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Features from the Farm
October 7, 2009
One person arrested in Starbuck drug bust
Several area law enforcement agencies collaborated on a drug bust in Starbuck on Tuesday that put one person in custody and netted narcotics. According to the Pope County Sheriff's Office, law enforcement searched a residence on John Street at about 5:25 p.m. and recovered an undisclosed...
October 7, 2009 - 11:32am
August 26, 2009
Pope County juvenile offenders will now go to Willmar
By Amy Chaffins Pope County Tribune Pope County has severed ties with the West Central Regional Juvenile Center (WCRJC) in Moorhead - all juveniles will now be housed at Prairie Lakes Youth Program (PLYP) in Willmar. Pope County Commissioner Gordy Wagner said, "It's a matter of...
August 26, 2009 - 11:09am
August 13, 2009
Pope County restricts tax-exempt land
By Chad Koenen Starbuck Times Pope County Commissioners took a step during their regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday morning to restrict tax exempt land trusts from increasing the amount of untaxable land within Pope County's borders. A new resolution entitled the "No Net Gain...
August 13, 2009 - 11:00am
April 11, 2009
Incinerator project picks up steam
The light at the end of the tunnel is finally shining for a project that has been in the works for the past couple of years. The project - the...
April 11, 2009 - 4:01am
February 15, 2009
Pope County deputy fires at suspect in car while on business in Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. - A Pope County sheriff's deputy fired shots at a suspect in a car during a traffic stop Friday. Fergus Falls police chief Tim Brennan says the deputy pulled over a car for a minor traffic violation. The deputy was in Fergus Falls on department business. Brennan...
February 15, 2009 - 12:00am
October 25, 2008
Five-county public health plan may be short-lived
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune A proposal to create a five-county public health system that would include departments of Stevens-Traverse-Grant, Pope and Douglas counties might be short-lived, at least in the near term. Earlier this week, Pope County officials indicated that the time...
October 25, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Initial response positive for forming five-county public health system
By Amy Chaffins Pope County Tribune Commissioners and staff from Stevens, Traverse, Grant, Pope and Douglas counties came together to discuss the idea of forming a five-county public health service. The group met Friday at the Hoffman Community Center. Currently, Stevens, Traverse...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 1, 2008
STG Public Health to gauge interest in five-county service
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The chairman of the Stevens Traverse Grant Public Health Board is asking county commissioners in Pope and Douglas counties to explore the possibility of merging to create a five-county public health network. In a Sept.
October 1, 2008 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
Information sought on vandalism at St. Petri Cemetery in Cyrus
Twice in the last month, vandals have caused significant damage to headstones at the St. Petri Cemetery in Cyrus. The vandals pushed over 17 headstones earlier this summer. After members of Trinity Lutheran Church reset the stones and repaired damage, vandals returned and again damaged...
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am
July 4, 2008
County ready to switch solid waste operations
By Kayla Kloos Sun Tribune Stevens County Environmental Services Coordinator Bill Kleindl reviewed the Pope-Douglas Solid Waste Agreement with County Commissioners at their July 1 meeting. Kleindl will take the revised contract back to Pope-Douglas for negotiations, but the commissioners...
July 4, 2008 - 12:00am
April 16, 2008
UMM grad keeps tabs on Pope Benedict's U.S. visit
If you can't be there in person, you will be able to track Pope Benedict's U.S. visit this week thanks to the work of a former Morris resident. Tim Drake, a University of Minnesota, Morris graduate and former Sun Tribune staffer, is providing a "play by play" account of the Pope's...
April 16, 2008 - 12:00am