Gaylord Area

Gaylord Area

News pertaining to the operations of Gaylord's local government.

New Police Chief

An effort to rescue a wounded pelican on Lake Titloe Tuesday morning proved successful. The rescue team initially tried to capture the bird on the north shore of the lake. It eventually took a boat and a fishing net...
A life-altering experience. That is how three Gaylord area residents described their experience in participating in a two-week mission trip to a Uganda orphanage. Mary Anderson, Leona DeVlaeminck, and Brad Strobel participated in a Global Aid Network mission trip...
Gaylord High School graduate Tadd Kreun is among an elite list of architects. He has been awarded Fellowship in the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), the highest honor achievable in this professional organization. Kreun was inducted as a Fellow...
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% increase from the 2010 levy of $737,125. Workshops are being planned to potentially trim the...
City Administrator Kevin McCann reported this week that the City could save money by having the Sibley County Sheriff’s Department provide on-call coverage. According to McCann, City staff has approached the Sheriff’s Department about providing on-call coverage from 3:00...

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 by getting 44.69% of the votes cast in Gaylord. She received the support of 341...
A special election will determine which direction the City of Gaylord takes with its police department. That was the option chosen by the City Council after a public hearing was held Wednesday to discuss law enforcement in Gaylord. In an...
Incumbent Jessica Uecker was the top vote getter Tuesday in the Gaylord City Council race while newcomers Jim Landaas and Shawn Losure also gained seats. Uecker and challengers Landaas, Losure and Susan Johnson-Schmitt were vying for three spots on...
Incumbent Brenda Pautsch, and newcomers Pat Pinske and Jessica Uecker were the top vote recipients Tuesday in the race for three seats on the Gaylord City Council. Pinske, who currently serves as the coordinator of Gaylord’s Economic Development Authority...