News


Sibley East School Board approves two-year contracts for principals

11/25/2020

By Kurt Menk
Editor

The Sibley East School Board, during its recent regular monthly meeting, approved a two-year contract for Elementary Principal Mari Lu Martens and Middle School/-High School Principal Jeremy Wagner. The contract is for 2020-2022.


The principals, under the agreement, will receive two percent wage increases for each year of the contract.
The salary for Martens was set at $116,219.82 for 2020-2021 and $118,544.22 for 2021-2022.

Find the complete story in the November 26, 2020 addition of the Arlington Enterprise.

read more...

Sibley County’s COVID-19 numbers are off the charts, according to data

11/25/2020

By Kurt Menk
Editor

The confirmed COVID-19 cases in Sibley County are off the charts.
As of Tuesday, Nov. 24, Sibley County now has 702 confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. That is an increase of 172 confirmed cases from last week.

•Sibley County also has four related deaths.
•Nicollet County has 1,460 confirmed cases and 23 related deaths.
•McLeod County has 1,879 confirmed cases and nine related deaths.
•Renville County has 682 confirmed cases and 18 related deaths.
•Brown County has 1,168 confirmed cases and 10 related deaths.
•Le Sueur County has 1,310 confirmed cases and nine related deaths.

Find the complete story in the November 26, 2020 addition of the Arlington Enterprise.

read more...

Ambulance trial merger cost Arlington nearly $140,000

11/25/2020

By Kurt Menk
Editor

The City of Arlington recently received preliminary financial information in connection with the ambulance trial merger between Arlington and Gaylord earlier this year.
Under the ambulance trial merger, the expenditures and revenues were set up to be split 50-50 between the two cities.


The City of Gaylord handled the financials during the ambulance trial merger.
The following totals are from January of 2020 through September of 2020. The ambulance trial merger was for six months, but two additional months were needed as both communities unwound back to their respective ambulance services.


The total expenditures totaled $209,713.50 while the total credits totaled $9,835.38.
The total revenues received by Gaylord totaled $188,203.98 while the total revenues received by Arlington totaled $267,278.36. The balance owed by Arlington to Gaylord to end the ambulance trial merger is $139,476.25.

Find the complete story in the November 26, 2020 addition of the Arlington Enterprise.

read more...

Drive Through Parade cancelled for Dec. 5

11/25/2020

By Kurt Menk
Editor

Due to unforeseen circumstances with the Covid-19 pandemic, the Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce does not have the required number of personnel to safely hold the Arli-Dazzle Drive Through Parade on Saturday, Dec. 5.


Chamber President Matt Nelson made the announcement on Thursday, Nov. 19. “With the increase of people infected and affected with the COVID-19 virus, we do not want to overtax our emergency responders for the Drive Through Parade,” said Nelson. “We tried repeatedly to come up with a plan that would; however, we have to keep the well being of our community and businesses as top priority.” Nelson added, “We are looking forward to bringing the Arli-Dazzle back next year with all the excitement and celebration we have grown accustomed to.”

Find the complete story in the November 26, 2020 addition of the Arlington Enterprise.

read more...

SE Lunch Menus

SE Activities Calendar