• Superintendent Jim Amsden gave the School Board a tour of the new Sibley East Elementary School in Gaylord on Monday night, July 17. The spacious and state-of-the-art school is almost complete. Sibley East officials will move in equipment and materials later this week or early next week.
  • A number of mailboxes have been lined up in front of the Arlington Police Department and Emergency Services Building along Fourth Avenue Northwest for homeowners and renters affected by the 2017 Street & Utility Improvement Project.
  • Owatonna resident Laura Elvebak is the new interim city administrator for the City of Arlington. Elvebak replaces Liza Donabauer who recently resigned. She will serve for the City of Arlington until a new city administrator is hired later this fall.
  • Glencoe resident Alvin Huff sold flowers at the Arlington Farmers Market on Monday afternoon and evening, July 17. The Farmers Market is held in the east parking lot at the Arlington Community Center from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. every Monday through September.
  • Arlington A’s third baseman Lukas Bullert fielded a ground ball and threw to first base during a game against the visiting Gaylord Islanders on Friday night, July 14.
  • A new 80-niche columbarium was set into place near the west entrance at the Arlington Public Cemetery on Wednesday morning, July 12. The Arlington City Council, last December, unanimously approved a motion to authorize the purchase order for an 80-niche columbarium from Nelson Granite for $20,000 at the Arlington Public Cemetery. Nelson Granite will also provide two free granite benches since the order was placed in 2016. .

Sibley East students will have free admission to athletic events this year

By Amy Newsom

Sibley East students will have free admission to athletic events during the 2017-2018 school year.

The Sibley East School Board made the move during its regular monthly meeting in Arlington on Monday night, July 17.

Students in grades PreK-12 will be admitted for free with a student ID. Students must wear Sibley East apparel until their ID’s arrive. Students in grades PreK-5 will need to be accompanied by a paid adult.

Find the complete story in the July 20 2017 edition of the Arlington Enterprise.