• Krista Swoboda is the new administrator at the Good Samaritan Society, Arlington. She began her new duties on Friday, Jan. 13.
  • The following students were recently selected as Wolverines of the Month at the Sibley East Junior High School in Gaylord. Front Row: (left to right) Madeline Jensen, Juanita Diaz, Devan Kumar and Harold Traxler. Back Row: (l to r) Alivia Danner, Isaac Enrrigue, Eli Arrazolo and Lillian Beneke.
  • A tug-of-war event was one of the activities during Winterfest at the Green Isle Community School on Monday afternoon, Feb. 13. Left to right: Lauren Menne, Aryia Spangler, Owen Halling and Evalina Halling.
  • The interior renovation project at the Senior Citizens Building, located at Four Seasons Park in Arlington, is expected to start by Wednesday, March 1, according to City Administrator.

Chamber of Commerce votes to sponsor 1st annual Spring into Arlington event

By Kurt Menk

The Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce, during its regular monthly meeting on Monday afternoon, Feb. 13, unanimously approved a motion to authorize $1,200 and sponsor its first annual Spring into Arlington event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 27.
The Chamber will provide $600 in advertising to promote the event and $600 in Arlington Dollars as prizes.
The purpose of the event is to familiarize the area with Arlington businesses, encourage shopping local and support of local businesses, and engage the public in a fun social event.
Chamber member businesses are invited to participate in this event.
Display space for businesses not located on Main Street will be available in the Emergency Services Building.