• Glenwood Rotary Club gets okay to fundraise for new picnic tables

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 1:58pm CDT

    Glenwood City Commissioners approved a request from Glenwood Rotary Club to conduct a fundraiser to replace the wood picnic tables at City Park with polysteel picnic tables.  The Rotary club hopes to add 12 tables to the park, including two ADA assessable tables.  Glenwood Rotary President Jordan McMahon told commissioners that the club was pursuing donations… Read More

  • Curt Bredeson to receive the ‘Fliehr Award’ at MACT*Fest

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 1:57pm CDT

    Central Square in Glenwood will be the site of MACT*Fest 2023, a biennial festival that showcases the best of community theatre, with performances, workshops, and networking opportunities for actors, directors, designers, and other theatre professionals. Theatre enthusiasts and community theaters from across the state are invited to attend MACT*Fest 2023.  The festival will take place from… Read More

  • Starbuck Chamber to  continue hosting Dragon Boat event

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 1:55pm CDT

    The summer Dragon Boat Festival was first on the agenda at the Starbuck Chamber of Commerce board of directors regular monthly board meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb.28.  The meeting was postponed one week due to inclement weather on Feb. 21.  The company that supplies the boats for the festival offered to freeze its rates… Read More

  • CP, Kansas City South Railways announce merge

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 1:48pm CDT

    Canadian Pacific (CP) Railroad and Kansas City South Railroad recently announced the merger of the two rail companies. Canadian Pacific, which owns the tracks that run through Glenwood, bought Kansas City South for a reported $18 billion, it was announced in a news release last week.  The line will now be called the Canadian Pacific Kansas City,… Read More

  • Starbuck Glimpses in The Past

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 1:44pm CDT

    110 YEARS AGO From March 28, 1913 Tillie Branby of Barsness was married to Louis Stokkenes on Wednesday, March 19 at Rev. Bales parsonage. The young couple will reside on the groom’s farm in North Dakota.  Victor Larson of Starbuck was out spinning his auto on Saturday. Of course, the car did carry an extra passenger on it’s… Read More

  • Pope County Museum Notes

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 1:44pm CDT

    New owner of the Hall Café From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, March 22, 1923. This is to call the attention of the parents of Glenwood to the trend of accomplishment of our schools. Year by year our pupils study less and are at graduation less fitted to enter the world of realities. No high school graduate… Read More

  • Down Memory Lane

    | Published on March 20, 2023 at 1:43pm CDT

    Days added to the school year March 21, 1963 – The Glenwood High School concert band was hard at work putting the finishing touches on their upcoming performance at the music educators’ nation conference, north central division, to be held in Minneapolis. The band, under its usual direction of George Opheim, was working with Weston Noble, director… Read More

  • DNR reminds landowners to plan ahead for spring burning restrictions

    | Published on March 13, 2023 at 2:26pm CDT

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources encourages Minnesotans who intend to burn vegetative debris – such as brush, grass, leaves and untreated lumber – during spring clean-up to start planning now. The best time to burn vegetative debris is when there is ample snow on the ground, rather than later in the spring when wildfire… Read More

  • DNR holding career fairs to recruit conservation officers

    | Published on March 13, 2023 at 2:25pm CDT

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is holding two open-house-style career fairs for anyone interested in learning about becoming a conservation officer. The career fairs are part of the agency’s current CO Prep program application period, which runs through March 31 and is for people without previous law enforcement experience. The career fairs are Wednesday, March… Read More

  • House approves funding for Central Square

    | Published on March 13, 2023 at 2:14pm CDT

    Rep. Paul Anderson authored the $4M funding legislation By Tim Douglass The Minnesota House last week provided broad, bipartisan approval of legislation including $4 million to complete a rehabilitation of Central Square in Glenwood.  Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, authored legislation to provide the Glenwood project’s funding. It ultimately was included in a larger package of infrastructure funding… Read More

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