• Local artists featured at Bremness Gallery; music in the back yard July 23, 30

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:55am CDT

    Summer at the Bremness will feature paintings by local artist, Gloria Pfeifer and wood carvings by Jack Pfeifer. The Gallery is open Fridays July 22 and 29 from 2-6 p.m. and on Saturdays July 23 and 30 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information go to Gallery or Thumbdog Art.  The Pfeifers have… Read More

  • GFWC of Starbuck wins overall Creative Fundraiser Award 

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:54am CDT

    GFWC (General Federation of Women’s Clubs) Starbuck won, over all GFWC clubs internationally, the Creative Fundraiser Award at the GFWC International Convention this month in New Orleans. The fundraising activity was the selling of chances to win one of two shepherd hooks with the Starbuck medallion of the star and buck. Pictured are the members… Read More

  • Abbey Schoumaker represents Pope County at YELLO conference

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:53am CDT

    Abbey Schoumaker, from Pope County, attended the annual 4- H Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Opportunities (YELLO) conference. In June, youth from across Minnesota gathered in Bemidji, Minn. for the annual 4- H Youth Exploring Leadership and Learning Opportunities (YELLO) conference. All five regions came from across Minnesota to be a part of YELLO. The conference… Read More

  • Pope County’s Pooch farm to receive ‘Farm family of the Year’ award

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:47am CDT

    Delmar and Ida Pooch purchased the original farm in Nora Township in 1953 Eighty-five farm families and operations, the most in recent memory, will be honored in August by the University of Minnesota at the 2022 Farm Family of the Year ceremony. The ceremony begins at 1:15 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 4, at the annual Minnesota Farmfest… Read More

  • Starbuck council discusses road issues from 2020 street project

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:46am CDT

    By Kris Goracke  Road issues from the 2020 Road Project and possible road construction were two of the main topics discussed at the July regular Starbuck City Council meeting. Larry VanHout from Widseth appeared before the council with an update regarding the issues with the 2020 Road Project. First on Van Hout’s list was the… Read More

  • Horticulture Night Set for July 28 at WCROC in Morris

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:45am CDT

    Explore all that the Horticulture Display Garden has to offer during the 52nd annual Horticulture Night at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC), Morris. Experience beautiful flower gardens, meandering paths and creative landscape ideas while taking in a variety of horticultural presentations and hands-on gardening demonstrations. Horticulture Night is scheduled for… Read More

  • A town where everyone can be a welcoming ambassador

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:43am CDT

     This past Saturday, Roger Aaberg posted on the Starbuck Men’s Veterans Auxiliary Facebook page, a story that caught the eye of many. It’s well worth repeating and quoting Roger’s message as written ~ “Good morning … Please read this story … So last night we helped the VFW Post 4582 with their monthly steak and chop… Read More

  • 29:11 will perform at Central Square on Sunday, July 24

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:43am CDT

    The South African Gospel Group, 29:11, will present a concert at Central Square on Sunday, July 24, at 3 p.m. The free-will presentation is open seating. A reception will follow the performance. 29:11 International Exchange is a music ministry based in South Africa and the United States. Their mission is to facilitate hope and reconciliation through… Read More

  • VFW Auxiliary News

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:42am CDT

    Article submitted by Kathryn Kyvig, secretary The VFW Auxiliary to Starbuck Post 4582 held their regular meeting on Monday, July 11, 2022, at 2 p.m. at the meeting room of the VFW with President Karen Tharaldson presiding. The Chaplain offered the opening prayer and the pledge to the flag was given. The roll call of officers… Read More

  • College News

    | Published on July 18, 2022 at 11:42am CDT

    Alex Tech dean’s list The following area students were recently named to the dean’s list at Alexandria Technical and Community College for the 2022 spring semester: from Cyrus, Lydia Bright; from Glenwood, Katie Anderson, Sarah Jenks, Kaylynn Kambick, Leah Miller, Kirsten Morton, Tanner Nestor, Shannon Strutz, Chandler TeBrake and Jacob Volkmann; from Lowry, Carrie Ahern, Mekayla… Read More

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