• Northern Metal Recycling donates to pickleball courts in Glenwood 

    | Published on May 16, 2022 at 2:36pm CDT

    Joe Alexander,(right) representing Northern Metal Recycling, recently made a $500 donation for the new pickleball courts at City Park in Glenwood. Accepting the donation on behalf of the pickleball group is Steve Loen and Jean Noland.  “We are excited to bring designated pickleball courts here which will be a huge amenity for Pope County,” Noland… Read More

  • MAS Day of Caring brought fifth and seventh-graders to work, presentation

    | Published on May 16, 2022 at 1:55pm CDT

    On MAS Day of Caring, 100 5th graders were split into three groups and rotated between activities that included tree planting, a teacher led activity and a BeKind presentation. Seventh graders joined the 5th graders in the rotation and were very helpful with the planting and other activities. Fifty burr oak seedlings were planted behind the… Read More

  • DNR reminds anglers to follow northern pike zone regulations

    | Published on May 16, 2022 at 1:54pm CDT

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers who might want to keep northern pike to familiarize themselves with the regulations and be prepared to measure the fish. Minnesota has three northern pike zones that apply to inland waters and reflect the differing characteristics of pike populations across the state: •North-central (includes the Pope County area): Limit… Read More

  • Vet’s bill passes the house with nearly unanimous support-122-1

    | Published on May 16, 2022 at 1:53pm CDT

    The Minnesota House on Friday overwhelmingly approved legislation Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, said shows our state’s commitment to taking care of veterans. Anderson said he was pleased with the veterans and military affairs package (S.F. 4233) which, overall, appropriates an additional $2.2 million to the Department of Military Affairs and an additional $52.351 million to the… Read More

  • Minnesota State Patrol completes the rollout of body cameras

    | Published on May 16, 2022 at 1:53pm CDT

    ST. PAUL — The Minnesota State Patrol is fully equipped with body-worn cameras as of May 5, 2022. The state-wide rollout of the Body Camera Project began Dec. 1, 2021, and was completed on-time and within the projected budget. “Although we’d like to think every state trooper is perfect, we are human beings just like everyone… Read More

  • State Fair encourages everyone to put their best to Minnesota’s Blue Ribbon Test

    | Published on May 16, 2022 at 1:52pm CDT

    The State Fair invites all to join in the tradition of competition by putting their best to “Minnesota’s Blue Ribbon Test” at the 2022 Great Minnesota Get-Together. With a category for everyone and almost everything, the State Fair encourages perennial competitors and those who have never entered their work in the past to become part… Read More

  • Foster parents needed for kids

    | Published on May 16, 2022 at 1:51pm CDT

    May is National Foster Care Month Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota (LSS) is seeking foster parents to partner in caring for children and youth in need. If you are interested in making a difference in children’s lives, consider becoming a foster parent. On an average day, there were approximately 8,600 children and young adults in care in… Read More

  • What’s happening at Central Square

    | Published on May 16, 2022 at 1:51pm CDT

    Happenings at Central Square Central Square is throwing three parties this summer! Join the festivities during their June, July and August Makers’ Markets. The summer markets will feature a live outdoor mini music series showcasing singer-songwriters who will combine instruction, music and storytelling into their shows. There will be concessions and handcrafted art and goods for… Read More

  • Showstoppers Spotlight

    | Published on May 16, 2022 at 1:50pm CDT

    Contributed by Showstoppers board member Mavis Pattee Holy moly, there’s a lot going on at Showstoppers! Decision made. The 2022 show will be “Bye Bye Birdie.” The story was inspired by the phenomenal singer Elvis Presley being drafted into the Army. Watch for more information about the plot of this show in upcoming articles. We are… Read More

  • VFW Auxiliary News

    | Published on May 16, 2022 at 1:50pm CDT

    Article submitted by Kathryn Kyvig, secretary The VFW Auxiliary to Starbuck Post 4582 held their regular meeting on Monday, May 9, 2022 at 2 p.m. at the meeting room of the VFW with Sr. Vice President Karen Tharaldson presiding. The Chaplain offered the opening prayer and the pledge to the flag was given. The roll call… Read More

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