Author Archives: Tom Beuckens

2022 Lighted Parade Winners

Winners in the Lighted Parade best decorated floats for 2022 are: 1st Place     The Miss Minnewaska Royalty   2nd Place   The Glenwood Waterama Float   3rd Place  No Place Like Home Entry   Thanks to all that entered the parade, all that came out to ride the trolleys at the depot, all that cheered […]

Christmas Lighting Contest

The Starbuck Area Chamber of Commerce will again be sponsoring a Christmas Lighting contest for businesses and residences in the Starbuck city limits. There is no pre registration required.  Judging will take place the evening of December 14th with two prize winners in each category.   Have some fun decorating and lighting up your house or business […]

2022 Heritage Days Grand Marshals – Greg and Nancy Rapp

This year’s grand marshals have been devoted community members for over 25 years. Both have poured their hearts and souls into Starbuck since moving here and can be frequently seen at community events.   One of the recipients has always put the health and well-being of the community first while remaining what some would call […]

MN Flyer Magazine Article Featuring the Starbuck Airport

Reprinted courtesy of the MN Flyer Magazine, written by TomFoster   Starbuck, what a great name for a great town! The City wasn’t named after the first mate in “Moby Dick,” or the fighter pilot in “Battlestar Galactica.” The consensus is it got that unusual name from a 19th century railroad tycoon, William H. Starbuck […]