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July 19, 2012
Citizen finds what's believed to be zebra mussel in Lake Minnewaska
GLENWOOD -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is investigating a report that a zebra mussel was found in Lake Minnewaska in Pope...
July 19, 2012 - 2:56pm
May 29, 2012
80-year-old Morris, Minn., woman dies in Pope County crash
GLENWOOD -- An 80-year-old motorist was killed in a broadside-type accident at 11 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Pope County Road 18 and Minnesota Highway 29. The Minnesota State Patrol reports that Eldora Eich, 80, of Morris, died after the 2001 Chevrolet Lumina she was operating...
May 29, 2012 - 12:00am
May 23, 2012
UPDATE: Charges against Aasen to be filed today in Pope County
GLENWOOD -- A criminal complaint against Dennis Wayne Aasen is expected to be filed later today in Pope County District Court. According to a news release from Pope County Sheriff Tim Riley, the charges against the 39-year-old man will include kidnapping, burglary, domestic assault,...
May 23, 2012 - 11:27am
Abduction suspect arrested in Anoka County, to be returned to Pope County, Minn.
GLENWOOD -- The 39-year-old man who allegedly abducted a rural Clontarf woman last week has been arrested and is in custody in the Anoka County...
May 23, 2012 - 9:07am
May 18, 2012
UPDATE: Missing Clontarf, Minn., woman found, suspect still on the run
GLENWOOD -- The rural Clontarf woman sought by law enforcement has been found, but the man suspected of abducting her has not been located. According...
May 18, 2012 - 8:45am
May 17, 2012
Pope County seeking woman missing from western Minn. home in possible abduction
GLENWOOD -- The Pope County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a woman believed to have been abducted from her home. Law...
May 17, 2012 - 6:13pm
March 22, 2012
Man flees Starbuck Police, Pope County, Minn., deputies after attempted arrest
STARBUCK -- A 38-year-old man was arrested for fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle after he led two Starbuck Police officers and five Pope County Sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase late Wednesday afternoon. According to a news release from the Starbuck Police Department,...
March 22, 2012 - 3:29pm
February 21, 2012
Starbuck, Minn., woman killed in Pope County crash
GLENWOOD -- A 26-year-old Starbuck woman was killed in a three vehicle crash on State Highway 28 in Pope County. According to the State Patrol, Steffanie Dahlseng was killed when the 2001 Buick she was driving spun out on the icy roadway, causing the vehicle to slide into the path...
February 21, 2012 - 8:57am
February 1, 2012
Both drivers hurt in icy Pope County, Minn., crash
GLENWOOD -- Two men were taken to Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood for treatment of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 8 a.m. this morning in Pope County. According to the State Patrol, Timothy Martin, 30 of Alexandria, was driving a Chrysler that struck a 1994 Ford...
February 1, 2012 - 12:23pm
November 30, 2011
Central MN agencies receive grants to reduce home health hazards
Pope County and the Meeker, McLeod, Sibley Community Health Board are among seven agencies to be awarded state grants to help build local capacity for addressing health hazards in homes. The grants were announced today by the Minnesota Department of Health. They total $250,000.
November 30, 2011 - 2:32pm
Prime hunting land is target for 'no net gain' debate in west central Minnesota
LAKE JOHANNA TOWNSHIP, POPE COUNTY -- Kurt Nelson has 80 acres of land in the southeast corner of Pope County that are the kind often touted...
April 30, 2011 - 7:50am
January 24, 2011
Pope to Catholics online: It's not just about hits; have respectful, discreet interactions
Pope Benedict XVI told Catholic bloggers and Facebook and YouTube users Monday to be respectful of others when spreading the Gospel online and not to see their ultimate goal as getting as many online hits as possible. Echoing concerns in the U.S.
January 24, 2011 - 2:31pm
January 23, 2011
Pope: Care needed in pre-marriage counseling, says marriage is not an absolute right
Pope Benedict XVI told priests Saturday to do a better job counseling would-be spouses to ensure their marriages last and said no one has an...
January 23, 2011 - 7:28am
January 2, 2011
Highway 28 in Big Stone, Stevens, Pope counties reopened Saturday night
Travel conditions in West Central Minnesota, leading the Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol to reopen Highway 28 in Stevens, Big Stone and Pope counties on Saturday night. County plows will begin work at 4 a.m. Sunday. The highways were closed...
January 2, 2011 - 7:43am
December 31, 2010
Officials: I-94 and Highway 10 closed in western Minnesota, plows pulled in Swift, Pope, and Stevens counties
MOORHEAD - The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol have closed Interstate 94 from Moorhead to Alexandria and Highway 10 from Moorhead to Detroit Lakes at 7 p.m.
December 31, 2010 - 12:00am