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  • ASB will host ‘Walk a Mile in her shoes’ event in Glenwood this Saturday

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:14am CDT

    American Solutions for Business (ASB) will be hosting a Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event on Sat., October 8. The proceeds collected from the registration, as well as household items donated, will be presented to local 501c3 organization, Someplace Safe of Pope County. Participants will register to walk a one-mile course around Barsness Park in… Read More

  • Starbuck Chamber discusses an array of issues at September meeting

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:13am CDT

    The June, July and August Starbuck Area Chamber of Commerce meetings primarily dealt with the preparation for Heritage Days and the Vintage and Artisan Market, so there was no meeting recap sent out those two months.  The Starbuck Area Chamber of Commerce board of Directors met on Tuesday, Sept. 20,  at 6 p.m. for their regular… Read More

  • 2022 Pope and Stevens County Water Fest

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:13am CDT

    The Pope and Stevens SWCD  recently held its ninth annual Water Fest at the Pope County Fairgrounds in Glenwood.  Pope and Stevens SWCD have been organizing the Water Fest event for more than  15 years.  More than 350 sixth grade students and their instructors from Pope and Stevens Counties learn about the water cycle, treatment… Read More

  • Pope County 4-Hers Participate in Minnesota 4-H State Horse Show

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:11am CDT

    Three 4-H youth from Pope County participated in the Minnesota 4-H State Horse show Sept. 16-19, 2022. This year, 591 youth from across the state participated in the annual event at the Minnesota State Fair.  4-Hers demonstrate their skills and knowledge in hippology (showing knowledge and understanding of equine science and husbandry), horse judging (study… Read More

  • Pope County Youth Celebrate National 4-H Week Oct. 2-8

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:07am CDT

    October 2-8, 2022 is National 4-H Week, and Pope County is celebrating the 4-H youth who have made an impact on the community and are stepping up to the challenges of a complex and changing world. Pope County 4-H has 8 4-H Clubs: Ben Wade Blazers (Farwell), Busy Beavers (Brooten), Lakers Area Leaders (varies), Lowry Legends… Read More

  • Stepping Up: Pope County farmers walking the walk with new campaign 

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:06am CDT

    From farm to frontline, the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (MSR&PC) is taking another giant leap forward to highlight environmentally friendly investments from the soybean checkoff. Pope County soybean farmers, in partnership with MSR&PC, which directs the state’s soybean checkoff resources, are launching the Stepping Up campaign to amplify farmer profitability and promote the… Read More

  • United Way Food Drop in Pope County registration online only

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:05am CDT

    The Pope County Mobile Food Drop will continue to be held each month at Glenwood United Parish. However, registration will take place online only. (Phone in registrations are limited to those that do not have access to the internet.) Registration will be a two-step process. Both steps must be complete to be registered to receive… Read More

  • Turn over a new leaf; give blood this fall

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:05am CDT

    This fall, the American Red Cross is asking the public to start the season off with a lifesaving blood donation. While the leaves turn, the need for blood never changes. Those who give this fall play an important role in keeping the blood supply high enough to help patients counting on blood products for care… Read More

  • What’s Happening at Central Square

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:05am CDT

    Happenings at Central Square Get ready for a soul-filled evening on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. Legendary vocalists, Bruce Henry and Gwen Matthews, team up to present and celebrate The Legends of Soul. For this show, they welcome special guest, Kathleen Johnson, to join them as they perform songs made famous by artists like Ray… Read More

  • Down Memory Lane

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:04am CDT

    Lakeview 4-H Club named as the top 4-H club in the county Oct. 4, 1962 – The Pope County Tribune reported that housewives were a powerful influence in the city of Glenwood. The city fathers, having had numerous complaints from area housewives that their Monday morning laundry was getting dirty due to rubbish fires, declared that there… Read More

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