• Pope County Museum Notes

    | Published on September 12, 2022 at 12:48pm CDT

    Cigars made locally From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, Sept. 14, 1922. The Voss Studio will be a busy place on Saturday. The Voss Sisters are making record pictures of all the little tots starting to school this fall. The pictures will be shown at the Opera House later.   * * * * * * * *… Read More

  • Starbuck Glimpses from the Past

    | Published on September 12, 2022 at 12:48pm CDT

    110 YEARS AGO From September 27, 1912 Carl Amundson, one of the progressive farmers of Blue Mounds was around looking for a hired girl. Mr. and Mrs. Amundson have our best for the new comer that arrived at their home recently.  If Mr. Roosevelt had not entered into the third term office, he would have gone down as… Read More

  • Minnewaska Golf Club hosts PGA Championship

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 12:07pm CDT

    Minnewaska Golf Club was in beautiful condition last week as the local course hosted a two-day PGA Professionals Championship that brought in top golfers from all over the state.  The event attracted more than 100 golfers to play the challenging 18-hole course that sits on the west edge  of Glenwood in Long Beach.  Jonathan Reigstad of… Read More

  • Construction of splash pad to begin next week

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 12:05pm CDT

    The Glenwood Splash Pad should be installed at Barsness park this fall, according to Glenwood City Administrator Dave Iverson.  The equipment has been at the park for a few months now, but soil conditions in the area it was to be located were to wet to accommodate the pad, he explained.  But at this week’s… Read More

  • Local author creates interactive experience in new book

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 12:04pm CDT

    By Melanie Stegner Pope County Tribune alum and Alexandria author Deb Mercier knows firsthand how hard it can be to keep young readers engaged in reading. She is changing the game by creating an interactive experience, allowing readers to choose their own paths (and consequences) throughout some exciting new middle grade novels. We’ve all been… Read More

  • Glenwood continues work on ATV ordinance 

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 12:03pm CDT

    By Tim Douglass After hearing from a handful  of city residents, the Glenwood City Commission and City Attorney Troy Nelson will continue working on ordinances allowing ATVs and golf carts on city streets. The goal, according to City Administrator Dave Iverson, is to take the information provided by the public and commissioners and “come up with… Read More

  • Eagle Bank donates more than $4,000 to Minnewaska Area School’s Angle Fund

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 12:02pm CDT

    Eagle Bank makes a $4,085.40 donation to the Minnewaska Area Schools Angel Fund. This donation is made possible by the people in our communities that use their Eagle Bank Lakers Debit Card.  Every time a Lakers Debit Card is used to make a purchase, more money is generated for the school!  There is no cost… Read More

  • Family practice physician Dr. Anthony Hacker joins Glacial Ridge Health System

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 12:01pm CDT

    Glacial Ridge Health System (GRHS) welcomed Dr. Anthony Hacker to the family medicine and obstetrics team in Glenwood, it was announced this week.  Dr. Hacker enjoys many aspects of family medicine, but it’s mostly being able to provide continuity of care. “In family medicine, we build relationships with patients and get to know their medical history… Read More

  • Winners chosen for 2023 trout and salmon stamp, walleye stamp contests

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 12:00pm CDT

    The winning entries for the walleye stamp and trout and salmon stamp contests Bemidji artist Bradley Hadrava won the Minnesota trout and salmon stamp contest with an acrylic painting of Lake Trout and Cisco, and Minneapolis artist Melissa Mickelson won the walleye stamp contest with an acrylic painting of a walleye. Both contests happened virtually on… Read More

  • DNR reports Walk-In Access lands open starting Sept. 1

    | Published on September 2, 2022 at 11:59am CDT

    Beginning Thursday, Sept. 1, hunters can access nearly 29,000 acres of private land across 39 counties in western and south-central Minnesota through the Walk-In Access program, which pays landowners to allow public hunting on their property. Hunters with a $3 Walk-In Access validation can access these lands from a half-hour before sunrise until a half-hour after… Read More

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