• Two men and a truck

    | Published on May 27, 2022 at 10:21am CDT

    Vic Vatthauer and Ron Feigum have tended Starbuck’s trees for years Most folks around Starbuck recognize a red 94 Chevy work truck and a guy named Vic (Vatthauer) and another guy named Ron (Feigum).   Ron grew up in Starbuck and operated the town’s nursery for many years and Vic and his family moved to Starbuck in… Read More

  • Riding For a Cause is again a full event and set for Saturday, June 18

    | Published on May 27, 2022 at 10:19am CDT

    Glacial Ridge Hospice’s 26th Annual Motorcycle Ride and Car Run will take place on Saturday, June 18, it was announced recently. The ride and activities have always been a community event with free-will donations so everyone can participate. Riding For a Cause’s full lineup of events includes lunch in the park, an afternoon ride, a chance… Read More

  • Message created on window in downtown Glenwood

    | Published on May 27, 2022 at 10:18am CDT

    “I Love Kids!” A thank you for Pope County childcare providers was created on the Western Prairie Human Services window in downtown Glenwood. Artist Char Slack of Evansville created a colorful painting to help celebrate Child Care Appreciation Month. Pope County Early Childhood (EC)/THRIVE Initiative members, Western Prairie Human Services, West Central Initiative and Child… Read More

  • Emerald ash borer confirmed for first time in Kandiyohi County

    | Published on May 27, 2022 at 10:17am CDT

    Emergency quarantine on wood movement put in place for portion of Kandiyohi County. The quarantine will cover the northeast corner of the county, from U.S. highways 71 and 12 on the western and southern borders, respectively, and the county line on the northern and eastern borders. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has confirmed the presence… Read More

  • Sharon Blomgren recognized for service to ‘Meals on Wheels’ program

    | Published on May 27, 2022 at 10:16am CDT

    Glenwood Rotary Club recently sponsored a dinner and program to honor those who make the “Meals on Wheels” program work in the Glenwood area. The program, held in May at the Minnewaska House Brewing Co. + Grill, was really two-fold, according to David Sheppard, current president of Glenwood Rotary.  “One, we wanted to thank all the… Read More

  • Residents plant geraniums along lakeshore in front of The Pearl

    | Published on May 27, 2022 at 10:14am CDT

    Residents of The Pearl in Glenwood got together Monday morning and planted more than 300 red geraniums that run in front of the building along the lakeshore. The Pearl management purchased the geraniums and the residents volunteer to plant them, according to Larry Stensrud, who lives at The Pearl with his wife, Ann. The geraniums… Read More

  • USDA offers funding flexibility to help states, WIC families amid infant formula shortages

    | Published on May 27, 2022 at 10:13am CDT

    In its continued efforts to get formula to families in need, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is encouraging state agencies and their infant formula manufacturers to consider seeking temporary flexibility in their infant formula contracts to allow WIC participants to purchase alternate sizes, forms or brands of infant formula during the current shortage. State agencies have… Read More

  • Blood donations needed ahead of summer

    | Published on May 27, 2022 at 10:13am CDT

    Local blood drives scheduled on May 31 and June 17 When schools let out for summer and families set off on vacation, the American Red Cross typically sees a decline in donors, which can impact patient care. It’s critically important that donors make an appointment to give now before heading out for summer activities to help… Read More

  • Volunteers needed for community garden

    | Published on May 27, 2022 at 10:12am CDT

    Glenwood Lutheran Church Community Garden is preparing for another year of gardening and sharing the produce with the community. The garden is always in need of volunteers to plant, weed and harvest vegetables; no experience required. The plan is to plant the garden on June 4, and then meet every Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m…. Read More

  • What’s happening at Central Square

    | Published on May 27, 2022 at 10:11am CDT

    Happenings at Central Square Central Square is throwing three parties this summer! Join the festivities during their June, July and August Makers Markets. The summer markets will feature a live outdoor mini music series showcasing singer-songwriters who will combine instruction, music and storytelling into their shows. There will be concessions and handcrafted art and goods for… Read More

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