• he newly formed Adopt-A-Park/Trail program has had great response and accordingly Adoption Certificates were presented at the Parks Committee meeting on Monday night, June 22:
  • The above girls entering grades 1-3 attended a volleyball camp in Gaylord last week. The camp was directed by Sibley East head volleyball coach Chip Wolverton.
  • The finish line was also the starting line as approximately 75 people participated in the 5K run and walk for the Raise The Rouf event in Green Isle on Saturday morning, June 20.
  • The Survivor Lap was held during the conclusion of the opening ceremony at the Sibley County Relay For Life event on Friday night, June 19. The event was held at the Winthrop City Park. Co-Honorary Survivors Bonnie Kube, far left, and Wayne Schrupp, far right, held the banner during the Survivor Lap.

Lightning strikes area barn

The Arlington Fire Department responded to a barn fire at the Dean Riebe residence along 425th Avenue in Green Isle Township at 6:49 a.m. Monday, June 22, according to Arlington Fire Chief John Zaske.
Lightning struck an unoccupied barn and caused the fire, Zaske said. The heavy rain helped as the fire department fought the fire.
There was minimal damage to the barn, according to Zaske.