Starbuck Times

  • Starbuck might have estimated 2020 road project costs by May meeting

    | Published on April 16, 2019 at 8:41am CDT

    The Starbuck City Council heard from Larry Van Hout of Widseth Smith Nolting at its council meeting on Monday, April 8. Van Hout informed the council that MnDOT is still working on cost splits for the 2020 road project and numbers for the estimated cost should be available by the May council meeting. Van Hout said… Read More

  • Starbuck honored with operations award

    | Published on April 16, 2019 at 8:41am CDT

    Starbuck’s Wastewater Treatment plant was recently honored  with an operations award from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA). Each year, MPCA recognizes Minnesota wastewater treatment facility operators that maintain a perfect record of permit compliance, according to a news release from the MPCA. To be eligible , facilities were required to submit all monitoring reports to the… Read More

  • Haggerty and Swenson win primary

    | Published on April 16, 2019 at 8:40am CDT

    Nan Haggerty and Gary E. Swenson will square off in a general election on Aug. 13 for the District 1 Pope County commissioner’s seat. Haggerty and Swenson were the two candidates with the most votes in the six-way primary race for the seat that also included candidates Robert Ranum, Kevin  Anderson, Lori Vaadeland and Jeffery N. Kleven…. Read More

  • Board hears request for beer sales at new baseball field

    | Published on April 16, 2019 at 8:40am CDT

    Members from the Minnewaska Baseball Association proposed the sale of 3.2 percent beer during amateur baseball league games at Marthaler Field. Joe Alexander, Bob Hendrickson and Mike Andreas presented the proposal to the Minnewaska school board at the board’s special meeting on April 3. Alexander said that the association’s first goal, if the proposal were to… Read More