• Snow removal challenges being met by city

    | Published on February 18, 2019 at 12:34pm CST

    By Tim Douglass Snow removal in the downtown area was going to be a learning experience after the newly constructed Complete Streets project that was finished last fall. But this winter, one of the snowiest years in recent times, has given city crew many opportunities to learn. The Glenwood city crew has been on the streets clearing… Read More

  • The Main Event comes to town on March 2

    | Published on February 18, 2019 at 12:34pm CST

    Vintage snowmobiles will again race Saturday, March 2 on Lake Minnewaska in Glenwood. The Main Event–International Vintage Snowmobile Races will take place on the groomed track in front of Lakeside Ballroom, with races beginning at noon.  The annual event features vintage snowmobiles from all over the country and brings hundreds of area spectators to Glenwood to… Read More

  • Explorer Will Steger’s visit to MAHS rescheduled to March 1

    | Published on February 18, 2019 at 12:33pm CST

    Will Steger, well-known polar explorer, will now be visiting Minnewaska Area High School (MAHS) on March 1. He was originally scheduled to visit on Feb. 19 but had to reschedule. The schedule for the day will remain the same, and the public is invited to the afternoon presentation.  In the morning, Steger will be visiting… Read More

  • Former MAS teacher’s book wins ‘Mom’s Choice Award’

    | Published on February 18, 2019 at 12:32pm CST

    The Mom’s Choice Awards has named Debbie Hoven’s latest book Light Up the States as among the best in family-friendly media, products and services.   Hoven is a former Minnewaska Area Schools teacher. The Mom’s Choice Award evaluation process uses a propriety methodology in which entries are scored on a number of elements, including production quality,… Read More

  • Minnewaska will enter cooperative agreement with BBE for two sports

    | Published on February 18, 2019 at 12:31pm CST

    By Celeste Rapp The boys’ tennis and girls’ golf teams will see a couple of additional members this upcoming season.  The Minnewaska Area School board approved an activities cooperative agreement with Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (BBE) schools for the two spring sports for the 2018-2019 season. The board voted 6-1 in favor of the agreement, with Chairperson Chad… Read More

  • Two state offices share blame for faulty MNLARS system rollout

    | Published on February 18, 2019 at 12:31pm CST

    A report, done by the Minnesota legislative auditor, stated both the state Department of Public Safety and Office of Minnesota Information Technology Services must share the blame for the Minnesota Licensing and Registration System’s (MNLARS) troubled system rollout in 2017. The report, released last week, said the $100 million and nine years devoted to developing MNLARS… Read More