State will provide grant and loan for New Auburn projects

A grant and low interest loan will help finance the construction of New Auburn's water treatment plant and water tower. New Auburn City Clerk...

27 groups will share Combined Charities’ funds

Gaylord's Combined Charities collected $6,059 and distributed the funds among 27 charities, according to Treasurer Harriet Troldahl. This is down from 2005 when $6.743.20...

Bi-lingual book tells of city’s many services, regulations, facilities

Community All Together, (aka) the CAT committee, is excited to introduce to our community residents the Gaylord Welcome Book. The book is full...

Mini-strip mall, sandwich and coffee shops still plan for Main Avenue lot

A mini-strip mall, anchored by sandwich and coffee shops, is still planned for the vacant Main Avenue lot located directly west of City Hall....

First of the season!

Good growing conditions last month have led to an early start for the sweet corn vendors. It was reported that corn was growing...

Clean up everything!

That is the goal, according to Jeff Majeski of Sibley County Environmental Services. A cleanup project, implemented by the County in the fall...

City will look at adding ambulance garage to fire hall

Should the City of Gaylord build a separate ambulance garage, or have the ambulance combined with the fire hall? Gaylord's City Council will soon...

“Talking Tortoise”

A tortoise was one of the many animals that Jan Larson of Cannon Falls showed area youth at the Gaylord Library on Wednesday, July...

Developer offers three plans for East Gaylord

Three possible plat designs for Meadow Wood Addition were presented to the City Council last week. Jeff Hennon, developer of the Meadow Wood Addition,...

Council purchases utility vehicle on split vote

Gaylord's City Council, with a 4-1 split vote, approved the purchase of a utility vehicle to be used by the street and park departments....

First deadline for sending soldiers packages is July 21

A collection is underway by the City of Gaylord to send items to soldiers serving in Iraq and to collect items for the soldiers...

County wins suit brought by Henderson Twp.

Sibley County Planning and Zoning Board of Adjustment's decision to grant a variance to Altona Hutterian Brethren, Inc. of rural Henderson one year ago...

Races develop for Auditor and Dist. 4 Commissioner

Races have developed for the District 4 County Commissioner seat and for Sibley County Auditor. Steve Gillaspie of Green Isle Township, rural Arlington, is...

Four fire depts. battled Sibley Twp. dairy barn blaze

Four fire departments with 50-60 firefighters were unable to save a dairy barn Sunday at the Daryl and Shar Husfeldt farm in Sibley Township....

City will negotiate with senior housing developer

Gaylord's City Council, last week, decided to continue negotiating with Mick Montag over the development of a senior housing campus here. The Council also...

Walk and bike trail connecting to parks is vision of committee

A recently established committee of 14 people has been taking preliminary steps to establish a walking and biking trail throughout the City of Gaylord....

Emergency preparedness

A county-wide emergency preparedness exercise was conducted at the Sibley County Fairgrounds in Arlington on Wednesday, June 28. The purpose of the exercise was...

County to consider changes to zoning ordinance

The required separation of a new home to an existing feedlot may soon be the same as the separation required from a feedlot to...

County Board adjusts values on two properties

Sibley County's Board of Commissioners, last week, adjusted values for two properties and denied reclassification of a third parcel. Arvid Schwartz, representing High Island...

County to develop plan for disaster recovery

If a disaster would strike at the Sibley County Courthouse or County Service Center today, there would not be a plan for resuming business...

Businessman sentenced to five years of probation

Gaylord businessman Leonard Scholla was sentenced Thursday to five years probation, electronic home monitoring and community service. Scholla, 65, was charged with theft-false representation,...

Interim administrator now serving Lakeview Home

A woman with 19 years experience in nursing home administration is now serving as the interim administrator for Lakeview Homes. Mary Nell Zellner, a...

World Cup – Gaylord style!

More than 20 youngsters are participating in the Gaylord Summer Recreation soccer program which is in its inaugural season. Edward Montiel serves as...

Read Across Gaylord

20,594 pages were read during the first Read Across Gaylord event Wednesday, June 21. Above, children participated in the "Parade on Main" as part...

Street reconstruction project put on hold

Street work in the City of Gaylord this year will be limited to patching and crack sealing. City Council members, Wednesday, agreed...

Report indicates nursing home has tremendous value

Dennis Anderson, of Pathways Health Services, provided the City with a draft report Thursday. A final report will be presented by Anderson at the July 5th City Council meeting.

Lakeview Home Board supports seeking bids for facilities

Lakeview Home's Board of Directors, Monday night, supported seeking bids for Lakeview Home, Oak Terrace and Heritage House if the city chooses to sell...

Sibley East OKs sale of aid anticipation certificates

Sibley East Public School received a favorable interest rate last week in the sale of general obligation aid anticipation certificates of indebtedness. At the...

Filing opens July 4 for school board and county offices

Technically, filing documents may be executed on Tuesday, July 4 for the Sibley East School Board and county offices. However, those who plan...

It’s time to start planning for Gaylord’s 125th anniversary

It’s time to start planning for Gaylord 125th anniversary celebration and the Chamber of Commerce is looking for your help. The City of Gaylord’s...

Steps taken to protect City’s drinking water

Gaylord’s drinking water is in good shape and we want to keep it that way. That was the message from Bruce Olson on Wednesday....

Human Services to be affected by federal cuts

Sibley County Human Services will feel the affects of federal cuts for targeted case management. Vicki Stock, Sibley County Human Services Director, explained that...

Ambulance Service seeks more volunteers

Are you interested in serving the Gaylord community? Gaylord's Ambulance Service can use your help. The Gaylord Ambulance Service is looking for people interested...

Drop off items for soldiers at City Hall

Do you have a Gaylord area relative or friend serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom? If so, the City of Gaylord would like to hear...

X WINOS ride into Gaylord

Some 300 members of the X WINOS motorcycle club held their annual Father's Day Weekend Turkey Roast at the Gaylord Game Protective League Park....

New Auburn water treatment plant construction to begin next month

Construction on New Auburn's water treatment plant and water tower projects is expected to begin in two to three weeks. Eugene Grack, city clerk,...

Work in Gaylord campus gyms seen to save energy

Energy savings appear to be a priority for the Sibley East School District. The Board of Education, Monday night, approved interior and exterior insulation work...

Two half-time Elementary Deans of Students will serve SE

Two half-time Elementary Deans of Students will assist Sibley East Elementary Principal Mari Lu Martens with administrative duties during the 2006-2007 school year. Kimberly...

PRO Landscape Maintenance to buy EDA lot

Gaylord's Economic Develop-ment Authority, last week, approved the sale of the lot west of NAPA to Pro Landscape Maintenance. In April, Pro Landscape Maintenance,...

City Council OKs valuation of Lakeview Homes

A consulting firm has been hired by the City of Gaylord to provide a campus evaluation and assessment study for Lakeview Homes (Lakeview Home,...