• KWS Seeds, Aigen collaborate to develop robotic weed control for farms

    | Published on September 25, 2023 at 1:20pm CDT

    KWS Seeds and Aigen, an AI-driven robotics company, are teaming up to drive development of robotic and AI technology for controlling weeds, offering farmers a chemical- and carbon-free solution. KWS and Aigen are collaborating on a project that will evaluate the performance of the Aigen on-farm robotic fleet in operating autonomously and identifying and removing weeds…. Read More

  • Glenwood residents join effort to provide school supplies worldwide

    | Published on September 25, 2023 at 1:20pm CDT

    As the school year gets underway, shoebox packers ​made use of back-to-school prices to purchase gifts and essential items for children in need around the world.  Residents in Glenwood​​​ are collecting school supplies, along with personal care items and fun toys, to pack in shoeboxes. Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse, will deliver these… Read More

  • Starbuck Glimpses in The Past

    | Published on September 25, 2023 at 1:01pm CDT

    110 YEARS AGO From Oct. 3, 1913 The R.F. Case & Co. are just starting a piano contest. They will give away a $350 piano to the most popular lady in the community.  Messages from China indicate that the missionaries captured by bandits as reported in last week’s Times of whom Mrs. Holm of Starbuck, with her husband… Read More

  • Pope County Museum Notes

    | Published on September 25, 2023 at 1:00pm CDT

    Mr. Vollrath to start fox farm west of Glenwood From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, September 27, 1923. Girl Scouts to Organize. The Women’s auxiliary of the American Legion has decided to sponsor the organization of a Girl Scout troup, a movement becoming more and more popular and being recognized as a splendid type of activity… Read More

  • Welcome To: “Exploring Glenwood”

    | Published on September 18, 2023 at 2:02pm CDT

    A Glenwood Lakes Area Welcome Center Newcomers Event The Glenwood Lakes Area Welcome Center held their annual newcomers event last week. The event is designed to introduce some of the community’s newest residents to local businesses and points of interest in Glenwood. They were welcomed by Kay Blauert, GLAWC director and Mayor Kazda at a… Read More

  • Night to Unite And Josh Owen Memorial Street Dance

    | Published on September 18, 2023 at 1:46pm CDT

    The Starbuck Police Department held its 5th annual Night to Unite, Saturday, Sept. 16, by the Depot Museum on East Depot Lane in Starbuck.  There were a number of fun activities for families to participate in, including free food, music, family games, inflatables, kids tattoos, local business booths handing out a variety of gifts, prizes… Read More

  • City denies request to waive building fees

    | Published on September 18, 2023 at 1:43pm CDT

    •Glenwood City tables request to pay for sidewalk at Central Square By Tim Douglass Glenwood City Commissioners denied a request from Central Square Arts and Cultural Center asking the city to waive all building permit fees for upcoming improvement projects planned for the historic facility. City commissioners were concerned about the precedent they would set and how… Read More

  • Work on ’24 Glenwood budget begins

    | Published on September 18, 2023 at 1:41pm CDT

    Preliminary city budget/levy must be adopted by Sept. 30 By Tim Douglass Glenwood City Commissioners got their first look at a draft of the 2024 General Fund budget, which when finalized, will help determine the proposed levy for Glenwood City taxpayers.   No action was taken as the commissioners and staff will spend the next few… Read More

  • Process started to revoke permit for Beachside RV Park

    | Published on September 18, 2023 at 1:41pm CDT

    •Starbuck Council sets preliminary levy at 5% By Kris Goracke Reporter The regular September Starbuck City Council meeting focused on enforcing rules and ordinances, covering some important topics. The first was a request by Hobo Park manager to not renew the lease of a park tenant. Hobo Park operates on a year-to-year lease basis, with contracts ending… Read More

  • Splash pad is closed, winterized for the season

    | Published on September 18, 2023 at 1:38pm CDT

    The Glenwood City Public Works department worked with the company that installed the Barsness Park Splash Pad, Commercial Recreation Specialties, to maintain and winterize the splash pad.  The splash pad was installed this summer and was a huge attraction for area youngsters.  The city, maintains the splash pad and city workers learned last Tuesday Sept…. Read More

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