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  • Wanted:  Waterama Button sellers

    | Published on July 1, 2022 at 11:44am CDT

    Help spread the word about Waterama – a family fun festival for all! The Waterama Button Committee is looking for individuals and businesses interested in selling buttons for the 66th annual Glenwood Waterama. The buttons are $2 each and have 20 valuable coupons this year from local businesses.  “We have 5 BRAND NEW sponsors this year and… Read More

  • Glenwood street projects scheduled to begin soon

    | Published on July 1, 2022 at 11:44am CDT

    The summer construction on Glenwood city streets and parking lots is about to begin.   This summer, the city will be reconstructing Second St. SE from Minnesota Avenue to Third Avenue SE. The project will involve replacement of water mains, sewer mains, sidewalks, curb and gutter in the three-block area.   Work on that street is… Read More

  • Mjøsen Lodge Sons of Norway crowns 2022 Junior King and Queen 

    | Published on July 1, 2022 at 11:41am CDT

    Mjøsen Lodge members held their annual Midsommarfest and coronation of junior King and Queen at Starbuck Park.  They welcomed their new royalty Blake and Peyton Andersen, children of Steve and Magan Andersen of Starbuck. Mjøsen Lodge member Dave Benton is their great-grandfather, and their great – great – great – grandparents emigrated from Norway.   Last year’s… Read More

  • Heritage Days dominates Starbuck Chamber meeting

    | Published on July 1, 2022 at 11:40am CDT

    The Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce executive director, Trina Starker, introduced herself at last week’s Starbuck Chamber of Commerce meeting and opened a discussion on ways that the two chambers could share ideas and promote each other’s activities.  The two chambers are in favor of exchanging memberships.  The discussion then switched to Heritage Days. The… Read More

  • Operation Dry Water set for July 2-4

    | Published on July 1, 2022 at 11:39am CDT

    Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officers and their public safety partners are stepping up efforts to keep Minnesota’s waterways safe July 2-4. The increased focus on boating under the influence is part of Operation Dry Water, a nationwide campaign that highlights the dangers of boating under the influence of drugs and alcohol and calls… Read More

  • State Fair Annual Amateur Talent contest seeks performers

    | Published on July 1, 2022 at 11:39am CDT

    Register Now to Audition in July Calling all amateur singers, dancers, musicians, ventriloquists, jugglers and talented people of all ages: registration is now open to audition for the Minnesota State Fair Amateur Talent Contest. Participants are encouraged to register online at mnstatefair.org/competitions/amateur-talent-contests/. The deadline to register for auditions is 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 27. Entry forms… Read More

  • Sr. Citizens 4th of July Party

    | Published on July 1, 2022 at 11:38am CDT

    The Pope County Council on Aging hosted the annual Fourth of July party this week at the Minnewaska House. Annie O’Flinn entertained attendees while they enjoyed a picnic lunch of barbecues, beans, chips, salads and desserts. Several door prizes were given out, and over 200 grab bags were available for purchase. The Rainbow Rider offered… Read More

  • ASB Partners with OtterBox, Gold Bond to donate to GHES

    | Published on July 1, 2022 at 11:36am CDT

    American Solutions for Business, together with Patriot-level partners, OtterBox and Gold Bond, donated drink wear to students of Glacial Hills Elementary in Starbuck, Minnesota. After receiving a donation request from Glacial Hills for sufficient water bottles for children, ASB began the search for a durable and long-lasting solution.  ASB’s partner, OtterBox, graciously stepped up to donate… Read More

  • MN State Fair and MN Livestock Breeders’ Association offer youth scholarships

    | Published on July 1, 2022 at 11:34am CDT

    The Minnesota State Fair and the Minnesota Livestock Breeders’ Association are both invested in the educational endeavors of young adults from greater Minnesota. Deserving youth are selected based on their leadership and achievement in youth livestock programs, as well as their involvement in the local community. The Minnesota State Fair Scholarship was established in 1994 and… Read More

  • Women’s service club enjoys summer outing

    | Published on July 1, 2022 at 11:33am CDT

    Article contributed by GFWC member, Darlene Femrite After lunch at the Minnewaska House Brewing Co + Grill, the women of GFWC Potpourri Club heard from owner Darren Anderson about the brewing  done at their facility. The group then adjourned to  nearby Morning Glory Gardens. Terry Dunn (pictured at right) gave a historical overview and noted the… Read More

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