• 2021 Minnewaska Area High School Homecoming

    | Published on October 11, 2021 at 10:41am CDT

    Minnewaska students and staff celebrated the 2021 Minnewaska Area High School Homecoming with a number of activities culminating in Friday’s pepfests, a parade through downtown Starbuck, a tailgating party and, of course, the homecoming sports competition. Some of the Homecoming photos feature the Minnewaska Homecoming court creating a tunnel for elementary students at Friday’s pepfest,… Read More

  • County 4-Hers participate in 4-H State Horse Show

    | Published on October 11, 2021 at 10:35am CDT

    Pictured are Berkley Steffen, Avery Fier and Ana Engen of Pope County at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.  The three participated in the Minnesota 4-H State Horse show in September along with 547 others from across the state, and all three took home awards.     Three 4-H youth from Pope County participated in the Minnesota 4-H… Read More

  • Goat herd now working to eliminate buckthorn

    | Published on October 11, 2021 at 10:34am CDT

    A herd of goats took up residence in Barsness Park last week and quickly began eating buckthorn, a plant that has invaded much of the park’s natural areas. Glenwood City Commissioners recently approved allowing a herd of about 30 goats to be fenced into certain areas of the park because goats are well-known for their… Read More

  • Sheriff’s Office to deploy body cameras

    | Published on October 11, 2021 at 10:34am CDT

    By Melanie Stegner The Pope County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, October 5, to discuss and unanimously pass policy 402, the policy defining the guidelines for the use of body cameras – portable audio/video recording systems.  The policy was written and will be maintained with regards to federal and state requirements by… Read More