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Rain providing bit of relief

The dry weather pattern that much of Minnesota has been experiencing this summer appears to be changing.  Gaylord and the surrounding area received approximately two inches of rain this past weekend.  There was another soaking rain Tuesday morning and wet weather is in the forecast over the next five days.

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EGGstravaganza Community Worship Service

It was another successful EGGstravaganza Community Worship Service which was held at the Game Protective League Pow Wow Grounds on Sunday, August 15th.  For details on the service and offering proceeds, see the August 26th issue of The Hub.

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Eggstravaganza

Gaylord’s Eggstravaganza Committee and all others involved in coordinating this town’s summer celebration should be commended for another excellent weekend.  For a recap of Eggstravaganza, complete with pictures, sweepstakes winners and a sponsor thank you, see the August 19th issue of The Gaylord Hub.

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New city staff

There are two new faces at Gaylord City Hall.  Jolene Salisbury began her duties as new billing clerk/administrative assistant last month while new city administrator Steven Helget started here last Monday.  For a preview of this week’s city council meeting, see our August 19th edition.

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It’s Eggstravaganza time

“Celebrate the Bold North” is the theme for Gaylord’s 2021 Eggstravaganza, which will be held Thursday through Sunday. A full schedule is planned for the four-day celebration, that was postponed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Friday morning breakfast, coronation and the Saturday night dance are free with an Egg days button.

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Vaccination spike reported for Sibley County residents

With the surge of the Delta variant of the COVID-19 vaccine, there has been more interest recently among Sibley County residents to get vaccinated. Klea Rettmann, director of Sibley County Public Health and Human Services, said that to date, since the Wednesday Walk-in Clinics began June 23, Sibley County Public health has administered 65 COVID-19…

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Three candidates for Miss Gaylord crown

Here are your 2021 candidates…. Alondra Cardenas is the daughter of Adan and Claudia Cardenas. Alondra will be a senior at Sibley East High School this fall. She loves to babysit, helping around the house and especially enjoys fixing cars. After graduation she plans to attend college for auto mechanics. Alondra is sponsored by Brick…

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Oops

A construction crew found this unoccupied Nissan Sentra Thursday morning along a portion of Sibley County Road 8 which is closed and under repair.  The vehicle ended up in a spot where a bridge is being replaced, approximately 1/4 mile east of State Highway 22.  Authorities reported Friday that the vehicle owner believes the Sentra…

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Costs identified for 8th St. town home development

A project that has been backed by the city council for months now calls for an all-town home development on city-owned land along Eighth Street. Planned are twin homes on a triangular piece of land on the northernmost end of Eighth Street. Part of that land, on the south end, once served as a track.…

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