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City of Glenwood


City of Glenwood

City of Glenwood
Glenwood is set amid rolling hills on the eastern shore of Lake Minnewaska and has been the county seat of Pope County since 1866.
The City of Glenwood, including the Long Beach area, has a population of approximately 3,000 and is located 15 miles south of Interstate 94 on Highway 29 or 120 miles northwest of the Twin Cities, at the junction of Highways 28, 29, 55, and 104.


The City of Glenwood owns and operates a Municipal Airport: (320) 634-4772.
City utilities include water, sewer, and garbage and are billed monthly through City Hall. 
All questions regarding City utilities may be directed to Kim at (320) 634-5433.

City Offices: 137 East Minnesota Avenue
                     Glenwood, MN 56334
        Phone: (320) 634-5433  
            Fax: (320) 634-5592 
Elected City OfficialsCity of Glenwood
Mayor: Bill Ogdahl
CommissionerSherri Kazda
CommissionerKyle Tompson
CommissionerJack Christman
Commissioner: Todd Gylsen

Appointed/Hired Staff

City Administrator: David Iverson
City Attorney: Todd Roth
Police Chief: Dale Danter
Fire Chief: David Orlowski
Finance Officer: Brenda Sargent
Administrative Assistant: Kim Kremin
Public Works Director: David Perryman
Building Inspector: Dan Marthaler
Economic Development
The community serves as a shopping center in a widely diversified farming area. Glenwood has three community financial institutions: Glenwood State Bank, Eagle Bank, and the Soo Line Credit Union.
The Glenwood Development Corporation promotes new business development in the community and many new plants and businesses have located in Glenwood with the assistance of the Glenwood Development Corporation, such as the nationally known businesses of American Solutions for Business, Healthland (formerly known as Dairyland Healthcare Solutions), and Watkins Airport Support Products (WASP, Inc). To contact the Glenwood Development Corporation, please call: (320) 634-3195.
In addition, the Klick Foundation offers economic development opportunities, such as business incubator opportunities for entrepreneurs looking for assistance to get started, 3-D printing technologies, scholarship and internship opportunities, and is a proud supporter for the new Kingdom Kids Child Care Center, the new retail development downtown Glenwood, the Minnewaska Center for Manufacturing, and the Pearl on Lake Minnewaska (lakeshore condo units). To contact the Klick Foundation/Business Incubator Offices, please call(320) 634-4342.
Electrical and tent camping sites are available.  
Building Rentals
There are two buildings within the Barsness Park system available for rental for gatherings including reunions, graduations, etc. Both buildings are equipped with restrooms and kitchen facilities. 
For Barsness Park Rental Information and Availability, please contact the Glenwood City Offices at (320) 634-5433.

City Bus Services

The City of Glenwood has contracted with Rainbow Rider to provide public bus transportation within the City of Glenwood. In addition, Rainbow Rider passes can be purchased to travel from Glenwood to surrounding cities such as Starbuck, Morris, Alexandria, etc.
Rainbow Rider passes can be purchased at the Glenwood City Offices. For more information, please contact the Glenwood City Offices at (320) 634-5433.

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