• PC Veterans Service Officer resigns from position

    | Published on June 26, 2023 at 2:12pm CDT

    By Melanie Stegner The Pope County Board of Commissioners accepted the retirement of Veterans Service Officer Hugh Reimers at last week’s meeting by passing a resolution to recognize his years of service to the county. His replacement, Jeffrey Stewart, was then sworn in. Land and Resource Management Director David Green came before the board with a… Read More

  • Harvey and Diane Pederson are 2023 Heritage Days Grand Marshals

    | Published on June 26, 2023 at 2:07pm CDT

    The honor of being a Starbuck Heritage Days Parade Grand Marshal is a great tribute to the individual, couple or group that was selected.  This year marks the 35th anniversary of the Heritage Days celebration and the selection this year goes to a couple that is well deserving of this recognition.  They were Starbuck High School… Read More

  • Phil Stumpf fireworks set for July 3, will benefit PC ‘Families in Need’

    | Published on June 26, 2023 at 2:03pm CDT

    Phil Stumpf and his wife Catherine, have sponsored Independence Day fireworks shows for many years on the grounds of Evergreen Park Tree Farm. “Again, this year, our show is being held on Monday, July 3 to coincide with the United Parish’s Ice Cream Social. We invite the community to come out to the park around… Read More

  • Mjøsen Lodge holds annual coronation

    | Published on June 26, 2023 at 2:02pm CDT

    Mjøsen Lodge members held their annual Midsommarfest picnic and coronation of Royalty at Glenwood City Park last Tuesday evening. Member Rose Meade thanked last year’s Royalty Blake and Peyton Andersen, children of Steve and Magan Andersen of Starbuck. Rose introduced this year’s Princess Skylar, daughter of Chris and Karla Jermy. She will be a 2nd grader… Read More

  • Be a part of history; audition for the 50th annual State Fair amateur talent contest

    | Published on June 26, 2023 at 2:00pm CDT

    •Registration is now open; Auditions begin July 24 Calling all amateur singers, dancers, musicians, jugglers, acrobats and talented people of all ages: Registration is now open to audition for the 50th Annual Minnesota State Fair Amateur Talent Contest. Auditions run Monday, July 24, through Sunday, July 30, at the Leinie Lodge Bandshell on the fairgrounds. Registration… Read More

  • Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer training to be held online

    | Published on June 26, 2023 at 1:59pm CDT

    Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? If so, consider becoming a Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer!   The Minnesota Master Naturalist program is hosting a Minnesota Master Naturalist Volunteer Training beginning July 13. There will be a morning time slot and an evening. Master Naturalist volunteers complete a 40-hour hands-on course with expert instructors and fellow… Read More

  • Down Memory Lane

    | Published on June 26, 2023 at 1:51pm CDT

    Lakeside Ballroom to be rebuilt June 27, 1963 – Ted Schmeckpeper made the front page of the Tribune with his hole-in-one on No. 8. His son, TJ, had started the action two years prior to that time when he struck golfing gold on the Minnewaska course. Schmeckpeper was playing with Bob Benson, Don Miller and Reuben… Read More

  • Pope County Museum Notes

    | Published on June 26, 2023 at 1:50pm CDT

    Scandia congregation celebrates 50th anniversary From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, June 28, 1923. A 4th of July Dance will be given at E. H. Dickenson’s new barn at Terrace in the evening. Music by Swenson’s orchestra. Refreshments served. Everybody welcome.  * * * * * * * * * * * From the Glenwood Herald, Thursday, June 28, 1923. … Read More

  • Starbuck Glimpses in The Past

    | Published on June 26, 2023 at 1:36pm CDT

    110 YEARS AGO From July 4, 1913 One of the most elaborate and complete weddings took place at Langhei Wednesday at Ole Gulsvigs home, when their daughter, Clara Josephine, was solemnized in marriage to Edwin O. Ranum. The couple were recipients of many costly and valuable presents and some money. We wish Mr. and Mrs. Ranum a… Read More

  • GRHS 9th Annual Scrub Run

    | Published on June 19, 2023 at 2:15pm CDT

    A beautiful morning for another successful GRHS 5K Scrub Run With a beautiful morning by Lake Minnewaska and over 130 active men, women, and kids, the energy was high for the 9th Annual 5K Scrub Run on Saturday, June 10. It is always a success when someone accomplishes a goal. For some, the Scrub Run… Read More

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