• The Sibley County Board recognized six employees for outstanding service to Sibley County at the County Board meeting on Tuesday, July 12. The employees were Pam Herrmann in Public Works, Landon Weckworth in Public Health and Human Services, Jodi Coleman in Administration, Coleton Draeger with the Soil and Water Conservation District, Kathy Brockoff in Public Health and Human Services, and Pam Kokesch in Court Services. Front Row: (left to right) County Commissioner Bill Pinske, Landon Weckworth, Coleton Draeger, Pam Herrmann, Kathy Brockhoff and Jodi Coleman. Back Row: (l to r) County Commissioners Jim Swanson, Gary Kruggel, Bobbie Harder and Joy Cohrs. Missing from the photo is Pam Kokesch.
  • Aly, daughter of Jim and Wendy Dieball, Green Isle, traveled to Saratoga Springs, New York, with her family for the National Junior Holstein Convention. She participated in the national public speaking competition for the third year in a row.
  • Three-year-old Jeremiah Vazquez, a part of Laurie Schauer Daycare, traveled to Frenzel Park in Arlington to have some fun on the playground equipment.
  • The Irish A's baseball team recently participated in the season ending tournament in St. Peter where they placed 4th out of 12 teams. Front Row: (left to right) Kadyn Miller, Bryce Klancke, Charlie Matzke, Cole Lovaas, Spencer Tuchtenhagen and coach Chad Carpenter. Back Row: (l to r) Coach Wayne Kube, Trevor Parrott, Trey Lovaas, Riley Drexler, Trevor Duck, Tony Carpenter, Thomas Goethke, Bradyn Kube, Collin Simrell, McCabe Voight and coach Jeff Tuchtenhagen. Missing from the photo is coach Sean Drexler.

World War I items sought

The Arlington Historical Society is seeking artifacts that pertain to World War I, according to AHS Secretary Dwight Grabitske.
2017 is the 100th year anniversary of the entrance to World War I.
People who have such items are encouraged to contact any member of the Arlington Historial Society. The members of the AHS include Curt Boeder, President; Greg Goblirsch, Treasurer; Dwight Grabitske, Secretary; Pauline Wiemann, Mike Noack, Ramona Bade and Lowell Nagel.
Individuals or organizations who would like to make a donation to the AHS can mail their checks to Arlington Historical Society Treasurer, P.O. Box 28, Arlington, MN, 55307.