Starbuck Times

  • Annual Hospice Ride prevails

    | Published on June 19, 2018 at 3:32pm CDT

    Despite the murky weather on Saturday, the 22nd annual Glacial Ridge Motorcycle Ride and Car Run was held. The ride, sponsored by Glacial Ridge Hospice, started at 1 p.m. at the Glenwood City Park. Dozens of riders and drivers then took County Road 24 past ‘Indian Mound’ and behind the Minnewaska Area High School (pictured)…. Read More

  • Kerkvliet is new Starbuck Postmaster

    | Published on June 19, 2018 at 3:31pm CDT

    Dan Kerkvliet is the new Postmaster at the Starbuck Post Office. Kerkvliet and his family moved to Starbuck when he was starting third grade. He graduated from Starbuck High School in 1988 and his mother and siblings still lived in the area when he moved away. Kerkvliet’s postal career started when he was hired as a… Read More

  • Starbuck to complete vegetative mapping before spraying for starry stonewort

    | Published on June 19, 2018 at 3:30pm CDT

    By Zach Anderson Starbuck learned of a slight setback to its plans to have the marina sprayed for the aquatic inasive species starry stonewort. At a past meeting, the council approved for PLM Lake and Land Management to spray the marina for $1,100, plus the cost of monitoring. Sometime after the meeting, PLM learned from the… Read More

  • Minnesota Flyer Magazine features Starbuck Airport

    | Published on June 19, 2018 at 3:30pm CDT

    Editor’s note: This story, written by Tom Foster, ran in the June issue of the Minnesota Flyer Magazine. Starbuck, what a great name for a great town.  The City wasn’t named after the first mate in “Moby Dick,” or the fighter pilot in “Battlestar Galactica.”  The consensus is it got that unusual name from a 19th… Read More