Sibley County Commissioners, last week, gave the operator of a "soil roaster" two months to clean up petroleum contaminated soil at his business in Faxon Township. Shawn Kluver, who operates the "soil roaster" in Faxon Township, about four...
New Auburn and Transit Townships became the last two area townships to change to November elections beginning in November 2008. Residents from both townships approved the measure at their elections last week. New Auburn Township residents attending the meeting unanimously...
If a proposal to restore the state-funded General Assistance Medical Care (GAMC) program is approved, it will impact Sibley County financially. What it would cost annually, however, is unknown. Vicki Stock, Sibley County Human Services Director, explained that GAMC was...
The City of Gaylord will take another step toward a 2010 street and utility improvement project when it hosts a public hearing on Wednesday, February 3rd. This meeting will be held at City Hall beginning at 7:30 p.m. If everything...
Gaylord's Economic Develop-ment Authority, last week, approved the sale of the lot west of NAPA to Pro Landscape Maintenance. In April, Pro Landscape Maintenance, owned by Larry and Michael Freiderichs, had offered $12,500 to purchase the .82 of an...

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An early step in hiring a new City Administrator is complete as a position profile and job description has been developed. Two months ago, the City of Gaylord hired The Brimeyer Group to assist in the search for a...
"The numbers aren't as big as I thought they'd be," Larry Harbo, Sibley East's Health and Safety Consultant, commented. Harbo made the comment about a recently completed Recommissioning Study of the Gaylord and Arlington school buildings. The study, conducted...
Potential consequences of "sexting" were brought to light to Sibley East High School students recently in a program presented by Assistant Sibley County Attorney Bryce Ehrman and GFW School Resource Officer Tracy Hewett. Ehrman and Hewett met with Senior...
In a hard winter like the one this year, cornstalk windbreaks have been helpful to serve as living snow fences, to improve drive visibility and improve highway surface conditions. County Commissioners, last week, continued with its current cornstalk windbreak...