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  • Chamber/Welcome center hosts awards luncheon

    | Published on May 20, 2024 at 2:24pm CDT

    The Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce and Welcome Center conducted the annual “Community Awards Luncheon last Thursday at Minnewaska House Brewing Co. + Grill. There were five awards presented, including Chamber Member Business of the Year, Community Service Award, Friend of the Welcome Center, and (2) Youth of the Year awards.  Marthaler Chevrolet of Glenwood was… Read More

  • County board hears update on Powerline

    | Published on May 20, 2024 at 2:17pm CDT

    By Melanie Stegner Reporter  Otter Tail Power Company representative Jason Weiers attended last week’s work session of the Pope County Board of Commissioners to provide an overview of the updated plans for the Big Stone South to Alexandria Powerline project. Another series of open houses will be held in June of this year for residents to… Read More

  • Push, Pull, Walk or Run your way to the finish line

    | Published on May 20, 2024 at 2:15pm CDT

    Register for the GRHS 5K Scrub Run on Saturday, June 8 The GRHS 5K Scrub Run/Walk is a family event that kicks off summer vacation. Whether you run, walk, push your child in a stroller, or pull them in a wagon, everyone is welcome to participate in the 10th annual event, even your family dog. The fun… Read More

  • Bobbers Marine donated to Lake Association

    | Published on May 20, 2024 at 2:15pm CDT

    Bobbers Marine and Sports Center of Glenwood recently donated merchandise to the Minnewaska Lake Association (MLA) upcoming annual banquet/fundraiser.  At left, MLA Board member Don Sack, accepts the donations from Jake Pederson of Bobbers Marine.  MLA will conduct is 24th annual banquet on Saturday, June 29 at the Minnewaska House Brewing Co. + Grill.  Tickets… Read More

  • Glacial Ridge Ambulance EMS team recognized during EMS Week

    | Published on May 20, 2024 at 2:13pm CDT

    In honor of EMS week, a big thank you to the EMS team with Glacial Ridge Ambulance and in the ER – both full-time and volunteers – for responding to calls for help and initiating pre-hospital care. These men and women save lives. In the back row from left are: Ted Razink, Spencer Sundberg, Greg… Read More

  • Ag Day at MAHS

    | Published on May 20, 2024 at 2:10pm CDT

    Minnewaska AG ED & FFA hosted a special Ag Day for Minnewaska 4th, 5th and 6th grade students last Thursday. FFA members led sessions on Farm Safety and Tractors, Plants, Ag in the classroom and Animals. Different farm vehicles were on display, different farm animals were at the school for the students to learn about… Read More

  • MAHS BPA students compete at National Conference in Chicago

    | Published on May 20, 2024 at 2:08pm CDT

    Minnewaska Business Professionals of American members were in Chicago, Ill., May 10-13 to compete at the National BPA Conference. The Broadcast News Team of Blake Nelson, Connor Quelle and Jayce Kovarik (pictured above, left) placed 4th in the nation. The news team competed in the first round on Saturday and advanced to the finals on… Read More

  • It is so hard to say goodbye…

    | Published on May 20, 2024 at 2:07pm CDT

    By Jeannie Pederson It is so hard to say goodbye. Margaret Pederson, the creator of the BeKind movement, was a force who worked her entire life to care for others along with her loving family.  Many have commented after reading her life story that they learned so much more about her. It explains how she could… Read More

  • Current Affairs

    | Published on May 20, 2024 at 2:06pm CDT

    Notes from Barsness Park By Wayne Zimmerman The volunteers working with the Barsness Buckthorn Brigade have been “making a difference”. They have been working with the city since 2021 in the daunting task of protecting the prairies, oak grove savannas, wetlands, and wooded areas of the park from being devastated by buckthorn. We initially focused on areas… Read More

  • Starbuck submits proposed water system project to MDH

    | Published on May 20, 2024 at 2:05pm CDT

    By Kris Goracke Reporter With a short agenda and limited discussion, the Starbuck City Council’s regular monthly meeting concluded in 30 minutes on Monday, May 13. A public hearing was held at 6:35 to hear comments regarding the subdividing of parcel #27-0086-000. With no public comments or discussion on the part of the council, the public hearing ended…. Read More

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