• Need a project done?

    | Published on April 18, 2022 at 12:40pm CDT

    Contact Minnewaska schools for Day of Caring project The fourth annual “Day of Caring,” on May 4 is an event where students, staff and volunteers representing Minnewaska Area Schools (MAS) give back to “our communities for everything they have given us,” it was stated recently in a news release from the local school district.   … Read More

  • MAHS Prom night set for April 30

    | Published on April 18, 2022 at 12:39pm CDT

    The annual Minnewaska Area Prom Grand March will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 at the Minnewaska Main Gymnasium. Minnewaska Area Post Prom All Night Party – an event organized by parents of MAHS students, will get underway that evening and go through 4:30 a.m. Sunday, May 1 (starts right after prom)… Read More

  • Rep. Paul Anderson recently named to conference committee on drought relief

    | Published on April 18, 2022 at 12:39pm CDT

    ST. PAUL – State Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, has been named to a conference committee that will prepare a package of drought relief for farmers for final passage in the Legislature. The House and Senate both recently approved legislation to help farmers affected by last year’s dry conditions. The House’s $10.1 million package (H.F. 3420) provides… Read More

  • Chippewa River Watershed partners hold public ‘kick off meeting’

    | Published on April 18, 2022 at 12:38pm CDT

    The Chippewa River Watershed partners have worked together for many years, going as far back as 1998. A group called the Chippewa River Watershed Project (CRWP) has worked since that time to improve water quality in the watershed. This group completed watershed monitoring and worked to secure funding to do Best Management Practices (BMPs) and… Read More

  • GFWC Potpourri will host Earth Day event at Barsness Park

    | Published on April 18, 2022 at 12:38pm CDT

    Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 each year as a nod to the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement. The recognition began in 1970 to raise awareness and demonstrate support for environmental protection. The Glenwood GFWC Potpourri will host an Earth Day event on April 22 at 1 p.m. in the… Read More

  • 2022 Firearms Safety classes will be offered online in Pope County

    | Published on April 18, 2022 at 12:36pm CDT

    The 2022 Firearms Safety classes will again be offered for youth and adults who have not taken a firearms safety class. Students  must be at least 11-years-old to take the classes. Those 14 years old and above may take the online class and do the virtual field day, which doesn’t require attending this class. Receiving… Read More

  • Library News

    | Published on April 18, 2022 at 12:36pm CDT

    Contributed by Leslie Randall, Glenwood Public Library I have a correction from last week’s library article which I realized was wrong after the paper came out.  David LaRochelle, the author who is visiting our schools Thursday and Friday, has had so many book awards it is hard to keep track. Although “How To Apologize” is… Read More

  • What’s happening at Central Square?

    | Published on April 18, 2022 at 12:35pm 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… Read More

  • Don’t Be a Victim! Public meeting to be held on April 24

    | Published on April 18, 2022 at 12:34pm CDT

    Are you tired of getting phone calls from “unknown numbers” or towns you may not have heard of?  You’re invited to attend a public meeting on April 21 at 7 p.m. at the Starbuck Community Center on how to prevent scams and frauds.   In today’s world, technology plays a big part in everything we… Read More

  • Bus business is growing fast in this area

    | Published on April 18, 2022 at 12:34pm CDT

    Pope County Museum Notes From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, April 20, 1922. There are still a few cases of the scarlet fever, but we hope the warm spring weather will drive it away. Information to boys killing gophers and crows and County Bounty being paid: Bounty on striped and gray gophers 2 cents each;… Read More

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