• CP, Kansas City South Railways announce merge

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 1:48pm CDT

    Canadian Pacific (CP) Railroad and Kansas City South Railroad recently announced the merger of the two rail companies. Canadian Pacific, which owns the tracks that run through Glenwood, bought Kansas City South for a reported $18 billion, it was announced in a news release last week.  The line will now be called the Canadian Pacific Kansas City,… Read More

  • Starbuck Glimpses in The Past

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 1:44pm CDT

    110 YEARS AGO From March 28, 1913 Tillie Branby of Barsness was married to Louis Stokkenes on Wednesday, March 19 at Rev. Bales parsonage. The young couple will reside on the groom’s farm in North Dakota.  Victor Larson of Starbuck was out spinning his auto on Saturday. Of course, the car did carry an extra passenger on it’s… Read More

  • Pope County Museum Notes

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 1:44pm CDT

    New owner of the Hall Café From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, March 22, 1923. This is to call the attention of the parents of Glenwood to the trend of accomplishment of our schools. Year by year our pupils study less and are at graduation less fitted to enter the world of realities. No high school… Read More

  • Down Memory Lane

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 1:43pm CDT

    Days added to the school year March 21, 1963 – The Glenwood High School concert band was hard at work putting the finishing touches on their upcoming performance at the music educators’ nation conference, north central division, to be held in Minneapolis. The band, under its usual direction of George Opheim, was working with Weston Noble,… Read More

  • DNR reminds landowners to plan ahead for spring burning restrictions

    | Published on March 13, 2023 at 2:26pm CDT

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages Minnesotans who intend to burn vegetative debris – such as brush, grass, leaves and untreated lumber – during spring clean-up to start planning now. The best time to burn vegetative debris is when there is ample snow on the ground, rather than later in the spring when wildfire… Read More

  • DNR holding career fairs to recruit conservation officers

    | Published on March 13, 2023 at 2:25pm CDT

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is holding two open-house-style career fairs for anyone interested in learning about becoming a conservation officer. The career fairs are part of the agency’s current CO Prep program application period, which runs through March 31 and is for people without previous law enforcement experience. The career fairs are Wednesday, March… Read More

  • House approves funding for Central Square

    | Published on March 13, 2023 at 2:14pm CDT

    Rep. Paul Anderson authored the $4M funding legislation By Tim Douglass The Minnesota House last week provided broad, bipartisan approval of legislation including $4 million to complete a rehabilitation of Central Square in Glenwood.  Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, authored legislation to provide the Glenwood project’s funding. It ultimately was included in a larger package of infrastructure funding… Read More

  • Local group works to bring Ukrainian family here

    | Published on March 13, 2023 at 2:07pm CDT

    Group is looking to raise $15,000 to bring the family to Minnewaska area By Melanie Stegner A group of individuals in the Minnewaska area community have joined together with MECO7 in Glenwood to sponsor a Ukrainian family seeking refuge in the United States.      This project began through education and partnership with Alight (, a nonprofit organization in Minnesota… Read More

  • Glacial Ridge Ambulance receives award for quality care

    | Published on March 13, 2023 at 2:06pm CDT

    Glacial Ridge Ambulance was one of 95 ambulance services across Minnesota recognized for providing outstanding pre-hospital clinical care in 2022.  Glacial Ridge Ambulance Manager and EMT Greg Meyers said, “I am incredibly proud of our staff. We see it every day, but this award recognizes the quality of care that area residents receive before getting to… Read More

  • Legion donates to America’s Child

    | Published on March 13, 2023 at 2:02pm CDT

    Glenwood American Legion Post 187 Commander Joe Majerus (left) presented a donation of $1,000 to America’s Child, an organization that provides higher education assistance and mental healthcare assistance for the children of the nation’s military heroes.  America’s Child administrator Mary Walsh accepted the check from Majerus and Legion member Gordy Wagner (right).  

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