• Heavy snow and strong winds caused blizzard like conditions in the Arlington and Green Isle area last weekend. Twelve-plus inches of snow fell during the storm which started Saturday morning, April 14 and finally ended Sunday night, April 15. Rich Roepke took to his snowblower along the 200 block of First Avenue Northwest in Arlington on Sunday morning, April 15.
  • A Certification of Commendation was awarded to the Arlington Wastewater Treatment Plant and its wastewater facility staff. The certificate recognized the exemplary effort in the year 2017 to comply with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s NPDES/SDS wastewater permit program and help protect and preserve the waters of Minnesota. Left to right: Arlington Mayor Rich Nagel, People Service representative Greg Stang and wastewater treatment plant operator Lee Ortloff.
  • The Sibley County American Dairy Association has crowned two princesses and five ambassadors for 2018. Front Row: Dairy Princesses Madison Krueger and Olivia Gronholz. Back Row: Dairy Ambassadors Maggie Schuft, Montana Krueger, Noah Kellermann, Shelby Dieball and Alyson Dieball.
  • The Sibley East varsity girls softball team returns 10 letterwinners this season. Front Row: Abby Widmer, Jada Jirasek, Morgan Mathews and Jaci Tourtellott. Back Row: Morgan Stearns, Sydney Schott, Faith Young and Kiana Montes. Missing from the photo are Taylor Perschau and Arayah St. John.
  • The Sibley East varsity boys baseball team returns 11 seniors this spring. Front Row: Brennen St. John, Holden Lindquist, Paul Schmidt, Kevin Durham and Kristian Schow. Back Row: Sam Kistner, Josh Sorenson, Austin Weckwerth, Gavin Bates and Connor Deis. Missing from the photo is Alex Borjas.

Principal proposes hybrid school schedule

By Amy Newsom

Sibley East Principal Steve Harter reported to the Sibley East School Board that he was in the process of researching and probably implementing a new type of schedule for next year.  
He stated that the current A/B schedule has a lot of positives; however, there are some negative aspects of the schedule that really need to be improved. He said the prior eight-period schedule also had a lot of pros and cons, so he is looking at a hybrid of the two.  

Find the complete story in the April 19, 2018 edition of the Arlington Enterprise.