• Dakota skipper butterflies reintroduced to Glacial Lakes State Park

    | Published on July 24, 2023 at 1:57pm CDT

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Minnesota Zoo recently released hundreds of Dakota skipper butterflies back to the prairie at Glacial Lakes State Park. “Dakota skippers were once common at Glacial Lakes State Park, but we haven’t seen them at the park since 2005,” said Cindy Lueth, DNR Parks and Trails northwest regional resource… Read More

  • Pope County Museum Notes

    | Published on July 24, 2023 at 1:39pm CDT

    Summer hotel guests boast about Glenwood From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, Aug. 2, 1923. When the “Dinky” left Glenwood for Lowry last Saturday, the train crew discovered a body lying on the track between the rails. The train was stopped and the crew found the body of a young man about 25 years of age… Read More

  • Down Memory Lane

    | Published on July 24, 2023 at 1:39pm CDT

    Waterama leads the news July 25, 1963 – Twenty-five girls were trying for the title of Miss Waterama during the eighth annual summer celebration. They were Margaret Pennie, Sherilynn Jenks, Jeanine Gilbertson, Jeane Meyer, Jeanne Vold, Susan Powers, Kathleen Vegoe, Sharon Elvehjem, Sylvia Femrite, Janice Graves, Nancy Wolf, Linda Larson, Janet Berg, Patricia Pfahl, Judith Landa,… Read More

  • Starbuck Glimpses in The Past

    | Published on July 24, 2023 at 1:32pm CDT

    110 YEARS AGO From Aug. 1, 1913 Lard sale – We are overstocked on lard and will cut prices to 12-1/2¢ per pound until further notice. Don’t pass this up as you will need lard for threshing. Meat Market, H. O. Jorgenson, Prop. On Wednesday of last week, Miss Hannah Byhre and Thomas Hammond were married at the… Read More

  • Adam Sandoval and his convoy roll into Glenwood 

    | Published on July 17, 2023 at 2:28pm CDT

    The convoy traveled through 48 states in effort to raise $500,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project  During its 120th anniversary year, Harley-Davidson Motor Company partnered with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) and joined with Adam Sandoval to raise funds and awareness about the mental health challenges faced by injured veterans.  Adam Sandoval set a goal of raising… Read More

  • WCCO-TV to feature Glenwood area on its ‘Going to the Lake’ series 

    | Published on July 17, 2023 at 2:11pm CDT

    WCCO-TV will be featuring Glenwood and Lake Minnewaska during its  “Going to the Lake” series the television news cast is doing this summer.     Members of the WCCO news team will be in Glenwood this Wednesday and Thursday, July 19-20.  That team will include Shayla Reaves, Frank Vascellaro and Chris Schaffer.   Kay Blauert, executive director… Read More

  • Apprenticeship at FAST leads to full-time position

    | Published on July 17, 2023 at 2:05pm CDT

    FAST Global Solutions, a leader in the manufacturing of airline, air cargo and material handling equipment, is celebrating the accomplishments of Teresa Heinze.  Heinze is a 2023 graduate of Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa High School who recently completed a youth apprenticeship with FAST and then secured a full-time position within the company, it was announced last week. During her youth… Read More

  • Faythe Mills is featured artist at Bremness Waterama Art Show

    | Published on July 17, 2023 at 2:03pm CDT

    Waterama Art Show is at Ann Bickle House from July 24-28 By Kris Goracke Reporter “In 5th grade, I won the American Legion Poppy Poster Contest. My slogan was “Pray for the Living, Honor the Dead.” And that started a lifelong love of creating art for Faythe Mills of Glenwood. Mills is the featured artist in this year’s Bremness… Read More

  • City denies financial request after sewer backup

    | Published on July 17, 2023 at 1:59pm CDT

    By Tim Douglass Glenwood City Commissioners unanimously denied a request to compensate a Glenwood resident for the cost of installing backflow prevention devices in the home’s sewer line.   The issue first came before the city commission on June 28, when Dan Schliesman, speaking on behalf of his mother, Barb, who lives at 15 4th Ave…. Read More

  • Long-time Glenwood firefighter retires; honored by city commission

    | Published on July 17, 2023 at 1:55pm CDT

    Dan Douvier was honored at last week’s Glenwood City Commission meeting when Glenwood Mayor Sherri Kazda presented him with a plaque in appreciation for his 36 years of service on the Glenwood Fire Department.  Douvier was First Assistant Chief of the Glenwood Fire Department at the time of his retirement. In his letter to Fire… Read More

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