• Travis Schmidt and Alyssa Weber were crowned as the Sibley East Senior High School’s Homecoming King and Queen during a coronation ceremony in Arlington on Friday afternoon, Sept. 25. Travis is the son of Jeff and April Schmidt, Gaylord. Alyssa is the daughter of Jeff and Missy Weber, Arlington.
  • David Housewright appeared at the Arlington Public Library as part of the 2015 Fall Minnesota Author Series on Sunday afternoon, Sept. 27. Housewright discussed his latest book, “Unidentified Woman #15,” and also shared numerous stories about his career in writing books.
  • Third grade students in Holly Niska’s classroom at the Green Isle Community School recently received free dictionaries from the Green Isle Lions Club.
  • Third grade students at St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Arlington received new dictionaries thanks to the Green Isle Lions Club. Left to right: Green Isle Lions Club member Kris Winkelman, Shanessa Densmore, Rhett Ruter and Green Isle Lions Club member Kim Schwich.
  • Sibley East sixth grade students held a banner and marched in the Homecoming Parade in Arlington on Friday afternoon, Sept. 25. Sixth grade teacher Dustin Meuleners is walking behind the banner.
  • Senior Megan Krentz converted 100 percent of serves and had seven aces during the Sibley East Volleyball Tournament in Gaylord on Saturday, Sept. 26. Krentz has verbally committed to play volleyball at Minnesota State University, Mankato, next season.

Highway 15 from Winthrop to Brownton
opened to traffic

The reconstruction and resurface project with culvert replacement on Highway 15 from Winthrop to Brownton was completed on Wednesday, Sept.30.  The detour was  lifted and the road will be opened to traffic by noon.
Additional gravel will be placed on the shoulders later this week and early next week.  A flagging operation will direct traffic during this operation.