Starbuck Times

  • Starbuck motel gets new name, renovations

    | Published on August 14, 2018 at 10:44am CDT

    By Zach Anderson Starbuck has begun to see big changes to a familiar place. Mike and Tammy Salonen recently purchased the former Cedar Inn Motel and changed the name to Lakes Area Inn. Why did they decide to purchase the motel? “As business owners, we saw it as a good business opportunity,” Tammy said. “We also saw… Read More

  • Dragon Boat Festival

    | Published on August 14, 2018 at 10:43am CDT

    The 11th annual Starbuck Dragon Boat Festival happened in Starbuck this past weekend. The day was filled with excitement and adrenaline. Community members arrived throughout the day to show their support and to cheer on their favorite team. There were glitter tattoos and inflatables as well as food vendors to keep everyone preoccupied when there… Read More

  • Free training for Pope County GIS maps and apps

    | Published on August 14, 2018 at 10:42am CDT

    Learn how to use Pope County’s new GIS tools at a free public training session at the Pope County Courthouse, Thursday Aug. 30 from 1-4 p.m. The new geographic information system (GIS) tools give Pope County residents an easy way of finding information on local services, properties, and more. They include a Daycare Locator, a Tax… Read More

  • County approves study to look at human services facility, staffing needs

    | Published on August 14, 2018 at 10:41am CDT

    By Zach Anderson The Pope County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a proposal from David Drown Associates to conduct a Human Services staffing, structure and facility study for $13,500. County Coordinator Kersten Kappmeyer said that as one of the county’s largest departments, the Human Services department is also one of the county’s largest investments in people,… Read More