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  • Simple acts of kindness…

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 11:59am CDT

    It’s a conversation starter. What were some of your favorite acts of kindness from others that you’ve experienced? The following are anonymous replies to the question.   After observing the interactions, a parent of a child with physical challenges was told by a stranger that he was a good dad. While a family was spending a weekend… Read More

  • Financial assistance available to families to help pay for child care

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 11:59am CDT

    The cost of child care can be an overwhelming burden to many families. It can mean a family not being able to have a parent or guardian working outside of the home. It can mean that certain sacrifices may need to be made, such as a meal being skipped or a birthday present not being… Read More

  • 30th Annual Eple Tiden

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 11:58am CDT

    The Starbuck Depot Museum played host to their annual fall festival, Eple Tiden, or Apple Time, on Saturday. Glacial Hills Elementary Students had a huge role in the festival’s success as they helped with clean-up of the grounds on Friday and then entertained Saturday’s visitors. Apples were abundant and a lunch was served that included… Read More

  • Welcome to the “Taste of Glenwood”

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 11:56am CDT

    Glenwood Welcome Center hosts newcomers to welcoming event The 10th anniversary of America’s Welcoming Week was celebrated last week. Glenwood Lakes Area Welcome Center is one of many organizations in the nation that celebrated this week with a special event. On Wednesday, Sept. 14, 28 newcomers enjoyed a new Welcome Center event called, “Welcome to A Taste of… Read More

  • VFW Auxiliary News

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 11:55am CDT

    Article submitted by Kathryn Kyvig, secretary The VFW Auxiliary to Starbuck Post 4582 held their regular meeting on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022 at 2 p.m. at the meeting room of the VFW with President Karen Tharaldson presiding. The Chaplain offered the opening prayer and the pledge to the flag was given.  The roll call of officers… Read More

  • What’s happening at Central Square

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 11:55am CDT

    Happenings at Central Square Get ready for a soul-filled evening on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. Legendary vocalists Bruce Henry and Gwen Matthews team up to present and celebrate The Legends of Soul. For this show, they welcome special guest Kathleen Johnson to join them as they perform songs made famous by artists like Ray… Read More

  • 4-H youth participate in Minnesota State Shooting Sports & Wildlife Invitational

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 11:54am CDT

    The Minnesota 4-H State Shooting Sports & Wildlife Invitational was held in Alexandria Sept. 9-11, and 593 youth from 50 counties participated in the following events: BB gun, Standard Air Rifle, 3 Position Air Rifle, Air Pistol, Archery, .22 Rifle, Muzzleloading, Trap, Silhouette, Wildlife Calling, Skillathon and Conservation/Wildlife Displays. Youth had the opportunity to showcase the skills… Read More

  • Wonder Wednesdays at Minnewaska Elementary School

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 11:54am CDT

    A new program is taking place at Minnewaska Area Elementary School this year to teach students necessary life skills including critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration on tasks and projects, communication, technology literacy, leadership and social skills.  “Our school’s mission is to create learning opportunities that will engage every student, every day. Keeping that mission in mind,… Read More

  • Down Memory Lane

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 11:52am CDT

    Homecoming game won with  school-record 41-yard field goal Sept. 20, 1962 – An 18-month-old Starbuck boy died as a result of drowning in Lake Minnewaska. His body was found by his father after he was playing in the family’s yard and disappeared.  Three Glenwood Soo Line employees came close to death when a run-away string of 55 cars,… Read More

  • Pope County Museum Notes

    | Published on September 26, 2022 at 11:52am CDT

    1922 fair one of the largest and best to take place in the county From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, Sept. 28, 1922. The Pope County Fair of 1922 will go down in history as one of the largest and best fairs that has taken place in Pope County. The main thing that made the fair a… Read More

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