• Minnewaska Elementary Winter Concerts

    | Published on December 10, 2018 at 11:00am CST

    Kindergartners and first-graders from Minnewaska Area Elementary School performed their Christmas concerts on Dec. 3 for parents and community members. The kindergarten concert was titled The Many Shapes of Christmas and featured songs like A Christmas Greeting, A Kitty for a Present, Frosty the Snowman and Friends Are Like Diamonds. The first-graders performed Jingle All the Way by… Read More

  • WIN Academy is new name for Day Treatment school

    | Published on December 10, 2018 at 10:58am CST

    By Celeste Rapp You may have heard rumblings about WIN Academy over the past couple of months. So what is WIN Academy? WIN Academy is now the name of Minnewaska Area Schools’ Starbuck campus, previously known as Minnewaska Area Day Treatment. Superintendent Chip Rankin, WIN Academy Program Coordinator Kelly Quade and Mental Health Director Leah… Read More

  • Pope County will raise legal tobacco purchase age to 21

    | Published on December 10, 2018 at 10:57am CST

    Pictured: A large group of local advocates who supported T21(raising the age to purchase tobacco in Pope County to 21, gathered at the Pope County Commissioner’s meeting on Friday morning.  The group advocated for raising the age and were successful with the county board supporting the change. By Celeste Rapp Pope County is following Otter Tail… Read More

  • Public invited to MnDOT open house on Hwy. 29 rail overpass

    | Published on December 10, 2018 at 10:55am CST

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) will host an open house on Thursday, Dec. 13, from 5 to 7 p.m., to share information and gather feedback on the preliminary design for the proposed Highway 29 overpass at the junction of Highway 29 and Highway 55. The open house will be held in the first floor… Read More

  • Glenwood Rotary gives hats, gloves to MAES students

    | Published on December 10, 2018 at 10:54am CST

    The Glenwood Rotary Club once again provided hundreds of hats and mittens/gloves to the Minnewaska Area Elementary School in Glenwood through Rotary’s annual “Warm Hands and Heads” service project. The presentation was made to MAES students by Rotary board member Kevin Klimek.  Accepting the donation were firstgraders from Mrs. Braaten’s class and Audrey Frey of… Read More

  • Local bell ringers needed by Salvation Army

    | Published on December 10, 2018 at 10:53am CST

    Volunteers are needed for bell ringing for The Salvation Army.  Bell ringing time slots are available at Tom’s in Glenwood and Starbuck and at Shopko in Glenwood, and volunteers can sign up by contacting Becky Schlangen at 320-219-8270 Becky is the new kettle coordinator for The Salvation Army of Pope County. She volunteers her time to… Read More