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The city located on the west shore of Lake Minnewaska, at the junction of Highways 28, 29 and 114. It is 130 miles northwest of the Twin Cities. With an economic development board assisting new businesses in getting started, Starbuck has been gaining in population since 1995.
A municipal airport, Minnewaska District Hospital, Minnewaska Area High School, supporting students from Starbuck, Glenwood, Lowry and Villard enrolled in this joint-effort facility.

Pope County man charged with assault

A Pope County man from Starbuck, 20-year-old Travis Michael Moen, was charged in District Court with one count of first degree assault and one count of third degree assault after an incident which occurred on April 12. Both are felony charges.  read entire story. . . .

Nathan Swenson named Guggenheim Fellow

Dr. Nathan G. Swenson has just been awarded a Fellowship in Plant Biology for 2014 by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in New York in its ninetieth annual competition for the United States and Canada as announced in a news release in the New York Times on April 10, 2014.  read entire story. . . .

Peterson Recognized by MPCA

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) recently recognized Randy Peterson from the city of Starbuck for maintaining a perfect compliance record with their wastewater treatment permit during 2013. This year, the city of Starbuck wastewater treatment facility was among 128 wastewater facilities statewide to receive this award.  read entire story. . . .

Pioneer Public TVís MN Parks West premiere to be held May 8 in Starbuck

The public is invited to attend a free sneak preview of its new local production Great Minnesota Parks: West on Thursday, May 8 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Starbuck Community Center at 305 E. 5th Street. A social hour will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. followed by a showing of the half-hour long presentation.  read entire story. . . .

Bay Meadows Phase II construction is under way

The Pope County Housing and Redevelopment Authority/Economic Development Authority (HRA/EDA) board learned that construction has officially started for Phase II of Bay Meadows in Starbuck near the airport when they met last Wednesday.  read entire story. . . .

Starbuck still working on leasing a generator

Larry Van Hout of Widseth Smith Nolting (WSN) told the Starbuck City Council last Monday that the firm had sent out quotes to four suppliers to get a generator plus installation.  read entire story. . . .

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