Gaylord Area

Gaylord Area

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

Gaylord Mayor Doug Quast announced Tuesday that he would not be seeking re-election. Quast has served as mayor for six years. In a letter to Gaylord residents, Quast stated that he decided not to seek office because of new...
“A boatload of issues.” That was the comment from City Attorney Donald Lannoye on Wednesday during the City’s Public Hearing for the proposed annexation of land in Dryden Township. The City of Gaylord is proposing the annexation of four...
Eunice Asmus, long-time organist at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gaylord, will be recognized Sunday, August 15 for 50 years of service. Asmus began her service to Immanuel Lutheran on August 15, 1960. She was placed there as a teacher...
Gaylord's Economic Development Authority is proposing to hold the line on its 2011 budget. At the group's meeting Monday, the board approved keeping their budget amount the same in 2011 as it was in 2010. The EDA's 2010 budget...
Four Gaylord-area students are seeking the title of Miss Gaylord. The young woman who earns the title will spend the next year representing the City of Gaylord at parades and other events across the state. Most notably, she will...
Filing opened Tuesday for positions on the Sibley East Board of Education, Gaylord City Council, New Auburn City Council, mayor of Gaylord and New Auburn, and for township offices. No one had filed for school board and city offices...
What capital equipment and improvements should receive priority for the City in the near future? Gaylord’s City Council will try to get a better grip on that question when it discusses a proposed Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) at a...
It was a split vote at Wednesday’s City Council meeting, but a proposal to have the Sibley County Sheriff’s Department provide “on call” coverage passed by a 3-2 margin. Under the agreement, Sibley County will provide “on call” coverage...
A request to start a liquor store in the Hahn Development strip mall (Gaylord Commons) on Gaylord’s Main Street has been passed on to the City’s Planning and Zoning Committee. Bob Ankeny, of Blue Earth, was at last week’s...
Despite a soggy month of June, Gaylord’s street and utility improvement project is progressing as planned. Work is “on schedule” or maybe even a little ahead of the projected timeline, according to project manager Justin Black of Short Elliott...