• 2023 Starbuck Heritage Days

    | Published on June 30, 2023 at 12:36pm CDT

    Kicks off with Thursday Night on the Town & Family Fun Night Starbuck’s Heritage Days celebration kicked off on Thursday with Thursday Night on the Town and Family Fun Night at the depot. The VFW Men’s Auxiliary served the meal which included hot dogs, chili and a beverage. There’s No Place Like Home sponsored Family Fun… Read More

  • Efforts initiated to limit land access to Bottle Bay

    | Published on June 30, 2023 at 12:22pm CDT

    Long Beach, MnDOT erect ‘no parking’ signs; added police presence to stop pedestrians from walking to Bottle Bay By Tim Douglass In an effort to stop vehicles from parking and dropping off individuals who then walk to “Bottle Bay” on Lake Minnewaska during the month of July, the City of Long Beach established a no parking… Read More

  • Wandering Cup Coffee is back, but at a new location in Glenwood

    | Published on June 30, 2023 at 12:09pm CDT

    By Melanie Stegner Wandering Cup Coffee is back this summer after receiving rave reviews last year. “We had amazing community support last year with businesses like Glenwood State Bank, Minnesota Olive Oil Company and the Minnewaska Fitness Center promoting our little business, not to mention all of our regulars who became fans of our coffee… Read More

  • Sewer backup dominates city discussion

    | Published on June 30, 2023 at 12:08pm CDT

    By Tim Douglass A sewer backup into a private residence in Glenwood was the topic of discussion at Wednesday’s Glenwood City Commission with the homeowner requesting some financial relief from two sewer backups into the home in the past year and half.   Dan Schliesman, speaking on behalf of his mother, who lives at 15 4th… Read More

  • GRHS employees donate $10,675 to United Way

    | Published on June 30, 2023 at 12:04pm CDT

    Glacial Ridge Health System (GRHS) employees presented a check for $10,675 to the local United Way toward their annual LIVE UNITED fundraising campaign. The donations go far but never far away. They invest local dollars in our communities to address key issues focusing on health, education, and financial stability. These are the building blocks for… Read More

  • Report on Starbuck chamber board

    | Published on June 30, 2023 at 12:04pm CDT

    By Rita Larson,  Secretary Eight members of the Starbuck Chamber of Commerce board met in May for their monthly meeting.  One director was missing, and we had 3 guests present.  Somehow the past 3 weeks got away from yours truly, so this recap is a bit tardy! Old business included a summary of where we’re at with… Read More

  • Funding pool doubles for second round of MDA Down Payment Assistance Grants

    | Published on June 30, 2023 at 11:48am CDT

    Grant offers up to $15,000 for qualified farmers to purchase their first farm Emerging farmers looking to purchase their first farm will soon have another opportunity to apply for grant funding to support their efforts. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s (MDA) Rural Finance Authority (RFA) has announced that a second round of funding for the Down Payment… Read More

  • Hot weather gardening tips

    | Published on June 30, 2023 at 11:45am CDT

    We’ve just experienced a couple of weeks of very warm temperatures, and meteorologists are predicting that we’ll continue to see above-average temperatures this summer. What does this mean for how we manage our gardens? Water wisely Parts of Minnesota are experiencing drought conditions and cities have begun to instate watering restrictions, so make sure to check on… Read More

  • Down Memory Lane

    | Published on June 30, 2023 at 11:42am CDT

    Record breaking 9 foot lefse was rolled out July 4, 1963 – A sturdy elm tree on the boulevard on Oak Street saved two Glenwood homes from damage when a truck carrying a house being moved lost its drive shaft. The truck and house backed up about 100 feet into the elm tree.  A fire at Sylvan… Read More

  • Pope County Museum Notes

    | Published on June 30, 2023 at 11:41am CDT

    Weather threatens 4th of July celebration From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, July 5, 1923. The 4th of July celebration at Glenwood is now history. Considering the threatening weather that was in effect all day, the affair was a great success. The parade took place from the court house. Frank Hill, as marshal of the day, led the… Read More

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