It could come in handy! For better access into buildings, Gaylord’s Fire Department is encouraging businesses to purchase a lock box. The key holding device costs $113 and is available at City Hall. A lock box, to be...
There was some good news for the City of Gaylord last week. The State of Minnesota’s Court of Appeals reversed a judge’s decision which would have allowed a developer to continue with plans that did not comply with the...
The 190 part-time and full-time employees of the Sibley East School District can all say that they know Gail Armstrong. Armstrong, 60, is retiring the end of the month after 37 years of service to the Gaylord and Sibley...
Sibley County is moving forward to having its county commissioner meetings broadcast on cable television. Beth Wilson, director of Sibley County's information services department, said that she received one quote, from Video Services of Mankato, to purchase and install...
“We are afraid we won’t have enough gifts.” That is a concern this year for Sibley County’s Santa’s Helpers Committee. The concern was relayed to the Sibley County Human Services Board Tuesday. Donations are being accepted for Santa’s Helpers...
Sibley East Spanish language students will have the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica in June 2008. The Board of Education, Monday night, approved a proposal submitted by Senior High Spanish teacher Katie Kaletka for a tour of Costa...

Library shelves going up –

Numerous volunteers helped set up shelving at the new Gaylord Public Library, located in the former City Hall, on Friday, Dec. 21. Shelving and other fixtures were donated by Barnes and Noble in Mankato. Pictured above are volunteers Karl...
Sibley County has secured three grants to help fund the conversion from a 25 kilohertz to a 12.5 kilohertz or less radio system. Tom Phillips, Sibley County Emergency Management Director, told Commissioners last week that a $23,000 matching grant,...

Trailblazer delays ordering 10th bus

Trailblazer Transit is waiting to receive written confirmation from the state that the McLeod County Human Services has been awarded a grant that would be used to improve transit services for the elderly in eastern McLeod County. Gary Sprynczynatyk,...

Valentine’s Day Royalty

Long-time Gaylord area residents Della and Ben Kehr were crowned Valentine's Day royalty last week at Oak Terrace Health Care Center of Gaylord. Della, 87, and Ben, 88, have been married 63 years and have lived at the nursing...