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  • Pope County Museum Notes

    | Published on June 20, 2022 at 1:45pm CDT

    Junior Red Cross pageant to be held in the park From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, June 22, 1922. Two trainloads of Brainerd citizens came down to Glenwood last Saturday to spend the day in our beautiful city. The Glenwood people met them in cars and escorted them from the station to the park, and also brought… Read More

  • Starbuck Glimpses in the Past

    | Published on June 20, 2022 at 1:44pm CDT

    110 YEARS AGO From June 21, 1912 Dr. C.R. Christensen had moved into his pretty new bungalow on the north slope in town, a fountain with a continual stream of water running adorns the front lawn. C.M. Pederson of Rolling Forks brought Rev. Tolo of Belgrade and two delegates to Starbuck in his auto from the “Kredsmote” in Langhei…. Read More

  • Glimpses in the Past

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 1:11pm CDT

    110 YEARS AGO From June 14, 1912 Spoonology is a favorite subject for the young folks these balmy, summer evenings. Closing out sale! Closing out my entire stock of variety goods. The tables and counters are filled with choice goods that are needed by every housekeeper. All 10¢ goods will be sold 4 for 25¢. All 5¢ goods… Read More

  • From Where I Sit

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 1:09pm CDT

    June Dreams School’s out! No more daydreaming about summer vacation, lazy days at the beach, riding my bike to the park or picnic at the Giant Chair and Table. We’ll test the strength of the vines at Monkey Vine Palace, hoping the big kids haven’t broken all the vines we love to swing on imagining… Read More

  • Museum Notes: Tragic accident at bakery

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 1:09pm CDT

    From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, June 15, 1922. Last Thursday will long be remembered by the Glenwood members of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and their families. A large class of the Trainmen’s wives were initiated into the Enderlin Lodge of the Ladies Auxiliary to the B. of R.T. Twelve ladies from Enderlin came down… Read More

  • Down Memory Lane

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 1:08pm CDT

    Pope County Courthouse restoration begins June 14, 1962 – The records of Ted Thompson, the area’s weather watcher, showed that the sun had shone on the area for the third day in arow. Rain had dampened the area for many days and a twister had appeared in a couple of locations in the middle of a thunderstorm…. Read More

  • Time to turn the page…

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 1:06pm CDT

    Sports Report by Mark Beasley After 15 years of covering the local sports scene for the newspaper, the time has come to hang up the camera and put away the notepad. The daily grind of the job, including working weekends, had become more and more of a chore. The event that hastened the decision came when it… Read More

  • Midwest Custom Aquariums recognized by chamber

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 12:45pm CDT

    Midwest Custom Aquariums was presented with a special recognition recently from the Starbuck Chamber of Commerce. Chris Boelke, owner, has been building large scale aquariums for many years. Pictured left to right are Tom Buechens, Peddler Dan Jahn, Chris Boelke, Karen Tharaldson, Rita Larson and John.

  • Music in the Park

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 12:44pm CDT

    Perfect June weather and good music combined to attract a large crowd to City Park in Glenwood for the first of the summer’s Music in the Park events. Last Thursday’s music was provided by Blond and the Bohunk and was sponsored by Glacial Ridge Health Systems and American Solutions for Business.  The event is hosted by… Read More

  • Nancy Koep donates $1,000 to MLA

    | Published on June 13, 2022 at 12:44pm CDT

    Nancy Koep (right) of Koep’s Bobbers and Bait on Highway 29 North in Glenwood presented a check to Minnewaska Lake Association Treasurer Bill Anderson. Koep donated a combination of cash and merchandise totaling $1,000 for the annual MLA banquet which is set for Saturday, June 25 at the Minnewaska House Brewing Co. + Grill. Tickets… Read More

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