• The goats are back at Barness Park

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

    Brian Simon of Hoffman brought about 30 goats to Barsness Park Thursday evening for their third summer in the park. The goats eat buckthorn leaves and are part of the buckthorn control efforts In the park. The public may view the goats; they remain behind a white electric fence and are moved to different areas… Read More

  • Riding for a Cause rumbles through Pope County June 17

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 2:34pm CDT

    Glacial Ridge Hospice’s 27th Annual Motorcycle Ride and Car Run is on Saturday, June 17th. The ride and activities have always been a community event with free-will donations so everyone can participate. The full lineup includes lunch at Glenwood City Park, an afternoon ride, a chance at raffles and door prizes, and a night ride… Read More

  • New pickleball courts open in Glenwood City Park

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 2:29pm CDT

    Members of the Glenwood Pickleball Association got together for a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new pickleball courts at City Park in Glenwood, Thursday.  The entire court surface at the City Park was resurfaced and four pickleball courts were laid, including the new poles, nets and fencing.  In addition, new basketball court lines were painted on… Read More

  • Family and Dog-Friendly – GRHS Scrub Run/Walk set on June 10

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 2:28pm CDT

    The GRHS 5K Scrub Run/Walk is a family event; kids, strollers, and dogs are welcome! The race is timed, but not officially, and the top male and female finishers receive a medal. Proceeds help support a local non-profit – Glacial Ridge Hospice. To help kick off summer vacation, the running of the annual GRHS Scrub Run… Read More

  • Agricultural historian to speak at Pope County Museum Saturday

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 2:27pm CDT

     This Saturday, June 10 , at 10 a.m, The Pope County Museum welcomes agricultural historian T.J. Malaskee who will delve into the long forgotten history of America’s first fraternity of farmers, the Grange The Grange was a radical post-Civil War Era movement that pushed for progressive measures to heal the nation through agriculture, education, equality and… Read More

  • Registered sex offender sentenced for probation violation

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 2:25pm CDT

    Ryan Emmett Moore, age 44, of Starbuck was sentenced Friday, May 26 by the Eighth Judicial District in Glenwood to serve 25 months at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in St. Cloud for violations of terms of his probation for the April, 2021 conviction of Soliciting a Child or Believe to be a Child Through Electronic… Read More

  • UM Extension Strategic Farming: Field Notes!

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 2:24pm CDT

    Crop producers and agricultural professionals face a host of challenges, including pests and pest resistance concerns, agronomic issues and soil fertility questions. The UMN Extension Strategic Farming program addresses your crop-related concerns through research-based webinars with specialists in the field.  Strategic Farming: Field Notes features live weekly webinars with interactive discussions addressing in-season cropping issues as… Read More

  • Raptor Center coming to Glacial Lakes State Park on Saturday

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 2:23pm CDT

    June 10 is National Get Outdoors Day! U of M Raptor Center is coming to Glacial Lakes State park with an hour long program. Entrance fees are waved this day and the event is FREE to the public. Arrive early the program starts promptly at 12:00 p.m. Please bring your own lawn chairs and enjoy. NO… Read More

  • Starbuck Glimpses in The Past

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 2:23pm CDT

    110 YEARS AGO From June 13, 1913 Wanted: A good dining room girl, wages $25 a month, board and room. Address H.L. Swanson at Rogers, Glenwood, MN. A brand new gasoline pump and up-to-date auto filling station has been installed in front of the Farmers Store.  Lillian Gorder, Aaget Swenson and Tora Flak are members of the class who… Read More

  • Pope County Museum Notes

    | Published on June 5, 2023 at 2:22pm CDT

    Sunset Beach Hotel ninth annual opening next Sunday From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, June 7, 1923. The patrons, friends and boosters of the Chippewas Falls Creamery company, located at Terrace, will hold a picnic on the coming Sunday, June 10th. Terrace is one of the beauty spots in the county and an ideal spot for… Read More

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