• Down Memory Lane

    | Published on March 27, 2023 at 2:05pm CDT

    Committee formed to help plan the new hospital March 28, 1963 – A pair of Glenwood High School students was selected to participate in Boys’ and Girls’ State. Named for the honor were Daniel Gades, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gilbertson. Named alternatives were Donald Larson and Kathryn Ann Cosgrove.  The last traces of the previous… Read More

  • DNR certifies state record tie for northern pike

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 2:43pm CDT

    An angler caught and released a 46 1/4 inch northern pike on Mille Lacs Lake that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources certified as a tie with the current catch-and-release state record.   Brad Lila caught and released the fish Jan. 22.  “I set the hook as the line was quickly peeling out,” Lila said. “Immediately,… Read More

  • Minnewaska Area Spring Band Concert

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 2:38pm CDT

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  • It was cold…but the sun was shinin’ on Padua Friday

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 2:28pm CDT

    Dave Rooney, longtime owner of Padua Pub prepared for the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade on the main street of Padua.  The green beer was flowing and there were plenty of corned beef sandwiches to go around for the annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration at Padua Pub last Friday.  The annual celebration always features a… Read More

  • Local heroes recognized

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 2:23pm CDT

    Law enforcement officers, EMS Director honored for Distinguished Service in the line of duty By Tim Douglass Glenwood City Hall was filled with local law enforcement officers and their families as four “local heroes” from the city, county law enforcement as well as Glacial Ridge Ambulance Service were honored for their service “above and beyond” the call… Read More

  • Volunteers add another tool in fight against buckthorn

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 2:19pm CDT

    By John R. Stone Reporter Can a volunteer group accurately map locations of an invasive species infestations in 250 aces of Barsness Park? That’s what will be figured out later this spring when a group of volunteers evaluates the level of buckthorn infestation at hundreds of specific waypoints in Barsness Park. Kylee Berger, a forester with the Minnesota… Read More

  • Starbuck City Council has healthy fund balance

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 2:17pm CDT

    By Kris Goracke Reporter Kari Steinbeisser from Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing presented the City of Starbuck’s 2022 audit at the March 13 city council meeting. Highlights of the audit included:  •General Fund Cash and Investment Balances: (2022) $1,702,150 compare to (2021) $1,622,083 •General Fund Receipts – Collected property taxes:  (2022) $605,793 compared to (2021) $593,853 •General Fund Disbursements – General government… Read More

  • MAES students learn about coins 

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 2:12pm CDT

    Minnewaska Area Elementary School Second-grade students have been learning about adding coins up to $1.  Recently, they had the opportunity to practice these skills in a hands-on and real life experience. Here are some of the moments captured from Ms. Schlosser’s class! “The Coin Store” was set up in the library with different grocery items costing either… Read More

  • MAHS bands and choirs receive superior scores at Large Group contest

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 2:11pm CDT

    Congratulation to Minnewaska Area High School’s music program. Last week, both the Varsity and Concert Choirs and the Varsity and Concert Bands received Superior scores for their amazing performances at the MSHSL Large Group Band / Choir Contests. Pictured are the Concert Choir and the Varsity Choir performing at the Humanities Fine Arts building’s Recital… Read More

  • Glacial Ridge Veterinary Clinic employees visit state capitol

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 2:10pm CDT

    Glacial Ridge Veterinary Clinic employees were at the state capitol to support veterinary technician licensure in Minnesota. Currently, Minnesota is one of eight states that does not require a vet tech license.  “Licensing would elevate the veterinary technician field by increasing wages and keeping employees in the field longer. It seems odd that a person who… Read More

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