• 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

  • Minnewaska Area High School Graduating Class of 2023

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 2:53pm CDT

    75 MAHS seniors receive diplomas The Minnewaska Area High School Class of 2023 received their diplomas last Friday evening (May 26) during commencement exercises at the MAHS gym.  Above, students celebrated graduation by throwing their mortar board caps in the air after receiving their diplomas.  The commencement program included performances by the MAHS Band and… Read More

  • Fremad demolition to begin in August

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 2:50pm CDT

    By Tim Douglass Temporary fencing will go up next week along the west side Franklin Street and the north side 2nd Avenue surrounding the Fremad redevelopment project with demolition of the Fremad and adjacent buildings to begin in August after Waterama.   The fencing will be placed now along the sidewalks “just for safety reasons” until… Read More

  • Salvation Army celebrates local first responders

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 2:49pm CDT

    The Salvation Army, led by local field representative Donna Ortendahl, served donuts and coffee last week to local law enforcement, EMTs and front-line responders, recognizing the important work they do each day. The Salvation Army “Donut Lassies” started a tradition back in 1917 during WWI when the “Donut Ladies” made donuts for the country’s military men… Read More

  • Glenwood and Starbuck 2023 Memorial Day Programs

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 2:44pm CDT

    Veterans all over the nation were honored over the Memorial Day holiday and Pope County definitely did their part in ensuring the recognition of those who served. Programs were held in Starbuck, Glenwood, Lowry and Villard. Showcasing local talent through song and words made the programs even more special. We honor and thank the veterans… Read More

  • Memorial Day observed in Lowry

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 2:40pm CDT

    By Rick Gail Lowry American Legion Adjutant Patriotism and a time to honor military veterans who served our country was prevalent in the Lowry Community Center on a warm Memorial Day, May 29 in Lowry. A program filled with music, readings and a Memorial Day address by retired Brigadier General Greg A. Haase led to a concluding ceremony… Read More

  • FAST to bring back Classic Car Show next Wednesday

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 2:35pm CDT

    By Kris Goracke Reporter Giving back to the community is a primary goal for FAST Global Solutions in Glenwood. The employees share a purpose of delivering winning solutions that help their customers, employees, and communities thrive. To do more for the community, each employee receives 16 hours of paid time off to volunteer. Other initiatives have… Read More

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