• 68th SHS Class Reunion held

    | Published on July 25, 2022 at 1:22pm CDT

    The Starbuck High School class of 1954 celebrated the 68th anniversary of their graduation with a class reunion on July 2. It was held at the Starbuck VFW and a noon meal was served. There was a small response for the event but the five classmates who came had a great time reminiscing, it was stated. … Read More

  • Library News

    | Published on July 25, 2022 at 1:21pm CDT

    Contributed by Leslie Randall, Glenwood Public Library Please visit our Waterama Used Book Sale at the Glenwood Public Library Saturday, July 30, starting at 8 a.m. Once again, we have received many wonderful donations and we are weeding our collection. There is a huge variety of books including fiction, history, cookbooks and children’s books. The proceeds… Read More

  • What’s happening at Central Square

    | Published on July 25, 2022 at 1:20pm CDT

    Happenings at Central Square Waterama weekend is almost here, and Mick Sterling will be in Glenwood with his 14-member band (yes, 14!) to help celebrate the annual festival at 7 p.m. on Saturday night, July 30. They will perform music from the Billy Joel songbook. This concert is the fourth show in the 2022 Concert Series… Read More

  • Waterama celebration highlights the news

    | Published on July 25, 2022 at 1:20pm CDT

    Down Memory Lane July 26, 1962-  Waterama was in the news with the seventh annual festivities about to get underway. Queen candidates included Betty Kay Dingwall, Dianne Probst, Bonajean Bartley, Carol Hustad, Beverly Schaub, Janet Holtberg, Luania Lewis, Gail Baukol, Diane Femrite, Patricia DeKok, Judith Rambeck, Mary Carlson, Nancy Billehus, Linda Dovel, Bonnie Dingwall and Patty Olson. … Read More

  • Passenger trains Nos. 29 and 30 discontinued

    | Published on July 25, 2022 at 1:19pm CDT

    Pope County Museum Notes From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, July 27, 1922. There is a young businessman in our city that believes in going after what he wants. “Bill” Thompson, manager of the Glenwood Laundry, is becoming known as a hustler. Morris, Cyrus, Starbuck, Sportz and Spring cottages are visited for laundry on Monday. Deliveries… Read More

  • Starbuck Glimpses in the Past

    | Published on July 25, 2022 at 1:18pm CDT

    110 YEARS AGO From July 26, 1912 Blacksmithing – all kinds of work, machinery repair, machine oil for sale. Hans Skeslien, Langhei. Eberhart Arneson brought a load of live porkers to Glenwood the latter part of the week. A commodious coal shed had recently been erected at New Prairie and the Elevator Company intended to handle all kinds of… Read More

  • Showstoppers return to the stage during Waterama

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 12:04pm CDT

    Will perform Bye Bye Birdie July on 27, 28, 29, and 30th Glenwood, MN—Pope County’s community theater company, Minnewaska Showstoppers, is thrilled to announce they will perform four shows of the feel-good ‘50s musical Bye Bye Birdie. Directed by Oliver Rivera, the performances will run during Waterama week, July 27 through 30. This will be… Read More

  • Overpass project on schedule

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 12:03pm CDT

    In it second year of construction, the Highway 29 overpass project remains on schedule and will likely be completed by late September, it was stated recently.  Crews were moving base material (left) from the north side of Koep’s Bobbers and Bait at the intersection of Highway 29 and Highway 55 in Glenwood last week and… Read More

  • Music and Art featured at Central Square this weekend

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 12:02pm CDT

    Along with the second of three outdoor concerts, featuring a talent packed line-up of musicians, Central Square will host a reception sponsored by Rolling Forks Vineyard for Minneapolis-based artist, Jules Bowman, this Saturday from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm during their Makers Market. The day of festivities begins at 10:00 am with a fundraiser Yin Yoga… Read More

  • Villard firefighters respond to gas line break

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 12:01pm CDT

    The Villard Fire Department was the primary responder to a ruptured gas line at the construction site near Koep’s Bobbers and Bait along Highway 29 North.  The area is under construction for a project that will take Highway 29 over the Canadian Pacific Railway and Highway 55.  The gas line was inadvertently  ruptured during construction… Read More

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