• The Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Arlington recently partnered to purchase two new welcome signs along Highway 5. The new welcome signs, which are located on the east and west sides of the community, were recently placed on the existing foundations at both sites.
  • Due to the inclement weather, the opening ceremony and survivor lap for the Sibley County Relay For Life event was moved inside the Heritage Building at the Sibley County Fairgrounds. The honorary chairpersons were Maynard Rucks, Douglas Johnson and Raylan Sonneberg.
  • The Looney Lutherans performed two shows and provided the entertainment during the Sibley County Relay For Life at the Sibley County Fairgrounds in Arlington on Friday evening, June 17.
  • East graduate Megan Eckberg, a member of the women’s track team at Gustavus Adolphus College, was recently voted by her teammates as a co-captain for the indoor and outdoor seasons next year. Eckberg had a season best time of 15.75 seconds in the 100 meter hurdles and a season best leap of 16’7 1/4” in the long jump event. She is the daughter of Tom and Ann Eckberg, Gaylord.
  • These big round bales were submerged halfway under water in fields on both sides of Sibley County Road 13 about four miles northwest of Arlington. The water is pooling in these low areas after heavy rains in the Brownton area.

Ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at Maverick Automotive on Tuesday, June 28

By Kurt Menk

The Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at Maverick Automotive along Highway 5 in Arlington at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 28.
The ribbon cutting ceremony will be part of a grand opening. An open house is planned from noon to 3 p.m.

The owners, Peter and Latosha Tuma, purchased the business, formerly known as Quast Oil, from Wayne and Louise Quast on Thursday, March 31.