• Prairie Lakes Audubon Chapter to hold annual picnic and bird outing in Morris

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 12:07pm CDT

    This month Prairie Lakes Audubon Chapter will have their annual picnic and bird outing on Saturday, June 18, at the Pomme de Terre Campground & Park in Morris. This is a wonderful setting for a bird outing with their paved bike trails for easy walking. If interested, meet at the Lion’s shelter at 9:30 a.m…. Read More

  • Villard resident finishes nationally recognized Disability Training

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 12:06pm CDT

    Villard resident Kassandra Hubbard graduated with 21 others from Partners in Policymaking, a nine-month, comprehensive training in disability law and policies. Hubbard and her husband are raising their daughter who has spina bifida and her disabilities require daily attention. Knowing how earnestly Hubbard advocates for her daughter, a social worker told her about Partners. Hubbard valued… Read More

  • Central Square launches summer art program

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 12:03pm CDT

    Central Square will present its  Summer Arts Program for kids ages 6 through 11 beginning on July 6 and ending on August 24. The program will host a diverse schedule of classes that will offer their young students hands-on experience in artistic disciplines, imagination exploration and the joy of creativity. The impact arts have in the… Read More

  • School facility evaluation finds MAHS in good shape

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 11:45am CDT

    Site LogIQ, the facility planning, design and management company, presented their findings from their building evaluations at the school board meeting this week. The detailed analysis included assessments of the facilities, equipment and physical needs of the buildings with the main focus on the physical buildings throughout the district.  Nels Onstad, Senior Business Consultant with SiteLogIQ… Read More

  • Mjøsen Lodge of Sons of Norway awarded ‘Lodge of the Year’

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 11:40am CDT

    Sons of Norway  – Mjøsen Lodge 175 of Pope County was awarded the District 1 Lodge of the Year for 2021 at the District’s 59th Biennial Convention in Cragun’s Resort this past week. Mjøsen Lodge Delegates to the Convention were Marjorie Engebretson, Karen Freeman and Sue Wright.  There are 70 Lodges in District 1 that serve more… Read More

  • Special meeting set to prepare for CSAH 17 work

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 11:39am CDT

    By Melanie Stegner The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service attended this week’s county board meeting to request certification of a wetland easement for a parcel of land in Grove Lake Township. The land is owned by Jeffrey and Mary Henriksen of Brooten. The easement protects 8.7 acres in 14 wetland basins. The landowners will remain… Read More

  • Museum Notes; Sunset Beach Hotel to have its eighth annual opening

    | Published on June 6, 2022 at 4:23pm CDT

    From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, June 1, 1922. Grand Opening Dance at Scotts Pavilion, Pelican Lake on Sunday, June 4th. Music by Billy Scotts Orchestra.    * * * * * * * * * * * From the Glenwood Herald, Thursday, June 1, 1922. The Sunset Beach Hotel will have its eighth annual opening next Sunday. It… Read More

  • Down Memory Lane

    | Published on June 6, 2022 at 4:22pm CDT

    Peters Sunset Beach resort featured in exhibit June 7, 1962 – Delegates from three states were arriving in Glenwood for a district conclave of the Sons of Norway. Among those involved locally in the planning for the event were Gilman Gandrud, supreme secretary for the district (Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota), and other Pope County Sons of… Read More

  • 2022 MAHS Graduation

    | Published on June 6, 2022 at 4:21pm CDT

  • MAHS Honor Roll and MAES May AR 100-point achievers

    | Published on June 6, 2022 at 4:20pm CDT

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