• What’s happening at Central Square

    | Published on November 14, 2022 at 11:13am CST

    Happenings at Central Square Join us this Saturday at 7 p.m. for an evening with the incredible duo, Branden & James. As seen on the television show, America’s Got Talent, these two outstanding performers will bring classic and contemporary music to Glenwood. There are still tickets available for this show, but they are selling fast! Tickets are… Read More

  • Down Memory Lane

    | Published on November 14, 2022 at 11:12am CST

    Successful one-day hunt Nov. 15, 1962 – Considering that roughly two thirds of the county was off-limits to deer hunters, the Tribune reported that the one-day shotgun slug season was successful. Clayton Sandvig of the Glenwood Meat Lockers  said that he had processed 31 deer. The first deer was shot by Bob Gandrud, the largest by Elmer… Read More

  • Pope County Museum Notes

    | Published on November 14, 2022 at 11:12am CST

    A sign of bad roads From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, Nov. 16, 1922. Election Returns Complete. The canvassing board met on Monday and made the official canvas of the election returns in the county. The total votes registered in Pope County were 4,961. The total number of votes cast and counted were 4.794. The man who… Read More

  • Starbuck Glimpses from the Past

    | Published on November 14, 2022 at 11:11am CST

    110 YEARS AGO From November 22, 1912 A new butter maker arrived in town last Monday morning. Of course, he is the finest boy who ever happened. Mr. and Mrs. A.F. Peterson have agreed to that.  Services were conducted in the West Zion Church Sunday and a large number took holy supper.  An excellent remedy for chronically cold feet… Read More

  • Wildman wins in Pope County’s sole race; Reichmann, Ogdahl, Lagred, Zavadil elected to MAS board

    | Published on November 9, 2022 at 9:27am CST

    Paul Wildman will represent District 5 on the Pope County Board of Commissioners defeating Bruce Harvey 650 votes to Harvey’s 474, according to the unofficial Pope County results from Tuesday’s general election. Wildman and Harvey were vying for the board seat vacated by Cody Rogahn, who was defeated in a three-way race in the primary election. … Read More

  • MAS to host 17th Veterans Day program

    | Published on November 7, 2022 at 11:33am CST

    Minnewaska Area School will hold its 17th Annual Veterans Appreciation program on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11 at the Minnewaska Area High School gymnasium. The program will commemorate all local veterans for their “service to our country,” it was stated in a letter from the school district. The program will begin at 9 a.m. and is… Read More

  • Pope County BIO Girls complete 12-week program

    | Published on November 7, 2022 at 11:33am CST

    The  Pope County BIO Girls  (Beautiful Inside and Outside) recently completed a 12 week program? It was the third year of offering this program and all site directors/mentors volunteer their time for this program.  “Each BIO Girl grew so much over the past 12 weeks. During our finale event on October 30, we celebrated progress,… Read More

  • ‘Little Jo’ WMA dedicated in memory of Kurt Nelson

    | Published on November 7, 2022 at 11:32am CST

    Little Jo, a State Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in southeast Pope County, was dedicated in memory of Kurt Owen (K.O.) Nelson and a memorial sign was erected during a ceremony on October 21 that brought together family, friends and colleagues. Little Jo WMA is located near where Kurt Nelson once lived.  He sold the tract to… Read More

  • County board reaches 2-2 impasse on Reichmann IUP

    | Published on November 7, 2022 at 11:31am CST

    By Melanie Stegner The Pope County Board of Commissioners reached a stalemate at last week’s meeting regarding an interim use permit (IUP) for a non-confinement feeding area (NFA) by Reichmann Land and Cattle.  The IUP was brought before the board with a recommendation for approval by the Pope County Planning Advisory Commission (PAC).  As the IUP presented… Read More

  • Minnewaska 8th grade band leaders join top area students to form band

    | Published on November 7, 2022 at 11:30am CST

    Eight  Minnewaska 8th grade band students participated in the 8th Grade Honor Band in Benson on Saturday, October 29. These eight local musical leaders combined with other top students from surrounding schools to form a band, rehearse for the day and put on a concert.  From left are: Jack Payne, Maria Heidelberger, Maggie Hjelm, Sydney… Read More

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