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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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Surprising mom!

Scott Holmquist, of Gaylord, surprised his mother Lola on Saturday, returning home after a year long deployment.

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Gaylord woman celebrates a century

Long-time Gaylord resident Ruth Lund reached the century mark on Sunday, August 2. Lund was born Aug. 2, 1921, on a farm southeast of Gaylord to Albert and Edith Schmidt. She was the youngest of three children. After attending country school for two years, she graduated from Gaylord High School in 1939. After Lund graduated…

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Back to school and masks?

With students, families, and K-12 educators preparing for the start of the 2021-22 school year amid concerns about an uptick in COVID-19 cases driven by the Delta variant, Minnesota health and education officials are recommending that schools follow the Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) guidance for COVID-19 prevention in K-12 schools this fall. This recommendation…

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Michael Asmus presents free concert on August 2nd

Earlier this year, Michael Asmus, a local musician, was awarded a Minnesota State Arts Board grant. The grant provided funds to create a series of performances in a virtual or in-person format. The first performance of the series will premiere online on Monday, August 2 at 7 p.m. with a zoom chat will follow the…

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Second meeting this week on repurposing school property

A committee tasked with developing a list of repurpose ideas for the medical school property is scheduled to meet again on Thursday, July 29th. That information was part of a report heard last Monday by Gaylord’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) members. Read more in the July 29th edition of The Gaylord Hub.

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City-Wide Garage Sales

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure! Gaylord City-Wide Garage Sales are the first weekend in August. Garage Sale Listings  will be available beginning July 28th. Listings will be available at: Casey’s, First National Bank, The Gaylord Hub, The Hardware Center, The Home Store, Jalisco Market, Jerry’s Home Quality Foods, Prairie House, ProGrowth Bank, Marathon…

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