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  • Minnewaska holds career day for junior high students

    | Published on February 24, 2020 at 11:30am CST

    The Minnewaska Area High School seventh and eighth-graders had a career day on Friday, Feb. 21. The students went around to various stations that featured careers in agriculture. Speakers included Adam Bjerkevedt from Precision Ag; Sarah Kuschel from Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom; Jacque Bremen, a plant geneticist; Judy Barka from Minnesota State Agriculutural Center… Read More

  • PCPR group works for local pheasants, wildlife

    | Published on February 24, 2020 at 11:29am CST

    By Tim Douglass tdouglass@ctribune.com Pope County features grasslands and good habitat for pheasants and other wildlife, and a local pheasant organization has been working successfully for decades to help maintain and grow that pheasant population. That organization, Pope County Pheasant Restoration (PCPR), started in 1982, when a group of concerned residents wanted to form a group that… Read More

  • County pays legal services for Fremad building process

    | Published on February 24, 2020 at 11:28am CST

    By Celeste Rapp news@pctribune.com The Pope County board of commissioners approved to appropriate money to the Pope County Housing and Redevelopment Authority with Economic Development Authority powers (HRA/EDA) for professional legal services relating to the Fremad building. The Pope County HRA/EDA brought the item to the board at their Committee of the Whole work session. On… Read More

  • 2020 firearms safety classes offered in Pope County

    | Published on February 24, 2020 at 11:27am CST

    The 2020 firearms safety classes are being offered for youth and adults who have not taken a firearms safety class. Students must be at least 11 years old to take the classes. Receiving this safety certification meets the requirement for obtaining a hunting license in Minnesota and other states. There is a new option for taking… Read More

  • County HRA/EDA pursues environmental assessement

    | Published on February 24, 2020 at 11:27am CST

    By Celeste Rapp news@pctribune.com The Pope County Housing and Redevelopment Authority with Economic Development Authority powers (HRA/EDA) approved a deal with Fryberger Law Firm for assistance with an environmental assessment of the Fremad building. The Fremad building has a state historical designation on it and needs to have an environmental assessment before that designation can be removed…. Read More