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Presentations are planned at Immanuel Lutheran School and Sibley East Middle School/High School in upcoming days. Immanuel Lutheran School will be presenting a Mission Possible gospel drama on Sunday, April 18th. It will be held at the Church. Sibley East Middle School/High School performers are planning to present Mamma Mia on Saturday, April 24th For…

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CSAH 6 Flood Project update on tap

Sibley County Commissioners are scheduled to receive an update on the CSAH 6 Flood Project Tuesday, April 13, at a County Board Work Session, scheduled following the regular board meeting. Tim Becker, Sibley County Public Works Director, reports the county is working on the flood mitigation project and the existing bridge over High Island Creek…

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Six applicants so far for City Administrator

It was reported last week that there are currently six candidates for Gaylord’s City Administrator post. Gaylord has been without an administrator since Lory Young’s resignation in December, 2020. A couple months later, the council hired South Central Service Cooperative (SCSC) to assist in the search process. For more news, subscribe to The Gaylord Hub.…

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Combined Charities drive scheduled to begin this week

Gaylord’s 2020-2021 Combined Charities Drive will kick off this week as coordinators announced that mailings will be distributed. Residents are invited to make a donation and designate the donation to the charities included on the mailing. Undesignated donations are divided equally among nearly 20 charities. Donations are requested by May 15th. They may be mailed…

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Familiar firm hired for City’s 8th Street project

Wm. Mueller & Sons, Inc. will be back in town this summer. The Hamburg contractor, which has completed many projects in Gaylord over the years, was hired again last week for the city’s 8th Street Improvement Project. For more news, subscribe to The Gaylord Hub. Click to subscribe

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County to Get $2 Million for Road Project

Sibley County learned last week that the State is setting aside $2,060,000 in federal funds in 2025 for construction of CSAH 8 from Highway 22 to CSAH 17. According to a letter to Sibley County Engineer Tim Becker from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, that was dated April 6, Sibley County will receive the federal…

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Donate Blood. Save Lives.

Upcoming blood donation opportunities include: Gaylord – April 23 at 1 to 7 p.m., American Lutheran Church, 911 8th St. Henderson – April 26 from 1 to 7 p.m., Minnesota New Country School, 210 Main St.

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Visiting hours, regulations set at Gaylord Oak Terrace

With the improvement of the number of COVID-19 cases in Minnesota and the increases in the number of people being vaccinated, Oak Terrace Retirement Community in Gaylord increased its visiting hours in late March. The change has been well received by residents and family members of residents, according to Kathy Wiste, Activities Director at Oak Terrace…

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Gaylord P.D. to leave political signs alone

Upon the advice of the Gaylord City Attorneys, the Gaylord Police Department won’t be enforcing anything to do with political signs, according to Police Chief Charlie Eichten. Eichten said on March 31 he talked to the city’s attorney for criminal cases and also conferred with the city’s civil attorney as well, and they both came…

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