 11th wins in the last 12 games with a doubleheader sweep of Morris Area last Tuesday night at Marthaler Field on the MAHS campus.  The Lakers, coached by Joe Alexander, Chris Lence, Jesse Johnson and Andy Goracke, won both games, 5-1 and 4-2, to give the team… Read More

  • Minnewaska Area Elementary Kindergarten Graduation

    | Published on May 26, 2023 at 1:45pm CDT

    Minnewaska Area Elementary Kindergarten students were ceremoniously inducted to first grade last week during their graduation ceremony. Four classes of students took part in the event to a gym full of loved ones. Each child stated what their desired profession is for adulthood and several fun occupations were brought up. Zoo Keepers, YouTubers, Teachers, Emergency… Read More

  • Glacial Hills Elementary Kindergarten and Sixth Grade Graduation

    | Published on May 26, 2023 at 1:42pm CDT

    Glacial Hills Elementary Kindergarten and sixth grade students were honored at a graduation celebration last week. Sporting their graduation caps, the students shared what they would like to be when they grow up. Several stated positions in the emergency services field, but there were a few curve balls added with teachers, video game designers and… Read More

  • Public encouraged to attend Memorial Day programs

    | Published on May 26, 2023 at 1:38pm CDT

    Area residents will again have ample opportunities to attend Memorial Day programs in this area on Monday, May 29. In Glenwood, the annual Memorial Day service is set to begin at 10 a.m. at Central Square Historic Auditorium. Vietnam veteran and Pope County Commissioner Gordy Wagner will serve as Master of Ceremonies and another Vietnam-era veteran Jim… Read More

  • Bonding bill to provide $4M to Central Square

    | Published on May 26, 2023 at 1:37pm CDT

    After five years of collective efforts from various stakeholders, including a senator, a congressman, a superintendent, several business leaders, a capable staff, and distinguished board of directors, Central Square Arts and Cultural Center has secured a $4 million portion of the recently passed State Bonding Bill for repairing and restoring its iconic building. Rep. Paul Anderson,… Read More

  • Brigadier General Greg Haase will give the keynote address at Lowry program 

    | Published on May 26, 2023 at 1:35pm CDT

    By Rick Gail Lowry American Legion Adjutant Lowry American Legion Gust F. Holden Post #253 will honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in defending our great country on Memorial Day, May 29, in the Lowry Community Center. Guest speaker for this year’s program will be Brigadier General Greg A. Haase (retired), of Apple Valley. Lowry American Legion Honor… Read More

  • Ivan Fossen, Terry Duhn honored with chamber awards

    | Published on May 26, 2023 at 1:34pm CDT

    Elsey Hagen and Caleb Mahoney earn ‘Youth of the Year’ awards By Tim Douglass Known to most as “Chief,” Ivan Fossen was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce & Welcome Center annual meeting and community awards luncheon on Tuesday. The event was held at the Minnewaska House Brewing… Read More


    | Published on May 26, 2023 at 1:31pm CDT

    An agler took advantage of a beautiful evening last Wednesday to do some fishing from the pier at Glenwood City Park.  He was reeling in a sunfish when the photo was taken.  The weather will be more summer-like for the Memorial Day weekend, which nornally brings a lot of visitors and seasonal residents back to… Read More

  • Pope County First Responders to benefit from the 9th Annual GRHS 5K Scrub Run through “Funds For Heroes”

    | Published on May 26, 2023 at 1:30pm CDT

    It has been on our minds since mid-April – “What can we do to show our support to the many first responders in our community who always have our back?” Of course, there are many. One of the ways we can show support is by simply remembering them – helping them take care of themselves… Read More

  • Audiologist Rebecca Younk brings her practice to Glacial Ridge Health Systems

    | Published on May 26, 2023 at 1:30pm CDT

    Glacial Ridge Health Systems recently welcomed audiologist Rebecca Younk.  Younk has been working with patients in Morris and already had patients from the area and was approached about starting a practice at the Glenwood facility. She jumped at the opportunity, it was stated. “I was already treating patients from here, so I was excited to be asked… Read More

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