• Horticulture Night Set for July 28 at WCROC in Morris

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:45am CDT

    Explore all that the Horticulture Display Garden has to offer during the 52nd annual Horticulture Night at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC), Morris. Experience beautiful flower gardens, meandering paths and creative landscape ideas while taking in a variety of horticultural presentations and hands-on gardening demonstrations. Horticulture Night is scheduled for… Read More

  • A town where everyone can be a welcoming ambassador

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:43am CDT

     This past Saturday, Roger Aaberg posted on the Starbuck Men’s Veterans Auxiliary Facebook page, a story that caught the eye of many. It’s well worth repeating and quoting Roger’s message as written ~ “Good morning … Please read this story … So last night we helped the VFW Post 4582 with their monthly steak and chop… Read More

  • 29:11 will perform at Central Square on Sunday, July 24

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:43am CDT

    The South African Gospel Group, 29:11, will present a concert at Central Square on Sunday, July 24, at 3 p.m. The free-will presentation is open seating. A reception will follow the performance. 29:11 International Exchange is a music ministry based in South Africa and the United States. Their mission is to facilitate hope and reconciliation through… Read More

  • VFW Auxiliary News

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:42am CDT

    Article submitted by Kathryn Kyvig, secretary The VFW Auxiliary to Starbuck Post 4582 held their regular meeting on Monday, July 11, 2022, at 2 p.m. at the meeting room of the VFW with President Karen Tharaldson presiding. The Chaplain offered the opening prayer and the pledge to the flag was given. The roll call of officers… Read More

  • College News

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:42am CDT

    Alex Tech dean’s list The following area students were recently named to the dean’s list at Alexandria Technical and Community College for the 2022 spring semester: from Cyrus, Lydia Bright; from Glenwood, Katie Anderson, Sarah Jenks, Kaylynn Kambick, Leah Miller, Kirsten Morton, Tanner Nestor, Shannon Strutz, Chandler TeBrake and Jacob Volkmann; from Lowry, Carrie Ahern, Mekayla… Read More

  • What’s Happening at Central Square

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:42am CDT

    Happenings at Central Square You are invited to a reception sponsored by Rolling Forks Vineyard for featured gallery artist Jules Bowman this Saturday, July 23, from 1:30-3 p.m. Jules will also lead a one-hour fundraising Yin Yoga class prior to the start of Central Square’s Makers’ Market and Summer Music Series, also on Saturday, July 23,… Read More

  • Zebra mussels found in Lake Minnewaska

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:41am CDT

    Down Memory Lane July 19, 1962 – Twelve new teachers were signed by the Glenwood school system. They were Marion Peterson, Judith Erickson, Edna Grove, Beth Zemke, Jean Sunde, Grace Gildemeister, Carol Bervee, Marguerite Norman, Kathryn Goldberg, Willis Schuler, Gerald Dahle and Frederick Melgarde. Other changes at the school included the first two farmers ever elected… Read More

  • Cyrus to organize a community club

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:40am CDT

    Pope County Museum Notes From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, July 20, 1922. Sinclair Lewis, the author of the popular book “Main Street” was a guest at the Minnewaska Health Resort last week. He stopped off on his tour thru the northwest.  * * * * * * * * * * * From the Glenwood Herald, Thursday,… Read More

  • Starbuck Glimpses in the Past

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:40am CDT

    110 YEARS AGO From July 19, 1912 The afternoon train Saturday brought Mr. and Mrs. Olaf Ophaug and family of three girls as visitors to Iver Aals. They came from Erlandet, Norway and would live on the Kirkwold farm. Sverre Lien had been working the past week at Peter Forness. Clearance sale at The Farmers Store! Shoes and oxfords,… Read More

  • New Miss Minnewaska Crowned

    | Published on July 11, 2022 at 11:20am CDT

    The 2022 Miss Minnewaska royalty was crowned in a ceremony last weekend. Outgoing queen, Rylee Metz, crowned Miranda Longtin, daughter of Chris and Rebecca Longtin, as her successor. Addyson Randt, daughter of Brad and Michal Randt, and Leah Hagen, daughter of Jason and Jenny Hagen, were selected as part of her court. The outgoing royalty,… Read More

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