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  • Pope County Museum Notes

    | Published on May 27, 2022 at 10:06am CDT

    Sunset Beach Hotel to have its eighth annual opening From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, June 1, 1922. Grand Opening Dance at Scotts Pavilion, Pelican Lake on Sunday, June 4th. Music by Billy Scotts Orchestra.    * * * * * * * * * * * From the Glenwood Herald, Thursday, June 1, 1922. The Sunset Beach Hotel will… Read More

  • Down Memory Lane

    | Published on May 27, 2022 at 10:06am CDT

    School bus struck at railroad crossing May 31, 1962 – For the second time in eight years, Glenwood was getting ready to host the Seventh District convention of the American Legion. Around 700 delegates from the Legion and its auxiliary were expected to visit the town. Glenwood Commander, Don Miller, and auxiliary president, Pauline LaCroix, were pictured… Read More

  • Starbuck Glimpses in the Past

    | Published on May 27, 2022 at 10:05am CDT

    110 YEARS AGO From May 31, 1912 The Christ Brenden dwelling house, when completed, would be one of the most modern structures in this vicinity, Larson Bros. are doing the work. Olga Finstad entertained the 8th grade class at a party. All report an enjoyable evening. The morning train last Friday was pretty crowded with graduates and friends going… Read More

  • Area programs set for Memorial Day

    | Published on May 23, 2022 at 12:54pm CDT

    Area residents will once again have ample opportunities to publicly observe Memorial Day this Monday, May 30. In Glenwood, the annual Memorial Day service is set to begin at 10 a.m. at Central Square Historic Auditorium.  Vietnam veteran Gordy Wagner will once again serve as Master of Ceremonies.  The American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars… Read More

  • Class of 2022 is set to graduate this Friday

    | Published on May 23, 2022 at 12:53pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area High School graduation ceremony for the Class of 2022 will begin with the processional at 7 p.m. in the MAHS gymnasium. Class President Alec Larson will provide the welcome and the farewell will be done by Class Officer Emma Kovarik. There will be musical selections done MAHS Choir seniors and two members of the… Read More

  • Community members, youth honored with awards

    | Published on May 23, 2022 at 12:52pm CDT

    By Tim Douglass tdouglass@pctribune.com Long-time administrator and CEO of Glenwood Retirement Village, Mary Krueger, was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce & Welcome Center annual meeting and community awards luncheon last Thursday. The event was held at the Minnewaska House Brewing Co. + Grill, and attracted about 80… Read More

  • Garage damaged by fire

    | Published on May 23, 2022 at 12:47pm CDT

    Glenwood Firefighters were able to save a house structure last Thursday after a fire broke out inside the home’s attached garage.  Glenwood Fire Department responded to a call of a house fire at 10:02 a.m. Thursday and half of the garage was on fire when they arrived.  Above, a firefighter uses water to suppress flames… Read More

  • Glenwood State Bank donates $50,000 to the Barsness Park Splash Pad project

    | Published on May 23, 2022 at 12:46pm CDT

    Glenwood State Bank recently donated $50,000 to the Barsness Park Splash Pad project.  The donation, along with other community donations, will make the splash pad a reality in the Glenwood park.  A volunteer committee of three began raising money for the splash pad in 2019.  Their fundraising efforts were stalled by the pandemic, but over… Read More

  • MAS board discusses staff concerns, other items at recent meeting

    | Published on May 23, 2022 at 12:45pm CDT

    By Melanie Stegner, news@pctribune.com Graduation and next year’s staff were some of the items on the agenda for this week’s school board meeting but first the board wanted to thank everyone who helped make Day of Caring a success, especially Terri Richards, Kelly Bleick and Mary Walsh who did most of the organizing. “There was an… Read More

  • Riding For a Cause is back 

    | Published on May 23, 2022 at 12:44pm CDT

    Full event is set for June 18 Glacial Ridge Hospice’s 26th Annual Motorcycle Ride and Car Run will take place on Saturday, June 18th, it was announced recently. The ride and activities have always been a community event with free-will donations so everyone can participate. Riding For a Cause’s full lineup of events includes lunch in the… Read More

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