• The Sibley East Senior High knowledge bowl teams competed in their first invitational meet of the season at Hosanna Church in Mankato on Friday, Jan. 12. The Sibley East gold team placed third and captured a trophy while the Sibley East black team finished 16th. Members of the Sibley East gold team included the following students. Clockwise starting from the bottom left: Kai Avila, Emily Holmquist, Ian Malinowski and Matthew Ziegler. Missing from the photo is Devan Kumar.
  • The Sibley East School Board posed for a group picture prior to its organizational meeting in Arlington on Tuesday night, Jan. 16. Front Row: (left to right) School Board members Brian Brandt, Sarah Ziegler and Laura Reid. Back Row: (l to r) School Board member Dan Woehler, School Board member Missy Weber, School Board member Avery Grochow and Superintendent Jim Amsden.
  • Taylor Brinkman, a senior at the Sibley East Senior High School, was recently chosen by her classmates as the Outstanding Senior of the Quarter.
  • Leon Dose, left, retired as manager of Hutchinson Co-op in Arlington on Dec. 31, 2017. Dose was employed at Hutchinson Co-op for 22 years. He served as manager for the past 16 years. Wayne Maiers, right, began his official duties as the new manager on Monday, Jan. 1. Maiers has been employed at the local facility for the past four years.
  • Sibley East sophomore Lucas Dose drove the baseline against visiting Tri-City United on Friday night, Jan. 12. Junior Jens Lundstrom (12) is pictured in the backgroun along with senior Gavin Bates.

Arlington residents given winter snow reminders

By Kurt Menk

The City of Arlington reminds residents about winter snow.
Residents are encouraged to please place their garbage cans on the boulevard and not on or in the street.
Garbage cans are an obstacle for the snow plows and other city maintenance vehicles.
In other news, the city will be plowing every time there is a snowfall of two inches or more.
No vehicle or vehicles shall be parked on any street or highway or city owned parking lot within the city during the period of time commencing two hours after the accumulation of two or more inches of snow until cleared curb to curb.