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  • MAHS Honor Roll and MAES May AR 100-point achievers

    | Published on June 6, 2022 at 4:20pm CDT

  • Glimpses in the Past

    | Published on June 6, 2022 at 4:11pm CDT

    110 YEARS AGO From June 7, 1912 Mr. Spotts, who owned the boat landing near Pleasant Point, had installed a 10–horse motor boat. It was a fast boat. Fishing would be abandoned for a few days until the finny fellows get through eating all the lake flies. While Mr. Gorder was in the act of cranking up his auto,… Read More

  • Central Square Arts Advocate

    | Published on June 6, 2022 at 4:10pm CDT

    Happenings at Central Square Central Square’s first outdoor Makers’ Market featuring Music on the Lawn debuts this month! Throughout the months of June, July and August each market will showcase singer-songwriters who will combine instruction, performance and storytelling. If you’re a musician, a songwriter, or aspiring to be either, grab your guitar and notebook and join… Read More

  • American Diversity celebrating 30 years

    | Published on June 6, 2022 at 4:09pm CDT

    Since its foundation in 1992, American Diversity has evolved into a leading promo and print distributor powered by diverse products, people, partnerships and philanthropy. The company is proud to be headquartered in Glenwood – just blocks from beautiful Lake Minnewaska – having over 6,750 suppliers, 2,000+ customers and 200 sales associates and support staff around… Read More

  • Legion observes Memorial Day in Lowry

    | Published on June 6, 2022 at 4:06pm CDT

    By Rick Gail, post adjutant Local and area residents filled the Lowry Community Center May 30 in observance of Memorial Day. The program was sponsored by the Gust F. Holden Post 253 American Legion, Ladies Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion. Post Honor Guard members marched from the American Legion facility to the community center to initiate… Read More

  • Eagle Bank and Bobber’s Marine donate to Minnewaska Lake Association

    | Published on June 6, 2022 at 4:05pm CDT

    Scott Pederson (left), owner of Bobbers Marine in Glenwood, donated $1,000 in merchandize to the Minnewaska Lake Association Banquet. MLA Board member accepting the donation is Don Sacks. The banquet, set for June 25 at the Minnewaska House Brewing Co + Grill, is the main fundraiser for MLA, which works to improve Lake Minnewaska by… Read More

  • Starbuck Chamber board will soon be distributing new brochure/map

    | Published on June 6, 2022 at 3:50pm CDT

    The Starbuck Chamber Board reviewed the recently printed brochure and map at its meeting in May.  The maps will be distributed to local businesses and one location in each town on the map. There are large prints of the area map available that are suitable for framing, it was stated.  The board also looked at eight different… Read More

  • MnDOT to host open house June 7 for Hwy 114 construction project

    | Published on June 6, 2022 at 3:49pm CDT

    The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) invites the public to attend an open house this Tuesday, June 7, from 4 to 7 p.m., to learn more about future construction on Highway 114 from Lowry to Starbuck.  The open house will be held at the Lowry City Hall, located at 206 Maple Street. Residents, business owners, and area… Read More

  • County childcare could get a boost from ARPA funds

    | Published on June 6, 2022 at 3:48pm CDT

    Applications for American Rescue Plan funds have started coming into the Pope County HRA/EDA for the childcare portion of allocated funds. At last week’s meeting, two applications were discussed for two childcare centers.  The two centers requested that their applications have early review due to contractor and construction scheduling constraints. The board agreed to review the… Read More

  • Three-way race for county seat in District 5

    | Published on June 6, 2022 at 3:46pm CDT

    Filing for election to Pope County offices came to an end at 5 p.m. last Thursday and there is just one race in the three county commissioner districts open for election this fall. Incumbent Pope County Commissioner Cody Rogahn, who represents District 5, had two challengers file for that position, which will spark a primary election… Read More

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