Starbuck Times

  • Starbuck Meats and Locker Service changes hands

    | Published on November 24, 2020 at 9:02am CST

    Starbuck Meats and Locker Service, owned and operated by Keith and Sandy Knutson for 20 years, was recently purchased at auction by Mathias Briard. Keith and Sandy’s last day at the locker was on Saturday, Nov. 21. The Knutsons said they would enjoy retirement and look forward to being able to spend more time with… Read More

  • CARES ACT items dominate board action

    | Published on November 24, 2020 at 9:00am CST

    By Celeste Rapp The Pope County Board of Commissioners approved multiple CARES Act items at their meeting on Nov. 17. Included in those approved items were CARES Act items for the county facilities committee, designations for the county, distributions for first responders and distributions for businesses and nonprofits. Out of the county’s CARES Act… Read More

  • Pope County low-income representative needed to fill WCMCA board vacancy

    | Published on November 24, 2020 at 9:00am CST

    West Central Minnesota Communities Action, Inc.’s Mission Statement: “Partnering to build community and empower people to overcome poverty and achieve their full potential” is seeking candidates interested in running for election to the Board of Directors of the Agency. This seat provides a representative for the low-income sector of Pope County and is up for… Read More

  • Free testing site now open at Morris Armory

    | Published on November 24, 2020 at 8:59am CST

    A free COVID-19 testing site the Pope County area is now open in Morris at the Morris National Guard Armory. The site is open today and tomorrow, Nov. 23-24 from noon until 6 p.m., it was announced by Horizon Public Health. It will also be open from noon until 6 p.m. on the following dates…. Read More