Gaylord Area

Gaylord Area

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

Can the Gaylord Economic Development Authority spend $279,309 from the de-certified downtown Tax Increment Financing District on a project related to the original purpose of the district? Gaylord's Economic Develop-ment Authority, at its meeting Monday night, decided to seek...
"Practice Your Escape Plan" is the motto for Fire Prevention Week, October 7 - 13. Next week, Gaylord's Fire Department will be kicking off its annual fund drive. Donations will be used toward firefighting equipment, according to Fire Chief...
After two motions, Gaylord's City Council, last week, approved, by a 4-1 vote, to seek bids for remodeling the City Hall into the Public Library. Council member Sue Jacobson cast the lone dissenting vote. The City of Gaylord was awarded...
The possible sale of Gaylord Lakeview Homes continues to move forward as council members reviewed a proposed sale agreement Tuesday. City Administrator Lonny Johnson and City Attorney Doug Nesvig, per the direction of the City Council, have been negotiating...
The City of Gaylord’s application for the services of the Minnesota Design Team is being finalized this week. Chuck Klimmek, chairman of Gaylord’s Downtown Revitalization Committee, reported Monday that the application is 80-90% finished. The committee was planning to...

Has spring sprung?

Fresh off the referendum, the City’s pool task force, last week, started the process for the construction of the Gaylord Area Regional Aquatic Center. A new pool was given the “green light” on March 31st when Gaylord voters, by...
Gaylord Fire Chief Dean Schons, at the annual firefighter’s banquet Monday, reported that the department responded to 39 fire/rescue calls in 2006. Three major fires headlined last year’s activity. A July barn fire at the Daryl Husfeldt farm south...
Twenty-three charitable and service organizations are sharing in the 2007 Gaylord Combined Charities’ collection of $5,764.00. Gaylord’s Ambulance Service received the biggest share of the funds with $1,121.70. The distribution is *reported as: Alliance of Friendship $168.70 American Cancer...
Long-time Gaylord area resident George Radke will reach the century mark Friday. Radke, a resident of Oak Terrace Assisted Living in Gaylord, will celebrate the occasion with family Saturday. Radke was born May 28, 1910 in rural Echo, Yellow Medicine...