• How many Minnesotans read newspapers?

    | Published on July 25, 2022 at 1:28pm CDT

    By Matt McMillan Minnesota is home to 14,000 lakes, 12,000 loons, 135,000 seasonal lake cabins and 3.9 million newspaper readers. Really?  Really. Every month, 86% of Minnesota adults read newspapers’ print and online issues, according to a new Minnesota Market Study conducted by Coda Ventures. The study measures media usage and purchase behavior of Minnesota adults across… Read More

  • GHS Alumni Memorial Campaign to start July 25

    | Published on July 25, 2022 at 1:27pm CDT

    Alumni of Glenwood High School are once again organizing a campaign that honors GHS graduates and faculty who have passed on by collecting funds that will be contributed to Central Square, the former Glenwood High School building.  The idea for an alumni memorial fund campaign was conceived by 1967 graduating classmates Larry Zavadil and Rick Fischer… Read More

  • Pope County Historical Society to host Cemetery Workshop on Aug. 12

    | Published on July 25, 2022 at 1:26pm CDT

    Learn simple techniques to safely clean cemetery monuments at a one-day workshop hosted by the Pope County Historical Society (PCHS). An expert crew from Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps is spending a full week working at the Glenwood Cemetery. On Friday, Aug. 12, they will share their expertise with us in a hands-on workshop. Participants… Read More

  • Gnomes and Trolls and BEARS…. OH

    | Published on July 25, 2022 at 1:25pm CDT

    After the Trolls of Holly Skogen Park alerted the students of Glacial Hills Elementary School summer program that there were BEARS in the park, students rose up to help.  They reviewed bear crossing safety and grabbed their bear bells and headed across the street.  An open season on bears was authorized, with “Catch and Release” rules. … Read More

  • Alexandria Cub Scout Day Camp 2022

    | Published on July 25, 2022 at 1:23pm CDT

    Each year, the Northern Lights Council hosts Cub Scout Day Camps around the Council. The local day camp is at the Runestone County Park each summer. This year Day Camp was Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26 with a theme of Wild Wild West. Camping at the Cub Scout level introduces boys and girls to… Read More

  • 68th SHS Class Reunion held

    | Published on July 25, 2022 at 1:22pm CDT

    The Starbuck High School class of 1954 celebrated the 68th anniversary of their graduation with a class reunion on July 2. It was held at the Starbuck VFW and a noon meal was served. There was a small response for the event but the five classmates who came had a great time reminiscing, it was stated. … Read More

  • Library News

    | Published on July 25, 2022 at 1:21pm CDT

    Contributed by Leslie Randall, Glenwood Public Library Please visit our Waterama Used Book Sale at the Glenwood Public Library Saturday, July 30, starting at 8 a.m. Once again, we have received many wonderful donations and we are weeding our collection. There is a huge variety of books including fiction, history, cookbooks and children’s books. The proceeds… Read More

  • What’s happening at Central Square

    | Published on July 25, 2022 at 1:20pm CDT

    Happenings at Central Square Waterama weekend is almost here, and Mick Sterling will be in Glenwood with his 14-member band (yes, 14!) to help celebrate the annual festival at 7 p.m. on Saturday night, July 30. They will perform music from the Billy Joel songbook. This concert is the fourth show in the 2022 Concert Series… Read More

  • Waterama celebration highlights the news

    | Published on July 25, 2022 at 1:20pm CDT

    Down Memory Lane July 26, 1962-  Waterama was in the news with the seventh annual festivities about to get underway. Queen candidates included Betty Kay Dingwall, Dianne Probst, Bonajean Bartley, Carol Hustad, Beverly Schaub, Janet Holtberg, Luania Lewis, Gail Baukol, Diane Femrite, Patricia DeKok, Judith Rambeck, Mary Carlson, Nancy Billehus, Linda Dovel, Bonnie Dingwall and Patty Olson.  A… Read More

  • Passenger trains Nos. 29 and 30 discontinued

    | Published on July 25, 2022 at 1:19pm CDT

    Pope County Museum Notes From the Pope County Tribune, Thursday, July 27, 1922. There is a young businessman in our city that believes in going after what he wants. “Bill” Thompson, manager of the Glenwood Laundry, is becoming known as a hustler. Morris, Cyrus, Starbuck, Sportz and Spring cottages are visited for laundry on Monday. Deliveries are… Read More

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