Request for liquor store in strip mall passed to Planning & Zoning

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...

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mountville to celebrate 150 years

The bell at St. John's Lutheran Church, Mountville, rural Gaylord has called people to worship for 150 years. The congregation will celebrate 150 years...

Sibley County rescue boat used on Minnesota River

Henderson rescue personnel and the Sibley County’s Sheriff’s Department, last Tuesday, responded to a missing person report on the Minnesota River. At approximately 6:00...

Committee gets idea of tax impact for building projects

Numbers were based on higher than anticipated interest rates and building costs, but Sibley East's Steering Committee was recently given a glimpse of the...

Sibley East taxes, debt are the lowest in the area

According to information provided by Ehlers, the Sibley East School District pays the lowest school taxes among districts in the surrounding area. For...

Cancer fundraiser may use Sibley East track next year

Sibley East's Board of Education, last week, approved a request to allow Sibley County Relay for Life to use the track for the fundraiser...

Lieske, Nytes challenge incumbent Anderly for District 1

Incumbent Leo "Lee" Anderly is facing challengers Jim Nytes and Morris Lieske for Sibley County's District 1 commissioner post. The District 1 race will...

Sibley County’s District 4 will have a new commissioner

For the first time in more than 15 years, there will be a new commissioner for Sibley County’s fourth district. Four women and three...

Engineers report street improvement project is “on schedule”

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...

Gaylord boy saved from drowning at Flandrau State Park

Fast action by a Flandrau State Park manager and two adults saved the life of a two-year-old Gaylord boy Sunday. Two-year-old Saul Torres was...

Expenditures under budget in most Sibley County funds

Sibley County's expenditures in most funds are under budget through the first half of the year. Expenditures in the general fund totaled $4,155,808, which...

Consultant hired for county-wide fiber study

CCG Consulting has been hired to conduct a feasibility study for a possible Fiber To The Home (FTTH) network for Sibley County and the...

Trailblazer breaks ground for new facility in Glencoe

Trailblazer Transit's new facility in Glencoe is now moving forward within budget. Thanks to team work between the low bidder Vos Construction of Green...

Arlington farmer pinned under auger Monday

A rural Arlington farmer, Pat Klaers, is hospitalized at Hennepin County Medical Center after being pinned under an auger Monday afternoon. According to the...

County Fair to host commissioner candidate forum

To aid the citizens of Sibley County in their electoral decision there will be an open forum with the Sibley County Commissioner candidates on...

Questions raised over superintendent, custodian compensation

The contract for Sibley East Superintendent Stephen Jones was removed from the school board's consent agenda Monday night and postponed until August 2. School...

Arlington Pool may close during summers

Is it in Sibley East's best interest to operate the swimming pool in Arlington in June, July and August? That is the question facing...

Public encouraged to attend tour of Dassel-Cokato H.S.

The public is encouraged to join members of the Sibley East Steering Committee on Wednesday, July 28th when they tour the Dassel-Cokato High School....

Summer food service program awarded grant

The summer food service program offered at Sibley East Public Schools this year has received a financial boost. Sibley East was notified earlier this...

Sibley East activity passes increase; most fees stay the same

In order to be in line with admission costs charged by the Minnesota River Conference, Sibley East's activity passes will increase in 2010-2011. Adult...

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City leaning toward more cooperation with County

It appears City Council members have chosen a direction they would like to pursue for law enforcement services in the City of Gaylord. Council...

Uganda bombing hits close to home for Gaylord family

"I'm OK mom." That was the call Alice and Joe Strobel of Gaylord received from their son Brad on Sunday evening. Strobel is living...

Local firm interested in Entegris building

Gaylord's Economic Develop-ment Authority (EDA) is expecting to find out later this month whether or not a local company is interested in purchasing the...

Kickball, bean bag tournament to aid fireworks fund

The first annual Gaylord JC Park Committee Kickball and Bean Bag Tournament will be held Saturday at the JC Park in Gaylord. The event...

Reported gas drive-off leads to fatal car accident

A reported gas drive-off led to a fatal car accident in Sibley County on Sunday afternoon. Eric C. Roberts, of Waconia, was fatally injured...

County moves forward with realigning two roads

Sibley County is moving forward with re-routing two County road intersections near Arlington and Green Isle to realign them with Highway 5. County Commissioners,...

County declares disaster for flood, erosion damage

Sibley County Commissioners, at a special meeting last week, approved a resolution for the declaration of a disaster emergency from June 17-26. Tom Phillips,...

Sibley County Food Share receives grant

Sibley County Food Share, 11 South 5th St., Gaylord, has been awarded a grant from Hunger Solutions to enable parents to purchase healthy, nutritional...

County seeks bids for storage facility in Gaylord

Sibley County Commissioners will open bids August 9 for a proposed storage facility for the Sheriff's Office and Environmental Services Department. Commissioners are expected...

Mankato firm to manage print services contract

Sibley County Commissioners, Tuesday, approved a managed print service contract with River Bend Business Products, Inc. of Mankato. A five year contract was approved,...

Former exchange student from Brazil coming back

“Rafa” is coming back - and this time it’s for real. Rafael “Rafa” Byrro, a former Gaylord Rotary Club exchange student from Brazil, is...

Gaylord Eggstravaganza 2010

Purchase your button early! Breakfast, Coronation & Saturday Dance are free with a button. See the full daily schedule online: Thursday, August 12,...

City will consider law enforcement options at workshop

How much Police presence is needed in the City of Gaylord? That is the question facing Gaylord’s City Council. The unexpected resignation of...

About 30 homes evacuated after contractor strikes gas line

Approximately 30 homes on Third Street and Court Avenue were evacuated last Wednesday afternoon after a contractor struck a gas line on Court Avenue....

One last time to submit comments on transmission line

Area residents will have an opportunity to give comments on the proposed CapX 2020 Brookings electrical transmission route. The Public Utilities Committee will hear...

County recycling pavement for CSAH 2 project near Gibbon

Sibley County, for the first time this summer, is using a procedure to recycle old asphalt pavement for the CSAH 2 south and north...

Two injured in motorcycle-tractor collision in Kelso Twp.

Two men were injured Thursday afternoon in a motorcycle-tractor collision in Kelso Township. According to the Sibley County Sheriff's Office, Gary Lynn Frohn, 53,...

Sibley East considers limiting open enrollment

Because of space constraints, Sibley East is considering limiting the enrollment of nonresident students in each grade. Sibley East's Board of Education held the...