• The Sibley East Show Choir performed two songs during A Winter Choral Concert in Arlington on Thursday night, March 16. Front Row: Rebekah King, Madisyn Petree and Desiree Richardson. Back Row: (l to r) Jenny Rovinsky, Jens Lundstrom, Micah Scherer and Oscar Kreft. The other members of the Show Choir who are not pictured include Harley Jo Borgmann, Alexus Kreft, Sadie Lane, Gabby Wiest, Emily Peterson, Tory Knacke, Ella Lundstrom, Jenna Schuft and Scott Holmquist.
  • Dick Thomes, owner of Thomes Brothers in downtown Arlington, was one of the mystery readers at St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Arlington on Wednesday morning, March 15. Thomes used some props and read the book, “Haunted Hardware,” while Ruth Soeff-ker showed the illustrations. The event was one of the activities held during Lutheran Elementary School Week
  • The Green Isle Irish Baseball Association recently received a $2,000 Junior Minnesota Twins Grant. As part of the requirements for the grant, the Green Isle baseball team turned around and donated the money to the Sibley East American Legion Baseball Program.
  • The following members of the Sibley East varsity girls basketball team received major awards during an Awards Night event in Gaylord on Friday night, March 17. Left to right: Hannah Wentzlaff (Offensive Player of the Year Award, Most Valuable Player Award and 1,000 Career Points), Ali Stock (Defensive Player of the Year Award) and Morgan Stearns (Co-Most Improved Player Award). Missing from the photo are Alli Harter (Leadership Reward Award and Courage Award) and Rachel Rettmann (Co-Most Improved Player Award).
  • The Arlington Boy Scouts Troop #140 collected 740 pounds of food during a Scouting For Food event on Saturday, March 18.

Letters of nomination are sought for annual Chamber of commerce awards

The annual Chamber Banquet will be held at the Arlington Haus Too on Tuesday night, April 18. The social hour will begin at 5:45 p.m. while the meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. The program will start around 7.


The Chamber, during the event, will present awards for Chamber Member of the Year and Community Member of the Year.


Chamber members who wish to nominate an individual for either of these awards are encouraged to drop off a letter of nomination to Kurt Menk at the Arlington Enterprise office or e-mail kurtm@arlingtonmnnews.-com. Letters can also be given to Bob Thomes or Derek Hahn.
The deadline for nomination letters is Friday, March 31.