• Letters to the Editor

    Published on March 20, 2023 at 1:32pm CDT

    I know what I saw ‘live’ on Jan. 6 From Theresa Tibbetts Glenwood Re: Inga Mae #1: Fox news & honesty. Bwaaa! You had me rolling on the floor with many others I’m sure with that statement. So, you are saying that what I saw LIVE on Jan. 6th was all lies? That Fox is… Read More

  • Snowy winter, but sun is powerful this time of year

    Published on March 20, 2023 at 1:31pm CDT

    Stoneage Ramblings By John R. Stone Many of us have been commenting on the weather this winter. It seems we’ve had more snow than we have had for a few years. That’s been great for people who like snow sports and even those who plow snow for a living. But shovelers and others may not have… Read More

  • Many aspects of education funding to consider

    Published on March 20, 2023 at 1:31pm CDT

    Notes From The Capitol By Paul Anderson, State House Representative District 12B Expectations are high that a significant increase in education funding will be passed during this legislative session. The per-pupil funding formula is the most common way to raise money for education, and it most likely will happen. But, there are other bills floating around and,… Read More

  • Women’s Ag Leadership Conference scheduled for April 12

    Published on March 20, 2023 at 1:28pm CDT

    Growing Green By Robin Trott, Extension Educator Network with ag leaders at the 25th annual Women’s Agricultural Leadership Conference (WALC) on April 12 at The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. This year’s WALC theme “Sterling History” plays into the 25th anniversary tradition of silver – and it also serves as a metaphor for the long-term value the conference… Read More

  • Future plastic

    Published on March 20, 2023 at 1:27pm CDT

    View From The Cab By David Tollefson, Columnist Being still a grower of corn, the number one crop in the whole USA as well as Minnesota, I’m all for new uses for corn other than animal feed, human food as well as fuel in our vehicles. The most recent Minnesota Farm Guide has an interesting cover story… Read More

  • Escape

    Published on March 20, 2023 at 1:26pm CDT

    View From a Prairie Home by Hege Hernfindahl, Columnist It has been a very long and very difficult winter for everybody here on the prairie. Snow every day almost. Winds which swirls the snow around creating snowdrifts and sometimes ice on the roads and sidewalks. Freezing rain turning to snow that makes walking hazardous at times. Many… Read More

  • March: Lion or Lamb?

    Published on March 20, 2023 at 1:25pm CDT

    From Where I Sit By Pat Spilseth, Columnist Last weekend as I set the clocks ahead an hour to Daylight Savings Time, I remembered that Spring FINALLY officially arrives on March 21! Though March entered like a roaring lion, with loud, whistling winds, mountains of snow and icicles; hopefully, March will end like a lamb, with gentler… Read More

  • Thanks to Rep. Anderson for authoring funding for Central Square project

    Published on March 13, 2023 at 1:23pm CDT

    Publisher’s Perspective By Tim Douglass, Publisher of the Pope County Tribune The community received some good news last Monday when the Minnesota House of  Representatives provided broad, bipartisan approval of legislation including $4 million to complete a rehabilitation of Central Square in Glenwood. Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, authored legislation to provide the Glenwood project’s funding. It ultimately was… Read More

  • How one family escaped from Ukraine after Russian invasion

    Published on March 13, 2023 at 1:19pm CDT

    Stoneage Ramblings By John R. Stone A few weeks ago I attended a group meeting where we heard a Ukrainian named Max explain how he, his wife, three kids and his mother escaped from Ukraine after Russia began its invasion. The tale itself was interesting to say the least. Max and his wife had been at… Read More

  • Letters to the Editor

    Published on March 13, 2023 at 1:18pm CDT

    ‘We are a Christian nation’ From Inga Mae B. Urke, Starbuck I must take issue with a recent writer on the abortion rights issue.  First, what proof does she have that she has factual documentation about deaths in the January 6th event? I have never known Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity or other FOX staff to… Read More

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