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May 14, 2010
United Way invites public to its new digs
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties welcomes the public to an open house at its new office space at 2504 Aga Drive. The event will take place Thursday, May 20 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 pm. This is the former Bellanca building next to the Alexandria Airport. The move to this location...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am
May 8, 2010
Highway 9 project in Pope, Swift counties begins May 11
DETROIT LAKES - Motorists on Highway 9 will be detoured beginning Tuesday, May 11, when a resurfacing project begins between Benson and three-quarters of a mile north of the Pope/Stevens county line, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Traffic will be detoured...
May 8, 2010 - 8:03am
March 3, 2010
No felony charges in fatal crash west of Glenwood
Editor's note: The following story is reprinted, with permission, from the Pope County Tribune. Five months after a fatal crash west of Glenwood, no felony charges will be filed against a 16-year-old driver involved in the crash. The Minnesota State Patrol conducted a fatal crash...
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
December 31, 2009
Ice not so safe
A pickup truck and fish house partially fell through the ice in separate locations Tuesday on Lake Reno. According to Sean Toft of Lowry, who...
December 31, 2009 - 12:00am
December 18, 2009
United Way now accepting requests for funding
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties allocation process for 2009/10 agency funding is under way. Applications are available on the Web at www.uwdp.org or by contacting their office. Douglas and Pope County funding requests need to be submitted to the United Way office by 4:30...
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am
November 20, 2009
Incinerator expansion plan goes smoothly
There wasn't any public outcry at a special meeting Tuesday night about the addition of a third combustor at Pope Douglas Solid Waste Management (PDSWM). The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) hosted a public meeting at Alexandria Technical College about the proposed expansion...
November 20, 2009 - 12:05am
Without a home and nowhere to go
Editor's note: As part of National Homeless Awareness Month, the Community Impact Coalition, a division of the United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties, provided the following local insights into the problem. Where do people in Douglas County go when they are homeless? "I lost my...
November 20, 2009 - 12:05am
October 7, 2009
Alexandria woman injured in rollover near Grove Lake
An Alexandria woman was injured in a one-vehicle rollover near Grove Lake Saturday just after midnight. Jennifer Zenner, 26, was driving on County Road 22, near 180th Street, when her vehicle started to go off the road and then it eventually rolled into the ditch, according to the...
October 7, 2009 - 12:00am
September 18, 2009
Too much garbage to handle?
The expansion project at Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management (PDSWM) is one step closer to being completed. At the September 16, 2009 board meeting, the Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management Board members passed a motion requesting the Pope and Douglas County Boards pursue temporary...
September 18, 2009 - 12:05am
September 2, 2009
Two people injured in crash near county line
Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 29, just north of the Pope County line, last Thursday morning. According to the State...
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
'Tea Party' protest planned in Glenwood
Area residents fed up with high taxes have organized a "tea party" in Glenwood this Saturday. The Pope County Tea Party Committee (PCTPC) is hosting the event in conjunction with a motorcycle run/rally at the Glenwood City Park Bandshell from 1 to 5 p.m. Organizers describe the...
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
August 14, 2009
Bus tour to Pope County offers insights into grassland management
Pope County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a Grassland Management Demonstration Site Bus Tour August 19 and 20 to view scattered demonstration sites in Pope County. The bus tour begins at the Pope County Fairgrounds with registration at 7:30 a.m. and the bus leaving...
August 14, 2009 - 12:00am
August 12, 2009
United Way 'food drop' helps 315 area families; another one planned
More than 315 families were able to get groceries from the 30,000 pounds of food distributed at the New Life Christian Church on July 30. There...
August 12, 2009 - 12:00am
August 5, 2009
United Way connects volunteers, local organizations
United Way of Douglas and Pope Counties is expanding its volunteer center that serves communities in Douglas and Pope counties. The goal is to be a centralized "one-stop shop" for organizations needing help and people looking to share their time and talent. Volunteers play an increasingly...
August 5, 2009 - 12:00am
June 17, 2009
Pope County Relay for Life is this Friday
A special luminaria ceremony held during the American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Pope County will remember those lost to cancer and honors those who have survived. Hundreds of luminaria will be lit along the relay track at the Pope County Fairgrounds this Friday, June 19 at...
June 17, 2009 - 12:00am