Arlington ENTERPRISE Serving the Communities of Arlington and Green Isle, Minnesota Single copy $1.00 Volume 130 • Number 46 • Thursday, May 22, 2014 • Arlington, MN 55307 www.arlingtonmnnews.com Main Street and County Road 17 are under repair By Kurt Menk Editor The Sibley County Maintenance Department is in the process of closing Main Street and County State Aid Highway 17 in Arlington one block at a time for maintenance repair work this week, according to Arlington City Administrator Liza Donabauer. Each block will be closed Enterprise photo by Kurt Menk Everybody Let’s Rock Students in grades K-5 presented a musical concert at the Sibley East Elementary School in Arlington on Thursday afternoon, May 14. Students in grades K-2 performed at 2 p.m. while students in grades 3-5 per- formed at 2:30 p.m. Heaven Smith-Traxler, front, was one of the leaders during the Dancin’ In The Street song. Annual Arlington EDA report presented to the City Council By Kurt Menk Editor The annual report of the Arlington EDA was presented to the Arlington City Council on Monday night, May 19. The presentation was given by EDA President Mark Lundstrom and EDA member Dean Bergersen. The core functions for the EDA are organizational development, infrastructure development, business development and market development. Organizational Development The EDA’s activities related to organizational development from June 2013 through May 2014 included: • Monthly EDA meetings (eight regular). • Preparation of packets for EDA meetings. • Preparation of EDA minutes. • Updating of official minute book. • Preparation and presentation of EDA related items to the City Council as appropriate. • Goal setting and work plan administration and implementation. • Created and approved a tax abatement/tax increment financing policy. Infrastructure Development The EDA’s activities related to infrastructure development in 2012-2013 included: • Concept planning for EDA Industrial Park. • Met with USDA representatives regarding grants and zero interest loans for public service extension to the Industrial Park. • Met with the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Seneca Foods regarding preferred access to the Industrial Park. • Regional trail segment construction plans developed. Construction to start summer of 2014 with a local match paid in part by excess TIF revenue. • Met with the Minnesota Department of Transportation and accepted landscaping plans for the southern entry sign. Business Development The EDA’s activities related to business development included: • Discussions, meetings, research and information distribution to seven business/property owners and/or contacts seeking project review, site plan review, technical assistance, financial assistance, business management direction/assistance and similar items. • Meetings with various property owners regarding an array of issues related to economic development. • Promotion, administration and implementation of technical and financial incentives for local businesses including: a) Tax abatement programs (five inquiries in 20132014), b) Tax increment financing programs (four inquiries in 2013-2104), c) Storefront Restoration, Renewal, Rehabilitation Loan Program (three inquiries in 2013-2014), d) Revolving Loan Fund (five inquiries in 2013-2014), e) Business Development Infrastructure Grant Program (two inquiries) and Minnesota Investment Fund (two inquiries), f) Sibley County Loan Program (two inquiries), g) SBA program parameters/contact information (two inquiries), and h) Technical information: business planning, business financing, business management, land use planning and land use review. Market Development The EDA’s activities related to market development during 2013-2014 included: • Participating in develop- ment of a new website. • Developed flyers for all commercial and industrial property that is available in Arlington and posted to SEDCO and Sibley County website. • “One Stop” information to be added to website includes: a) How to evaluate a business opportunity b) Choosing a business opportunity. c) Licensing and permitting information (federal, state and local requirements), d) Zoning and site plan review information and resources, e) Technical and financial assistance available through the EDA, f) Advantages of doing business in Arlington, and g) Advantages of doing business in Minnesota. • EDA member Richard Thomes attends Sibley County Economic Development Coalition meetings. Members The members of the Arlington EDA are President Mark Lundstrom, Vice President Richard Thomes, Treasurer Jennifer Nuesse (City Council representative), Secretary Cynthia Smith-Strack (ex-officio) and members at large Tim Kloeckl, Larry Sorenson, Jason Ruehling (City Council representative) and Dean Bergersen. for one to two days during the maintenance joint repair. Following Sibley County’s work on major cracks and potholes, the contractor has five working days to complete the mill and overlay work. Sibley County anticipates the road will be closed a minimum of one day for milling, one day for the overlay work and one day for the striping. Bid awarded for painting at the Community Center By Kurt Menk Editor The Arlington City Council, during its regular meeting on Monday night, May 19, unanimously approved a motion to award the $6,825 bid from Spletzer Repair & Improvement, LLC, Henderson, to paint the interior of the Community Center. The only other bid received was $7,300 from Robert Stiles Painting. The painting is expected to take about 15 to 20 days, according to City Administrator Liza Donabauer. The work will be started and completed depending on the schedule of events at the Community Center. The City Council made the move based on a recommendation from the Community Center Citizens Committee and in an effort to make the Community Center a more attractive and inviting facility to potential renters. In other business, the City Council unanimously adopted a resolution to approve the plans and specifications and order an advertisement for bids on the 2014 sanitary sewer system cleaning and televising. The project will include 18,500 feet of sanitary sewer. The bids are due Friday, May 30 and will be considered during the regular meeting on Monday, June 2, according to Donabauer. The project is expected to be completed by Sept. 1, she added. In other business, the City Council unanimously adopted a resolution to amend the 2014 fee schedule for an approximate six percent increase in the electric rate. The City Council, at its previous regular meeting, had unanimously approved a motion to increase the electric rate by approximately six percent. The City Council made the move in conjuction with the 2014 Electrical Improvement Project which will cost around $540,000. The rate increase will enable the City of Arlington to make the debt service payments and will generate some cash (debt coverage) which should accumulate in the electric utility and be available for future capital projects. Although the user fee has seen increases over the year, the base fee has not increased in at least 15 years, according to Donabauer. In other news, the City Council unanimously approved a motion to hire Sara Burton as an on-call paramedic. The City Council, in another move, approved a motion to authorize the auction of the 1985 Chevy C70 fire pumper truck at Fahey Sales, Glencoe. In other action, the City Council was informed that the Sibley County Municipalities Association will hold its next meeting at the Henderson RoadHaus at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 17. The League of Minnesota Cities will also hold its annual meeting in St. Cloud from Wednesday, June 18 through Friday, June 20. The City Council will hold its next regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 2. Arlington City Council votes to raise Community Center liquor licenses By Kurt Menk Editor The Arlington City Council, during its regular meeting on Monday night, May 19, unanimously approved a motion to raise the Community Center liquor licenses from $100 per year to $1,000 per year. The rate increase will become effective July 1. City Council members James Jaszewski, Jennifer Nuesse, Curt Reetz, Jason Ruehling and Galen Wills all voted in favor of the motion. The City Council made the move after a recommendation with the Community Center Citizens Committee. The committee had originally considered a sealed bid process for a sole beverage provider at the Community Center. After a meeting with the owners of the Arlington Haus and Arlington Dugout, the committee agreed to compromise and raise the Community Center liquor licenses instead. In addition to the increase in the Community Center liquor licenses, the city staff and bar owners will meet to compile one set list of all alcohol prices for events at the local facility. This list will be attached to the back of the rental policy. At a previous regular meeting, the City Council unanimously approved a motion to establish a caterer serving fee based on a sliding scale of the number of guests served and bar fee based on a sliding scale of invited guests at an event. The City Council made the moves to close the approximate $16,000 to $31,000 gap of taxpayer dollars to operate the Community Center each year. Enterprise photo by Kurt Menk Car Show & Cancer Cruise This 1957 Chevy, driven by Loren and Julie Busse, Glencoe, was one of approximately 80 vehicles involved in the Car Show & Cancer Cruise in Arlington on Saturday, May 17. About $3,000 was raised during the event which includes $1,000 in matching funds from the Sibley County Chapter of Thrivent Financial as well as checks and cash donations received for the American Cancer Society and Graham’s Gift, according to organizer Felicia Brockoff. Arlington Enterprise, Thursday, May 22, 2014, page 2 www.arlingtonmnnews.com News Briefs Local man injured in crash A local man was injured in a one-vehicle accident at the intersection of Division Street and Highway 212 in McLeod County at 10:44 a.m. Sunday, May 18, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Mark E. Fahey, 54, Arlington, was driving a 2002 GMC Yukon southeast on Division Street, according to the report. He turned eastbound onto Highway 212 and the vehicle rolled. Fahely was taken by the Glencoe Ambulance to the Glencoe Regional Health Services where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries, according to the report. The Brownton Fire Department and First Responders also assisted at the scene. Town Hall meetings are set State Representative Glenn Gruenhagen and State Senator Scott Newman will host a pair of town hall meetings in the area. The first town hall meeting will be held at Gert and Erma’s Coffee Shop in Glencoe from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 28. The second town hall meeting will be held at the Henderson RoadHaus from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 7. Vehicles egged in Arlington Nine vehicles were reportedly egged in Arlington on Saturday, May 17, according to the Arlington Police Department. People who have any information about these incidents are encouraged to contact the Arlington Police Department at 507-964-5200. Blood drive set for May 27 The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Arlington Community Center from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 27. The blood drive is open to all residents from Arlington and Green Isle and the surrounding area. With summer right around the corner, the American Red Cross asks eligible donors to make giving blood as much a part of their summer plans as barbecues, ball games and road trips. Donors of all blood types are needed. “Blood donations often decline during the summer when schools are out of session and families are vacationing,” said Geoff Kaufmann, CEO, North Central Blood Services Region. “But the need for blood is constant. Eligible donors are encouraged to make an appointment now to roll up a sleeve and give patients a chance for hope this summer and throughout the year.” Horticulture meeting June 10 The Arlington Garden Club is hosting the Horticulture meeting in the Senior Citizens Building at Four Seasons Park on Tuesday, June 10. The registration is $20 which includes lunch and two speakers. One topic is by Cory Whitmer from the Mustard Seed on new and unusual plants to grow in Minnesota. The other speaker is Peggy Nerdahl on Jewels of the Garden (various lilies for today’s gardens). There will also be a plant sale and a country store for your perusal. For registration forms or more information, call Larry Gieseke at 507-964-5773. e~ééó=UMíÜ çå=j~ó=OUíÜ j~êäóë> NOW ACCEPTING BIDS The City of Green Isle is accepting sealed bids for a new Fire Engine. *20Ea Specs and bidding information can be picked up at the city office during normal business hours. A20Ea Submitted Photo Music Awards The following students received major awards during the Sibley East Music Concert in Arlington on Friday night, May 16. Front Row (left to right): Kim Kurtzweg, (Most Improved Vocalist Award), Kelsey Klaustermeier (Show Choir Award), Taylor Pfarr (Senior Band Officer), Alicia Kranz (“High C” Award), Megan Eckberg, (Senior Choir Officer and “High C” Award), Jessica Garza (Senior Choir Officer), Sydney Fogarty Busch, (Sophomore Choir Officer) and Anna Grack (Grade 10 Outstanding Choir Student Award). Middle Row: (l to r) Lukas Bullert (All-State Award, Grade 11 Outstanding Band Student Award and Grade 11 Outstanding Choir Student Award and Concert Band Offi- Sibley East teacher named regional honoree in the Outstanding Educator Awards program Amanda Feterl, an elementary art teacher at the Sibley East Public Schools, has been named as a regional honoree in the WEM Foundation’s 2014 Outstanding Educator Awards program. Feterl is being honored in the Ethics in Education category, which recognizes exemplary educators who embody ethical behavior and promote ethical development for students through classroom or school activities, policies or curriculum. Feterl has been teaching for 11 years, and currently teaches elementary art to grades kindergarten through sixth grade. She also serves as the district wellness administrator. The wellness committee is dedicated to promoting healthy habits that will result in fewer absences for staff and students, as well as create a more desirable work place. “Amanda will never settle for anything besides each student’s personal best,” shared a colleague. “Thanks to her dedication and motivation, every student leaves her room each day feeling important, valued and successful.” In addition to teaching, Feterl started the family art outreach program where elementary students along with their parents are given an opportunity to collaborate and celebrate all things art related. She had more than 100 students participate in each of the monthly activities. It is Feterl’s mission to create memories for her families while delivering quality art education. “Mrs. Feterl adheres to the highest ethical standards in her professional and personal life,” a parent said. “She has All items decorating gravestones in the Arlington Public Cemetery are permitted 1 week prior to Memorial Day and need to be removed from the grass area within 2 weeks after the holiday to allow for the orderly mowing and maintenance of the cemetery. Thank you for your cooperation. Arlington City Council A19-20Ea who passed away May 26, 2013 Nothing can ever take away The love a heart holds dear, Fond memories linger every day Remembrance keeps him near. He left us quietly, His thoughts unknown But left us a memory We are proud to own. So treasure hin Lord, In your garden of rest, For when on earth He was one of the best. Dear Lord take a message In Heaven above. Tell him we miss him Give him our love. *20E21Sa Sadly missed by Marcie, Cathy & Steve and family The family of Earl Wieman would like to express their appreciation to all our relatives and good friends who were so thoughtful and supportive at the time of his death. We would like to extend a special thanks to Pastor Rod Stemme for his visits to Earl during his illness. Your service for Earl was precious and told his life story so well. We thank Jan Meyers and Andie Brinkman for your lovely music during the service. Earl loved the old time hymns. The ladies at the United Methodist Church prepared a wonderful lunch. We appreciate all the hard work you did. We would like to thank the marvelous staff from Oak Terrace and Ridgeview Hospice for all the care and concern you gave Earl and all of us during this time. A special thanks to Mary Meyer for spending the extra time with Earl. Your support and help were outstanding. The expressions of sympathy by everyone are so appreciated. God’s blessings to you all. Janet Wieman Carl & Denise Wieman Allen & Heidi Wieman Sue Lance Sharon & Keith Buckley Lee & Laurie Wieman Grandchildren & Great-Grandchildren bers. Those who accept the nomination provide additional information for consideration by Synergy & Leadership Exchange and a blue ribbon selection panel, which reviews and ranks the nominees. Six educators received statewide honors, and seven educators were named as regional honorees for the 2014 WEM Foundation Outstanding Educator Awards Synergy & Leadership Exchange (Synergy) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering collaboration to advance the development of ethical citizens, providing educational resources, and celebrating achievement and best practices in Minnesota schools, businesses and communities. NOTICE TO RESIDENTS OF THE CITY OF ARLINGTON Recreational (outdoor) fires are permitted within city limits so long as they are contained in an outdoor fireplace, barbecue equipment or concrete-lined fire pit, sufficient to provide physical limitation to the spread of the fire. Recreational purposes shall include only the cooking of food or the providing of heat and light for outdoor social gatherings. Only propane, charcoal bricks or wood products may be used to fuel outdoor fires (ABSOLUTELY NO GARBAGE). Outdoor fires must be supervised at all times by at least one (1) adult person or extinguished if unsupervised. Outdoor fires shall be created or maintained at a distance of at least 15 feet from all structures and property lines. Thank you for your cooperation. If Sibley County implements a burning ban, this does include recreational fires within city limits. Arlington City Council A19-20Ea Community Calendar Monday, May 26: MEMORIAL DAY Wednesday, May 28: Arlington Fire Department Relief Association, Arlington fire hall, 7 p.m. *20E21Sa In loving memory of Gerald “Jerry” Schultz made significant contributions to the school district through various leadership positions and her strong presence.” In addition to the Ethics in Education Award, honorees are recognized with the Teacher Achievement Award (teachers who support, inspire and assist students to attain greater learning, as evidenced by student achievement) and with the Academic Challenge Coach Award (classroom teachers who are exemplary coaches of student teams that participate and compete in academic challenges endorsed by the Minnesota Academic League Council). Educators are first nominated for the WEM Outstanding Educator Awards Program by students, parents, colleagues or community mem- CEMETERY NOTICE Thank You In Memory cer), Quinlan Riffenburg (Sophomore Choir Officer), Jordan Petzel (Concert Band Officer), Logan Jorgenson (Grade 10 Outstanding Band Student Award), Kalab Stoeckman (Band Most Improved Player Award) and Levi Pfarr (John Philip Sousa Award). Back Row: (l to r) Aaron Kapke (Senior Choir Officer), Sam Bullert (All-State Award, Louis Armstrong Jazz Award, National School Choral Award, Sibley East Senior High School Senior Musician of the Year Award and Concert Band Officer), Charles Ellwood (Senior Choir Officer), Trevor Diehn (Sophomore Choir Officer), Nolan Battcher (Sophomore Choir Officer) and Collin Pautsch (Sophomore Choir Officer). A19-20E20-21Sa Call us at: 507-964-5547 Arlington Enterprise MAIN BANK Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (straight thru) DRIVE THRU Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon Arlington State Bank (507) 964-2256 Fax (507) 964-5550 www.ArlingtonStateBank.com Member EQUAL HOUSING LENDER FDIC Arlington Enterprise, Thursday, May 22, 2014, page 3 www.arlingtonmnnews.com Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center installs an InstyMeds machine The Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center is now offering patients the option to have prescriptions filled immediately before leaving the Urgent Care and Emergency Department. It recently installed InstyMeds, a fully automated ATM-style machine that dispenses prescription medications directly to patients. “This system is available 24 hours a day and offers a safe, convenient option for our patients who are ill or in pain to receive their prescribed medications at the point of care before leaving,” said Todd Sandberg, vice p r e s i d e n t / a d m i n i s t r a t o r, Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center. “Many of our patients’ visits to Urgent Care and the Emergency Department happen outside of regularly scheduled clinic hours or on weekends and holidays. With InstyMeds, those pa- tients can now have those urgent prescriptions filled immediately.” Sandburg added, “Hospitals nationwide – including Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia – are using this system and, with more than 2 million InstyMed dispenses without error, the system is 100 percent safe for our patients.” According to InstyMeds, the automatic process takes just a few minutes to complete. A medical provider enters a medication order electronically, counsels the patient on the prescribed medication and gives the patient a voucher with a unique security code. Using the touchscreen of the InstyMeds dispenser, the patient enters the unique security code and their date of birth. The patient then swipes a debit or credit card to pay for the medication. After the dispenser per- forms a triple bar code safety check, the prepackaged, labeled product is dispensed to the patient. For information, visit www.instymeds.com. About Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center Located in Arlington, Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center is a critical access hospital—providing urgent care, general surgery, and 24/7 hospital and emergency services to residents of Sibley County and the surrounding area. It is part of the Ridgeview Medical Center network, which also includes a hospital in Waconia, a multitude of primary and specialty care clinics, emergency services and specialty programs, and Two Twelve Medical Center in Chaska. For more information about Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center, visit www.sibleymedical.org. Enterprise photo by Kurt Menk Painting A Wooden Stool Community potluck to be held in G.I. on May 26 stool under the watchful eye of his father, Nathan Crawford, right. The event has been held in memory of Gaylord resident Albie Kuphal for the past 18 years. Race develops for Sibley County auditor position By Kurt Menk Editor The filing period for Sibley County offices and positions opened on Tuesday morning, May 20. A race has already developed for Sibley County auditor’s position. Rural Gibbon resident Marilee Peterson has filed for the auditor’s position. Peterson is a former employee in the Auditor’s Office and is now an employee in the Assessor’s Office. She will challenge current Sibley County Auditor Lisa Pfarr, rural Arlington. Pfarr has served as the auditor since 1999. Treasurer Mary Fisher, Recorder Kathy Dietz and County Attorney David Schauer all filed on the opening day. The filing period will close at 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 3. The positions that will be on the ballot at the general election will include First District County Commissioner, Fourth District County Commissioner, Fifth District County Commissioner, County Attorney, Treasurer, Recorder and Sheriff. In addition, there will be two supervisor positions for the Soil and Water Conservation District in the First District and Second District. www.arlington mnnews.com By Kurt Menk Editor A community potluck will be held in the gym at the Green Isle Community School following the Memorial Day Program on Monday, May 26. The Green Isle American Legion and Auxiliary will provide the chicken and beverage. 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Business & Professional Directory M29tfnCLESAj Kindergarten students at St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Arlington made wooden stools during a special event on Friday afternoon, May 16. Kaleb Crawford, left, painted his wooden 507-665-3732 952-873-2208 BRAU ARLINGTON or www.braumotors.com Local 507-964-5539 A17-50Ea Toll Free 800-664-2728 Arlington Enterprise, Thursday, May 22, 2014, page 4 www.arlingtonmnnews.com Opinions Memorial Day is a time to remember those people who have died in service Our View: Purpose of Memorial Day has not changed in Arlington and Green Isle Memorial Day is a time to remember and honor the brave men and women who have died in service of our country. It is also a time to remember and honor the veterans who have passed away after their service in the military. Some people believe the holiday has strayed from that purpose. Instead of an official day of remembrance and mourning, they feel it has become an unofficial kickoff to a vacation season. That may be true in some communities around the country, but it is certainly not the case in Arlington and Green Isle. The veterans service organizations in both communities have traditionally featured meaningful programs which have been well attended by local and area residents on Memorial Day over the years. One bright note to this traditionally subdued observance is the way the veterans service organizations have gotten the youth involved in these programs. The Sibley East senior high band and Boy Scouts have participated in the yearly program over the years and it is the hope that these youth will pass the importance of this holiday on to their children in the future. Memorial Day is only a few days away and there is no doubt that local and area residents will again attend the programs at Memorial Park in Arlington and the gymnasium at the Green Isle Community School on Monday, May 26. It is important for local and area residents to take one hour out of their lives to attend these programs to honor and reflect on the more than 45 million men and women who have served in the military in a long distinguished line going back to the American Revolution and to the more than one million veterans who have died in that service. -K.M. Too Tall’s Tidbits Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary to the following local and area residents compliments of the Arlington Lions Club Community Calendar. May 23 Brian Kley, Jeannette Semann, Morris Mesenbring and Takarra Traxler. May 24 In Memory Of LeRoy Winter, Faith Otto, Deborah Perschau, Logan Glieden, Marisa Kroells, and Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Sickmann. May 25 In Memory Of Norb Brau, Jim Farber, Mark Melsha, Reda Ulven, Rick Koepp, Shirley Kubal, and Mr. and Mrs. Barry Nagel. May 26 In Memory Of Debbie Mathwig, Kurt Kolander, David Krohn, Will Hislop, Jeremy Latzke and Ashley Andrade. May 27 Amanda (Pichelmann) Heiss, Betsy Conway, Carrie Pioske, Derek Pfeller, Jeff Schuetz, Rese Henke and Tirzah Ling. May 28 In Memory Of Elaine Schauer, Ellie Kaesermann, Marion Woehler, Wendy Pederson, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woehler. May 29 Barb Haggenmiller, Barb Krueger, and Mr. and Mrs. Allen Schwirtz. ***** A man gets a job with the county painting lines down the center of the highway. The supervisor tells him he is expected to paint two miles of highway a day, and the man goes to work immediately. The first day he paints four miles. “Great,” the supervisor thinks. The next day the man paints two miles, but the supervisor thinks, “Well, that’s good enough.” The third day the man only paints a mile. “What’s the problem?” the boss asks. “An injury? Some reason you keep painting less and less highway?” The man replies, “Well, I keep getting farther and farther from the bucket.” ***** A young man had just returned from agricultural college and was visiting a neighboring farm to show off. “Your methods are so old fashion,” the visitor declared. “Why, I’ll bet you don’t get 10 pounds of apples from that tree.” “I dare say you’re right,” said the farmer. “That’s a pear tree.” ***** A young couple was driving down a moonlit country road when the car engine coughed, and the car came to a halt. “That’s funny,” the boy said. “ I wonder what that knocking was?” “Well, I can tell you one thing for sure,” the girl responded coolly. “It wasn’t opportunity.” ***** The teacher after correcting class papers remarked to the student, “I don’t see how one person can make so many mistakes on his homework.” The student considered for a moment, then replied, “It wasn’t one person. My dad helped.” ***** The foreman of the jury reported angrily to the judge that no agreement on a verdict was in prospect. “The jury will have to continue its deliberation,” said the magistrate. “If you haven’t come to a decision by seven o’clock, I’ll have 12 dinners sent in for you.” “If your Honor doesn’t mind,” said the foreman, “I suggest that the order be changed to 11 dinners and one bale of hay.” ***** A former choir singer was asked why she gave up singing with her church group. “I wasn’t there on Sunday,” she explained, “and someone asked if the organ had been fixed.” ***** If everyone swept in front of their own house, the whole world would be a lot cleaner. ***** The trouble with being a lender today is that you can’t tell if people are following you or chasing you. ***** Arlington ENTERPRISE Established in 1884. Postmaster send address changes to: Arlington Enterprise. 402 West Alden Street, P.O. Box 388, Arlington, MN 55307. Phone 507-964-5547 FAX 507-964-2423. Hours: Monday-Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and Friday closed. Entered as Periodicals postal matter at Arlington, MN post office. Postage paid at Arlington USPS No. 031-980. Subscription Rates: Minnesota – $33.00 per year. Outside of state – $38.00 per year. Letters To The Editor Newspaper should start ‘Ask Me’ column To The Editor, I think the Arlington Enterprise should add an “Ask Me” column for the little things that happen around town and never get addressed. Examples: 1. A story on the porta-pottie at Frenzel Park that got knocked down by a vehicle and damaged. There’s never been a police report on it either. 2. What’s with all the gun shots at night around town? On May 10, there were a few. On March 19, they were heard from Peace Lutheran Church to West Main Street. In fact, the people on the patio at the Dugout even ducked it sounded so close. Nothing is ever reported on that. 3. Every spring and summer the city news letters tell you not to mow grass clippings on streets. Does anyone go around and tell offenders not to do that anymore? Xcel Energy puts a lot on the street and they don’t get the news letter. Just wondering. Betty Meffert Arlington Not my kind of bonding bill To The Editor, Today, I voted against the cash and bonding bills. The total cost does not bother me nearly as much as what we are spending the money on. For example, approximately 4.3 percent of the total $900 million in the bonding bill will be spent on roads and bridges while millions in these bills will be spent to fund projects like the Nicollet Mall, the St. Paul Palace Theater, the NorShor Theatre in Duluth, Minneapolis Sculpture Garden (spoon and cherry), snow making machines at Giants Ridge, the Hennepin Center for the Arts (which is of course in addi- tion to the millions of Legacy money dedicated to the arts), the St. Paul Children's museum (which is really more like a state subsidized day care center than a museum) and yet another sports stadium, Wade Stadium in Duluth (don't forget the U of M football stadium, Twins stadium, Vikings stadium and St. Paul Saints Stadium). I simply cannot agree with this biannual exercise of borrowing money, a loan you will be responsible for, to fund local pet projects that involve wants rather than needs. Neither do I agree with spending the cash raised from last year's tax in- creases in such a wasteful manner. Once again, I feel your legislature and governor have failed to address Minnesota’s needs, such as roads and bridges. The next generation should be justifiably disappointed with mine for squandering Minnesota’s wealth on ear marks and thereby exposing them to the responsibility of carrying the entire burden of repairing, maintaining and building Minnesota’s future infrastructure and higher education systems. Scott Newman State Senator District 18 Louis Kill was a true gentleman To The Editor, I was greatly saddened to see the obituary for Louis Kill in last week’s issue of the Enterprise. It was not because we were great friends; our paths in life merely crossed. But he left a great impression on me as a true gentleman. I first met Louis Kill through correspondence, when I had asked him to write about his father, also Louis Kill, and the Arlington Enterprise for the Arlington Sesquicentennial book. In one of the letters I mentioned that my wife and I bought the house where he had spent his youth; he told me about carving his initials in the house, and I informed him that the initials were still there in the edge of the door. In 2008 his father was elected to the Arlington Baseball Hall of Fame, and Louis Kill came to Arlington to attend the presentation. It was then that we met for the first time in person. We swapped stories about his father’s baseball days, and I was able to tell him how much I, as a historian, appreciated his father’s writing. I could tell that meant a lot to him. I thank God for allowing Louis Kill to be a part of my life, even though it was only a very small part. Louis Kill was a true gentleman, and I will cherish his memory. Dwight Grabitske Arlington Guest Column Can America save everybody? By Glenn Mollette I would like nothing more than to hear on the news that our FBI or Navy Seals have found and saved the 276 kidnapped girls in Nigeria by Boko Haram. There are reports that some of the girls have already died or are sick due to poisonous snakebites. They and their families are suffering. They need help. Boko Haram has led a five-year Islamic uprising in Nigeria that has taken the lives of thousands of people, both Muslim and Christian. Just this week an attack on Gamboru, which is on the border of Cameroon, took the lives of 300 people. In recent weeks Boko Haram's regime has been responsible for the kidnapping of 276 young girls and is threatening to sell them into slavery. This year alone, at least 1,500 people have been killed by this terroristic group. Nigeria is a nation of approximately 170 million people. The country is half Muslim and half Chris- Staff Bill and Joyce Ramige, Publishers; Kurt Menk, Editor; Karin Ramige, Manager; Barb Mathwig, Office; Ashley Reetz, Sales; and Jean Olson, Proof Reading. Letters This page is devoted to opinions and commentary. Articles appearing on this page are the opinions of the writer. Views expressed here are not necessarily those of the Arlington Enterprise, unless so designated. The Arlington Enterprise strongly encourages others to express opinions on this page. Letters from our readers are strongly encouraged. Letters for publication must bear the writer’s signature and address. The Arlington Enterprise reserves the right to edit letters for purpose of clarity and space. tian. The religious regime feels that Western influences are corrupting Nigeria and that a Muslim state must be enforced. Abubakar Shekau is the leader of Boko Haram which means, western education is a sin. Shekau has been in hiding with his ruthless and depraved army in the Sambisa Forest. The forest is reportedly 23,000 square miles of thick, tall vegetation filled with poisonous snakes, lions and monkeys. It is extremely difficult to navigate. There is no place in our world for this kind of ideology carried out in the name of religion. Shekau and his militant bloodthirsty supporters are deranged psychos who wreak misery on anyone with whom they come into contact. America cannot run to every nation and put out every fire. Ukraine, Syria, Egypt and many other places are filled with serious problems and could use our help. I do not believe we are the Ethics The editorial staff of the Arlington Enterprise strives to present the news in a fair and accurate manner. We appreciate errors being brought to our attention. Please bring any grievances against the Arlington Enterprise to the attention of the editor. Should differences continue, readers are encouraged to take their grievances to the Minnesota News Council, an organization dedicated to protecting the public from press inaccuracy and unfairness. The News Council can be contacted at 12 South Sixth St., Suite 940, Minneapolis, MN 55402, or (612) 341-9357. world's police. Nigeria is considered a very poor country but their economy is growing. They are Africa's largest oil producer with billions of dollars in oil sales. Unfortunately most of the Nigerian wealth is in the hands of a few people and corruption abounds from business to government. They seriously need to utilize some of their oil money to develop a stronger military and police force to protect them. America cannot take care of everybody. However, trying to help Nigeria develop a better defense is something we should do and I hope we can be successful. This shouldn't require five thousand troops. However, it may require our government sending FBI, Navy Seals, or whoever to locate and deal with Abubakar Shekau. Surely we have one drone just for him. Glenn Mollette is an American columnist and author. Press Freedom Freedom of the press is guaranteed under the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or the press…” Ben Franklin wrote in the Pennsylvania Gazette in 1731: “If printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody there would be very little printed.” Deadline for the Arlington Enterprise news is 4 p.m., Monday, and advertising is noon, Tuesday. Deadline for The Galaxy advertising is noon Wednesday. Arlington Enterprise, Thursday, May 22, 2014, page 5 www.arlingtonmnnews.com Obituary Kathleen (Knapp) Kuelbs, 86, Lakeville Kathleen Patricia (Knapp) Kuelbs, age 86, Lakeville, passed peacefully from this life on May 8, 2014 enfolded in the love of her large family and dear friends. Kathleen (Knapp) Kuelbs Submitted Photo Lou Ferrigno Arlington resident Bruce Rovinsky and his daughter, Jennifer Rovinsky, recently attended Wizard World's Minneapolis Comic Con at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The convention hosted such stars as William Shatner, Nathan Fillion from the TV show Castle, Sean Astin and many more. Jennifer is pictured with Lou Ferrigno. Sibley County Museum to open May 26 There is never a lack of volunteer jobs at the Sibley County Museum. This is the time of year when cleaning is the main priority as with any household. “Some of our members were able to help with outside clean up during the community effort on May 10,” said Curator Sharon Haggenmiller. Trimming the bushes, raking the leaves from flowerbeds, trimming trees were some of the jobs completed. The museum will open from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, May 26. It will be open from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays through October. There are also plans to open the museum to visitors during the Classic Car Roll In from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays. Genealogy may be researched by private appointment. People may call the museum at 507-248-3434 for charges and more information. No genealogy will be researched during the museum’s open hours, Sundays or Tuesdays. “Everyone is encouraged to stop by to see our featured displays about Country Schools,” said Haggenmiller. “For some it will be a blast from the past, for others it will be a learning experience of what school was like until the mid 1950s when country schools began to decline. Haggenmiller continued, “These displays also lead us into our next mission of publishing a history book about Country Schools in Sibley County, including parochial schools. There were 80 school districts in Sibley County. The challenge is collecting information surrounding these districts, photos of the buildings, students, teachers, any memorabilia, etc.” The committee is still looking for any of these items from schools in Faxon Township, districts 21, 42, and especially districts 22 and 23 to scan or photocopy for use in the publication. Do you have any stories about your school days? How did you get to school, what was a typical day like, what did you take for lunch, name some games you played at recess etc. These are just some of the stories that the committee is seeking. People who have any items or stories to share may call the museum at 507-248-3434. “The recent rains have caused another spring with a slow beginning, especially for the farmers,” said Haggenmiller. “I am thinking of the pioneers and all the work involved with setting up a farmstead and maintaining it. Of course most land owners had a small amount of acreage, but the physical labor, using horses or oxen, walking behind to harrow or plow, planting crops then harvesting, had to be very exhausting.” Haggenmiller continued, “Come see our display of agricultural items from days gone by. There is also a fine collection of all kinds of tools that would not be found in a toolbox of today. Most artifacts date from the late 1800s to the early 1900s.” The Sibley County Museum is located along Highway 19 at the west edge of Henderson. Peterson is Senior of the Quarter By Kurt Menk Editor Sara Peterson, a senior at the Sibley East Senior High School in Arlington, was recently chosen by her classmates as the Outstanding Senior of the Quarter. Seniors at Sibley East vote for the outstanding member of the senior class each quarter. The names of those students are then submitted to the Gaylord Rotary Club to consider for a scholarship sponsored by the club. Peterson is currently enrolled in Economics, Study Hall, College Literature, Forensics, Philosophy, Art, College Math and College Sociology. Peterson, who is a member of the National Honor Society, is a member of the “A” Honor Roll. She is also a past Student of the Month and was a member of the knowledge bowl team. Peterson has been involved in the Visual Arts competition for the last two years. In addition, she has been a member of the varsity track team for the past six years. She has been the co-captain of the varsity track team for the past two seasons. Outside of school, Peterson has taken piano lessons for the last five years. She has also been involved in the Catholic Heart Workcamp. In conjunction with this group, she took a mission trip to A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 4625 West 125th Street, Savage, at 10 a.m. Friday, May 23. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Interment will be private. Kathleen and her fraternal twin, Eileen, were born to Gustav and Florence (O'Brien) Knapp, the parents of nine children, on June 3, 1927. A bright and popular student and cheerleader, Kathleen graduated from the Arlington High School in 1945. She obtained a teaching certificate from the College of St. Catherine and taught grades K-1 for three years in Fairfax and St. Louis Park. Kathleen married Leo G. Kuelbs in 1951 and in time became the proud and devoted mother of 11 children. Their marriage lasted until Leo's passing in 2011. In 1960, Leo and Kathleen started a family business which grew into Twin Cities HarleyDavidson in Lakeville and Blaine. As her children grew up, Kathleen returned to school, first to Normandale Community College and then to the College of St. Catherine where she completed a B.A. in Theology in 1981. Through the 1980s and early 1990s, Kathleen continued her career in retail sales on a part-time basis. She stayed involved in education by substitute teaching and, in her later years, tutoring early readers. Kathleen’s Catholic faith was a mainstay in a life dedicated to caregiving. Always a devoted daughter, mother and sister, Kathleen also served for a time as a Stephen Minister and RCIA sponsor. She loved children and family, her precious poodle, Molly, birdwatching, people-watching, nature, flowers and working outdoors. She took pleasure in mentoring younger women friends. Committed to lifelong learning, Kathleen enjoyed Bible study, reading, writing verse, handwriting analysis, road trips and other travels. She had a flair for fashion and decorating and heartily celebrated birthdays. An amazing woman, Kath- leen was treasured and admired by many and she will be dearly missed. She is survived by her sisters, Florence (Charles) Majeske and Charlotte Vevang; sister-in-law, Patricia Knapp; brother-in-law, Lawrence Kornblum; children, Patrick, Katherine Kuelbs Rogers, Gregory (Trilby), Kevin (Melanie), Michael (Susan Prince), Joseph (Cheryl), John (Tyler), Jeffrey (Faye Walker), Gustav (Lisa), Leo Jr. (Kristen La Capria) and Michelle; grandchildren, Michelle (Bryan) Roebuck, Shandra (Reggie) Smith, John Jr. (Rachel), Kathleen, Megan, Jessica, Sophia, Nicholas, Noah, and Marie Kuelbs; great-grandchildren, Kayla and Brendan Roebuck, Reginald (RJ), Carter and Mason Smith and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Kathleen was preceded in death by her husband, Leo G. Kuelbs Sr.; parents, Gustav and Florence (O'Brien) Knapp; sisters, Eileen Knapp, Marcia Berger and Rosemary Kornblum; brothers, Michael, Joseph and John Knapp; and brothers-in-law, Earl Berger and Allen Vevang. Memorials may be made to N. C. Little Memorial Hospice, 7019 Lynmar Lane, Edina, MN 55435, Smile Train or donor ’s favorite charity. History 70 Years Ago May 25, 1944 Louis Kill, Editor On Sunday, May 14 at St. Paul’s Lutheran parsonage in Arlington was solemnized the marriage of Elsa Scheer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Scheer of Arlington township, and Victor J. Weckwerth, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Weckwerth of Kelso township. The Rev. John Bradtke performed the ceremony. A reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents after the ceremony. The young couple have gone to housekeeping on a farm in Kelso township. 50 Years Ago May 21, 1964 Louis Kill, Editor The new customer-employee lounge of the Arlington State Bank was recently completed and is in daily use. What was formerly a coal bin and storage room was converted into a lounge for community and employee use. It is furnished in early American furniture and provides a comfortable place for small meetings for community purposes as well as more commodious space for business transactions involving a number of people than the bank previously had. When you are in the bank be sure to ask for a personally escorted tour of the new facility. LeRoy Pinske of Pinske Real Estate reported six real estate transactions which˙ have recently been completed in the past weeks. The Lloyd Brockhoff home in Arlington has been sold to Chuck Berberick and the Hap Schrugg home to Bob Wieman. Brockhoff in turn purchased the Bob Wieman home. The Irie Bergs 72-acre farm near New Auburn has been purchased by William McKenzie who plans to make his home there. The former Dr. Dahl Clinic was purchased by Arlen Bruhjell, and the Ernest Renneke farm in Kelso Township was sold to Gordon Pioske. 30 Years Ago May 24, 1984 Val Kill, Editor The Sibley County Sheriff’s Department reported that a yearold cow, owned by Dennis Lieske, died at the scene of a crash with a motorcycle at 9:30 p.m. Sunday night. There was an estimated $1,000 damage to the motorcycle owned by Scott Hipp, 18, of rural Henderson. Hipp was taken to the Arlington Hospital by his father and was treated for multiple cuts and abrasions. Colleen Kreger won the John Phillip Sousa Award for band and John Webster won the National Choral Society Award as the outstanding vocal student for the 1984 school year. Five of 18 A-GI matmen who competed this past weekend in the 1984 Minnesota State Kids and Junior Wrestling Championship advanced to the National Tournament. They are Champion Steve Robeck, second place Mike Weinand, third place Jim Melsha and fourth place Greg Musquiz and Dave Hultgren. 10 Years Ago May 27, 2004 Kurt Menk, Editor Mayor Dave Czech proclaimed Sunday, May 30th as Ruth Noack Day. Mayor Czech will make a presentation to Ruth during an open house to celebrate her 100th birthday. A Ten-Year Anniversary and Customer Appreciation Day will be held at Haggenmiller Lumber on June 3rd. The Arlington Good Samaritan Center announced the addition of a $1.2 million assisted living project to its facility. The 9,600 square foot addition will include 12 spacious senior suites and will be connected through an enclosed walkway to the south side of the current facility. They hope to start the planning phase of construction by the end of the year. Senate District DFL Endorsing Convention to be held in Hutchinson on Tuesday night The Senate District 18 DFL Endorsing Convention will be held at the Victorian Inn, 1000 Highway Seven West in Hutchinson, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 27. Delegates to the convention will endorse candidates for House Districts 18A and 18B and select officers for the next two years. There is one declared candidate for the 18A seat and two potential candidates run- ning for the House in 18B. Steve Schiroo, Cokato, has already agreed to run for the seat now occupied by State Representative Dean Urdahl in 18A. Only delegates to the county DFL conventions held earlier this spring are eligible to vote at the convention, but visitors are welcome to attend the meeting. Senate District 18 includes all of Meeker, McLeod and Sibley counties plus Cokato and Cokato Township in Wright County. House District 18A includes all of Meeker County, the western portion of Hutchinson and two townships in McLeod County, and Cokato and Cokato Township in Wright County. House District 18B includes all of Sibley County and the portions of McLeod County not in 18A. Sara Peterson Tennessee last year. Peterson is a part-time waitress at the Prairie House in Gaylord. She also babysits. After graduation, Peterson will attend Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, and plans to double major in elementary education and art education. She is the daughter of Russ and Cindy Peterson, Arlington. W W W . A R L I N G TO N M N N E W S . C O M A19-20SEj Arlington Enterprise, Thursday, May 22, 2014, page 6 www.arlingtonmnnews.com Sports Baseball team splits 4 MRC games By Kurt Menk Editor The Sibley East varsity boys baseball team split four games in Minnesota River Conference play last week. The Wolverines, 5-9 in the MRC and 8-9 overall, were set to close out its season at St. Clair in non-conference play at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 20. Sibley East will travel to Watertown-Mayer in the opening round of the district tournament at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 24. Watertown-Mayer 6 Sibley East 1 The Sibley East varsity boys baseball team managed only four hits and lost to visiting Watertown-Mayer 6-1 in Minnesota River Conference action on Thursday afternoon, May 15. Senior Colin Mehlhop hurled the entire game and was tagged with the mound loss. The right hander yielded three earned runs on six hits. He also fanned two and walked three. Sibley East 7 Mayer Lutheran 2 The Sibley East varsity boys baseball team received solid pitching and collected 15 hits enroute to a 7-2 win over Mayer Lutheran in Minnesota River Conference play on Friday afternoon, May 16. Junior Austin Brockhoff pitched the entire game and recorded the mound win. The right hander surrendered only two earned runs on nine hits. He also struck out nine and walked three. Junior Andrew Bullert collected four singles while junior Zac Weber and sophomore Travis Schmidt contributed three singles each. Senior Brody Rodning recorded a single and a double while senior Nick Haupt ripped a double. Junior Lukas Bullert and sophomore Logan Jorgenson added a single apiece. Sibley East 4 Belle Plaine 0 Senior Brody Rodning tossed a three-hitter as the Sibley East varsity boys baseball team blanked visiting Belle Plaine 4-0 during the first game of a Minnesota River Conference doubleheader on Saturday morning, May 17. Rodning, who went the distance on the hill and recorded the mound win, fanned 15 batters. He did not issue a walk. Rodning and junior Lukas Bullert contributed one single each and one double each. Sophomore Travis Schmidt collected two singles while senior Colin Mehlhop had one single. Belle Plaine 17 Sibley East 7 The Sibley East varsity boys baseball team allowed eight runs in the top of the first inning and lost to visiting Belle Plaine 17-7 during the second game of a Minnesota River Conference twinbill on Saturday afternoon, May 17. Junior Austin Brockhoff sparked Sibley East’s 15-hit attack with four singles. Sophomore Travis Schmidt contributed two singles and a double while junior Andrew Bullert and sophomore Logan Jorgenson recorded two singles apiece. Senior Brody Rodning ripped a double while seniors Nick Haupt and Colin Mehlhop and junior Zac Weber added one single each. Junior Lukas Bullert started the game on the hill, but did not survive the first inning. Sophomore Dylan Pauly and Haupt followed in relief. Thies earns all conference honors in golf By Kurt Menk Editor The Minnesota River Conference girls golf season concluded at the Valley View Golf Course in Belle Plaine on Monday, May 19. Sibley East junior Liz Thies, who earned all conference honors, shot a 45 on the front nine and was medalist with a 43 on the back nine. Jordan captured top honors in the overall team standings. Watertown-Mayer placed second while Belle Plaine, Le Sueur-Henderson, Norwood Young America, Mayer Lutheran and Sibley East rounded out the field. In addition to Thies, all conference honors went to Trianna Thong, Jordan; Hannah Johnson, Belle Plaine; Hallie Harding, WatertownMayer; Kelsey Anderson, Le Sueur-Henderson; Sarah Horlocker, Watertown-Mayer; and Alexis Babcock, Jordan. Trianna Thong, Jordan, was chosen as the MRC’s Most Valuable Player. Lyndsey Steele, Jordan, was selected as the MRC’s Coach of the Year. Sibley East girls tie for 7th place at conference track and field meet By Kurt Menk Editor The Sibley East varsity girls track team tied for seventh place during the Minnesota River Conference Track and Field Meet at Belle Plaine on Thursday afternoon, May 15. Belle Plaine captured top honors with 178 team points while Tri-City United placed second with 116.5 team points. Jordan finished third with 103 team points. Watertown-Mayer (92), Mayer Lutheran (67.5), Norwood Young (57), Sibley East (43) and Le Sueur-Henderson (43) rounded out the field of eight teams. Sibley East did not have a conference champion this year. Megan Eckberg placed second in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 15.77 seconds. Megan Rutt, Tri-City United, won the event with a time of 15.69 seconds. “Megan ran her fastest time all season,” said Sibley East head coach Jill Warzecha. “She had not run a time that fast last year at this point in the season, so that is a positive step in the right direction. I know she was bummed at first, but she ran a great time and had some competition. I believe this will provide her with a great week of training since she is such a competitor; she will rally to the occasion upon her next race.” The Sibley East 4 x 200 meter relay team contributed a third place finish. The foursome included Megan Eckberg, Taylor Brinkman, Ali Stock and Alyssa Weber. Megan Krentz had a fourth place finish in the discus event. Fifth place winners for the Lady Wolverines were Megan Eckberg (300 meter hurdles), Megan Krentz (shot put) and Sibley East 4 X 400 meter relay team (Alyssa Weber, Ella Lundstrom, Taylor Brinkman and Emma Samletzka). Sixth place winners for the Lady Wolverines included Megan Eckberg (long jump), Alyssa Weber (400 meter dash) and Sibley East 4 X 800 meter relay team (Ella Lundstrom, Maren Miner, Courtney Eibs and Alison Eibs). The Sibley East 4 X 100 meter relay team collected a seventh place finish. The foursome included Ali Stock, Madilyn Latzke, Haley Rohwer and Sara Peterson. Alison Eibs added an eighth place finish in the 1600 meter run. “We did not fare well as a team, but we are a young, small squad competing against squads double and triple our size,” said Warzecha. “Having the depth would be beneficial since we have many athletes who compete in the maximum number of events to cover as many areas as possible. I don't think the weather was again conducive for great times and distances. It was cold and windy again. Many people are tired of wearing winter apparel at May track meets.” Sibley East will compete in the sub section track and field meet at Glencoe at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 22. Enterprise photo by Kurt Menk Sibley East sophomore Rachel Sorenson fired a pitch to a Mayer Lutheran batter during the first game of a Min- nesota River Conference doubleheader in Gaylord on Thursday afternoon, May 15. Sibley East softball team ends regular season without a victory By Kurt Menk Editor The Sibley East varsity girls softball team was swept in a pair of Minnesota River Conference doubleheaders as the regular season came to a close last week. The Wolverines concluded the regular season with a 0-14 mark in the MRC and a 0-19 record overall. Belle Plaine 14 Sibley East 2 The Sibley East varsity girls softball team lost to visiting Belle Plaine 14-2 during the first game of a Minnesota River Conference twinbill on Tuesday afternoon, May 13. Junior Shelby Voight led Sibley East’s four-hit attack with a double while juniors Paige Nelson and Breann Walsh and freshman Alli Harter produced one single each. Harter pitched the first 5 2/3 innings and was tagged with the mound loss. Sophomore Rachel Sorenson worked the final 1 1/3 frames in relief. Belle Plaine 7 Sibley East 2 The Sibley East varsity girls softball team fell to visiting Belle Plaine 7-2 during the second game of a Minnesota River Conference twinbill on Tuesday afternoon, May 3. Junior Breann Walsh paced Sibley East’s six-hit attack with two singles and a double. Junior Shelby Voight ripped a double while senior Kimberly Kurtzweg and junior Jordyn Polzin added one single each. Polzin pitched the entire contest and suffered the mound loss. The right hander gave up seven runs on just five hits. She also walked six and hit one batter. The Wolverines had three errors in the field. Mayer Lutheran 11 Sibley East 5 The Sibley East varsity girls softball team committed seven errors and lost to visiting Mayer Lutheran 11-5 during the first game of a Minnesota River Conference doubleheader on Thursday afternoon, May 15. Junior Shelby Voight collected four singles in the loss. Junior Kelli Martens contributed three singles while junior Paige Nelson had two singles. Senior Kimberly Kurtzweg ripped a double while junior Breann Walsh added a single. Sophomore Rachel Sorenson hurled the entire game and was tagged with the mound loss. The right hander gave up eight hits. She also walked three and hit two batters. Mayer 17 Sibley East 12 The Sibley East varsity girls softball team committed seven errors again and fell to visiting Mayer Lutheran 1712 during the second game of a Minnesota River Conference twinbill on Thursday afternoon, May 15. Freshman Alli Harter sparked Sibley East’s 20-hit attack with three singles and a double. Juniors Mikayla Perschau and Breann Walsh contributed three singles apiece while senior Kimberly Kurtzweg had a single and a double. Juniors Paige Nelson and Karissa Sorenson recorded two singles each while senior Britany Reierson and juniors Kelli Martens and Shelby Voight added one single apiece. Junior Jordan Polzin pitched the entire contest and suffered the mound loss. SE softball team falls to NYA 11-1 in lst round of playoffs By Kurt Menk Editor The visiting Sibley East varsity girls softball team lost to Norwood Young America 11-1 in five innings during the opening round of the 2AA North Subsection Softball Tournament. The Lady Wolverines tallied their lone run in the top of the fourth inning. Junior Shelby Voight drew a leadoff walk and scored on a double off the bat of senior Kimberly Kurtzweg. Junior Breann Walsh contributed a single in the top of the fifth inning as Sibley East managed only two hits in the loss. Junior Jordyn Polzin pitched the first two-plus innings and suffered the mound loss. Freshman Alli Harter followed and worked the next two frames. The Lady Wolverines conclude the season with a 0-14 mark in the Minnesota River Conference and a 020 record overall. Sibley East boys track team competes at the conference meet in Belle Plaine Petzel named all conference in golf, Bostelman chosen honorable mention By Kurt Menk Editor The Sibley East varsity boys track team placed eighth during the Minnesota River Conference Track and Field Meet at Belle Plaine on Thursday afternoon, May 15. Belle Plaine captured top honors with 182 team points. Jordan placed second with 139.5 team points while TriCity United finished third with 124 team points. Watertown-Mayer (88.5), Le Sueur-Henderson (72.5), Mayer Lutheran (45.5), Norwood Young America (34) and Sibley East (15) rounded out the field of eight teams. Sibley East did not have a conference champion. The Sibley East 4 X 800 meter relay team placed fourth. The foursome included Jack Ballalatak, Justin Bennett, Chase Ellwood and Sam Thies. The Sibley East 4 X 400 meter relay team finished fifth. The foursome consisted of Cole Bruhn, Erik Danielson, Ben White and Sam Thies. Ben White placed seventh in the 110 meter hurdles. Eighth place winners were Cole Bruhn (800 meter run), Justin Bennett (1600 meter run), Sibley East 4 X 100 meter relay team (Eric Moreno, Gavin Laabs, Zac Latzke and Mason Latzke), and Sibley East 4 X 200 meter relay team (Isaac Elseth, Xavier Wassather, Jesus Rodriguez and Tim Otto). Sibley East will compete in the sub section track and field meet at Glencoe at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 22. By Kurt Menk Editor The Minnesota River Conference boys golf season concluded at the Valley View Golf Course on Monday, May 19. Sibley East junior Jordan Petzel shot a 43 on the back nine and was chosen as all conference. Sibley East junior Michael Bostelman carded a 48 on the front nine and was selected as honorable mention. Sibley East senior Levi Pfarr also fired a 48 on the front nine. The Wolverines as a team finished first on the back nine and claimed fourth place overall in the MRC standings. This accomplishment qualified Sibley East to play in a year-end tournament at the Braemar Golf Course on Thursday, May 22. This was a goal for the team earlier in the season, according to Sibley East head coach Mike Feterl. Sibley East team members were Jordan Petzel, Michael Bostelman, Levi Pfarr, Devan Tupa, Jacob Strack and Brad Ziegler. Mayer Lutheran captured top honors in the conference standings while Jordan placed second. Belle Plaine, Sibley East, Tri-City United, Watertown-Mayer, Norwood Young America and Le Sueur-Henderson rounded out the field of teams. Rob Ryan, Mayer Lutheran, was chosen as the MRC’s Most Valuable Player. Arlington Enterprise, Thursday, May 22, 2014, page 7 www.arlingtonmnnews.com Legals Submitted Photo St. Paul’s Track Team The track team at St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Arlington participated in meets at New Ulm and Sleepy Eye this spring. Front Row: (left to right) Jaidynn Dietel, Kirsten Ziegler, Chris Ritari, Alex Ritari, Nick Ritari, Jenna Wendland and Connor Johnson. Back Row: (l to r) Coach Kari Dietel, Trystan Duck, Paige Pflanz, Leyton Brau, Anthony Bullert, Audrey Ziegler, Nathaniel Ziegler, coach Caleb Seeman and coach Eric Kaesermann. Green Isle Irish post 2 victories By Kurt Menk Editor The Green Isle Irish baseball team posted two wins in action last week. The Irish, 3-0 overall, will host Waconia at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 22. Green Isle will travel to Young America at 5 p.m. Monday, May 26. In addition, the Irish will host Brownton at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 28. Green Isle 4 Hutchinson 2 The visiting Green Isle Irish baseball team slipped past Hutchison 4-2 on Friday night, May 16. Tom Juberian sparked the offensive attack with a single, a double and a triple. Jeremy Ische ripped a double while Brian Scherschligt, Nate Pilacinski, Chris Knoll, Matt Breyer, Mac Zachow and Zach Herd added one single each. Pat Gullickson pitched scoreless ball over the first eight innings and posted the mound win. The right hander surrendered six hits and fanned eight. He also walked four. Knoll worked the final frame in relief. He allowed two runs on three hits. Green Isle 8 Carver 7 The Green Isle Irish baseball team scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning and eventually defeated visiting Carver 8-7 on Sunday night, May 18. Nate Pilacinski paced the Irish with a single and a home run. Mac Zachow and Brian Scherschligt ripped one double each while Chris Knoll, Jeremy Ische, Matt Breyer and Zach Herd added one single apiece. Zachow hurled the first four innings and recorded the mound win. The right hander yielded two earned runs on five hits. He also struck out three. Tom Juberian followed in relief for one inning while Knoll worked the next 3 2/3 innings. Matt Breyer pitched the final one-third of an inning and recorded the mound save. Certificate of Assumed Name ASSUMED NAME: kathleenschildrenstore PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS: 20248-365th Ave., Green Isle MN 55338 USA NAMEHOLDER: Kathleen Olson Harjes Address: 2024865 Ave, Green Isle, MN 55338 By typing my name, I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. SIGNED BY: Kathleen Olson Harjes MAILING ADDRESS: None Provided EMAIL FOR OFFICIAL NOTICES: [email protected] Publish: May 22 and 29 SE students are named to MRC Academic Team Eight seniors at the Sibley East Senior High School in Arlington were recently named to the Minnesota River Conference Academic Team. The seniors included Megan Eckberg, Jessica Garza, Kim Kurtzweg, Maren p.m. Friday, May 23. Arlington will also host Cleveland at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 28. Watertown 9 Arlington 7 The visiting Arlington A’s baseball team surrendered six runs in the bottom of the sixth frame and lost to Watertown 9-7 on Friday evening, May 16. Matt Pichelmann contributed two hits and drove in two runs. Nathan Henke also collected two hits and scored two runs. Dan Chies drove in two runs. Chies pitched a solid first five innings and then ran out of gas. Scott Husfeldt finished up in relief. Miner, Sara Peterson, Beau Swenson, Mitchel Wentzlaff and Ben White. The presentations were made by Sibley East Athletic Director Randy Walsh during the annual Awards Night in Gaylord on Wednesday night, May 14. Call us to place your HAPPY ad. Arlington ENTERPRISE 964-5547 Arlington A’s fall to Watertown and Chaska By Kurt Menk Editor The Arlington A’s baseball team dropped two games in action last week. A game against visiting Shakopee was postponed due to rain on Tuesday night, May 20. This game will be rescheduled for a later date. The A’s, 2-2 overall, will travel to Belle Plaine at 7:30 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 2014 SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM CLEANING & TELEVISING BMI Project No. M15.108278 Arlington, Minnesota Sealed bids for sanitary sewer cleaning and televising will be received at the Office of the City Administrator, City of Arlington, 204 Shamrock Drive, Arlington, MN 55307 until 11:00a.m. on Friday, May 30, 2014. Bidding Documents may be obtained from the City of Arlington. The work requires the cleaning of approximately: 18,500 LF Sanitary Sewer (all diameters) and the televising of approximately: 18,500 LF Sanitary Sewer (all diameters) together with related items. All work shall be completed within 15 working days and on or before September 1, 2014. The City Council reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive defects in the bidding. /s/ Liza Donabauer City Administrator Publish: May 22 Chaska 15 Arlington 0 The visiting Arlington A’s baseball team was blanked by Chaska 15-0 on Sunday night, May 18. Matt Pichelmann had the lone hit for Arlington. Lucas Schwope pitched the first three innings. Pichelmann, Lukas Bullert and Tyler Agre followed in relief. Fawns born in May: Leave them alone Newborn fawns may appear abandoned and fragile but their best chance for survival comes when people leave them alone – especially in spring, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. “While a new fawn may appear helpless, it’s important to keep your distance and not interfere with the doe’s natural instinct for raising its young,” said Jeff Lightfoot, DNR northeast regional wildlife manager. “Leave fawns alone and let wildlife remain wild.” Deer rear their offspring differently than humans. Most fawns are born in May and within hours of birth the fawn is led to a secluded spot so it can nurse. With a full stomach, the fawn is content to lie down and rest. If the doe has twins, it will hide the second fawn up to 200 feet away. Then the doe leaves to feed and rest herself, out of sight but within earshot. In four or five hours, the doe will return to feed the fawns and take them to a new hiding place. Deer follow this pattern for two to three weeks, and only then – when fawns are strong enough to outrun predators – do the young travel much with their mother. Deer have evolved a number of special adaptations that make this approach to fawn rearing successful. Fawns have almost no odor so predators are less likely to smell them. Their white spotted coats provide camouflage when they are lying on the forest floor. For the first week of life, frightened fawns instinctively freeze, making full use of their protective coloration. Older fawns remain motionless until they think they have been discovered, and then jump and bound away. A deer ’s primary protection from predators is its great speed. Newborn fawns are not fast enough to outdistance predators so they must depend on their ability to hide for protection. Although these adaptations work well against predators, they don’t work very well with people. For the first few weeks, a fawn’s curiosity may entice it to approach a person who comes upon it. What’s the right way to handle an encounter with a fawn? Never try to catch it. If it’s hiding, admire it for a moment and then quietly walk away. If the fawn tries to follow, gently push on its shoulders until it lies down and then walk away. “Leaving fawns alone gives them the best chance for survival,” Lightfoot said. “Even most orphaned fawns are best suited to survive without human intervention.” Never feed or place a collar on a fawn or other wild animal. Collaring a wild animal sets it apart from other wild animals, encourages habituation to people and increases the likelihood for harm to the animal. Conditioning any wild animal to seek human-provided food can cause it to stop seeking natural food sources. Feeding deer can be a problem. Feeding encourages the transmission of animal disease such as chronic wasting disease, which can be spread through saliva when multiple deer eat from the same food source such as feeders or piles of feed left on the ground. Feeding deer can concentrate animals in feeding areas which makes them more susceptible to predation, vehicle collisions or other unwanted human interactions. What begins as a good intention to help the animal ultimately promotes disease and lessens the animal’s ability to survive independently. “Not all animals survive, and some mortality is a natural occurrence. 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McLeod Publishing, Inc. 716 E. 10th St., Glencoe, MN 55336 320-864-5518 [email protected] combined Arlington Enterprise, Thursday, May 22, 2014, page 8 www.arlingtonmnnews.com FSA Matters Enterprise photo by Kurt Menk 30-Year Awards Ross Kroells, left, and Dave Brockhoff, right, were both recently recognized for 30 years of service as firearms instructors. They each received a Backwater Woodies print by Cynthie Fisher. Kroells and Brockhoff posed with their prints prior to the field day at the Green Isle Sportsmen’s Park on Saturday morning, May 17. The field day attracted approximately 70 youth. In addition to Kroells and Brockhoff, the other current firearms instructors are Emily Baggenstoss, Christina Brockhoff, Josh Nelson, Neil Holmquist, John Schauer and Charles Selchow. 2012 census profiles MN farmers and agriculture Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) releases the final 2012 Census of Agriculture results sharing a wide-range of information about what agricultural products were raised in the United States in 2012, and where, how and by whom they were grown. The data, which is reported at the national, state and county level, will help farmers, ranchers, local officials, agribusiness and others make decisions for the future. “Census data provides the foundation of information needed to design programs and initiatives that support agriculture and serve farmers across Minnesota,” said Dave Frederickson, Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture. The 2012 Census of Agri- culture data show the following key trends for Minnesota: • Number of farms in Minnesota, at 74,542, fell 8 percent from 2007. This reversed a short term trend where farm numbers increased slightly in 1997, 2002 and 2007. Although the count of farm operations with harvested cropland was relatively unchanged, declines in the count of operations with other types of land and livestock enterprises contributed to the overall decline in farms. A farm is defined as any place from which $1,000 or more of agricultural products were produced and sold, or normally would be sold, during the Census year. • Land in farms in Minnesota totaled 26.0 million acres, down 3 percent over 2007. Declines in pasture, other cropland, and wood land acres off-set an increase in cropland harvested acres. • Market value of agricultural products sold increased 61 percent over 2007 while total production expenses increased 50 percent. This resulted in an increase of net cash farm income which averaged $94,345 per farm. • Average age of the principal operator in 2012 was 56.6 years, continuing the steady long term increasing trend. • Beginning farmers, those who have operated a farm less than 10 years, account for 17 percent of all principal operators. • Women are principal operators in 6,370 farms in Minnesota, down from 7,361 in 2007. These operations make up 9 percent of all farms, 4 percent of land in farms and sold 398 million dollars worth of agricultural products in 2012. “The 2012 Census of Agriculture provides a wide range of demographic, economic, land and crop and livestock production information,” said Dan Lofthus, State Statistician for the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Minnesota Field Office. “Many of these data about Minnesota and our counties are only collected and reported as part of the every-fiveyear census.” For more information about the Census of Agriculture including all the final 2012 Census of Agriculture results, and tools to access and share the data, visit www.agcensus.usda.gov. FORR group holds regular meeting in Henderson 1x4 The group supporting the Rush River Park recently met at the Henderson RoadHaus, according to Bev Brandt. The report from the secretary was read and approved. It showed a lower balance from the dance fundraiser. The money will hopefully be made up at the park gates this season. This money will be used for park maintenance. The well has been checked and approved by the Minnesota Department of Health. Dvorak Construction will Sounds like multiplication? It’s newspaper talk for a one column by 4 inch ad. Too small to be effective? You’re reading this one! Put your 1x4 in the Arlington Enterprise today. 507-964-5547 be asked to grade the roads as soon as the weather cooperates. Clean Up Day was held on Saturday, April 26. About 35 people turned out to help. Four-wheelers, trailers and a bobcat were kept busy haul- ing items to the brush pile. A burning permit had been purchased. A meal was prepared by the Henderson RoadHaus at the conclusion of the event. The next meeting will be held on Nov. 19. By Peggy Read, CED Sibley County FSA LIVESTOCK DISASTER ASSISTANCE Livestock disaster program enrollment opened on April 15, 2014. These disaster programs are authorized by the 2014 Farm Bill as permanent programs and provide retroactive authority to cover losses that occurred on or after Oct. 1, 2011. To expedite applications, all producers who experienced losses are encouraged to bring records documenting those losses to their local FSA Office. Producers should record all pertinent information of natural disaster consequences, including: • Documentation of the number and kind of livestock that have died, supplemented if possible by photographs or video records of ownership and losses • Dates of death supported by birth recordings or purchase receipts • Costs of transporting livestock to safer grounds or to move animals to new pastures • Feed purchases if supplies or grazing pastures are destroyed • Crop records, including seed and fertilizer purchases, planting and production records Eligible producers can sign-up for the following livestock disaster assistance programs: Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFP): • LFP provides compensation to eligible livestock producers that have suffered grazing losses due to drought on privately owned or cash leased land or fire on federally managed land. Eligible producers must physically be located in a county affected by a qualifying drought during the normal grazing period for the county. Producers who suffered eligible grazing losses should submit a completed CCC-853 and supporting documentation by Jan. 30, 2015. Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP): • LIP provides compensation to eligible livestock producers that have suffered livestock death losses in excess of normal mortality due to adverse weather and attacks by animals reintroduced into the wild by the federal government or protected by federal law. Producers who suffered livestock death losses should submit a notice of loss and an application for payment to their local FSA office by January 30, 2015. Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP) • ELAP provides emergency assistance to eligible producers of livestock, honeybees and farm-raised fish that have losses due to disease, adverse weather, or other conditions, such as blizzards and wildfires. ELAP assistance is provided for losses not covered by LFP and LIP. Producers who suffered eligible livestock, honeybee or farm-raised fish losses during 2012 and 2013 program years must submit a notice of loss and application for payment to their local FSA office by August 1, 2014. For 2014 program year losses, the notice of loss and an application for payment must be submitted by November 1, 2014. For more information, producers can review the LFP, LIP and ELAP Fact Sheets on the Farm Bill Website www.fsa.usda.gov/farmbill . Producers are encouraged to make an appointment with their local FSA office to apply for these programs. Washington Lake Township holds annual charity drive Washington Lake Township recently completed its annual charity drive, according to Co-Chairpersons Mary and Darcy Kroells. The following is a list of contributions that were distributed: American Red Cross ($224), Courage Center ($105), ARC Minnesota ($57), Salvation Army ($196), American Cancer Society ($229), Children’s Home Society ($52), St. Jude Research ($160), Mental Health ($55), Minnesota Heart Association ($197), Mankato Rehabilitation Center ($57), National Parkinson’s Foundation ($87), Sibley County DAC ($210), Diabetes Association ($125), Disabled American Veterans ($123) and Arlington Good Samaritan Center ($223). A total of $2,100 was collected. Arlington Enterprise They are not gone until those who knew them forget to remember… This Memorial Day, Let us Pause and Reﬂect. In loving memory of In loving memory of Robert Bade Hillard Dehning Ernie Menk who passed away Sept. 20, 2002 who passed away Sept. 15, 2001 who passed away June 1, 1982 Sadly missed by Brian, Corinne & James Bade Gone but not forgotten Sadly missed by his family Gone but not forgotten In loving memory of John Cronin Elaine Dehning who passed away Jan. 25, 2012 who passed away Jan. 18, 1997 Dearly missed by Kurt Menk Dearly missed by Kurt Menk Sadly missed by her family Place an ad for any of our papers: Stop Shopping Arlington Enterprise The Sibley Shopper • The Galaxy The McLeod County Chronicle The Glencoe Advertiser • Silver Lake Leader at any one of our three locations: 402 W. 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Arlington ENTERPRISE 402 W Alden St. • Arlington, MN 55307 507-964-5547 [email protected] • www.arlingtonmnnews.com Enterprise photo by Kurt Menk AlphaBetter Desks Sibley East Pool Summer Fun dents to stand and move, helping to burn excess energy, calories and potentially helping them focus. Left to right: Operation Round Up representative Connie Meeker, Sibley East junior Jordyn Polzin and Sibley East Senior High English teacher Mary Doyscher. Sibley County Court The following misdemeanors, petty misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors were heard in District Court May 2-9: Minnesota State Patrol (MSP); Sheriff’s Ofﬁce (SO); Department of Natural Resources (DNR); MN Department of Transportation (MNDOT): Antonio Delgado Jr., 38, Le Sueur, driver must carry proof of insurance when operating vehicle, dismissed, Arlington PD; Michael D. Giese, 33, Canby, speed, $135, Arlington PD; Richard J. Marshall, Jr., 31, Arlington, DWI-operate motor vehicle-alcohol concentration 0.08 within two hours, stay of imposition, unsupervised probation one year, adult-chemical dependency evaluation/treatment within 60 days, may be converted to supervised probation if treatment is recommended, follow recommendations of evaluation, sign all releases of information, keep court/attorney informed of current address, remain law-abiding, no alcohol related trafﬁc offenses, no driver license violations, victim impact panel, $385, driving without a valid license or vehicle class/type, speed, driver must carry proof of insurance when operating vehicle, dismissed, Arlington PD; Duane D. Otto, 54, Hamburg, speed, $225, Arlington PD; Melissa M. Podratz, 33, Gaylord, stopping, parking within bicycle lane, $32, Arlington PD, Hannah D. Rasmusson, 23, Redwood Falls, speed, $145, Arlington PD; Judith A. Anderson, 54, New Auburn, speed, $125, Gaylord PD; Darlene J. Weckworth, 60, Arlington, driver must carry proof of insurance when operating vehicle, dismissed, Gaylord PD; Staci A. Phelps, 41, Waconia, speed, $145, Gibbon PD; Bradley T. Davis, 35, Le Sueur, speed, $125, Henderson PD: Michael W. Feige, 58, Henderson, speed, $125, Henderson PD; Michael J. Obler, 18, Marshall, speed, $125, Henderson PD; Rosalinda Alvarado, 24, Glencoe, speed, $125, MSP; Shannon L. Beem, 78, Hutchinson, speed, $135, MSP; Julia J. Bengtson, 41, Northﬁeld, speed, $125, MSP; Brandon T. Brooks, 19, Belle Plaine, uninsured vehicle-owner violation, speed, $425, MSP; Verona G. Crowe, 84, Coon Rapids, speed, $125, MSP; Mitchell W. Dietz, 30, Gaylord, window tint too dark, speed, $195, MSP; John C. Dinning, 58, Green Isle, child passenger restraint system-child under 8 and under 57 inches not fastened, $135, driver must carry proof of insurance, dismissed, MSP; Eric P. Fredrickson, 29, Hutchinson, speed, $145, MSP; Kelly A. Haege, 40, Belle Plaine, speed, $125, MSP; David M. Karl, 65, Buffalo Lake, no seatbelt worn in CMV, $110, MSP; Dustin M. Kerkhoff, 23, Morton, expired annual inspection, $185, MSP; Kalyn J. Naatz, 16, Blooming Prairie, seat belt required, $110, MSP; Glenn M. Struck, 64, Shakopee, seat belt violation in commercial vehicle, $110, MSP; Daniel J. Studemann, 50, Plato, using hand held cell in CMV, dismissed, seatbelt violation in a commercial vehicle, $110, MSP; Krisiine M. Thorp, 22, Coon Rapids, speed, $135, MSP; Mark J. Toboll, 52, Minneapolis, speed, $125, MSP; Neil A. Alsleben, 42, Glencoe, duty to drive with due care-speed greater than reasonable, $125, MSP; Eric E. Anderson, 25, Lester Prairie, issue dishonored check-value not more than $250, dismissed, SO; Joshua L. Colon, 21, Winthrop, driver must carry proof of insurance when operating vehicle, dismissed, SO; Melanie F. Maus, 42, Monticello, speed, $125, SO; Jesse R. Odenthal, 30, Gaylord, driving after suspension, continued, unsupervised probation one year, pay costs, no same or similar, no driver licence violations, $100, SO; Holly R. Rahe-Miles, 35, Coon Rapids, driver must carry proof of insurance when operating vehicle, continued, unsupervised probation one year, pay costs, remain lawabiding, no driving without insurance, $150, SO; Gina M. Finley, 46, Pine River, speed, $125, Winthrop PD. The following felonies were heard in District Court May 2-9: Christina DeLeon, 20, Arlington, manslaughter, culpable negligence creating unreasonable risk, commit to commissioner of correctionsadult (MN correctional facilityShakopee, 48 months), supply DNA sample, neglect or endangerment of a child/neglect, drugs-store meth paraphernalia in the presence of a child or vulnerable adult, wrongfully obtaining assistance-theft-by false statements, concealment, impersonation, dismissed, Arlington PD; Mark K. Scharpe, 43, Winthrop, criminal sex conduct 1617-act >48 old-position authority, dismissed, criminal sex conductsigniﬁcant relationship-victim 1617, commit to commissioner of corrections-adult(MN correctional facility-St. Cloud, 33 months, stay for 10 years, supervised probation 10 years, local conﬁnement 180 days, contact with probation, follow all conditions set forth in the probation agreement, follow all instructions of probation, sign probation agreement, sign all releases of information, supply DNA sample. predatory offender registration required, attend sex offender program, submit to polygraph examinations as directed, no contact with persons under age 18, including biological daughter until deemed appropriate by probation, no contact with victim(s), not possess/use any pornographic/sexually explicit material, no alcohol/controlled substance use, no possession of alcohol or drugs, random testing, aftercare, conditons other-comply with pyschiatric consultation for medication management, $82, liquorpurchase/sell/barter/furnish/give to under 21 years, dismissed, Winthrop PD. The following misdemeanors, petty misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors were heard in District Court May 9-16: Minnesota State Patrol (MSP); Sheriff’s Ofﬁce (SO); Department of Natural Resources (DNR); MN Department of Transportation (MNDOT): Leah N. Bardwell, 20, Aitkin, disorderly conduct-offensive/abusive/noisy/obscene, stay of imposition, unsupervised probation one year, keep court/attorney informed of current address, psychological evaluation/treatment within 90 days, provide proof to court administration, follow recommendations of evaluation, no same or similar, remain law-abiding, sign all releases of information, $85, Arlington PD; Robert A. Hall, 59, Mohall, N.D., speed, $135, Arlington PD; Roy Ledesma, 18, North Mankato, liquor -consumption by persons under 21, $185, Arlington PD; Yasin Absiya, 27, Marshall, drugspossess of 1.4 grams marijuana in motor vehicle, continued, unsupervised probation six months, no drug related offensess, pay costs, $150, driver must carry proof of insurance when operating vehicle, dismissed, Gaylord PD; Alejandro Jimenez, 33, Gaylord, driving after revocation, continued, unsupervised probation one year, pay costs, no driver li- cense violations, $100, Gaylord PD; Aaron M. Brown, 31, St. Louis Park, driver must carry proof of insurance when operating vehicle, continued, unsupervised probation one year, pay costs, no driving without insurance, no driver license violations, $100, Gibbon PD; Michael F. Johnson, 43, Le Sueur, driver must carry proof of insurance when operating vehicle, dismissed, Gibbon PD; Samantha J. Krebsbach, 19, Sleepy Eye, speed, $135, Gibbon PD; Brittany A. Petersen, 22, Gibbon, driver must carry proof of insurance when operating vehicle, dismissed, Gibbon PD; Pamela J. Ruschmeyer, 41, Gibbon, driver must carry proof of insurance when operating vehicle, dismissed, Gibbon PD; Jill G. Anderson, 55, New Hope, speed $135, Henderson PD; Gary T. Carlson, 51, Minneapolis, speed, $125, Henderson PD; Ryan J. Durose, 39, Royalton, speed, $125, Henderson PD; Ann M. Otto, 46, Le Sueur, driver must carry proof of insurance when operating vehicle, dismissed, Henderson PD; Christopher R. Schultz, 30, Belle Plaine, speed, $125, Henderson PD; Sidney P. Tousley, 45, Henderson, driver must carry proof of insurance when operating vehicle, dismissed, Henderson PD; Craig M. Anderson, 60, Winthrop, speed, $135, MSP; Judith A. Anderson, 54, New Auburn, driver must carry proof of insurance when operating vehicle, dismissed, MSP; Roger D. Berens, 67, Benson, no medical card, $185, MSP; Randy R. Danielson, 50, New Ulm, driving after revocation, local conﬁnement two days credit for time served two days, $200, MSP; Lee C. Erickson, 59, Montrose, seat belt required, $110, MSP; Lonita M. Graham, 64, Henderson, seat belt required, $110, MSP; Seidu, Haﬁze, 48, New Brighton, seat belt required, $110, MSP; Megan E. Koepp, 24, Arlington, speed, $125, MSP; Haylee M. Loncorich, 17, New Auburn, speed, $135, MSP; Kathryn C. Petzel, 21, Henderson, speed, $125, MSP; Mellissa M. Reinhart, 40, Jordan, speed, $125, MSP; Julio C. Rodriguez, 38, Winthrop, driving after cancellation, dismissed, duty to drive with due care-speed greater than reasonable, $325, MSP; Tony J. Schmeltz, 78, Chicago, Ill., speed, $225, MSP; Karl A. Seidl, 25, Volga, S.D., seat belt required, $110, MSP; Deron J. Singer, 39, Shakopee, speed, $125, MSP; Kristine M. Thorp, 22, Coon Rapids, speed, $135, MSP; Joshua J. Brudelie, 35, New Ulm, speed, $125, SO; Maria A. Elliot, 34, Glencoe, issue dishonored checkvalue not more than $250, dismissed, SO; Ronald B. Frauendienst, 31, Mayer, domestic assaultcommits act with intent to cause fear of immediate bodily harm, supervised probation one year, local conﬁnement two days, credit for time served two days, local conﬁnement 30 days, stay 27 days for one year, domestic abuse evaluation, follow recommendations of evaluation, follow all instructions of probation, sign probation agreement, contact with probation, sign all releases of information, keep court/attorney informed of current address, remain law-abiding, $85, SO; Angel H. Hernandez, 28, Gaylord, driving without a valid licence or vehicle class type, driver fails to stop for stop sign, continued, unsupervised probation one year, no driver licence violations, pay costs, $335, drivers’ license instruction permit violation-unser 18 years must be supervised, dismissed, SO; Ryan J. Schuh, 29, Ann Arbor, Mich., speed, $125, SO. 2014 Summer Pool Hours Friday, June 20 MONDAY, JUNE 9 – June 30 6:30-7:30 am M-W-F: Lap Swim 9:00 am-12:00 pm M – F: Swim Lessons (June 16-27) 1:00-4:00 pm M – Sat: Open Swim 4:15-6:00 pm M – F: Swim Lessons (June 16-27) 6:00-7:00 pm Tues/Thurs. H20 Aerobics 7:00-8:30 pm M – F: Open Swim Water Aerobics Class KARAOKE PARTY!!! Dive-In Movies Wednesdays 1-4 pm June 11 & 23 Bring your floaties! “Muscles in Motion” Tues/Thurs 6:00-7:00 pm June 10 – June 26 $ 3.00 per session or free with yearly swim pass. 2014-2015 RATES • Sept. 1-June 30 Passes can be used for all open, lap and aerobics swims! Swimming Pool will be closed from July 1 until the start of school in Rentals: $50 first hour, September. $40 additional hours $ * 175 Family Pass (up to 4 members) $15 for additional members $ * 90 Individual Adult (18 - 64 yrs.) *$70 Student Pass (high school & under) *$70 Senior Pass (65 yrs. +) *$3 Single Session Pass Looking for a place to party? Summer Red Cross Swimming Lessons at the Sibley East Indoor Pool in Arlington 2014 Sign-Up Today! *Friendly, certified WSI instructors *Controlled, indoor pool *Adult lessons available upon request *Early sign-up encouraged Parent/Child: $35; All others: $40 Sessions 1 (Mon-Fri: 10 Lessons) June 16-27 Only *Choose session, time, level when registering. Note level descriptions. Lesson Times 9:00-9:45 am 10:00-10:45 am 11:00-11:45 am 4:15-5:00 pm 5:15-6:00 pm Swimming Lesson Registration Form Parent’s Name __________________________________ Address _______________________________________ City ____________________________Zip ___________ Phone_________________________________________ Email _________________________________________ 1. Student Name__________________Age __Level ____ Preferred Session ________________Time ___________ 2. Student Name__________________Age __Level ____ Preferred Session ________________Time ___________ Mail to Sibley East High School PO Box 1000 • Arlington, MN 55307 Attn: Rene M. Or drop off at the Sibley East High School’s main office or call 507-964-8285. Payment due on first lesson. NEW RED CROSS SWIM LEVEL DESCRIPTIONS: PARENT & CHILD, 18 mos.-3 yrs. For children ages 18 mos. to 3 yrs. who have little or no previous water experience. Parent or caregiver must accompany child in the water. PRE-SCHOOL AQUATICS, ages 4-5, Levels A-B-C Throughout the three levels, pre-school age children are taught basic aquatic safety, survival, and swimming skills, all while increasing their comfort level in and around water. LEVEL I – INTRODUCTION TO WATER SKILLS For children ready to enter water without parent or guardian. Enter and exit water safely. Supported floating and kicking on front and back. Open eyes under water, submerge to retrieve objects. Submerge mouth, nose and eyes. Exploring arm and hand movements. Exhale under water. Explore swimming on front and back. Water safety rules. Fundamentals of using a life jacket. LEVEL II – FUNDAMENTAL AQUATIC SKILLS Enter and exit water using ladder and side. Submerge head, bobs, open eyes. Glide on front and back. Floating and kicking on front and back. Explore swimming on side. Turning over front to back, back to front. Enter water by stepping or jumping from side. Open eyes under water, submerge to retrieve objects. Combined stroke on front and back. Moving in water using a life jacket. LEVEL III – STROKE DEVELOPMENT Jumping into deep water from side. Rotary breathing. Butterfly kicks and body motions. Changing positions from vertical to horizontal on front to back. Dive from sitting or kneeling. Survival float. Perform HELP and huddle positions. Submerge fully and retrieve object. Swim front and back crawl. Reaching assists. Use Check-Call-Care in an emergency. LEVEL IV – STROKE IMPROVEMENT Dive from compact or stride position. Front and back crawl, breaststroke, backstroke and butterfly. Tread water. Swim under water. Diving safety. Throwing assists. Perform feet-first surface dive. Swim on side using scissors kick. Familiarity with CPR. Open turns from front to back. Compact jump into water from a height wearing life jacket. LEVEL V – STROKE REFINEMENT Alternate breathing. Improve front and back crawl. Butterfly. Breaststroke. Sidestroke. Elementary backstroke. Shallow dive and begin swimming. Front flip turn. Treading water using two different kicks. Backstroke flip turn. Survival swimming. Rescue breathing. Tuck and pike surface dives. LEVEL VI – SWIMMING & SKILL PROFICIENCY Prepare for advanced courses. Personal water safety. Lifeguard readiness. Fundamentals of diving. Fitness swimmer. RETURNING!!! FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH • June 9–July 17 (None week of July 4th) • Mon. thru Thurs. • 8:00-9:00 am & 11:00 am-12:30 pm • July 22–Aug. 14 • Tues. thru Thurs. • Breakfast Only • Served in BOTH Arlington and Gaylord • 18 yrs. & Under Sibley East Scotch Doubles Student/Adult Pool Tournament Break into the Memorial Weekend!! Play Pool @ Sibley East School, Big Gym • Arlington Campus • FRI., MAY 23 Register by May 16 • Cost $10 per team • Prizes will be determined by number of teams Scotch Double Rules • Following League Rules • Time Frame 5:00-6:00 pm Sign Up, Warm Up Rules Mtg. Play Starts @ 6:00 pm (ending will depend on team members) • Format: Double Elimination HUNGRY?? Coney Dogs Sibley East Students are participating in a billiards unit from May 16-23. This is a culmination activity so & Nachos they can show off their new skills! Be a part of this first ever fun filled student/adult event. Provided! Questions? Rene Moriarty @ 507-964-8285 or e-mail: [email protected] A19-20E20-21Sa The Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative, through its Operation Round Up program, and Parents And Community Together (PACT) recently donated $385 each to purchase two AlphaBetter Desks in the English room at the Sibley East Senor High School in Arlington. The desk and footrest bar allows stu- Arlington Enterprise, Thursday, May 22, 2014, page 10 www.arlingtonmnnews.com Flytte 5k Run and Walk is June 28 Church News SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST 7th Ave. N.W., Arlington (507) 304-3410 Pastor Robert Brauer 507-234-6770 Saturday: Church services at 9:30 a.m. Bible study at 11:00 a.m. Fellowship dinner at 12:00 p.m. All are welcome. UNITED METHODIST Arlington Rodney J. Stemme, Pastor www.arlingtonunited methodist.org Saturday, May 24: 8:00 a.m. A-Men men’s group. 10:00 a.m.Women’s Bible study at Bette Nelson’s. Sunday, May 25: 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. Worship. 10:15 a.m. Fellowship time. Wednesday, May 28: MN annual conference. Thursday, May 29: MN annual conference 10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Worship on cable TV. 1:00 p.m. Women’s Bible study at Jean Olson’s. ST. PAUL LUTHERAN (WELS), Arlington Bruce Hannemann, Pastor WEBSITE: www.stpaularlington.com EMAIL: [email protected] arlington.com Sunday, May 25: 10:00 a.m. Worship with Communion. Tuesday, May 27: 6:00 p.m. Counting committee meeting. Wednesday, May 28: Last day of school-awards and picnic. 8:00 p.m. Finance board meeting. Thursday, May 29: 10:00 a.m. Bulletin information due. 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Services on cable TV channel 8. 7:00 p.m. Ascension Service. GAYLORD ASSEMBLY OF GOD Gaylord Bob Holmbeck, Pastor Sunday, May 25: 9:00 a.m. Sunday school. 10:00 a.m. Sunday worship service. Noon Pot Blessing fellowship meal. Wednesday, May 28: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday evening Bible class and youth focused. 8:00 p.m. Supper Welcome! 1 col. x 4.75 inches ST. PAUL’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Henderson (507) 248-3594 (Office) Deb Meyer, Pastor Find us on Facebook: Sounds like multiplication? It’s newspaper talk for a one column by 4.75 inch ad. Too small to be effective? You’re reading this one! Put your 1x4.75 in the Arlington Enterprise today. 507-964-5547 St. Paul’s UCC - Henderson Sunday, May 25: 10:00 a.m. Worship service. ST. PAUL’S EV. REFORMED CHURCH 15470 Co. Rd. 31, Hamburg Dan Schnabel, Pastor 952-467-3878 www.stpaulsrcus.org Sunday, May 25: 9:30 a.m. Worship service. ORATORY OF ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE Jessenland 507-248-3550 Fr. Sam Perez Thursday: Weekly Mass at 5:00 p.m. ST. MARY, MICHAEL AND BRENDAN AREA FAITH COMMUNITY Fr. Keith Salisbury, Pastor Friday, May 23: 8:30 a.m. Mass (Mar). Saturday, May 24: Diocesan Jr. High youth festival. 5:00 p.m. Mass (Mar). Sunday, May 25: 7:30 a.m. Mass (Bre). 9:00 a.m. Mass (Mic). 10:30 a.m. Mass (Mar). Monday, May 26: 8:30 a.m. Mass (Bre and Mar). 8:00 p.m. AA and Al Anon (Mar). Tuesday, May 27: 8:30 a.m. Mass (Bre and Mar). Wednesday, May 28: 8:30 a.m. Mass (Bre). 9:00 a.m. Word and Communion (Oak Terrace). 5:00 p.m. Mass (Mar). Thursday, May 29: 8:00 a.m. Mass (Bre and Mic). 7:30 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous (Mic). TRINITY LUTHERAN 32234 431st Ave., Gaylord Glen Bickford, interim pastor Sunday, May 25: 10:00 a.m. Worship. Monday, May 26: 9:00 a.m. Memorial Day service at Trinity. Wednesday, May 28: 7:15 p.m. Men’s fellowship. ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN (Missouri Synod) Arlington Vacancy Pastor Harold Storm Phone 507-964-2400 Thursday, May 22: 5:30 p.m. Deadline for bulletin information. Sunday, May 25: 9:45 a.m. Bible class. 10:45 a.m. Worship. EVANGELICAL COVENANT CHURCH 107 W. Third St., Winthrop Pastor Kyle Kachelmeier (507) 647- 5777 Parsonage (507) 647-3739 www.wincov.org Sunday, May 25: 9:30 a.m. Worship. 10:45 a.m. Fellowship hour. Wednesday, May 28: 9:00 a.m. Prayer coffee. 6:00 p.m. Prayer shawl ministry at JoAnn Ruff’s. Thursday, May 29: 9:30 a.m. Women’s Bible study. 6:30 p.m. Men’s Bible study at Peik’s. ST. PAUL’S LUTHERAN Green Isle Pastor Eric W. Rapp Friday, May 23: 10:00 a.m. Deadline for Sunday bulletin and monthly activity calendar. Sunday, May 25: 9:00 a.m. Worship with Communion. 10:15 a.m. Bible study with Rhonda. 3:30 p.m. Bible study with Pastor. PEACE LUTHERAN (Missouri Synod), Arlington Kurt Lehmkuhl, Pastor [email protected] Sunday, May 25: 9:30 a.m. Worship service. 10:30 a.m. Fellowship. ZION LUTHERAN Green Isle Township Pastor Eric W. Rapp Friday, May 23: 10:00 a.m. Deadline for Sunday bulletin and monthly activity calendar. Sunday, May 25: 10:30 a.m. Worship service. 3:30 p.m. Bible study with Pastor at St. Paul’s. ZION LUTHERAN 814 W. Brooks St. Arlington – (507) 964-5454 James Carlson, Pastor Sunday, May 25: 9:00 a.m. Worship. 10:00 a.m. Fellowship. Tuesday, May 27: Pastor leads Good Sam worship. 6:007:00 p.m. TOPS in church basement. ZCW Tuesday group serves at Bloodmobile. Wednesday, May 28: 7:00 p.m. Stewardship meeting. Thursday, May 29: 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Zion service on cable. Scandian Grove Lutheran Church in Norseland is sponsoring its first annual Flytte 5k Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, June 28. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. The 5k run and 1.5 mile walk will follow at 10 a.m. The post race events will include yard games, ice cream and fruit, face painting, photo booth and Haitian Ministries bake sale. All proceeds from this event will support the SENIOR DINING Call 326-3401 for a meal Suggested Donation $4.00 Meals are served at Highland Commons dining room Monday-Friday Monday: Memorial Day-Brat on bun, baked beans, cole slaw, dessert, low fat milk. Tuesday: Tator Tot casserole, green beans, peaches, bread with margarine, bar, low fat milk. Wednesday: Lasagna, California blend vegetables, lettuce salad with dressing, garlic bread with margarine, pudding, low fat milk. Thursday: Ginger citrus chicken, rice, fruit, mixed vegetables, cake, low fat milk. Friday: Meaty beef stew with carrots, & potatoes, cole slaw, breadstick with margarine, fruit cobbler, low fat milk. SIBLEY EAST SCHOOL MENU Arlington A 1/2 pint of milk and an enriched grain product is served with each meal. Additional milk is available for 40 cents each. Menu is subject to change. Tuesday: French toast, hashbrowns, sausage, cucumbers, juice, milk. Wednesday: Tator Tot hotdish, creamy fruit salad, breadstick, dessert, milk. Thursday: Hot dog, oven potatoes, brown beans, fruit, milk. Friday: Cook’s choice. SIBLEY EAST SCHOOL MENU Gaylord A 1/2 pint of milk and an enriched grain product is served with each meal. Additional milk is available for 40 cents each. Menu is subject to change. Monday: No school. Tuesday: Cook’s choice. Wednesday: Cook’s choice. Thursday: Cook’s choice. Friday: Cook’s choice. Need a Web site that’s easy to maintain and affordable? We have the ANSWER! 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Call 320/382-6644 opportunities to assist the Haitians that could include building school desks, constructing a home, painting churches, teaching Vacation Bible School and planting a community garden. Flytte is the Norwegian/Danish word for “move.” Scandian Grove Lutheran Church is traditionally Swedish. To register early or for more information, go to scandiangrovelutheranchurch.org. Menus CREEKSIDE COMMUNITY CHURCH Christian & Missionary Alliance Pastor John Cherico 114 Shamrock Drive Arlington – 507-964-2872 email: [email protected] Sunday, May 25: 9:00 a.m. Adult Sunday school. 10:30 a.m. Worship service and children’s church for children age 4 to 6th grade. www.koldenfuneralhome.com TANKER DRIVERS SOLO/TEAM: Up to $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Up to 63cpm plus additional for pump offs, mileage bonuses! 1-year OTR required. Call 888/799-4873 www.drive4oakley.com Everything Possible In Christ (EPIC) mission trip to Haiti in June 2015. The Everything Possible In Christ (EPIC) Mission Team is comprised of Shannon Bjorklund, Abigail Butler, Christine Butler, Maggie Conlon, Megan Eckberg, Kari Evans, Erin Evans, Whitney LeGare, Alyssa Lokensgard, Kelly Nance, Cindy Olson, Paula Theissen, Ben White, Jenna White and Slava White. EPIC will have various BANKING SERVICES FDIC EQUAL 964-2256 HOUSING Arlington LENDER HC Arlington Branch Manager 23189 Hwy. 5 North, Arlington, MN 55307 [email protected] Office (507) 964-2283 100 Years. 100 Reasons. Cell (320) 583-4324 Phone 952-467-2992 statebankofhamburg.com CONVENIENCE STORE Hwy. 5 N., Arlington 507-964-2920 Member A & N Radiator Repair Allen & Nicki Scharn, Owners 23228 401 Ave., Arlington 877-964-2281 or 507-964-2281 Bus. HAMBURG 411 7th Ave. NW • (507) 964-2251 Homestyle Pizza Real or Soft Serve Ice Cream Gas – Diesel – Deli – Videos Arlington Haus Certified ASE Technician on Staff Your Hometown Pub & Eatery 1986-2009 Also distributor for Poxy Coat II Industrial Grade Coatings/Paint Arlington • 1-507-964-2473 (507) 964-2212 CRAIG BULLERT ARLINGTON, MN www. chefcraigs .com MID-COUNTY CO-OP 700 W. Lake St., Box 177 Cologne, MN 55322 (952) 466-3700 or TOLL FREE: 1-888-466-3700 FUNERAL SERVICE P.O. Box 314 Arlington, MN 55307 Phone (507) 964-2201 Arlington ENTERPRISE 402 W. Alden, Arlington 507-964-5547 23180 401 Ave., Arlington Phone 507-964-2264 Online at www.Arlington MNnew.com Arlington Enterprise, Thursday, May 22, 2014, page 11 www.arlingtonmnnews.com McLeod Publishing ONE WEEK: $1580 Classifieds Enterprise For 20 words, one time in ANY TWO PAPERS and on the internet. 30¢ per word after first 20 words. ADD ANOTHER PAPER FOR ONLY $2.00 PER PAPER (based on first week pricing) The McLeod County Chronicle Silver Lake Leader The Glencoe Advertiser The Sibley Shopper Arlington Enterprise The Galaxy 2nd Week 1/2 Price 3-WEEK SPECIAL: 3rd Week FREE To place an ad: Call: 507-964-5547; Fax: 507-964-2423; E-Mail: [email protected]; Mail: P.O. Box 388, Arlington, MN 55307 AGRICULTURE AUTOMOTIVE EMPLOYMENT FOR SALE LIVESTOCK REAL ESTATE & PETS RENTAL SERVICES All ads appear online at GlencoeNews.com All Six Papers Reach Over 50,000 Readers Weekly in over 33 Communities The McLeod County Chronicle Mondays at Noon The Glencoe Advertiser, The Sibley Shopper Advertising Deadlines The Arlington Enterprise & The Silver Lake Leader Tuesdays at Noon & The Galaxy Wednesdays at NOON AGRICULTURE FOR SALE RENTAL Misc. Farm Items Household Goods Apartment Oak china hutch; leaded, beveled glass doors, glass shelves, interior lights, $200. (320) 864-5644. Updated, spacious one and two BR apartments in Renville. Includes heat, water garbage. New stove, fridge, air conditioner. Petfriendly. Call (320) 564-3351 for appointment. AUTOMOTIVE Parts, Repair $$ DOLLARS PAID $$ Junk vehicles, repairable cars/trucks. FREE TOWING. Flatbed/ wrecker service. Immediate pick up. MondaySunday, serving your area 24/7. (952) 220-TOWS. EMPLOYMENT Business Opportunity DIRECT SALES: Conklin dealers needed, to use or market “green” products made in Minnesota. For a FREE catalog, call Ken and Myra Franke at (320) 238-2370. www.frankmarketing.com. Help Wanted Drivers: Local-Home daily, Lakeville! $1,200 orientation completion bonus! $3,000 Driver referral bonus! CDL-A with Hazmat OTR experience required. Call no 1-855-349-5768. Female wanted for caregiver/housekeeper for paralyzed woman in her home. $12/hour. Full time, part time and weekends open. Will train. Call Kari (507) 426-6000. Flatworks Concrete Company looking for laborer/finisher to join our growing company. Must have clean driving record, reliable, hardworking and knowledge or experience, be able to follow directions and work on their own if required. Wages depending on experience. Paid OT, holidays and retirement pay. [email protected] Call (612) 310-5729. Honest person to help with home office work and run errands. Flexible hours. Must be a good speller, mature, timely. Editing skills a plus. Call (507) 964-2550. I am looking for a PCA to work with my 12 year old daughter in the home on weekends. 2-3 weekends a month in Henderson. Previous experience working with people with disabilities required. Call (507) 720-9728 if interested. Paramedical exam company seeking part-time help with mobile life insurance exams in Glencoe and the surrounding area. Applicants must be experienced in Phlebotomy. Email resume to: [email protected] Work Wanted HANDYMAN: Will do remodeling of kitchens, bathrooms, hanging doors and windows, painting, sheet rocking, texturizing or any minor repairs inside or outside. Will also do cleaning of basements/garages. Call (320) 8482722 or (320) 583-1278. WANTED TO BUY: Old signs all types, farm primitive painted furniture all types, cupboards, cubby units, locker and pool wire baskets, wood & metal pieces with lots of drawers, old pre-1960 holiday decorations, industrial/school items such as metal racks, stools, workbenches, lightning rods and balls, weather vanes, architectural items like corbels and stain glass windows. Gas station and oil related items from signs to pumps, dress forms, old store fixtures, chandeliers, old lighting fixtures, mantels, hardware store parts, bins, feed/grain/seed related items and old cement statuary/bird baths. We buy one item and entire estates. Check out the barns, attic and basement. 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Six weeks old, vet checked and shots. 8 Female, 2 males. $300. (507) 964-2870. REAL ESTATE Houses Immaculate kept 4BR, 4BA. Over 3,000 sq. ft. finished living! Two lots, MF laundry, master BR suite, formal dining, storage. $187,000. Brian O’Donnell, Priority OneMetrowest Realty. Mobile Homes For $50 your ad will run for 5 weeks in these 11 publications: The Glencoe Advertiser • The McLeod County Chronicle Silver Lake Leader • Arlington Enterprise • The Sibley Shopper Renville County Shopper • Renville County Register • The Galaxy Western Peach • www.GlencoeNews.com • www.ArlingtonMNnews.com 11 PUBLICATIONSfor5 WEEKS ($50 is for 15 words, 50¢ each additional word. $45 without a photo.) 716 E. 10th St., P.O. Box 188, Glencoe, MN 55336 320-864-5518 • [email protected] MANUFACTURING SUPERVISOR Metal Fabrication Privately held ISO 9000 Certified metal fabrication company is expanding and seeks to add a “hands on” Supervisor. Prior supervisory experience preferred. Competitive wages, generous benefits & profit sharing; strong team-based work environment focused on customer needs and lean principles. Stable workforce comprised of operators, set-up staff, welders and support functions. Please fax, mail or email your resume to: For rent: Beef bulls. (507) 2372196. CUSTOM LOG SAWING- Cut at your place or ours. White oak lumber decking and buy logs. Give Virgil a call. (320) 864-4453. Engel Diversified Industries, Inc. P.O. Box 85, Jordan, MN 55352 FAX: 952-492-3790 or [email protected] GREEN ISLE COMMUNITY SCHOOL Hiring for the 2014-15 School Year: • FT Teacher Grades 4-6* • FT Specialislt/Response to Intervention/ General Education Paraprofessional* • FT General Education Paraprofessional** F20-21E21-22Sa *Requires Minnesota Teaching License. **Requires high school diploma and years of college or pass the ParaPro test. Deadline to apply: May 30, 2014 Please send cover letter and resume to: Mary Menne, Director Green Isle Community School 190 McGrann St., PO Box 277, Green Isle, MN 55338 Or email to: [email protected] 507-326-7144 LOOKING FOR GOOD JOBS? Requirements: A19-20E20-21Sa 3BR, 2BA on 2.26 acres, close to town, ready to move in due to relocation. $75,000. Brian O’Donnell, Metrowest Realty (320) 864-4877. RENTAL Apartment 2BR Apartment with garage, water/sewer/garbage included. No pets. New Auburn (320) 327-2928. 1BR available NOW! FREE HEAT, private porch, walk-in closets, washer/dryer in each apartment, Arlington. AMBERFIELD PLACE 800-873-1736. Special-95% Goodman gas furnace and programmable thermostat, $2,200 installed or AC unit, $1,900 installed. J&R Plumbing Heating AC, Lester Prairie (320) 510-5035. Wanted: Pasture land to rent for cattle. Call Matt Scharping at (612) 275-1094. Cattle FOR SALE Heating/Air Conditioning Newer single level home. 2BR, 1BA, 2-car attached garage, all appliances included. Available immediately. Don (612) 245-3103. Want To Rent Semis with step-deck trailers for hauling in lower 48 states and Canada. Call Kohout Trucking, (320) 444-4108. Wanted: Cosmetologist and Massage Therapist. Full or part time. Call Tanya (320) 864-6033. House *20-21LE21-22ASGCa Wanted To Buy Now Taking Applications. 1BR apartment in Glencoe. Must be 62 years of age or older, or disabled. Some income restrictions apply. Rent based on 30% of income. Call (320) 864-5282. Now hiring Order Filler/Forklift and Production Workers at Miller Manufacturing. Previous production background/warehouse experience preferred. OAK TERRACE Healthcare Center of Gaylord has openings in the following positions: SKILLED NURSING FACILITY REGISTERED NURSING ASSISTANT: • 64 hrs a pay period, 2:15-10:45pm. 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(320) 864-5644. s u PHOTOpl CLASSIFIED 85 1st Ave NW Hutchinson, MN 55350 320-587-0400 K18Zj Arlington Enterprise, www.arlingtonmnnews.com, Thursday, May 22, 2014, page 12 Perform, then, this one act of remembrance before this Day passes – Remember there is an army of defense and advance that never dies and never surrenders, but is increasingly recruited from the eternal sources of the American spirit and from the generations of American youth. – W.J. Cameron ARLINGTON John Abram John Abraham Rev. M.F. Abraham Rodney Anderson Charles Agness Oscar Altnow Peter Angelhofer George Bach Gerald Bachmann Robert H. Bade Earl Bandelin Martin Bandelin Gary Bartels Oscar H. Barthelmeks Robert Beatty Allen Beckmann Albert Bening Bennie Bening Dale Bening John H. Bening Otto Bening Charles N. Berberick Edward Berger Roger L. Bergs Enos Bernstein Kenneth R. Bertrang Ervin Beseke Fredinand Beseke John Andrew Beseke Wesley Beneke Eunice (Renneke) Bethke Lester Bethke Henry C. Bird Harold G. 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