• Work continued extending utilities on Minnesota Ave.

    | Published on June 18, 2018 at 10:38am CDT

    Rain June 11 caused a brief delay in the Glenwood Complete Streets construction, but work continues as Phase II of the project nears completion. Phase II takes the project east up Minnesota Avenue to Franklin Street and is now scheduled to be completed around June 27, weather permitting. This past week work continued extending sewer, water… Read More

  • Are there bears in Pope County?

    | Published on June 18, 2018 at 10:36am CDT

    Has a black bear been spotted in Pope County? Yes, if you check out a map on the bear-sighting Webpage. Apparently there was a bear sighted near the north shores of Lake Villard on June 13, according to the bear-sighting page on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Webpage.  But that is an interactive web… Read More

  • City wants public comment on sales tax

    | Published on June 18, 2018 at 10:35am CDT

    By Tim Douglass Glenwood City Commissioners decided last Tuesday to conduct a public informational meeting on June 27 to get feedback from city business representatives and residents about a proposed sales tax option in Glenwood. According to discussion, commissioners will provide time during that meeting for public comment.  That meeting is set to begin at 6… Read More

  • Glenwood DQ receives ‘PRIDE Award’… again

    | Published on June 18, 2018 at 10:34am CDT

    The Glenwood Dairy Queen, located at 243 Minnesota Avenue in Glenwood, recently received a PRIDE (Personal Responsibility in Delivering  Excellence) Award from the Dairy Queen system for achieving a high level of cleanliness and food safety.  This is the eighth consecutive year that Glenwood Dairy Queen has received the award. “We feel honored to have… Read More

  • New state law will help protect seniors from fraud

    | Published on June 18, 2018 at 10:34am CDT

    Minnesota seniors have a new line of defense against financial fraud, thanks to bipartisan legislation proposed by the Minnesota Commerce Department and signed into law by Gov. Mark Dayton on May 19. The Safe Seniors Financial Protection Act (HF 3833) equips financial professionals with new tools to protect their senior and vulnerable adult clients by working… Read More

  • Youth participate in 4-H camp

    | Published on June 18, 2018 at 10:33am CDT

    On June 12, eight youth participated in Pope County 4-H Animal Adventure Day Camp. Campers made crafts, learned new skills, explored the 4-H program, and even got a visit from officer Jason Sorenson and Snoop from the Pope County K-9 unit. Officer Sorenson and Snoop, his black lab, came in and talked to the kids… Read More