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  • Slowed by rain, paving to get done this week

    | Published on October 15, 2018 at 1:07pm CDT

    Paving equipment will be busy this week as work winds up on the Glenwood Complete Streets project in Glenwood. Work was slowed earlier last week because of rain,so drier days ahead will be busy as Riley Brothers Construction works toward a deadline of Oct. 26. Its internal deadline is a week beforehand to allow a week… Read More

  • Community joins Glenwood walk to stop domesic violence

    | Published on October 15, 2018 at 1:06pm CDT

    The Someplace Safe Walk Against Domestic Violence was held on Oct. 11. Pope County community members walked from the Human Services parking lot down Minnesota Avenue to the Glenwood Senior Center. Dozens showed up to take part, parading signs that promoted peace and nonviolence. The messages ranged from “hands are not for hitting” to “more… Read More

  • Rachel’s Challenge Chain of Kindness

    | Published on October 15, 2018 at 1:06pm CDT

    Be Kind, a local organization that promotes acts of kindness, sponsored a community response to Rachel’s Challenge. Rachel’s Challenge is a nonprofit organization that visited Minnewaska Area Schools on Sept. 19.  Rachel’s Challenge was created after Rachel Joy Scott, the organization’s namesake, was the first person to be killed in the Columbine High School shooting… Read More

  • Pope County youth celebrated 4-H week

    | Published on October 15, 2018 at 1:05pm CDT

    October 7-13 was National 4-H Week, and Pope County celebrated the 4-H youth who have made an impact on the community and are stepping up to the challenges of a complex and changing world. In Pope County, more than 195 4-H members and 62 volunteers are involved in 4-H. The 4-H youth development program provides “learn… Read More

  • Tanis Aircraft Products named runner up for award

    | Published on October 15, 2018 at 1:04pm CDT

    Representing Tanis Aircraft Products at the Made in Minnesota Manufacturing Awards were, from left to right: Sue Anderson, Lois Marra, Dan Jasmer, Sara Jasmer, Dirk Ellis and Doug Evink. Not pictured: Glen Olin, Bandon Martell, Arlene Bowen and Linda Brown. Tanis Aircraft Products was named as a runner up in the Best in Class Small Business… Read More

  • Three file for open county board seat

    | Published on October 15, 2018 at 1:00pm CDT

    Three have now filed to run as write-in candidates for the Pope County commissioner seat vacated by the unexpected death of Larry Kittelson, who was running for the position unopposed. The three who filed to be write-in candidates for the District 1 Pope County Commissioner seat are Nan Haggerty, of Starbuck, Lyle E. Katzenmeyer, of Starbuck,… Read More