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2016 Sr. Expo – It’s a Good Life

Calling all Senior Citizens! The Sibley County Sr. Expo committee has planned an exciting day just for you! Mark your calendars for Tuesday, April...

Gaylord Mayor Election Results

Gaylord voters made history in Tuesday’s general election when they selected Brenda Pautsch to be the City’s first woman Mayor. Pautsch won the election...

Gaylord City Council Election Results

Incumbent Jessica Uecker was the top vote getter Tuesday in the Gaylord City Council race while newcomers Jim Landaas and Shawn Losure also gained...

Sibley County Commissioner Election Results

There will be two new faces on the Sibley County Board of Commissioners next year. Joy Cohrs of New Auburn Township defeated Steve Gillaspie...

Sibley East School Board Election Results

Residents of the Sibley East School District re-elected Scott Dose, Anne Karl, and Dan Woehler to four-year terms on the Board of Education Tuesday....

City of New Auburn Election Results

New Auburn residents re-elected their long-time mayor, and added a new face to the City Council. Roger Becker, who has served as mayor for...

City of Arlington Election Results

Jim Kreft was successful in his bid for a second term as City of Arlington Mayor. Kreft, an Arlington-Green Isle High School graduate, was...

City of Henderson Election Results

Challenger Tim Nytes defeated incumbent Keith Swenson in race for Henderson Mayor. Nytes received 246 votes, 89 more than Swenson. Four candidates were vying...

Township Election Results

Larry Bumgardner defeated Jim Janicke for the four-year supervisor's term in Transit Township. The vote was 62 to 60. This was the only race...

Gaylord voters to decide fate of P.D. in special election

A special election will determine which direction the City of Gaylord takes with its police department. That was the option chosen by the City...

Green Isle man killed in car-dump truck collision

A Green Isle man, Brian A. Zeiher, was killed Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 15, in a car-dump truck head on collision on Highway 25, east...

Sibley County adopts 2% wage increase for 2011

Sibley County Commissioners, last week, approved 2% across the board increases for the County's nonunion staff in 2011. In the same motion, Commissioners placed...

County OKs plans for two hog barns in Sibley Twp.

Sibley County Commissioners, last week, approved conditional use permits for the construction of two hogs barns in Sibley Township. High Point Farms, LLC, of...

Coronation, BBQ, dodgeball planned for Homecoming Week

Sibley East High School will be celebrating Homecoming Week next week. The Sibley East will face Jordan in football action Friday. Activities will begin...

Sibley East to add technology/dean of students

Sibley East's Board of Education, Monday, decided to use one-time federal funding to create a position to aid with technology and serve as part-time...

Slight tax levy increase anticipated for Sibley East

A slight levy increase is anticipated for the Sibley East School District in 2011. The Board of Education, Monday, approved the proposed levy of...

Summer food program served 5,736 student meals

Sibley East's summer food service program proved to be popular this summer. 5,736 meals (breakfasts and lunches) were served to students this summer at...

Gaylord will host school facilities meeting Tuesday

Public meetings about Sibley East's facility concerns will continue next week. The second meeting will be Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. in the...

Enrollment increases by 34 students at Sibley East

Sibley East's enrollment is up 34 students from the 2009-2010 school year, without including migrant student enrollment. According to information presented at the Sibley...

Gaylord EDA to study future expansion of industrial park

In order to be prepared for the future, Gaylord's Economic Development Authority, Monday, decided to move ahead with a study for the future expansion...

Dept. of Human Rights dismisses charge against Gaylord policeman

A charge of discrimination against Gaylord Police Officer Eric Boon has been dismissed by the Minnesota Department of Human Rights. In October of 2008,...

GHS grad joins elite group of architects

Gaylord High School graduate Tadd Kreun is among an elite list of architects. He has been awarded Fellowship in the American Society of Landscape...

County tables action on tax abatement default

County Commissioners, Tuesday, tabled until Sept. 28, action on the default of a tax abatement agreement for a Green Isle business. V & V...

Bids for Rush River Park project to be opened Oct. 21

Sibley County is moving forward with the streambank stabilization project at Rush River County Park. County Commissioners, Tuesday, approved advertising and setting the bid...

Sibley County proposes .54% drop in tax levy

Sibley County's adjusted net property tax levy will drop next year. County Commissioners, Tuesday, set the preliminary adjusted net property tax levy at $10,825,411....

Retiring investigator found his job was rewarding

After 22 years of working in the Sibley County Sheriff's Office, investigator Ellerd Mathwig will be retiring Sept. 30. Mathwig began his law enforcement...

Moltke Township abduction found to be fabricated

An investigation by the Sibley County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has determined that the report of an abduction and...

Sibley East facility meetings kick off September 21

Public meetings about Sibley East's facility concerns will kick off Tuesday. The first public meeting will be held Tuesday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m....

No wires, no problem for SE technology students

Sibley East students and teachers are taking advantage of wireless technology this year. For the start of the school year, Sibley East has added...

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City’s proposed tax levy seen as “worst case scenario”

Gaylord's proposed tax levy for 2011 is seen as the "worst case scenario." The proposed 2011 tax levy is $1,018,497, which reflects a 38.2%...

Area contractors awarded work on Gaylord aquatic center

The new Gaylord Area Aquatic Center project is expected to be under budget. Gaylord's City Council, last week, awarded contractor bids for new aquatic...

City adds portions of 8th and Linden to street project

A second change order for Gaylord's 2010 street and utility construction project was approved by the City Council last week. The change will be...

Annexation to move forward on property south of town

After further research, a staff committee has recommended proceeding with annexation of land south of Gaylord. The area includes the Jim Peterson/Gary Webster land...

City to seek engineering proposals to replace dam

The City Council, last week, took another step in its effort to try to clean up Lake Titloe. The City Council unanimously approved seeking...

Fiber optic feasibility study moving forward

In six to eight weeks, the Sibley County communities and Fairfax will find out whether or not a fiber-to-the-home and fiber-to-the-farm program will pay...

Sibley East Booster Club meeting is September 12th

You are wanted! The Sibley East Booster Club is encouraging all school supporters to attend its next meeting scheduled for Sunday, September 12th. ...

Arlington campus lunches will include garden-fresh produce

Students at the Sibley East - Arlington campus will be having garden-fresh vegetables incorporated into the school lunch menu this year. Sibley East Public...

Sibley East expands intervention program

Sibley East, this year, will be expanding its program to identify students having difficulties with reading and math. For the past four years, Sibley...

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