• Pope County Museum Notes

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:04am CDT

    President Harding proclaims Oct. 9 as Fire Prevention Day From the Glenwood Herald, Thursday, Oct. 5, 1922. October 9 is Fire Prevention Day. President Harding, in a proclamation, calls upon the country to set aside Monday, Oct. 9, as fire prevention day and to observe it in such a manner as to impress upon the people the… Read More

  • Starbuck Glimpses in the Past

    | Published on October 3, 2022 at 11:03am CDT

    110 YEARS AGO From October 11, 1912 Henry Nelson and Alma Rust were married one day last week. A wedding reception was tendered them at Syver Syverson’s home Saturday night.  Herman Engebretson goes soon to take a position in a bank in the town of Drake, N.D. J.O. Nelson was in Starbuck yesterday and made a few calls between trains. … Read More


    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:10pm CDT

    The Minnewaska Area Schools Homecoming week got underway Sunday evening with the senior girls playing the junior girls in a powderpuff football game.  The senior girls defeated the juniors 28-22.  Above, McKenzie Luetmer takes the ball on offense for the seniors with blockers providing some space to run.  More photos of Homecoming week will be… Read More

  • Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon meets with local election officials,  judges

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:07pm CDT

    Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon and Julie Stother, Deputy Secretary of State, were in Glenwood last Thursday to meet with the city’s mayor, election officials and judges. Simon said he makes it a priority to visit all 87 counties during an election year to hear comments and suggestions for those who do the important work… Read More

  • Auxiliary Harvest Ball set for Oct. 7 

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:06pm CDT

    18th Annual GRHS Auxiliary   Harvest Ball fundraiser promises Roaring Fun The Glacial Ridge Health Services Auxiliary Harvest Ball set for Friday, Oct. 7 and promises to be a jazzy good time. This year’s live auction items are definitely worth getting excited about. Some of the items on tap are a Brewmaster for a Day experience from… Read More

  • Technology at local dairy operation is keeping cows, family operators happy

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:04pm CDT

    Dorrich Dairy, located just southwest of Glenwood, hosted the Glenwood Rotary Club last Tuesday to provide information about the local dairy operation’s automated milking system. Dorrich Dairy installed its fully automated milking system in October of 2019, a move that proved valuable when the pandemic hit the world, nation and Minnesota in 2022. The Vold family operation… Read More

  • County’s 2023 preliminary levy up by 7.9 % 

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:03pm CDT

    The Pope County Board of Commissioners adopted its preliminary budget and property tax levy for 2023 at its regular Board meeting last Tuesday, Sept. 20. After a review of requested expenditures by county management and outside entities, the board adopted a preliminary property tax levy for 2023 of $10,179,669, an increase of 7.9% over 2022.  “We’ve been… Read More

  • Lawsuit filed against Pope County over reconstruction plan on CR 17

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:03pm CDT

    A civil action lawsuit was filed last week in Pope County District Court against Pope County that seeks to stop or change the county’s plans to reconstruct South Lakeshore Drive (County Road 17) under MERA (Minnesota Statute Ch.116B). The complaint, filed on Sept. 14, named the plaintiffs in the case as the State of Minnesota by … Read More

  • FAST Global Solutions to offer public tours Oct 6

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:02pm CDT

    In celebration of Manufacturing Week, FAST Global Solutions will open its manufacturing plant located at 20874 State Hwy. 55 in Glenwood on Thursday, Oct. 6  for public tours.  The community is invited to join tours that will run from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and include refreshments.  FAST touches nearly every part of the globe from their… Read More

  • Starbuck GHES students are part of ‘Clean up Day’

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:02pm CDT

    Did you know that Sept. 17, 2022, was World Clean Up Day? Glacial Hills Elementary (GHES) students did, and they joined 191 countries and 60 million volunteers worldwide to participate in the event. “Never, Never, Never underestimate the power of a kindergarden and first grade class.” The trolls couldn’t believe their eyes when the kindergarden… Read More

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