• Eagle Bank makes donation to MLA

    | Published on May 9, 2022 at 1:42pm CDT

    Last week, on May 3, Eagle Bank made a donation to the Minnewaska Lake Association (MLA). Pictured above are MLA member Bill Anderson (left) and Matt Daniels of Eagle Bank.

  • Marthaler Chevrolet donates to pickleball courts

    | Published on May 9, 2022 at 1:41pm CDT

    Reg Proulx, General Manager of Marthaler Chevy of Glenwood, is shown presenting a donation for the new pickleball courts.  Pickleball players Judy Peters (left) and Steve Loen (right)  are accepting the donation. Pickleball is an energetic game yet a low impact sport which can be enjoyed by all ages!  To make a donation, mail it… Read More

  • New Pope County DARE officer completes training

    | Published on May 9, 2022 at 1:40pm CDT

    Deputy Andrew Pederson, Pope County Sheriff’s Office, recently became certified D.A.R.E. officer and will be joining Eric Thesing for Pope County.   Minnesota D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) welcomed 16 newly certified D.A.R.E. officers from the 50th class trained in Minnesota. These officers recently completed their two weeks of training conducted by D.A.R.E. America and hosted… Read More

  • Talking aquatic invasive species with the U of M 

    | Published on May 9, 2022 at 1:38pm CDT

    Minnesota’s Fishing Opener is on May 14 this year and the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) is a top concern for many as anglers and boaters return to the lakes this spring and summer. Nick Phelps, Ph.D., with the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center at the University of Minnesota, answers questions about the steps… Read More

  • Free family-focused webinars

    | Published on May 9, 2022 at 1:37pm CDT

    University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development educators and partners are facilitating webinars, providing information and resources for families and those who serve families to make informed decisions leading to greater health, resilience and well-being. All webinars are virtual and free. Follow links for each dynamic series to learn more about dates, times and registration. Family-friendly… Read More

  • Pope County Corn and Soybean Growers donate to Farm Rescue

    | Published on May 9, 2022 at 1:37pm CDT

    The Pope County Corn and Soybean Growers held their annual meeting in March. Keynote speaker Tim Sullivan of Farm Rescue addressed the crowd, speaking to the importance of Farm Rescue’s mission – to help family farms and ranches bridge crises so they have an opportunity to continue viable operations. After the meeting, Pope County Corn and… Read More

  • Magnifi Financial named Chamber’s Member of the Month

    | Published on May 9, 2022 at 1:36pm CDT

    Magnifi Financial was recently honored as “Member of the Month” for May by the Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce & Welcome Center. Pictured above (from left to right) are Jordan McMahon (Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber President), Devin Pederson (Magnifi Financial), Katie Bartyzal (Magnifi Financial), Kelly Gregory (Magnifi Financial), Matt Daniels (Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber… Read More

  • Older Americans Month

    | Published on May 9, 2022 at 1:35pm CDT

    Senior News By Diane Kittelson, Pope County Senior Services Coordinator Older adults play vital, positive roles in our communities – as family members, friends, mentors, volunteers, civic leaders, members of the workforce, and more. Just as every person is unique, so too is how they age and how they choose to do it – and there… Read More

  • What’s happening at Central Square

    | Published on May 9, 2022 at 1:34pm CDT

    Happenings at Central Square This Saturday, May 14, at 7 p.m., experience multi-talented singer and performer Maud Hixson who will perform songs from the Doris Day songbook. Jazz Lives says of Hixson, “What Maud does is a special art, rooted in the deep desire to make singer and song interwoven and inseparable. She IS the song,… Read More

  • RIF distribution to be held May 9-13

    | Published on May 9, 2022 at 1:33pm CDT

    The last RIF (Reading Is Fundamental) Distribution for the 2021-2022 school year will be held in the Minnewaska Area Elementary School Library at various times throughout the school week of May 9-13 as schedules allow.  Due to Covid and not having visitors at the school, we will not have the community distribution for children three years… Read More

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