• Bobbers Marine donates $1,000 in merchandise to MLA

    | Published on June 12, 2023 at 2:28pm CDT

    Scott Pederson, left, of Bobbers Marine in Glenwood, donated more than $1,000 in merchandise to the Minnewaska Lake Association (MLA). MLA Board Member Don Sack accepted the donations, which will be used at the upcoming MLA banquet.  MLA conducts an annual banquet each year and this year’s banquet is June 24 at the Minnewaska House… Read More

  • Rotary Club helps sod, fence Barsness Park Splash Pad

    | Published on June 12, 2023 at 2:20pm CDT

    Members of the Glenwood Rotary Club, now known as the Minnewaska Rotary Club, help carry sod for the crew from Glacial Lakes Landscaping as the area around the newly constructed Barsness Park Splash Pad.  The City of Glenwood, along with the splash pad committee, which raised all the money to pay for the splash pad,… Read More

  • First button sold for 67th annual Waterama

    | Published on June 12, 2023 at 2:18pm CDT

    It must be summer.  Past Waterama Admiral, Sara Stadtherr (right), last week purchased the first Waterama Button from 67th Waterama Admiral Terry Jones. Glenwood’s Waterama celebration is always the last full weekend in July.  This year, Waterama activities will be from July 26-July 30.  The annal Waterama button sales are underway, an important fundraiser for… Read More

  • MAHS students invited to ‘Challenge Youth Institute’ at U of M-Morris

    | Published on June 12, 2023 at 2:17pm CDT

    Minnewaska Area High School youth were invited to attend a Challenge Youth Institute at University of Minnesota Morris recently. In order to attend the institute, students were asked to research a global issue and write a paper about it. Eight Minnewaska students attended the challenge. The group met with local leaders and experts on critical… Read More

  • Two injured in airplane crash at Starbuck Airport on June 2

    | Published on June 12, 2023 at 2:16pm CDT

    Pope County Dispatch received a 911 call at about 2:53 p.m. on June 2 reporting that an airplane rolled over while landing at the Starbuck Airport .  Officers from the Pope County Sheriff’s Office, Starbuck Police Department, Glenwood Police Department, along with the Starbuck Fire Department, Starbuck Ambulance and Glacial Ridge Ambulance, were dispatched to the scene. … Read More

  • Someplace Safe provides resources for  victims of abuse

    | Published on June 12, 2023 at 2:15pm CDT

    Someplace Safe is a nonprofit agency offering a myriad of services to victims and survivors of crime, families and communities in a nine-county region in West Central Minnesota. Someplace Safe provides resources to nearly 4,000 unduplicated local victims of crime throughout Big Stone, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope Stevens, Traverse, Wadena and Wilkin counties. “Often times,… Read More

  • Gold cup awarded

    | Published on June 12, 2023 at 2:13pm CDT

    Chase Wacker was awarded a gold cup from the National Federation of Music Clubs for earning a total of 15 points in piano solo performances at the Piano Festival in Alexandria. Chase has received superior ratings all three years he has participated, memorizing two songs each time. Chase’s teacher is Jill Fugleberg.

  • MN Dairy Farmers encouraged to apply for MDA funding

    | Published on June 12, 2023 at 2:10pm CDT

    Grants available to help cover business planning costs Minnesota dairy farmers are encouraged to apply for the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s (MDA) Dairy Business Planning Grant, which has recently launched a revamped application process. This grant can be used to help cover the costs of hiring a qualified, independent third party to create a business plan for… Read More

  • Starbuck Glimpses in The Past

    | Published on June 12, 2023 at 2:02pm CDT

    110 YEARS AGO From June 20, 1913 Ten new residences are being built in Starbuck this year. Contractors are complaining about a shortage of hands. Barsness is to celebrate the 4th of July in great style this year on the shores of Lake Ben on the farm of Erick Barsness. It is expected that this will be a… Read More

  • Pope County Museum Notes

    | Published on June 12, 2023 at 2:01pm CDT

    Work to begin on road between Starbuck and Villard From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, June 14, 1923. F.M. Sheppard reports that the proposed trunk road between Starbuck and Villard is materializing rapidly. Babcock has set the machinery in order that will bring about the road. The right-of-way will be secure the coming week. According to… Read More

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