Larry Marquardt signed with Iowa State to play football 50 years ago in 1970

5/21/2020

Larry Marquardt, star athlete at the Arlington-Green Isle High School, signed an agreement to attend Iowa State University. The signing took place in the Marquardt home in Arlington during May of 1970.


A picture of the signing was featured in the May 21, 1970, edition of the Arlington Enterprise. The photo included Larry Marquardt; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Marquardt; and Iowa State football coach Johnny Majors.


Marquardt received a four-year scholarship estimated to be worth $10,000 in educational benefits and planned to major in art.

 

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School Board decides how coaches and advisors will be paid during COVID-19

5/21/2020

The Sibley East School Board, during its regular monthly meeting in Arlington on Monday night, May 18, voted 5-0 and approved a memorandum of understanding to be added to the 2019-2020 master agreement with Sibley East Education Minnesota regarding the extra-curricular schedule.


The School Board made the move because there is no language in the master agreement that addresses shortened or cancelled seasons and programs. School Board members Brian Brandt, Avery Grochow, Laura Reid, Missy Weber and Sarah Ziegler all voted in support of the motion. School Board member Jon Hazelwood, whose spouse is an advisor, abstained from the vote.

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SE graduation ceremony will be held in north parking lot

5/21/2020

The Sibley East graduation ceremony, due to COVID-19, will be held in the north parking at the high school in Arlington at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 31. The graduation ceremony will follow the direction and guidance of the Minnesota Department of Education, according to Sibley East Middle/High School Principal Steve Harter.

Processional
Staging for the processional will take place at the football field parking lot. Cars should arrive by 1:10 p.m. Each car will be assigned a parking spot base on the alphabet.
The processional will begin at precisely 1:20 p.m. “Pomp and Circumstance” will be played during the processional. This can be heard on the radio at KGLB Radio 1310 AM and from the speaker system that will be located in the high school parking lot.
Cars will drive down Douglas Street at a pace of approximately five miles per hour. The parking lot attendants will set the distance between cars. From the time that the processional starts until the end of the ceremony car doors should remain shut. No one should leave the cars. This is in accordance with the guidance from the Minnesota Department of Education.
All cars will  park in their pre-assigned locations. Parking lot attendants will be assisting parking positions.

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Sibley County re-opens to public

5/21/2020

The Sibley County Courthouse and Service Center re-opened to the public with restrictions on Monday, May 18. Some departments will have limited hours as well as limited access to staff.


The License Center will be operating with limited hours of 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with only four clients in the waiting area at a time. Overflow will be asked to wait outside.  Driver’s license renewals will be done by appointment only. To make an appointment, call 507-237-4068. Sibley County encourages the continued use of its outdoor dropbox or mail-in for transactions that do not require additional contact. 

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Man from Belle Plaine steals $5.4 million from N.D. company

5/21/2020

A North Dakota man, who is originally from Belle Plaine, was arrested for allegedly stealing over $5 million from an oil field cleanup company, Bismarck CBS News affiliate KXnet reported. The story was published in the Belle Plaine Herald.

Shawn Kluver, who faces three class A felony charges related to a variety of schemes and theft activities reportedly beginning in 2015, recently made his first court appearance.

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