• Magical Christmas in Glenwood Kicks off Thursday

    | Published on November 28, 2022 at 11:50am CST

    The annual Magical Christmas Celebration in Glenwood kicks off this Thursday, Dec. 1 with a number of activities, including a lighted parade, a tree-lighting ceremony and a free community dinner.   The Tree Lighting Ceremony begins at 5:15 p.m. on the lawn in front of the Pope County Courthouse. The event includes a short program that… Read More

  • Minnesota cities hear CGMC plan for legislature

    | Published on November 28, 2022 at 11:49am CST

    With the dust from the recent election beginning to settle, members of the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities (CGMC) gathered in Alexandria last week to evaluate the results and their potential impact on Greater Minnesota priorities at the legislature in 2023.  The City of Glenwood is a member of the CGMC. Much of the discussion revolved around… Read More

  • ‘Tree of Life’ ceremony brightens holiday season with memories

    | Published on November 28, 2022 at 11:49am CST

    Loved ones who have passed away were remembered at the Glacial Ridge Hospice Tree of Life ceremony on Nov. 15 at Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood.  The traditional event took place this year after a two-year pause. The Tree of Life has roots in the community reaching back almost 30 years. The event offers a time and… Read More

  • Nurse Practitioner joins Brooten Medical Center

    | Published on November 28, 2022 at 11:48am CST

    The growing family medicine team at Glacial Ridge Health System welcomes Certified Nurse Practitioner Nicole Zenk. Nicole joined the doctors and nurse practitioners at Brooten Medical Center this month and now sees patients four days a week. Growing up in Ortonville, Minn., Nicole learned to appreciate being raised in a rural area, valuing neighbors, and… Read More

  • MAHS Choirs to perform at Christmas  concert Dec. 11

    | Published on November 28, 2022 at 11:46am CST

    The 31st Annual Minnewaska Area High School Vocal Music Department Christmas Concert will be held on Sunday Dec. 11.  The Concerts are at 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. and will be held in the MAHS Auditorium. Performing at both concerts will be the H.S. Concert Choir, Varsity Choir, H.S. Jazz Choir 1, Women’s Jazz Choir, Men’s… Read More

  • Semi truck driver killed in crash south of Glenwood

    | Published on November 28, 2022 at 11:45am CST

    The driver of semi truck was killed in a crash last week just south of Glenwood. According to the Pope County Sheriff’s Office, dispatch received a 911 call shortly after 12:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18. A 911 caller reported a semi vs. pickup truck crash on County Rd. 18 near Selnes Rd. Authorities say the driver of… Read More

  • Help, donations sought for Salvation Army’s ‘Red Kettle’ campaign 

    | Published on November 28, 2022 at 11:44am CST

    Will local “Ringers” be up to the challenge this year?   You can be certain that with “bells in hand” they’ll be out in Pope County at both Tom’s Market locations “ringing their bells.”  “Please help us if you can, we would welcome the support of others who care and have a passion to make a difference… Read More

  • Evidence of a changing season

    | Published on November 28, 2022 at 11:43am CST

    With Thanksgiving just a few days away, Glenwood and Starbuck city crews were busy with the annual task of placing Christmas lights in the downtown areas.  Pictured, Glenwood crews added the Christmas lights to a light pole near the Dairy Queen and Starbuck city crews added lights to a light pole near Eagle Bank in… Read More

  • Youth and Young Adult Snowmobile Safety Training Course to be held at Glenwood Police Department in December

    | Published on November 28, 2022 at 11:38am CST

    The Minnesota DNR Snowmobile Safety Training Course for Youth and Young Adults will be offered in Glenwood at the Glenwood Police Department to interested snowmobile operators age 11 and older who wish to obtain a safety certificate. Anyone born after Dec. 31, 1976, must have a snowmobile safety certificate in order to operate a snowmobile… Read More

  • Holiday lighting contests in Glenwood and Starbuck

    | Published on November 28, 2022 at 11:33am CST

    Glenwood Lakes Area Welcome Center and Chamber holiday lighting contest The Glenwood Lakes Area Welcome Center and Chamber will be holding a residential lighting contest for city or rural residents with a Glenwood address. Judging will take place Dec. 12-14 and winners will be announced on Thursday, Dec. 15. 1st Place – $150 (Minnewaska Dollars); 2nd… Read More

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