• Two local teens injured in rollover last week

    | Published on March 27, 2023 at 2:19pm CDT

    Two Glenwood teenagers were injured when the vehicle they were in left the roadway and rolled at about 1:56 p.m. last Tuesday on Highway 29 near County Road 41 south of Starbuck. A Toyota Camry, driven by Katie Jo Koenig, 17, of Glenwood was northbound on Highway 29 when the vehicle left the road.  Road conditions… Read More

  • Starbuck Depot, Museum ’22 review and update

    | Published on March 27, 2023 at 2:19pm CDT

    The long-awaited goal of having a place to honor the memory of the Starbuck Lions Club Lefse Team members and their accomplishment of making the World’s Largest Lefse became a reality in 2022. The grand opening of the Lefse Hall of Fame (LHOF) in conjunction with the annual Lefse Dagen was a great success. Making… Read More

  • Nominations sought for community volunteer awards

    | Published on March 27, 2023 at 2:14pm CDT

    The Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and Welcome Center invites members of the community to nominate someone special for the annual community awards.  These awards, sponsored by the chamber and welcome center, recognize local individuals who have given their time and efforts to improve the community.  Awards include the Volunteer of the Year,  Civic Organization of… Read More

  • Firearms Safety classes offered in Pope County

    | Published on March 27, 2023 at 2:14pm CDT

    These classes are offered for youth and adults who have not taken a firearms safety class. You must be at least 11 years old to take the classes. Ages 14 years and above may take the online class and do the virtual field day which does not require attending this class. Receiving this safety certification… Read More

  • Starker hired by Central Square

    | Published on March 27, 2023 at 2:13pm CDT

    Trina Starker was hired recently as program coordinator for Central Square Arts and Cultural Center in Glenwood, it was announced last week.  She will begin work on April 6.  Starker is leaving her position at the Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce to take on the new role.  “We feel very fortunate that she reached out… Read More

  • Minnesota cities and counties facing inflation

    | Published on March 27, 2023 at 2:09pm CDT

    One bill would significantly boost Local Government Aid, a subsidy that primarily benefits Greater Minnesota. By Walker Orenstein Lawmakers are considering two bills that would dump money into local government budgets. One would increase the aid for cities and counties by $300 million in total and ensure payments rise with inflation. The other would distribute $300 million… Read More

  • Starbuck Glimpses in The Past

    | Published on March 27, 2023 at 2:06pm CDT

    110 YEARS AGO From April 25, 1913 We understand that Glenwood is to be the first on the list in this county to have a Democratic Postmaster, if Dame Rumor is to be relied upon. Eilert Koefod has resigned, so we are told, and will move to Montana. O.J. Johnson and John Serrin, both Glenwood Democrats have… Read More

  • Pope County Museum Notes

    | Published on March 27, 2023 at 2:05pm CDT

    Glenwood fish hatchery had successful year From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, March 29, 1923. Announcement – I have moved my store from the former location to the Webster Building corner, where I will be pleased to serve you all to the best of my ability. I will carry the same high grade class of groceries and… Read More

  • Down Memory Lane

    | Published on March 27, 2023 at 2:05pm CDT

    Committee formed to help plan the new hospital March 28, 1963 – A pair of Glenwood High School students was selected to participate in Boys’ and Girls’ State. Named for the honor were Daniel Gades, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gilbertson. Named alternatives were Donald Larson and Kathryn Ann Cosgrove.  The last traces of the previous week’s… Read More

  • DNR certifies state record tie for northern pike

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 2:43pm CDT

    An angler caught and released a 46 1/4 inch northern pike on Mille Lacs Lake that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources certified as a tie with the current catch-and-release state record.   Brad Lila caught and released the fish Jan. 22.  “I set the hook as the line was quickly peeling out,” Lila said. “Immediately,… Read More

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