• Wear jeans with a purpose on April 27 in honor of Denim Day 

    | Published on April 25, 2022 at 1:00pm CDT

    Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which occurs each April, is about more than just raising awareness of sexual violence. It is about coming together, educating communities and taking action. In fact, education and awareness are some of the best ways to prevent sexual violence, sexual harassment and exploitation. One way in which communities can take an… Read More

  • VFW Auxiliary News

    | Published on April 25, 2022 at 12:59pm CDT

    Article submitted by Kathryn Kyvig, secretary The VFW Auxiliary to Starbuck Post 4582 held their meeting on Monday, April 11, 2022, at 2 p.m. with President Deb Kuusisto presiding. The Chaplain offered the opening prayer and the pledge to the flag was given. The roll call of officers found 12 present and 2 absent with 13… Read More

  • What’s happening at Central Square

    | Published on April 25, 2022 at 12:59pm CDT

    Happenings at Central Square On Saturday, May 14, at 7 p.m., experience multi-talented singer and performer, Maud Hixson, perform songs from the Doris Day songbook. Jazz Lives says of Hixson, “What Maud does is a special art, rooted in the deep desire to make singer and song interwoven and inseparable. She IS the song, and the… Read More

  • Proposition of a tourists’ camping ground presented

    | Published on April 25, 2022 at 12:55pm CDT

    Pope County Museum Notes From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, April 27, 1922. Barsness has organized a baseball team for the coming season. Candidates are numerous and with some practice to get into form it is expected that they will have a country team that will challenge all comers in its class. Last season there was a… Read More

  • Down memory lane

    | Published on April 25, 2022 at 12:53pm CDT

    April 26, 1962 – Glenwood led schools in this part of the state and ranked seventh in the entire state in the percentage of faculty members with advanced degrees. Ahead of Glenwood were Winona, Rochester, Faribault, Austin, Hibbing and Ely, then Glenwood (tied with Ada and East Grand Forks). These schools were followed by Edina, Biawabik,… Read More

  • Starbuck Glimpses in the Past

    | Published on April 25, 2022 at 12:51pm CDT

    110 YEARS AGO From May 3, 1912 Aage Peterson started for Norway Monday. He left New York May 4 on the Olympic. On the same boat, would also go Peter Berg and wife, T.H. Thompson and Ove Overson. The Stromseth family finished packing their car the first part of the week and got off to Willmar, where they… Read More

  • Overpass work started on schedule

    | Published on April 18, 2022 at 1:06pm CDT

    Highway 29 closed last Monday, April 11 as crews began to work on the MnDOT overpass project that will be constructed this summer.  Highway 29 will remain closed between County Road 28 (north of the intersection) and Highway 55 near Glenwood for most of the summer.  The detour will follow County Road 28 and Highway… Read More

  • Glacial Lakes State Park Easter Egg Hunt

    | Published on April 18, 2022 at 1:06pm CDT

    The weather cooperated on Saturday, April 9 and a good crowd was on hand for the 11th Annual Spring Activities and Easter Egg Hunt at Glacial Lakes State Park, south of Starbuck.  There were more than 3,000 eggs hidden and some of those eggs contained prizes. Events at the park started at 12:30 p.m. and lasted… Read More

  • Week of the Young Child

    | Published on April 18, 2022 at 1:04pm CDT

    The Glenwood Public Library held a reading of a new book in celebration of Week of the Young Child, “Let’s Go – Ten Adventures Through West Central Minnesota,” by Sheri Booms Holm with illustrations by Megan Hagel. The Viking Library System was one of many sponsors of the book, spearheaded by West Central Initiative. Early… Read More

  • Lakes Area Mobile IV allows for medical in comfort of home treatment

    | Published on April 18, 2022 at 1:02pm CDT

    By Mel Stegner Lakes Area Mobile IV is a unique opportunity for people in the area to have first class medical treatments at home. Jess Moen, the owner, is a Registered Nurse with 18 years of experience, nutrition certification and 12 years in acute hospital care. She’s worked in home care and has always… Read More

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