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Serving the Communities of Arlington and Green Isle, Minnesota
www.arlingtonmnnews.com Volume 129 • Number 48 • Thursday, May 30, 2013 • Arlington, MN 55307
Single copy $1.00
By Kurt Menk
City Engineer Jason Fem-
rite presented an update on
the Safe Routes To School
Project to the Arlington City
Council during its regular
meeting on Monday night,
May 20.
Under the proposed sched-
ule, the City Council is ex-
pected to act upon the plans
and specifications for the
project during its regular
meeting on Monday evening,
June 3, according to Femrite.
The City Council is expect-
ed to open bids during a spe-
cial meeting on Thursday,
June 27, Femrite said.
Femrite suggested that the
City Council could hold an
open house for adjacent prop-
erty owners sometime be-
tween Monday, July 8 and
Friday, July 12. He said this
is not a requirement, but a
good move to keep adjacent
property owners updated on
the project.
Femrite said the City Coun-
cil is expected to award the
bid during its regular meeting
on Monday night, July 15.
He added that the 45-day
construction project is sched-
uled to start on Thursday,
Aug. 1.
The City of Arlington, with
Sibley County as a sponsor
and the Sibley East Public
Schools and St. Paul’s
Lutheran School as coopera-
tive partners, received a fed-
eral $199,980 Safe Routes To
School grant during the late
summer of 2011.
Arlington, at that time, was
one of 16 Minnesota projects
funded by the federal pro-
gram and announced by the
Minnesota Department of
Transportation (Mn/DOT).
Of the 16 projects, 12 are
in Greater Minnesota and the
rest are in the Twin Cities
metropolitan area. All of the
grants will be used to im-
prove or build trails and side-
walks for walking and biking.
The total was $3.8 million.
“These projects will make
walking and biking to school
easier for children and more
acceptable to their parents,”
Mn/DOT Commissioner Tom
Sorel said at the time the
grants were announced. “The
grants will mean safety im-
provements in routes to
school so students will be
more inclined to walk to
school. And walking to
school is another way to in-
crease exercise for healthier
Overall, there were 82 ap-
plications representing $83
million in projects.
Local Project
The largest portion of the
project will be along both
sides of Second Avenue
Northwest where sidewalks
will be improved or added to
create continuous sidewalk
from Adams Street to High-
way 5. The project will also
tie into the Prairie Line Trail
segment, which is scheduled
for 2014. That portion will in-
clude St. Paul’s Lutheran
Three alternate segments to
the project, which lead from
the Sibley East athletic com-
plex, were not funded. One or
more of these alternate seg-
ments could be completed de-
pending on the outcome of
the overall bid.
The project has to be com-
pleted by the end of 2013.
Update given on Safe Routes To School Project
Despite the cold weather
and the threat of rain, a
big crowd turned out for
the Memorial Day Pro-
gram in Arlington on
Monday morning, May
27. (Top Photo) The
Folding of the Flag was
featured during the pro-
gram. Left to right:
Arden Kreft (at the podi-
um), Blackie Schwirtz,
Earl Brockhoff, Carl
Dykhoff (back turned)
and Lowell Nagel. (Right
Photo) These veterans
stood at attention during
the National Anthem
which was played by the
Sibley East Band under
the direction of James
Callahan. Left to right:
Morris Mesenbring,
Gene Schultz, Roger Di-
etel and Duane Weck-
werth. Following the pro-
gram, a SOS breakfast
was served by Phyllis
Kroehler to veterans and
program attendees at
the Veterans Building
which is located at the
Sibley County Fair-
grounds in Arlington.
By Kurt Menk
Eighty seniors will graduate during
commencement exercises at the Sibley
East Senior High School in Arlington
at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 2.
Immediately following the exercises,
the graduates will receive families, rel-
atives and friends on the sidewalk by
the front entrance of the school.
In case of inclement weather, the re-
ceiving line will be held in the hall in
front of the administrative office.
Graduation information is included
in the annual graduation supplement
which is inserted into this week’s edi-
tion of the Arlington Enterprise.
Sibley East to graduate 80 seniors on Sunday, June 2
Enterprise photos by Kurt Menk
Memorial Day
in Arlington
By Kurt Menk
Farmers who are affected
by the CapX 2020 Project
earned a small victory with
the recent passage of an
amendment to the Minnesota
“Buy The Farm” bill.
The Senate passed the
amendment by a 49-16 bi-
partisan vote on Sunday, May
19, while the House passed
the amendment on a 114-18
bi-partisan vote on Monday
May 20. The bill was later
signed into law by Governor
Mark Dayton.
“Buy The Farm” is a bill
that basically gives farmers
the option to elect to have the
power companies pay them
not only for their land, but for
the true cost of relocation.
This often includes the loss
of business, land, moving ex-
penses and start up fees.
In addition, the new law
says utilities acquiring land
via eminent domain must file
challenges to a landowner’s
request the utility buys the
farm within 60 days.
If an objection is raised by
the utility, the district court
must uphold or reject the
claim within 90 days.
Supportive lawmakers said
the original law passed in
1977 had lost some of its
teeth over the years. They
hope it will help businesses
impacted by utility proposals.
It is basically a clarification
of the law.
Dale and Julie Schwartz,
rural Arlington, and Brad and
Jackie Odenthal, rural Arling-
ton, are just two of many area
farmers who are affected by
the CapX 2020 transmission
Jackie testified at one of
the conference committee
hearings at the State Capitol
in St. Paul a few months ago.
Julie testified “many, many
times” at the State Capitol
during the past four months.
Dale and Julie Schwartz
own an 80-acre farm which is
about eight years shy of cen-
tury status 1 1/2 miles north
of Arlington. They also oper-
ate a 100-cow dairy and have
575 acres of land overall.
Eight poles ranging from
146 feet to 164 feet in height
have been installed on 475
acres of land that the couple
“Every time we go to get
the mail, go to town or out to
the field we have to drive di-
rectly under these lines,” said
The couple has elected to
sell their home, farm build-
ings and 160 acres through
“Buy The Farm” to avoid liv-
ing and raising their dairy
herd near the CapX line, but
the process has taken months.
“We don’t want to give up
any of our land, but we can’t
live here and farm here with
these transmission lines,”
said Julie, who commented
that the couple had only 60
days to decide to make the
election for Buy The Farm.
“It’s not our choice. Basical-
ly, we feel like we’re being
pushed out. We feel like we
don’t have a choice.”
A big problem for the cou-
ple is there are not any dairy
farms for sale in the area.
“And we’ve been looking for
two years,” said Julie. “We
have to stay in the area be-
cause our farm is here.”
If the couple is unable to
relocate the dairy operation,
they will have to sell off its
A huge concern for the
couple is the potential health
hazards they believe the
transmission line will cause.
“We can’t watch our dairy
herd fall apart,” said Julie.
She added that it would also
be unhealthy for the family to
remain there too.
“We just don’t know hon-
estly what we’re going to
do,” said Julie. “This is our
kids’ livelihood too. It’s a
family farm.”
According to Julie, a 2012
state Appeals Court ruling
bars landowners like the
Schwartzes from collecting
relocation and other expens-
es, which are allowed in
other types of condemnation
proceedings. The “Buy The
Farm” bill will undo that
court decision, which also is
on appeal.
Brad and Jackie Odenthal
own a 205-acre farm about 4
1/2 miles west of Arlington.
They have a 4,000-head pig
nursery and also raise beef
Four poles run along the
west side of their farm while
three poles have been in-
stalled on the north side.
The couple has elected to
sell their farm, but has not
been accepted. The matter
will be decided in district
“We wanted to retire in
about five to eight years, but
now we have to start all over
again,” said Jackie. “We have
to relocate and find another
The couple, who has
farmed there for 22 years,
had planned to turn the farm
over to their son and keep it
in the family.
The Odenthal family, like
Buy The Farm
Continued on page 5
‘Buy The Farm’ bill a small
victory, but future still in
doubt for affected farmers
Arlington Enterprise, Thursday, May 30, 2013, page 2
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as we say good-bye to
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Sunday, June 9 • 2-4 p.m.
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Saturday, June 15
10:00 a.m. Registration at the Arlington Dugout
11:00 a.m. Leave
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$15 for passenger
Includes Free Hamburger or Brat on Saturday
& Pork Chop Dinner on Sunday
Monday, June 3: Arlington City Council, council
chambers, 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 5: Knights of Columbus offi-
cers, St. Mary’s Parish hall, 8 p.m.
Thursday, June 6: Arlington Ambulance Service,
7 p.m.
Arlington Lions Club, Arlington Haus, social 6
p.m., meeting 7 p.m.
Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (straight 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
News Briefs
Vehicles egged near school
An individual or individuals reportedly threw eggs at
three vehicles parked near the Sibley East Public
Schools in Arlington on Thursday, May 23, according to
the Arlington Police Department.
The three vehicles were owned by Nancy Battcher,
Jill Mogard and Bates Dairy.
Another vehicle was reportedly egged on the driver’s
side and then wrapped in plastic, according to police. In
addition, the air was let out of a tire on the same vehi-
Students graduate from MSU
A number of area students graduated from Minnesota
State University, Mankato, during recent commence-
ment exercises.
The students from Arlington included Kelli Allen,
MS, Counseling and Student Personnel; Kari Dietel,
BS, Correction; Mary Doehling, BS, Finance, Magna
Cum Laude; and Laura Schuneman, BS, Exercise Sci-
ence. Gaylord resident Jacob Johnson received a BS
Degree in Mass Communications.
Riebe attends conference
Vicki Riebe, a 2012 graduate of the Sibley East Sen-
ior High School in Arlington, was one of 13 Bemidji
State University students who recently attended the
34th annual Pi Mu Epsilon conference at St. John’s Uni-
versity near St. Cloud.
Riebe is a sophomore majoring in mathematics edu-
cation and business administration.
She is the daughter of Dean and Deedee Riebe, Ar-
Work to begin on roundabout
Construction on a roundabout on Highway 15 at the
intersection of County Road 115, just south of Menard’s
in Hutchinson, as well as a mill and overlay of Highway
15 from Highway 212 to Denver Avenue in Hutchinson
will begin on Monday, June 3, according to an article in
the McLeod County Chronicle.
The goal is to have the roundabout open by Aug. 10,
in time for the McLeod County Fair. The Highway 15
work is slated to be completed by Sept. 1.
Birth Announcement
Enterprise photos by Kurt Menk
Memorial Day Program in Green Isle
(Large Group Photo) Members of the Green Isle
Honor Guard stood at attention during the National
Anthem at the Memorial Day Program on Monday
morning, May 26. (Above Photo) Sibley East junior
Maren Miner, left, and senior Nathan Thomes, right,
played taps during the Memorial Day Programs in
both Green Isle and Arlington. (Right Photo) Green
Isle American Legion members Ron Ott, left, and Dan
Brown, participated in the Reading of the Scroll dur-
ing the Memorial Day Program in Green Isle. The pro-
gram was held in the gymnasium at the Green Isle
Community School.
Robert and Allison
(Fenske) Neubarth, Arling-
ton, announce the birth of
their son, Zane LeRoy, who
was born on Wednesday,
April 10. Zane weighed nine
pounds, one ounce and meas-
ured 19.5 inches.
Zane is also welcomed
home by his big sister, Ava,
age 6.
The paternal grandparents
are Dale and Rachelle
Neubarth, Arlington. The ma-
ternal grandparents are Mike
Fenske, Gaylord, and Lee
Duffy, Minneapolis.
The paternal great-grand-
mother is Berdina Petzel, Ar-
lington. The maternal great-
grandmothers are Gladys
Fenske, Gaylord, and Beverly
Shingledecker, Minneapolis.
Zane Neubarth
The Gaylord City Council,
during a recent meeting,
moved forward with seeking
Public Facilities Authority
(PFA) funding for a new
300,00 gallon water tower on
the west end of Gaylord and
approved SEH to begin the
preliminary design work, ac-
cording to an article in The
Gaylord Hub.
The proposed site for the
new water tower is across the
highway from Unidor and
will replace the 70,0000 gal-
lon tower built in 1917.
The estimated cost of the
project is $1.675 million.
Gaylord City Council agrees to move forward with a new water tower
G-F-W School Board
Chairperson Greg Wicken-
hauser recently announced
that he has moved his resi-
dence to the City of
Winthrop. Since he represents
the Gibbon precinct on the
School Board, Wickenhauser
stated that he regretfully had
to resign his position as of
June 30, according to an arti-
cle in the Winthrop News.
The School Board will
begin a search for a new di-
rector from the City of Gib-
bon or surrounding town-
The School Board hopes to
appoint a new director at its
June meeting.
New director is needed for the G-F-W School Board
Arlington Enterprise, Thursday, May 30, 2013, page 3
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By Kurt Menk
The Veterans Walking Path
Of Honor in Memorial Park
currently has 707 pavers, ac-
cording to Arlington VFW
Commander Blackie
Schwirtz and Arlington
American Legion Command-
er Arden Kreft.
Only a few pavers repre-
sent veterans who served in
multiple wars or in several
branches of service, accord-
ing to accumulated paver sta-
tistics originating in 2004.
The pavers include Army
(516), Navy (107), Air Force
(62), Marines (38), Army Air
Corps (16), Army Nurse
Corps (1), Women’s Army
Corps (1), Merchant Marines
(1), Killed In Action (7),
Missing In Action (1) and
Prisoners Of War (1).
The pavers also include
World War II (240), Korea
(176), Vietnam (146), Peace
Time (53), World War I (37),
Operation Iraqi Freedom
(31), Persian Gulf (19), Oper-
ation Enduring Freedom (11),
Civil War (11), Granada (8),
Lebanon (5), Iraq (3), Pana-
ma (2), Operation Noble
Eagle (2), Kosovo (1), Pana-
ma Canal Zone (1), Panama
Invasion (1), Desert Storm
(1) and Afghanistan (1).
Originally, the available
space for pavers would take
many years to fill. However,
opening the walking path to
veterans from anywhere
added to the consumption of
a few of the available spaces.
The orders placed before Me-
morial Day 2014 will com-
pletely fill all remaining
spaces in the Veterans Walk-
ing Path Of Honor.
Schwirtz and Kreft said
plans are being formulated
for a possible expansion in
the fall of 2013. The funding
for this endeavor will be
made possible by paver pur-
chases, veterans donations
and private donations.
The Veterans Walking Path
Of Honor accepts no city,
county, state or federal funds
in taxes or grants.
The arrangement of tours
and further information are
available by calling 507-381-
Veterans Walking Path Of Honor
currently features over 700 pavers
Enterprise photo by Kurt Menk
STRIVE Students of the Quarter
The following students were selected
as STRIVE Students of the Quarter at
the Sibley East Senior High School dur-
ing the 2012-2013 school year. Left to
right: Stephanie Shimota (first quarter),
Brandon Stoeckman (third quarter) and
Alleyce Somerville (fourth quarter).
Missing from the photo is Katelyn Reid
(second quarter).
By Dave Pedersen
Sibley County will advance
forward the County State Aid
Highway (CSAH) funding for
road improvement projects in
2014 to provide a higher
quality of surface on some
roads this year.
Public Works Director
Darin Mielke brought the
proposal to the board of com-
missioners at the meeting on
Tuesday, May 28.
At a previous meeting, the
county awarded the CSAH
bituminous overlays contract
to Wm. Mueller & Sons, Inc.
“At that time I mentioned
that with such low bids we
could explore the possibility
of doing something more
with CSAH 8,” Mielke told
the board. “We did do some
investigation on CSAH 8 and
talked to Wm. Mueller &
Mielke asked for a supple-
mental agreement for Wm.
Mueller & Sons to add on to
the current project. Plus,
Mielke asked for a resolution
to advance next year’s state
The low bid for the overlay
project was close to 25 per-
cent under the engineer’s esti-
mate of around $3,030,000,
or about $700,000 lower than
That was the reason why
Mielke returned to the ques-
tion about a possible more
expensive and longer lasting
upgrade to CSAH 8, after the
board decided to go with a
less expensive overlay
In his research, Mielke did
discover one concern. The
pavement that was poured on
part of CSAH 8 east of State
Highway 12 was much thick-
er than thought it would be
and was disqualified from the
pavement reclamation project
involving grinding up of ex-
isting pavement.
However, the part west of
Highway 15 is still a good
option for reclamation. The
proposed project addition in-
volves reclamation on CSAH
from CSAH 3 to TH 15. Plus,
there will be a slightly thicker
overlay on CSAH 8 from TH
15 to CSAH 23.
“Looking at the financial
part, the project will actually
stay within our 2014 state aid
allotment, ” said Mielke.
“There are no other local
costs incurred at all and we
don’t have to dig into re-
The county voted to take
$1,466,000 out of the 2013
state highway fund which is
expected to be about $1.6
million. That leaves about
$150,000 leftover. Mielke
said there are no other CSAH
funded projects planned for
next year.
Sibley County votes to give CSAH 8
a better upgrade at regular meeting
By Karin Ramige Cornwell
The Sibley East School
Board, during its recent
monthly meeting, tabled a
discussion to increase the dis-
trict’s activity fees until the
Extracurricular Committee
can meet with Activity Direc-
tor Randy Walsh to discuss
The proposed increase of
five to 10 dollars per category
is due to an increase of $1000
in the athletic contract with
Ridgeview Medical Center.
The increase in the contract
is for the required ImPACT
concussion testing.
The proposed activity fees
for varsity sports (grades 9-
12) would increase from
$100 to $110, junior high
sports (grades 7-8) and cheer-
leading from $80 to $90.
The fee for other activities,
such as plays, DECA,
Knowledge Bowl, Speech,
Jazz Band and Swing Choir
would increase form $25 to
The activity fees for stu-
dents that qualify for free and
reduced lunches would in-
crease by five dollars.
Students qualifying for re-
duced lunches would pay a
fee of $75 for varsity sports
and $60 for junior high sports
and cheerleading.
Fees for students in the free
lunch category would be $40
for varsity sports and $35 for
junior high and cheerleading.
There is no reduced fee
schedule for activities.
The family maximum for
athletics would increase $50
to $450 excluding any fees
paid for activities.
School Board member
Scott Dose asked about the
possibility of charging admis-
sion for sporting events such
as track and baseball that do
not currently have an admis-
sion fee. “It’s starting to get a
little ridiculus what we
charge for fees,” he added.
School Board member
Missy Weber said she was
not supportive of the fee hike
and had looked at the fee
schedules from other schools
in the conference.
Other districts include ac-
tivity fees for non-athletic ac-
tivities into the maximum.
She also noted that some
districts have higher fees for
those sports such as football
that are more costly and also
bring in more revenue.
She said there are already
sports and activities that the
district doesn’t have due to
lack of participants and is
concerned that raising the
fees would further hinder par-
Dose made a motion to
table the item until the June
board meeting until the com-
mittee could meet with Walsh
to discuss other options to
make up the additional
$1,000 for the concussion
Members of the Extra Cur-
ricular Committee are Ann
Karl, Brian Brandt, and Scott
The School Board ap-
proved the hiring of Tim
Schellhammer as the high
school principal effective
July 1, 2013.
The salary was set at
$85,000 for the 2013-14
school year. Conditions of
employment and benefits are
in accordance to the princi-
pal’s master contract.
A resolution relating to the
termination and nonrenewal
of the teaching contract of
probationary teacher Carl
Bratsch was also approved.
In further action, the board
also accepted the resignations
of elementary teachers Molly
and Travis Raske who are
currently on unpaid leave,
ESFE paraprofessional Amy
Koch, Todd Warzecha as as-
sistant football coach and
Mike Feterel as head boys
basketball coach.
Other Business
In other action the board:
• Approved May bills and
payments totaling
• Unanimously approved a
motion to renew the
Ridgeview Sports Medicine
agreement for the 2013-14 at
an annual cost of $6,700, an
increase of $1,000 from the
previous year.
•Approved an increase in
the district’s school lunch
prices by $.10 for the 2013-
14 school year with the intent
to move forward to full com-
pliance with the Federal
Health Hunger Free Kids Act
of 2010.
• Renewed the 2013-14
Adult Basic/Literacy Educa-
tion Agreement through the
Area Adult Learning Cooper-
• Approved a resolution to
renew the district’s member-
ship in the Minnesota State
High School League for the
2013-14 school year.
• Renewed the lease for
usage of Walsh Field and ten-
nis courts in the Gaylord City
Park at a cost of $1,500 per
year through August 1, 2018.
The lease also includes an
additional $250 payment to
the Gaylord Baseball Associ-
The total cost to the district
will be $8,750 for the five
year period.
• Accepted, with great ap-
preciation, a $2,500 donation
from the Gaylord Game Pro-
tective Account for the pur-
chase of football helmets and
a $450 donation from the
New Auburn VFW Post 7266
to the Gaylord School to help
defray costs for Twins tickets.
Proposed SE activity fee hike
is tabled to explore options
Call us at:
Arlington Enterprise
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Legislative session ends
and campaigning starts
Our View: Some things never change
Guest Columns
The 2013 Minnesota legislative session recently ended
and campaigning for the next election is already underway.
Politicians from both major parties are now taking their
case to the people and outside groups are preparing to pour
millions of dollars into those campaigns.
The House and governorship will be on the ballot during
the general election in 2014. Senate members, who were
elected or re-elected to four-year terms in 2012, will be on
the ballot in 2016.
The DFLers, who are in full control of state government
for the first time since 1990, are happy because they will
be able to boast about their long list of accomplishments
during the recent session.
The Republicans, who are trying to regroup after losing
many seats in the House and Senate in the last election,
will no doubt try to use some of these same accomplish-
ments as potent political issues in the next election.
Unfortunately, it’s all a game and the people are the los-
ers again. Rather than work together and compromise for
the good of all Minnesotans, politicians from both major
parties want it their way or no way at all. The Republicans
showed this last year while the Democrats did it this year.
This should come as no surprise to citizens across the state.
Politicians from both parties at the state level have al-
ways had other priorities. Their top priority is to get re-
elected. Their second goal is party loyalty while the third
objective is to keep special interest groups happy. The citi-
zens sadly are fourth on the list. Until politicians from both
parties decide to put citizens first, Minnesotans as a whole
will suffer.
Too Tall’s Tidbits
Happy Birthday and Happy An-
niversary to the following local and
area residents compliments of the
Arlington Lions Club Community
May 31
Evan Battcher, and Mr. and Mrs.
Tony Overson.
June 1
Gary Streich, Rachel Pichelmann,
Mr. and Mrs. Mitch Koepp, and Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Pichelmann.
June 2
Anne Musquiz, Ashley Franke, Bar-
bara Hanneman, Brielle Giesen, Carl
Dykhoff, Chad Carpenter, Corey
Carpenter, Clint Wibstad, Daniel
Tetzlofft, Eileen Bode, Kirsten
Ziegler, Nancy Kirscht, Sydney
Kreger, Tom Hatlestad, and Mr. and
Mrs. Dale Bode,
June 3
Ashton James Rickert, Dale Bode,
Drew Eckbert, Kevin ZumBerge,
Lawrence Duenow, Ordination of
Father Keith Salisbury, and Mr. and
Mrs. Kurt Lehmkuhl.
June 4
Ethan Reetz, Kierstyn Dietel and
Sherri Sickmann.
June 5
In Memory Of Ernie Menk, Dustin
Voight, Ellie Adema, Grant Lensing,
Jordan Wiederhoeft, Mick O’Brien
Thomes, Steven Brau, Zachary
Utendorfer, Mr. and Mrs. David
Hennies, and Mr. and Mrs. James
June 6
Aaron Mathwig, Brett Pioske, Har-
vey Eggert, Olivia Breyer, Ray
Haggenmiller, Mr. and Mrs. Aaron
Stender, Mr. and Mrs. Luverne
Bergs. and Mr. and Mrs. Scott
A man burned his finger so he de-
cided to go to the doctor. When he
arrived at the office, the nurse direct-
ed him to remove all his clothes, and
wait in the next room.
“It’s just my finger,” complained
the man. “Why do I need to take off
my clothes?”
“Everyone who sees the doctor
has to undress,” explained the nurse.
“It’s our policy.”
“Well, I think it’s a stupid policy!”
answered the man.
From the next room, another
man’s voice piped in, “That’s
nothing! I just came to fix the
A couple was driving their
teenaged daughter to the hospital
where she was scheduled to undergo
a tonsillectomy. They discussed how
the procedure would be performed.
“Dad” the teenager asked, “how
are they going to get me to keep my
mouth open the whole time?”
Her Dad looked through the
rear view mirror and chuckled,
“They’re going to give you a
When an instructor was giving
driving classes to a bunch of
teenagers, he had one smart kid who
always had something to answer
back. So one day he says to the
class, “You know that 90 percent of
accidents happen within three miles
of your home!”
So this smart kid raises his hand.
“What do you want Tommy?” the in-
structor asks.
Tommy grins and replies, “Big
deal. I’ll move!”
A mechanic called one of his cus-
tomers after a check bounced. “The
check you sent me to pay your bill
came back!” he yelled!
The customer replied, “Well, so
did all my car problems that you
A boy came home from school
one day with a note that said he was
given detention.
His father asked him, “What hap-
pened, son?”
The son replied, “I was punished
for something I didn’t do!”
“Okay,” the father said. “I will
have to talk to the teacher, but, by
the way, what was it that you didn’t
The son looked and his father
and said, “Oh, my homework!”
A boy brought home his test
scores from school and his Dad was
very disappointed. He called his son
over for a chat. “Whats going on?”
The son looked at his Dad and
said, “Dad, at least you know I
never cheat on the tests!”
By Lee H. Hamilton
When two senators recently got
into a spat over whether the Boston
Marathon bombings were being
politicized, the news was every-
where within minutes. Reams of
commentary quickly followed. In
the maneuvering over gun-control
legislation, every twist and turn was
instantly reported and then endlessly
debated. As the effects of the federal
sequester start to make themselves
felt, outlets in every medium —
print, television, online — are carry-
ing both the news and the inevitable
partisan sniping over its meaning.
This is political reality today, and
when people ask me how politics
has changed since I first ran for
Congress in 1964, it’s the first thing
that comes to mind. Back then,
when you spoke to the Rotary in a
small town, you were speaking to a
few members of the Rotary. Today,
you might well be speaking to the
world. A debate on Capitol Hill back
then might or might not have made
the news, but even if it did, days
could go by before the rest of the
country reacted. Today, the response
is instantaneous, often hot-blooded,
and almost inconceivably far-reach-
It’s not just the sheer proliferation
and aggressiveness of the media that
have ratcheted up the intensity of
political life. Almost every facet of
politics is more complicated and
hard-edged. Voters want instant re-
sults. Consultants are everywhere.
Lobbyists have multiplied and be-
come immeasurably sophisticated at
finding ways to get what they want.
Well-funded, highly organized inter-
est groups enrich the DC region’s
economy, while in the rest of the
country grassroots organizations try
to influence policy on every cause
under the sun. All of this, in turn,
has created an unending flood of
money. Politics is now big business.
Perhaps because of the scrutiny
that political decisions now get —
and the speed with which organiza-
tions turn those decisions into
fundraising opportunities — it is
much harder to do the basic work of
politics: finding common ground. I
don’t think I’m being overly rosy in
saying that a generation ago, when
politicians of differing views met to
hammer out their differences, they
actually hammered out their differ-
ences. It was not easy, but they be-
lieved that as elected officials they
had a responsibility to find their way
out of difficult problems together.
They understood that this usually
meant accepting a solution that was
less than perfect.
Today, the first words out of a
politician’s mouth when presented
with a new proposal are, “It doesn’t
measure up.” Incremental achieve-
ments have come to be seen as
shameful concessions, to be avoided
if at all possible. In a Washington
that is more ideological, more parti-
san, and less pragmatic than it used
to be, the bedrock notion that politi-
cians would come together to make
the country work seems quaint. It
hasn’t disappeared entirely, but it’s
certainly endangered.
Which may be one reason there’s
been another change I’ve seen in
politics over the years. I first went to
Congress at a time when Americans
had faith in the institutions of gov-
ernment. The year I ran for office,
Lyndon Johnson was campaigning
for President on a platform that the
country could successfully wage a
war against poverty. Today, it seems
inconceivable that a politician
would be so bold or so naive — it’s
not just that Americans have been
chastened in their ambitions in the
nearly 50 years since, but that they
would have very little confidence
that government could deliver. Con-
gress can’t even get a normal budget
done on time. A “war” on anything
seems beyond its grasp.
I don’t mean to be entirely nega-
tive. Politics’ greater intensity also
has its bright spots. There are more
and often better sources of informa-
tion. Ordinary Americans are highly
engaged, with more avenues of
entry into the system. If you want to
understand even the most complex
issues facing Congress, it’s possible
to learn about them far more easily
than just a few decades ago.
Perhaps that’s something to build
on. With greater public sophistica-
tion about a complex system, Amer-
icans might also show more patience
with politicians trying in good faith
to resolve our challenges. And if that
happens, who knows? Maybe we’ll
even discover that government can,
in fact, successfully tackle the big
Lee Hamilton is Director of the
Center on Congress at Indiana Uni-
versity. He was a member of the
U.S. House of Representatives for
34 years.
How politics has changed
By Phil Krinkie
Now that the 2013 legislative ses-
sion has concluded there may be a
lot of Minnesota voters who are
sorry now. Sorry about how they
voted or maybe sorry that they
didn’t vote. Just like the words of
that 1958 hit record sung by Connie
Francis, “Who’s Sorry Now?” about
their decision last November.
Many voters who went to the
polls last November didn’t truly
know the individual for whom they
voted. Perhaps they voted by party
label, or maybe they voted based on
a key issue or it could have been a
campaign ad. But as the saying
goes, “elections have conse-
Upon review of this year’s leg-
islative actions, these words certain-
ly ring true. Most Minnesotans had
no concept of what would happen to
their liberties, their livelihood or
their wallets once this group of leg-
islators gathered in St. Paul last Jan-
uary. By the time the Democrat
controlled Legislature adjourned in
May, they had raised taxes by over
$2 billion and increased state gener-
al fund spending by $3 billion, or
more than eight percent.
They also increased the state’s
debt by $175 million and failed to
deliver on their promise to re-pay
the K-12 school shift. Many voters
supported the Democrats in Novem-
ber because of a belief they would
erase the school payment delay.
With the session now concluded, de-
spite the $2 billion tax increase,
there was no change in the school
re-payment plan. Who’s sorry now?
Another charge leveled against
Republicans in the fall elections was
budget mismanagement. The fact is
our state budget problems were
caused by a Democrat controlled
legislature the previous four years.
By the time Republicans gained the
majorities in the Minnesota House
and Senate in 2011 there was a $5
billion budget hole left by the De-
mocrats. Despite the liberals’
claims of budget cuts the reality is
that state general fund spending in-
creased by $8 billion over the previ-
ous ten years, about 30 percent.
During the 2011 legislative ses-
sion there was a protracted budget
battle with Governor Mark Dayton
over the 2012-2013 budget, which
ultimately erased the $5 billion
deficit without raising taxes. This
budget challenge was handled in
large part due to the fiscal restraint
exerted by the Republicans. The re-
sults of their efforts were demon-
strated in February 2013 when the
following budget forecast projected
only a $627 million shortfall. The
Democrat’s solution to solve this
budget imbalance was to raise taxes
by over $2 billion. The absence of a
balance of power allowed them to
grow state government by over eight
percent. In the last four months the
Democrats rush to grow government
pales in comparison to anything that
has occurred in the last 20 years.
Who’s sorry now?
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Kenneth A. Voigt, 74, of
Arlington, passed away at the
Oak Terrace Healthcare Cen-
ter in Gaylord on Sunday,
May 19.
Funeral services will be
held at St. Paul’s Lutheran
Church in Arlington at 11
a.m. Saturday, June 1.
Visitation will be held two
hours prior to the service at
the church on Saturday, June
No interment is scheduled
at this time.
The family is handling all
of the arrangements.
On Feb. 23, 1939, God
blessed Alford and Evelyn
(Soeffker) Voigt of Green Isle
in Helen Township, McLeod
County, with the gift of a lit-
tle boy.
These Christian parents
demonstrated their faith in
God’s baptismal grace by
bringing him into God’s fam-
ily of believers through the
Sacrament of Holy baptism
on Feb. 24, 1939. Rev. R. W.
Rottmann administered the
sacrament in their home and
the name Kenneth Alford
Voigt was recorded in God’s
book of life.
On April 26, 1953, Ken
was confirmed in the Confes-
sional Lutheran Christian
faith at St. Paul’s Evangelical
Lutheran Church in Green
Isle. Rev. R. Arndt assigned
Proverbs 23:26 as his com-
memoration passage: “My
son, give me your heart and
let your eyes keep to my
On June 27, 1959, Ken was
joined in holy matrimony to
Patricia Jane Jacobson at the
United Methodist Church in
Arlington. Rev. Morgan offi-
ciated. The Lord blessed this
union with the gift of two
sons and one daughter, grant-
ing them just shy of 54 years
together as husband and wife.
Ken received his elemen-
tary education at St. Paul’s
Lutheran School in Green
Isle and received two years of
high school education at the
Glencoe High School in
Glencoe, before entering the
work force. Ken used his
God-given talents to provide
for his family through em-
ployment in general construc-
tion, and for a number of
years as an employee of Su-
perior Tile and Terrazzo, Inc.
Ken enjoyed gardening and
woodworking, and spending
time with family and friends.
Ken was preceded in death
by his parents; two brothers,
Duane and Darrel; and four
brothers-in-law, Loyd Jacob-
son, Lyle Latzke, Alloyd
Hebeisen and Larry Voight;
and a sister-in-law, Lucy Ja-
Ken is survived by his
wife, Pat; his son, Brad
(Stacy) of Maple Lake; his
son, Perry (Chris) of Coon
Rapids; his daughter, Korri
Zila of Farmington; sisters
Elaine Hebeisen of Gaylord,
LaVonne (Melvin) Beyer of
Norwood Young America,
Betty Latzke of Sherburn,
and Cindy (Lee) Johnson of
Aitkin; seven grandchildren,
Sam and Alex Zila, Kim
(Gabe) Schroeder, Matt and
Brooke Voigt, and Nick and
Joslyn Voigt; and three great-
grandchildren, Elias, Micah
and Jude Schroeder along
with nieces and nephews and
other relatives and friends.
Ken was a member in good
standing of St. Paul’s Evan-
gelical Lutheran Church at
the time the Lord summoned
him to Heaven. The Lord
called Ken to his eternal
place of rest early Sunday
morning, May 19, at the Oak
Terrace Healthcare Center in
Gaylord, at the age of 74
years, two months and 26
Kenneth A. Voigt, 74, Arlington
Funeral services for Guido
Henry Lilienthal, 84, of
Plato, were held Wednesday,
May 22, at St. John’s Luther-
an Church in Plato. The Rev.
Bruce Laabs officiated.
Mr. Lilienthal died Sunday,
May 19, 2013, at the Luther-
an Home in Belle Plaine.
The organist was Yvonne
Schuette, and soloist
Lawrence Biermann sang
“The Lord’s Prayer” and
“What a Friend We Have in
Jesus. ” Congregational
hymns were “Brief Life is
Our Portion,” “Let Us Ever
Walk With Jesus” and “Rock
of Ages.”
Honorary pallbearers were
his granddaughters, Payton
Lilienthal, Meara Busse,
Laria Busse and Cybil Busse.
Pallbearers were his grand-
sons, Colton Lilienthal,
Devin Lilienthal, Kaden
Lilienthal, Rogan Lilienthal,
Spencer Lilienthal, Beau
Busse, Reid Busse and Quin
Busse. Interment was in the
church cemetery.
Mr. Lilienthal was born
Aug. 3, 1928, at home near
Plato, to Heinrich “Henry”
and Lydia (Elling) Lilienthal.
He was baptized as an infant
on Aug. 19, 1928, by the Rev.
Zwintocher, and confirmed in
his faith as a youth on March
28, 1942, by the Rev. Ehlen,
both at St. John’s Lutheran
Church in Plato. He received
his education at a country
school in rural Plato.
On Nov. 27, 1965, Mr.
Lilienthal was united in mar-
riage to Olga Jopp by the
Rev. Brill at Emanuel
Lutheran Church in Ham-
burg. Their union was blessed
with four children, Dennis,
Deanna, Darren and Denise.
The Lilienthals, who made
their home in rural Plato,
shared over 47 years of mar-
Mr. Lilienthal was a farmer
and loved working with his
dairy cattle, hogs and plant-
ing the fields. His faith was
very important, as was being
a lifelong member of St.
John’s Lutheran Church in
Plato, where he served in
many capacities, such as a
trustee, usher, a member of
the cemetery board and
Men’s Club.
Mr. Lilienthal’s passion
and love was trapping. He
also enjoyed dancing, read-
ing, listening to old-time
music, driving the three-
wheeler and watching the
Minnesota Twins, wrestling
and boxing on television. He
especially cherished the time
spent with his children,
grandchildren and friends.
Survivors include his wife,
Olga Lilienthal of Plato; chil-
dren, Dennis (Roberta)
Lilienthal of Plato, Deanna
(Perry) Scott of Chanhassen,
Darren (Teri) Lilienthal of
Plato, and Denise (Scott)
Busse of Glencoe; grandchil-
dren, Colton Lilienthal,
Devin Lilienthal, Kaden
Lilienthal, Rogan Lilienthal,
Payton Lilienthal, Spencer
Lilienthal, Beau Busse, Reid
Busse, Quin Busse, Meara
Busse, Laria Busse, and
Cybil Busse; sister-in-law,
Darlene Lilienthal of Plato;
brother-in-law, LeRoy (Teri)
Jopp of Lakeville; many
nieces, nephews, other rela-
tives and many friends.
Preceding him in death
were his parents, Henry and
Lydia Lilienthal; father-in-
law and mother-in-law, Paul
and Gertrude Jopp; siblings,
Verona Lilienthal, Vernon
Lilienthal and his wife, Lena,
Audrey Neseth and her hus-
band, Robert, Milan Lilien-
thal and his wife, JoAnn, Vic-
tor Lilienthal, and Richard
Lilienthal; sisters-in-law,
Evangeline Tober and her
husband, Fred, and Bonnie
Lou Barlau and her husband,
William; and brother-in-law,
Roger Jopp.
Arrangements were by the
Johnson-McBride Funeral
Chapel of Glencoe. Online
obituaries and guest book are
available at www. hantge.
com. Click on obituaries/
guest book.
Guido Henry Lilienthal, 84, of Plato
Anna Kienitz, age 98, of
Arlington, died at the Arling-
ton Good Samaritan Society
on Sunday, May 19.
Funeral services will be
held at Zion Lutheran Church
in Arlington at 11 a.m. Satur-
day, June 1. Pastor James
Carlson will officiate.
Visitation will be held one
hour prior to the service time
at the church.
Interment will be at the
church cemetery in New
Auburn Township.
Anna was born to Ole and
Karen (Knutson) Ramon in
Bigwoods Township near
Oslo on Sept. 12, 1914. She
was baptized and confirmed
at Bigwoods Lutheran
Church in Oslo. Anna was a
1932 graduate of the Oslo
High School. After high
school, she received training
in Warren and Moorhead
Teacher’s College to become
a teacher. After her educa-
tion, she taught at country
schools in Marshall and Sib-
ley County in Minnesota.
Anna was united in mar-
riage to Raymond Kienitz in
Oslo on June 28, 1947. After
their marriage they made
their home on the farm in
Sibley County until 1981.
Anna joined Zion Lutheran
Church in 1948, and also en-
joyed her memberships in the
Arlington Garden Club, the
Arlington VFW Auxillary,
and Arlington Hospice.
Anna is survived by her
foster brother, Clifford
(Trudy) Thompson of Grand
Forks, N.D.; sisters-in-law,
Neoma Kienitz of Mankato,
and Ramona Palmquist of
Denver Colo.; and nieces and
Anna was preceded in
death by her parents; hus-
band, Raymond; her sister,
Clara Swanson; and brother-
in-law Roman Kienitz.
In lieu of flowers, Anna’s
family has designated Zion
Lutheran Church, Arlington,
and Lutheran World Relief
for memorial contributions.
Kolden Funeral Home of
Arlington handled the
Anna Kienitz, 98, Arlington
Gerald V. Schultz, age 77,
of Gaylord, died at the
Ridgeview Medical Center in
Waconia on Sunday, May 26.
F u n e r a l
s e r v i c e s
were held at
the Peace
L u t h e r a n
Church in
Arlington at
11 a. m.
May 29.
Rev. Kurt
L e h mk u h l
officiated the services.
Visitation was at the church
from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Wednesday, May 29.
Burial was in Arlington
Public Cemetery in Arling-
Gerald was born to Victor
& Rosa (Laabs) Schultz in
Belle Plaine on July 19, 1935.
He was baptized as an infant
and later confirmed by Rev.
P.J. Haupt at St. John Luther-
an Church in Belle Plaine. He
attended Belle Plaine Public
Schools while growing up.
He enlisted in the Minnesota
National Guard at a young
age and worked for Battcher
Electric in Arlington. He met
Marcella “Marcie” Mae
Olfert at the Gaylord roller
rink on May 29, 1955, and
was engaged the following
Christmas. They were mar-
ried at St. John Lutheran
Church in Belle Plaine by
Pastor O.F. Herder on Sept.
22, 1956. Their marriage was
blessed with three children,
Craig, Cathy and Douglas.
Gerald later attended Dun-
woody Institute and received
his Master Electrician’s Li-
cense. He started Schultz
Electric in Arlington and op-
erated it for 21 years before
selling his business to Nuess-
meier Electric, Inc. on Dec.
31, 1986.
Gerald served on the Ar-
lington City Council, St.
Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran
Church Council and Arling-
ton Ambulance Service. He
was especially proud of his
service on the Arlington Fire
Department from 1969-1996.
The past 15 years he and
Marcie wintered in Yuma,
Ariz. They attended Christ
Lutheran Church together
with their dear friends Glenn
and Ramona Meyer of Ar-
lington whom they traveled
with to Arizona. He enjoyed
fishing, playing cards and
being with family and
friends. His fishing trips up
north with friends were al-
ways special to him.
Gerald loved the Lord and
all his family and he will be
greatly missed by all.
He is survived by his wife,
Marcella; children, Craig
(Judy) Schultz of Faribault,
Cathy (Steve) Stien of Gay-
lord, and Douglas (Melanie)
Schultz of Winthrop; grand-
children; Tanya (Chris Bick)
Schultz, Jeremy (Tara)
Schultz, Michael (Tisha
Hamblin) Stien, Kent Stien
and his fiance, Dana Messner,
Danielle (Cory) Johnson, and
Dana and Anthony Schultz;
great-grandchildren, Haley
Burgart, Gunnar Bick, Jus-
tice, Jasmine and Triton
Schultz, and Michael and
Maddilyn Stien; sister, Pearl
Bruesehoff of Young Ameri-
ca; brother, Lyle (Carol)
Schultz of Jordan; sisters-in-
law; Charlotte Schultz of
Lakeville, Julie Schultz of
Welcome, Violet (Harold)
Hamblin of St. James, and
Carolyn (Bruce) Boettcher of
Belle Plaine; brothers-in-law,
Delano Olfert of Henderson,
Larry (Phyllis) Olfert of
Mankato, and other extended
family and winter family and
He is preceded in death by
his parents, Victor & Rosa
(Laabs) Schultz; brother,
John Schultz; niece, Sheryl
Haas; nephew, Lyndon Haas;
and father-in-law and mother-
in-law, Henry and Adella
Gerald V. Schultz, 77, Gaylord
Funeral services for Dustin
Richard Michaelis, 32, of
Glencoe, were held on Tues-
day, May 28, from First
Evangelical Lutheran Church
in Glencoe.
The Rev.
D a n i e l
Welch offi-
M r .
Mi chael i s
died on
May 22,
2013, at
M a r i e
S t e i n e r
Kelting Hospice Home in
Chaska after a courageous
fight with alveolar soft part
Organist was Dawn
Wolter, and the quartet of
Mary Haag, Lois Goode,
Rhonda Schauer and Lindsey
Drexler sang “Amazing
Grace.” The duet of Mary
Haag and Lois Goode sang
“The Lord’s Prayer.” Congre-
gational hymns were “How
Great Thou Art” and “I Know
That My Redeemer Lives.”
Honorary pallbearers were
“The Crew at Kakivik.” Pall-
bearers were Scott Perschau,
J.J. Schauer, Sean Drexler,
Pat Haggenmiller, Jon Mack-
enthun, Marc Mackenthun,
Corey Fisher and Nathaniel
Doehling. Interment was at
the church cemetery.
Mr. Michaelis was born on
Jan. 25, 1981, in Waconia to
James Michaelis and Peggy
(Mielke) Drentlaw. He was
baptized as an infant on Feb.
8, 1981, at St. John’s Luther-
an Church in Helen Town-
ship, and confirmed in his
faith as a youth on April 30,
1995, by the Rev. Harvey G.
Kath and Vance Becker at
First Evangelical Lutheran
Church in Glencoe.
He grew up in Glencoe
and Arlington and was a
graduate of the Sibley East
High School Class of 1999.
Mr. Michaelis furthered his
education by attending
Ridgewater College in
Hutchinson, where he re-
ceived a non-destructive test-
ing degree.
On May 14, 2005, Mr.
Michaelis was united in mar-
riage to Jodi Schauer by the
Rev. Terry Brandenburg at
First Evangelical Lutheran
Church in Glencoe. Their
union was blessed with two
children, Tarin and Cody.
The Michaelis family made
their home in Glencoe, shar-
ing eight years of marriage.
Mr. Michaelis worked at
Michael Foods while attend-
ing school and started work-
ing for Kakivik Asset Man-
agement at the site location in
North Slope, Alaska, for 10
He was a member at First
Evangelical Lutheran Church
in Glencoe and participated
in 4-H growing up.
Mr. Michaelis enjoyed
boating, bicycling and restor-
ing tractors. He cherished the
time spent with his family
and friends.
Survivors include his wife,
Jodi Michaelis of Glencoe;
children, Tarin Michaelis and
Cody Michaelis; mother, Peg
Drentlaw and husband, Ken,
of Green Isle; father, Jim
Michaelis and his wife, Judy,
of Glencoe; mother-in-law
and father-in-law, John and
Rhonda Schauer of Green
Isle; maternal grandmother,
Glenna Mielke of Arlington;
paternal grandparents, Ernie
and Evelyn Michaelis of
Glencoe; sister, Randi (Scott)
Perschau of Arlington; step-
sisters, Katie (Mike)
Hillesheim of Shakopee,
Becky (Kelly) Lipinski of
Coon Rapids; step-brothers,
Jeremy (Anbita) Drentlaw of
Prior Lake, Jason Drentlaw
of New Prague, Jake (Greta)
Drentlaw of New Prague; sis-
ter-in-law, Lindsey (Sean)
Drexler of Arlington; brother-
in-law, J. J. (Kari) Schauer of
Green Isle; nieces and
nephews, Jameson, Cadyn,
Cole, Maggie, Owen, Isaac,
Riley, Harper and Nathan;
numerous aunts, uncles,
cousins, other relatives and
many friends.
Preceding him in death was
his maternal grandfather,
Norman Mielke.
Arrangements were by the
Johnson-McBride Funeral
Chapel of Glencoe. Online
obituaries and guest book are
available at www. hantge.
com. Click on obituaries/
guest book.
Dustin R. Michaelis, 32, Glencoe
the Schwartz family, is not
going after CapX 2020 to
make a profit. Both families
just want to be fairly compen-
sated and not take a huge loss.
“We don’t know where
we’re going or what we’re
doing,” said Jackie. “Our life
is in limbo. We’re in between
a rock and a hard place. There
is nothing we can do.”
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Arlington Enterprise, Thursday, May 30, 2013, page 6
By Kurt Menk
The Sibley East varsity
girls track team, behind first
place performances from
Megan Eckberg and Megan
Krentz, placed sixth during
the Sub Section 8A Track and
Field Meet at Le Sueur on
Thursday afternoon, May 23.
Belle Plaine captured top
honors with 247.5 team
points while St. Peter placed
second with 200 team points.
Tri-City United (152), Jordan
(89.5), Le Sueur-Henderson
(65) and Sibley East (62)
rounded out the field of six
The top four individuals
and the top two relay teams
in each category will advance
to the Section 2A Girls Track
and Field Meet at Mankato
West on Saturday, June 1.
Eckberg captured top hon-
ors in the 100 meter hurdles
with a showing of 15.94 sec-
Krentz also captured top
honors in the discus event
with a throw of 116’1.”
Sibley East did not have
any second or third place
Fourth place winners were
Alyssa Weber (400 meter
dash 1:01.14), Megan Eck-
berg (long jump 15’3.5”),
Megan Krentz (shot put
32’1.5”), Alyssa Weber (400
meter dash 1:02.14) and the
Sibley East 4 X 800 meter
relay team (Ella Lundstrom,
Alison Eibs, Karley Lind and
Karina Robeck).
Alison Eibs placed fifth in
the 800 meter run with a
clocking of 2:38.39.
The 4 X 200 meter relay
team also placed fifth. The
foursome included Megan
Eckberg, Megan Krentz,
Kelli Martens and Alyssa
Sixth place winners were
the 4 X 100 meter relay team
(Sara Peterson, Natalie
Mesker, Megan Krentz and
Sarah Shimota) the 4 X 400
meter relay team (Alyssa
Weber, Ella Lundstrom, Ali-
son Eibs and Kelli Martens).
Girls place 6th at sub section track meet
By Kurt Menk
The Sibley East varsity
boys track team placed sixth
during the Sub Section 8A
Boys Track and Field Meet at
Le Sueur on Thursday after-
noon, May 23.
Jordan captured top honors
with 172 team points while
Belle Plaine placed second
with 165 team points. Tri-
City United (138), St. Peter
(130), Le Sueur-Henderson
(121) and Sibley East (87)
rounded out the field of six
The top four individuals
and the top two relay teams
in each category will advance
to the Section 2A Boys Track
and Field Meet at Mankato
West on Saturday, June 1.
Nick Bruss placed second
in the 110 meter hurdles with
a time of 15.71 seconds.
Shayne Danielson placed
second in the 200 meter dash
with a time of 24.25 seconds.
Erik Danielson also placed
second in the pole vault event
with an effort of 11 feet.
Third place winners were
Miah DuFrane (discus
132’3”) and Sam Thies (1600
meter run 4:56.38).
The Sibley East 4 X 800
meter relay team placed
fourth. The foursome includ-
ed Jack Ballalatak, Justin
Bennett, Cole Bruhn and
Chase Ellwood.
Fifth place winners were
Nick Bruss (300 meter hur-
dles), Cole Bruhn (3200
meter run), the 4 X 100 meter
relay team (Mason Latzke,
Zachery Peterson, Mitchel
Wentzlaff and Zac Latzke),
Sixth place winners were
Miah DuFrane (shot put),
Shayne Danielson (100 meter
dash), the 4 X 200 meter
relay team (Mason Latzke,
Zachery Peterson, Mitchel
Wentzlaff and Zac Latzke)
and the 4 X 400 meter relay
team (Mitchel Wentzlaff, Ben
White, Sam Bullert and Chris
Seventh place winners in-
cluded Sam Thies (3200
meter run) and Nick Bruss
(triple jump).
Eighth place winners were
Chase Ellwood (800 meter
run), Ben White (110 meter
hurdles) and Aaron Kapke
(pole vault),
Boys are 6th at sub section track meet
By Kurt Menk
The visiting Sibley East
varsity boys baseball team
was blanked by Glencoe-Sil-
ver Lake 2-0 during the open-
ing round of the Sub Section
2AA North Baseball Tourna-
ment on Saturday afternoon,
May 25.
The game was a pitching
duo between Sibley East lefty
Brody Rodning and Glencoe-
Silver Lake southpaw Ethan
Maass who combined for 23
Sibley East had its only
chance to score in the top of
the third inning when leadoff
hitter Austin Brockhoff
drilled a single and swiped
second base. Maass, however,
struck out the next three bat-
ters and ended the threat.
The Panthers touched Rod-
ning and the Wolverines for
the only two runs of the game
in the bottom of the fifth in-
Carter Pinske started the
Panther rally with a leadoff
walk and advanced to second
base after Sibley East com-
mitted an error on a pickoff
play. After Rodning struck
out Derek Bratsch, a bunt by
Brody Bratsch moved Pinske
to third base.
After Brody Bratsch
swiped second base, Teddy
Petersen was unsuccessful in
three consecutive suicide
squeeze bunt attempts and
struck out.
The Wolverines then inten-
tionally walked Maas as GSL
loaded the bases with two
The Panthers then executed
a successful baserunning play
which plated its first run.
Brody Bratsch intentionally
wandered off second base too
far after a Rodning pitch to
home plate. Rodning, after
the return throw from Sibley
East catcher Cody Doetkott,
threw the ball to second base-
man Nathan Thomes in an at-
tempt to tag out Brody
Bratsch. The throw and tag
were too late and Pinske ran
home with the first run of the
Brody Bratsch scored mo-
ments later when Nolan
Lepel followed with an RBI
single which gave GSL a 2-0
After Rodning hit Reed
Dunbar with a pitch, the Sib-
ley East lefty retired Brandon
Ebert on a comeback ground-
Neither team mounted a se-
rious rally after the fifth in-
Brockhoff, a rightfielder
for the Wolverines, con-
tributed an outstanding slid-
ing catch up against the fence
in foul territory during the
bottom of the sixth inning.
Rodning pitched the entire
game and suffered the mound
loss. The lefty yielded two
earned runs on just five hits.
He also fanned eight, walked
four and hit one batter.
Brockhoff collected the
only hit for the Wolverines
who struck out 15 times in
the loss.
“We ran into a very good
pitching performance by
Ethan Maass,” said Sibley
East head coach Dan Tack-
mann. “It’s hard to score
with only one hit and 15
strikeouts. We had a chance
to get the lead early on GSL
with Austin Brockhoff reach-
ing second base, but we
weren’t able to advance him.”
Tackmann added, “Brody
Rodning kept us in the game
with his pitching, and our de-
fense for the most part did,
too. Hopefully, the experi-
ence gained by our younger
players this season will be
very valuable for next year.”
The Wolverines concluded
the season with a 6-8 mark in
the Minnesota River Confer-
ence and a 7-10 record over-
SE blanked by GSL 2-0 in opening round of the playoffs
Enterprise photo by Kurt Menk
Sibley East senior catcher Cody
Doetkott flied out to deep right field
during the top of the fifth inning against
Glencoe-Silver Lake on Saturday after-
noon, May 25.
Enterprise photo by Kurt Menk
Sibley East senior Miah DuFrane placed sixth in the
shot put event during the sub section meet. He also
placed third in the discus event
Enterprise photo by Kurt Menk
Sibley East trackster Karina Robeck ran the anchor
for the 4 X 800 meter relay team at the sub section
By Kurt Menk
Sibley East golfers Jordan
Petzel and Liz Thies recently
finished among the top 16
players in the Minnesota
River Conference and re-
ceived honorable mention
The MRC season conclud-
ed with a meet at the Glencoe
Country Club on Wednesday,
May 22.
Petzel sparked the Sibley
East boys team with a 96 in
that event over 18 holes.
Matt Davis carded a 99
while Mike Bostelmann shot
a 108. Levi Pfarr added a
Thies led the Sibley East
girls team with a 112 over 18
Petzel and Thies are
honorable mention
By Kurt Menk
Sibley East will advance
four golfers to the section
golf tournament at the New
Prague Country Club on
Monday, June 3.
The four golfers earned ad-
vancement after they posted
qualifying scores during sub
section golf tournament at the
Le Sueur County Club on
Tuesday, May 28.
The four golfers are Jordan
Petzel, Mike Bostelman, Levi
Pfarr and Liz Thies.
Petzel led the Sibley East
boys team with a 95 over 18
holes while Bostelman shot a
97 and a 98 respectively.
The medalist shot an eight-
over par 80. The cut line to
qualify for the section was
Thies led the Sibley East
girls team with a 112 over 18
The co-medalists shot an
85 each.
SE sends 4 golfers
to the section meet
By Kurt Menk
The Arlington A’s baseball
team lost to visiting
Shakopee 9-0 during a game
shortened to six-plus innings
due to rain on Friday night,
May 24.
Craig Dose and Blake
Henke led the A’s with one
single apiece in the loss.
Pitcher Matt Pichelmann,
who was hurt by early errors
in the field, pitched the entire
game and was tagged with
the mound loss.
The A’s will travel to New
Ulm at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May
31. Arlington will also travel
to Henderson at 4 p.m. Sun-
day, June 2. The A’s will host
Cleveland at 7:30 p.m. Tues-
day, June 4.
A’s lose to Shakopee 9-0
By Kurt Menk
The Green Isle Irish base-
ball team lost to visiting
Young America 11-9 on
Monday evening, May 27.
Young America scored nine
of its 11 runs in the final two
Nate Pilacinski led Green
Isle’s 10-hit attack with two
singles and drove in three
runs. Pat Moriarty belted a
solo home run while Zach
Herd contributed a double.
Marcus Hahn, Zac Weber,
Lucas Herd, Jeremy Ische, Ed
Reichbach and Matt Breyer
collected one single apiece.
Cody Hallahan pitched the
first six frames and surren-
dered two earned runs on
seven hits. The right hander
also fanned 10 and walked
Matt Breyer followed for
the next 1 2/3 innings and
yielded three earned runs
while Dylan McCormick
hurled the final 1 1/3 innings
and gave up six earned runs.
The Irish will travel to
Loretto at 7:30 p.m. Friday,
May 31. Green Isle will also
travel to Chaska at 6 p.m.
Sunday, June 2. In addition,
the Irish will host New Ger-
many at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday,
June 4.
Irish fall to Young America 11-9
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those who keep his covenant and remember to obey his precepts.
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8:45 a.m. Sunday School, 9:00 a.m. Adult Bible Study
10:00 a.m. Worship
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Church News
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Three young people were confirmed at Arlington Unit-
ed Methodist Church on Sunday, May 19. Left to
right: Collin Pautsch, son of Jason and Amy Pautsch;
Rachel Sorenson, daughter of Scott and Brenda
Sorenson; Casey Samletzka, son of Glen and Chris-
tine Samletzka; and Pastor Wayne Swanson.
Call 326-3401 for a meal
Suggested Donation $3.85
Monday: Swiss steak, baked
potato, corn, bread wi th mar-
garine, pineapple, low fat milk.
Tuesday: Roast turkey, mashed
potatoes, peas and carrots, cran-
berry garnish, bread with mar-
garine, strawberry shortcake, low
fat milk.
Wednesday: Meatloaf with cat-
sup, whol e parsl i ed potatoes,
country blend vegetables, bread
with margarine, pears, low fat
Thursday: Mandarin chicken
salad, fresh fruit, marinated toma-
toes, margarine, muffin, low fat
Friday: Pork chop, mashed po-
tatoes, carrots, dinner roll with
margari ne, l emon angel food
cake, low fat milk.
Green Isle Township
Sunday, June 2: 10:30 a.m.
a.m. Worship with Communion.
Pastor Bob Hines.
Thursday, June 6: Private
Christian & Missionary
Ben Lane, Pastor
114 Shamrock Drive
Arlington – 507-964-2872
email: creeksidecc@media-
Thursday, May 30: 1:00 or
7:00 p.m. Women’s Bible study
- Experiencing God. 6:30 p.m.
Men’s Bible study of Luke at
Oak Terrace in Gaylord.
Sunday, June 2: 10:30 a.m.
Worship service with the Lord’s
Supper. Potluck lunch to follow.
Wednesday, June 5: 6:30 to
8:00 p.m. Leader training meet-
7th Ave. N.W., Arlington
(507) 304-3410
Pastor Robert Brauer
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.
Wayne Swanson, Pastor
Saturday, June 1: 8:00 a.m.
A-Men men’s group.
Sunday, June 2: 9:00 a.m.
Grad recognition. 9:00 and
11:00 a.m. Worship with Com-
munion. 10:15 a.m. Fellowship
Tuesday, June 4: 6:30 p.m.
Worship team.
Thursday, June 6: 10:00 a.m.,
2:00 and 7:00 p.m. Worship on
cable TV. 1:00 and 7:00 p.m.
Bible study at Jean Olson’s.
107 W. Third St., Winthrop
Pastor Kyle Kachelmeier
Parsonage 507-647-3739
Sunday, June 2: 9:30 a.m.
Worship with Communion.
10:45 a.m. Fellowship hour.
Monday, June 3: 7:30 a.m.
Walking at the track.
Wednesday, June 5: 9:00 a.m.
Prayer coffee.
Thursday, June 6: 7:30 a.m.
Walking at the track.
Bruce Hannemann, Pastor
Sunday, June 2: 9:00 a.m.
Worship with Communion.
Graduation service and school
Monday, June 3: 7:30 p.m.
Worship service with Commun-
Tuesday, June 4: 7:00 p.m.
Elders meeting.
Thursday, June 6: 10:00 a.m.
Bulletin information due. 11:00
a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Service on
cable TV, channel 8.
Bob Holmbeck, Pastor
Sunday, June 2: 9:00 a.m.
Sunday school. 10:00 a.m. Sun-
day worship service with Com-
Wednesday, June 5: 6:30 p.m.
Evening Bible classes and
Youth Focused.
15470 Co. Rd. 31, Hamburg
Dan Schnabel, Pastor
Sunday, June 2: 9:30 a.m.
Worship service.
Thursday, June 6: 6:30 p.m.
Women’s Guild.
Fr. Sam Perez
Thursday: Weekly Mass at
5:00 p.m.
(507) 248-3594 (Office)
Rev. Brigit Stevens, Pastor
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St. Paul’s UCC - Henderson
Sunday, June 2: 9:00 a.m.
Worship with Communion.
Scrip gift card orders due for
June order.
Tuesday, June 4: 7:00 p.m.
Finance Ministry Team.
Thursday, June 6: 2:00 p.m.
Women’s Guild.
Fr. Keith Salisbury, Pastor
Friday, May 31: 8:30 a.m.
Mass (Mar). 4:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Jump For Joy (Mar).
Saturday, June 1: 5:00 p.m.
Mass (Mar).
Sunday, June 2: 7:30 a.m.
Mass (Bre). 9:00 a.m. Mass
(Mic). 10:30 a.m. Mass (Mar).
Monday, June 3: 8:30 a.m.
Mass (Bre). 8:30 a.m. Word and
Communion (Mar). 8:00 p.m.
AA and AlaNon (Mar).
Tuesday, June 4: 8:30 a.m.
Mass (Bre and Mar). 7:30 p.m.
St. Michael KC steak fry and
family picnic (Gaylord shelter at
Wednesday, June 5: 7:30 a.m.
Mass (Mar). 8:30 a.m. Mass
(Bre). 9:00 a.m. Word and Com-
munion (Oak Terrace). 7:00
p.m. KC officers meeting (Mar).
Thursday, June 6: 7:30 a.m.
Mass (Mar). 8:30 a.m. Mass
(Bre and Mic). 9:00 a.m. Scrip-
ture study (Srs. residence in
Gaylord). 7:30 p.m. Narcotics
Anonymous (Mic).
(Missouri Synod), Arlington
Pastor William Postel
Phone 507-964-2400
Sunday, June 2: 9:00 a.m.
Thursday, June 6: 5:30 p.m.
Deadline for bulletin informa-
Green Isle
Sunday, June 2: 7:45 a.m.
Worship with Communion. Pas-
tor Bob Hines.
Thursday, June 6: Private
(Missouri Synod), Arlington
Kurt Lehmkuhl, Pastor
Sunday, June 2: 9:00 a.m.
Worship service.
Monday, June 3: 7:00 p.m.
Worship service.
814 W. Brooks St.
Arlington – (507) 964-5454
James Carlson, Pastor
Sunday, June 2: 9:00 a.m.
Worship with Holy Communion.
10:00 a.m. Fellowship. 10:15
a.m. Board of Education meet-
Tuesday, June 4: 9:00 a.m.
ZCW Tuesday group at Mary
Albrecht home. 6:00 to 7:00
p.m. TOPS in church basement.
Wednesday, June 5: 5:30 p.m.
Board of Worship and music
meeting. 7:30 p. m. ZCW
Wednesday group to Bernadotte
ice cream social/Bible study at
church following (will leave
church at 5:00 for ice cream so-
cial). 7:30 p.m. Deacons meet-
Thursday, June 6: 9:00 a.m.
and 1:00 p.m. Zion service on
cable. 7:00 p.m. ZCW Thursday
group at Lorraine Mielke home.
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Sibley County Court
98 Years Ago
June 3, 1915
Buck & Didra, Publishers
Mr. Fred Bethke, one of the
prominent young farmers of
Kelso, has forsaken the ranks of
the Bachelorhood and joined the
Benedicts. He was united in
marriage Wednesday afternoon,
May 26, to Miss Clara Kuhn,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John
Kuhn, at their home in Town
Pella, near Clintonville, Wis.
The newlyweds arrived home
Tuesday evening and will go to
housekeeping on the groom’s
fine farm in Kelso.
The visit of the delegates of
the Civic and Commerce Asso-
ciation of Minneapolis to our
city Monday was the occasion
of a large gathering here at
noon, at least 1, 000 people
being present to welcome them.
A procession of 25 horsemen
with the local band met them at
the depot and escorted them up
Main Street to the City Hall
square, where President Vesta of
the Commercial Club introduced
Rev. Fr. Rant who addressed the
gathering on our home resources
and welcomed the guests to our
beautiful little city.
Arlington will henceforth be a
dustless town. The new sprin-
kler was put to work yesterday
and is a great improvement.
68 Years Ago
May 31, 1945
Louis Kill, Editor
Robert W. Mueller, of Ar-
lington, and his bride, the for-
mer Lorraine Andersen, of Min-
neapolis, were married May
26th at Mt. Olivet Lutheran
Church in Minneapolis. The
bride attended St. Olaf College,
Northfield, and Mr. Mueller is a
graduate of that college. The
couple will be at home at 2886
James Avenue South after July
John Huberty, Jr. , 37, of
LeSueur, was killed instantly
last Thursday afternoon when
struck by a bolt of lightning
while fishing on Dog Lake near
Winsted. He was standing in the
boat with fishing rod in hand
during the thunder storm when
the bolt struck him.
Mrs. John O’Meara, one of
Green Isle’s oldest and most
beloved pioneer women, passed
away yesterday morning at
10:30 o’clock, at the home of
her son-in-law and daughter, Mr.
and Mrs. F. H. Groetsch. She
was 86 years of age.
38 Years Ago
May 29, 1975
Val Kill, Editor
The Minnesota Environmen-
tal Quality Council (EQC) will
hold informational meetings on
the Northern States Power Com-
pany site proposals for an elec-
tric generating plant in either
Sherburne or Sibley County. A
meeting will be held on Thurs-
day, June 5, at 8:30 p.m. in the
Arlington Community Hall.
EQC staff and representatives
will answer questions about the
proposed sites at the meetings.
Harris Robeck of Arlington
caught a 20-pound northern at
Pine Mountain Lake near Brain-
erd on Memorial Day. He also
caught a seven pound northern
and four three-pounders. His big
one is 40-inches long and he
plans to have it mounted.
Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock
the Arlington A’s will play host
to the New Ulm Kaiserhoff team
in the opening baseball game of
the 1975 Ara Wilson League.
Playing for the team this year
are Dan O’Brien, Scott Dooner,
Mike and Dave Hartmann, Craig
and Kim Glieden, Dave Ott,
Jack Menzel, Greg Kubal, Greg
Thomes, Larry Marquardt, Greg
Odegaard, Curt Erickson, Bill
and Jim O’Brien and manager
Moose Meyer. The A’s are the
defending league champs, losing
out in the playoffs to Gaylord.
8 Years Ago
June 2, 2005
Kurt Menk, Editor
Myrtle (Sander) Lundberg, a
resident at Highland Commons
in Arlington, celebrated her
100th birthday on Friday, May
20, 2005. Myrtle was born to
William and Mary (Lehnert)
Sander on the family farm in
Kelso Township about 8 miles
south of Arlington. She was
married to Bernard Lundberg on
May 1, 1941. The couple had
one child, Mary.
Gilbert Mathwig received a
50-year pin as a member of the
Green Isle American Legion
Post # 408. Mathwig received
his pin during the Memorial day
Program in Green Isle on Mon-
day. His brother, Manley Math-
wig, was also recognized as a
50-year member, but was unable
to attend the program.
Tom and Vicki Pomplun, Ar-
lington, are proud to announce
the birth of their daughter,
Samantha Jo Pomplun, who was
born at the Ridgeview Medical
Center in Waconia on Friday,
May 20, 2005. She weighed
seven pounds and measured 19
inches long. Samantha was wel-
comed home by her big sister,
Mackenzie, age 5.
The Democrats whopping
tax increase will move Min-
nesota’s income tax rate to the
fourth highest in the nation
with the new fourth tier rate
of 9.85 percent, starting at
$150,000 of income for indi-
viduals. In their Tax Bill,
sales taxes are added to inter-
net purchases as well as satel-
lite subscribers and commer-
cial warehouse fees. Cigarette
smokers will get hammered
with an added $1.60 per pack
and businesses with foreign
operating income will pay
more in state taxes.
Governor Dayton’s promise
from last year not to use gen-
eral tax dollars to pay for the
new billion dollar Vikings sta-
dium went up in smoke, with
the use of cigarette taxes as a
back-up plan to pay for the
facility. In addition to this
private business subsidy, tens
of millions more in taxpayer
dollars will be given to other
private businesses like 3M,
the Mall of America and Bax-
ter International.
Let’s not forget we will all
be paying more for electricity
because of mandates on elec-
tric companies imposed by
DFL legislators. Then of
course there is the legislation
that calls for the unionization
of independent daycare
providers and personal care
attendants, which in turn will
drive up child care and health
care costs. Who’s sorry now?
But it’s not only what De-
mocrat legislators were able
to pile on already over-bur-
dened Minnesotans taxpayers
this year but what they have
on deck for next year. De-
spite the enormous tax in-
creases that did become law
this year, DFL legislators still
have an entire laundry list of
taxes and regulatory items
that they didn’t pass this year.
Taxes they proposed but
didn’t enact this year include
a sales tax on clothing, in-
creased taxes on alcohol as
well as higher gas taxes. Also
left on the sideline was a four
percent income tax surcharge.
And last but certainly not the
least is Governor Dayton’s
“snow bird” tax which would
make anyone who resides in
Minnesota for more than 60
days pay state income taxes.
The voters who are sorry
now about supporting the De-
mocrats could include thou-
sands of people, but a list
would certainly include small
business owners, daycare
providers, farmers, smokers,
internet shoppers and electric-
ity consumers. Due to the
Democrats massive tax in-
creases virtually everyone
will pay more in taxes as well
as more for most goods and
services. Few if any will es-
cape the tax impact of the
2013 legislature’s actions.
Just like the lyrics in the
song state, “Right to the end
just like a friend, I tried to
warn you somehow; you had
your way, now you must
pay.” Who’s sorry now?
Thousands of hard working
Phil Krinkie, a former
eight-term Republican state
representative from Lino
Lakes who chaired the House
Tax Committee for a while, is
president of the Taxpayers
League of Minnesota. People
can contact him at philk@tax-
Krinkie Continued from page 4
The following misdemeanors,
petty misdemeanors and gross mis-
demeanors were heard in District
Court May 17-24: Minnesota State
Patrol (MSP); Sheriff’s Office (SO);
Department of Natural Resourced
(DNR); MN Department of Trans-
portation (MNDOT):
Felicia L. Norby, 37, Mankato,
speed, $135, Arlington PD; Michael
L. Bentson, 36, Morton, speed, $145,
Gaylord PD; Barbara J. Brindle, 53,
Nicollet, speed, $125, Gaylord PD;
Jorge Carrio Echenique, 51, Gaylord,
driving after cancellation, dismissed,
speed, continued, unsupervised pro-
bation one year, no moving viola-
tions, pay costs, no drivers license
violations, $135, Gaylord PD; Gerar-
do R. Godinez, 45, Gaylord, disor-
derly conduct, $185, Gaylord PD;
Daniel L. Mercado, 33, Gaylord,
driving without a valid license or ve-
hicle class/type, $185, Gaylord PD;
Cindy C. Dietrich, 57, Gibbon, No
dog license-one, no dog license-two,
continued, unsupervised probation
one year, no same or similar, Gibbon
PD; Lance D. Heine, 42, Gibbon, no
dog license-one, no dog license-two,
$185, Gibbon PD; Melissa D. Pate,
36, Gibbon, no dog license, contin-
ued, unsupervised probation one
year, no same or similar, Gibbon PD;
George D. Peichel, 52, Fairfax,
speed, $125, Gibbon PD; Corynne
A. Rieke, 26, Gibbon, parking in
snow removal zone, $32, Gibbon
PD; Larisa R. Hein, 18, Veseli, liquor
consumption by persons under 21,
$185, Henderson PD; Jason J. Kimp-
ton, 38, Belle Plaine, proof of insur-
ance, dismissed, Henderson PD;
Dustin J. Matz, 30, Arlington, disor-
derly conduct-offensive/abusive/-
noisy/obscene, continued, unsuper-
vised probation one year, no assault,
no same or similar, pay costs, $50,
Henderson Pd; Elizabeth J. Mc-
Naughton, 20, New Prague, seat belt,
$110, Henderson PD; Kara, C. Van-
buskirk, 27, Henderson, disorderly
scene, continued, unsupervised pro-
bation one year, no same or similar,
pay costs, $50, Henderson PD;
Samuel J. Adams, 23, North St, Paul,
speed, dismissed, proof of insur-
ance, continued, unsupervised proba-
tion one year, no driving without in-
surance, no drivers license viola-
tions, no misdemeanor moving viola-
tions, $200, MSP; Chadley O. Doer-
ing, 50, Brownton, annual inspection
of commercial vehicle required,
$185, MSP; Delmar C. Emmel, Jr.,
61, Minneapolis, speed, $125, MSP;
Bobby J. Fassberger, 34, speed,
$145, MSP; Derek J. Gerasch, 42,
Maple Grove, speed, $125, MSP;
Amanda L. Gray, 20, Marshall, seat
belt, $110. MSP; Liberato Guaman-
Chimborazo, 35, Minneapolis, ex-
ceed vehicle weight limit on restrict-
ed route, gross weight exceeds regis-
tered limit, continued, unsupervised
probation one year, no same or simi-
lar, pay costs, $2,085, MSP; Joshua
T. Kraby, 22, Glencoe, seat belt,
$110, MSP; Dustin J. Kroells, 42,
Green Isle, seat belt, $110, MSP;
Jacob L. Kulberg, 21, Burnsville,
speed, $125, MSP; Brock T. Lins-
meier, 22, Okabena, no annual in-
spection, operate unregistered vehi-
cle/without plates displayed on pub-
lic street/highway, $285, MSP; Paul
A. Moen, 60, Fergus Falls, speed,
$125, MSP; Christopher J. Reed, 28,
Havre, Mont., speed, $285, MSP;
Darian J. Schulte, 17, Gaylord,
speed, $145, MSP; Ronaldo Soares,
26, Richfield, speed, $125, proof of
insurance, dismissed, MSP; Matthew
K. Vorwerk, 28, Gibbon, seat belt,
$110, MSP; Roxanne K. Wendlandt,
60, Brownton, speed, $125, MSP;
Michael J. Bozich, 50, Norwood
Young America, receiving stolen
property, continued, unsupervised
probation one year, no same or simi-
lar, pay costs, no theft, $200, SO;
Lawrence P. Filippi, 45, Little Falls,
speed, $125, SO; Peter J. Hoecherl,
64, New Auburn, DWI dismissed,
DWI-refuse to submit to chemical
test, dismissed, driving restrictions-
Alcohol/controlled substance viola-
tion, stay of imposition, supervised
probation two years, local confine-
ment two days, credit for time served
two days, chemical dependency eval-
uation/treatment, sign all releases of
information, sign probation agree-
ment, follow all instructions of pro-
bation, victim impact panel, no alco-
hol/controlled substance use, no
possession of alcohol or drugs, ran-
dom testing, off of EAM today, keep
court/attorney informed of current
address, remain law-abiding, no driv-
ers license violations, no alcohol-re-
lated traffic offenses, comply with
ignition interlock program, $485,
SO; Scott R. Kubes, 39, Belle Plaine,
water pollution violations, dismissed,
SO; Danielle N. Marenco, 26,
Lafayette, speed, $125, SO; Brandon
L. Paa, 20, New Ulm, liquor con-
sumption by persons under 21, $200,
SO; Ryan J. Sprengeler, 18, Plato,
liquor consumption by persons under
21, $185, SO; Matthew J. Wherley,
20, Plato, liquor consumption by per-
sons under 21, $185, SO; Gregorio
Zuniga-Vallejo, 22, Le Sueur, driving
after revocation, local confinement
two days, credit for time served two
days, $285, speed, dismissed, SO;
Dennis F. Fenske, 72, Lafayette,
uninsured vehicle, continued, unsu-
pervised probation one year, no driv-
ing without insurance, pay costs, no
same or similar, no driver license vi-
olations, pay restitution, restitution
reserved, within 15 days, $100,
Winthrop PD.
The following felonies were
heard in District Court May 17-24:
April J. Alexander, 20, Watertown,
drugs-procure/possess/control by
fraud of deceit, stay of imposition,
supervised probation three years,
local confinement 60 days, credit for
time served 12 days, sign probation
agreement, follow all conditions set
forth in the probation agreement, no
alcohol/controlled substance use, no
possession of alcohol or drugs, ex-
cept by prescription, random testing,
chemical dependency evaluation/-
treatment, follow recommendations
of evaluation, sign all releases of in-
formation, do not leave Minnesota
without written court approval, psy-
chological evaluation/treatment, SO.
Enterprise photo by Karin Ramige Cornwell
Elementary Carnival
The annual Sibley East Elementary Carnival was held
at the Gaylord school site on Thursday night, May 23.
Jopheth Walker from Bampton, Ontario, Canada, took
his turn at this game during the carnival. His parents
are Kevin and Cindy Walker. He was visiting his
grandparents Wally and Janet Lind in Gaylord.
Although some parking is-
sues still need to be ironed
out, the Belle Plaine City
Council recently approved
the conditional use permit
and site plan for the upcom-
ing expansion of Our Lady of
the Prairie Catholic Church
and School at 200 East
Church Street, according to
an article in the Belle Plaine
OLP is planning to con-
struct an 11,335-square-foot
addition this summer on the
southeast side of the existing
church. The existing school
building, one of Belle
Plaine’s oldest structures, will
be demolished after the com-
pletion of the new building.
The estimated cost of the
project is $1.8 million, much
of which was raised by vari-
ous fundraisers by the church
and its members.
BP City Council approves
alley vacation for church
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Arlington NAPA
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Arneson Law Office
Brau Motors
CMC Construction
Cenex C Store
Chef Craig’s Caterers
CornerStone State Bank
Good Samaritan Society
Arlington Campus
Gustafson Family Dentistry
Haggenmiller Lumber
Hutchinson Co-op (Arlington)
Jerry’s Home Quality Foods
Kick’s Bakery
Kolden Funeral Home
Kreft Cabinets, Inc.
Krentz Construction, LLC
Lensing Insurance
Liberty Station
Local Lawn Enforcement
Mesenbring Construction
Morreim Pharmacy
Dr. H.M. Noack
Pinske Real Estate &
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Vos Construction, Inc.
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Photos by Lifetouch
Front row, from left: Andrew Bullert, Beau Swenson, Jason Meyer,
Austin Brockhoff, Travis Schmidt. Middle row, from left: Andrew Grack,
Cody Doetkott, Nathan Thomes, Jordan Herd. Back row, from left: Head
coach Dan Tackmann, assistant coach Nate Kube, Brody Rodning,
Lukas Bullert, Zach Weber, Nick Haupt, Colin Mehlhop, and assistant
coach Collin Grams.
Sibley East Girls VARSITY SoftBALL
Front row, from left: Kimberly Kurtzweg, Karissa Sorenson, Haylee
Loncorich, Shelby Voight, Abigail Reinert. Second row, from left:
Britany Reierson, Libby Densmore, Breann Walsh, Briana Reier-
son, Paige Nelson, Jordan Thomes. Back row, from left: Jordyn
Polzin, Mikayla Perschau, Sara Borchert, Kayle Seeman, and head
coach Rod Tollefson.
Sibley East Girls VARSITY GOLF
From left: Co-head coach Mike Feterl, Rebecca Davis,
Heidi Milczark, Liz Thies, Rachel Davis, Kiersten
Campbell, and co-head coach Doug Flieth.
Front row, from left: Brent Walters, Jackson Rose, Neyland Ott, Jacob Strack. Middle
row, from left: Devan Tupa, Mark Brinkmann, Zach Bremer, Brad Zieglar, Aaron Strack.
Back row, from left: Co-head coach Mike Feterl, Matt Davis, Zach Bostelman, Levi
Pharr, Jordan Petzel, Mike Bostelman, Andy Davis, and co-head coach Doug Flieth.
Front row, from left: Leyton Rose, Cameron Thurn, Logan Wagenius, Erik Moreno, Edgar
Lopez, Xavier Wassather, Gavin Laabs. Second row, from left: Kody Klopfleisch, Isaac
Elseth, Jack Ballalatak, Justin Bennett, Korban Strand, Ian Holmes, Juan Rodriguez,
Kalab Stoeckman. Third row, from left: Sam Bullert, Aaron Kapke, Mitchell Wentzlaff,
Miah DuFrane, Alex Pedraza, Jon DuFrane, Bill Rovinsky, Daniel Rodriguez. Fourth row,
from left: Chase Ellwood, Adam Peterson, Zach Peterson, Ben Ahlstrand, Chris Johnson,
Connor Kranz, Zac Latzke, Logan Tesch, Mason Latzke, Cristian Ramos, Paul Morrison,
Head Coach Chuck Hartman. Back row, from left: Assistant coach Dan Meier, Sam Thies,
Joe Hanson, Arvin Latchman, Ben White, Patrick Spellman, Nick Bruss, Julius As-
mussen, Cordell Bates, Tyler Kratzke, Cole Bruhn, and assistant coach Carrie Pioske.
Front row, from left: Madison Krueger, Ellie Messner, Katie Danielson, Jenna Schuft,
Ella Lundstrum, Jean Sickmann. Second row, from left: Alexus Kreft, Brooke Klehr,
Morgan Paulson, Sam Lane, Elizabeth Zuniga, Karley Lind, Lindsey Flieth, Ashley
Rechtzigel, Jennifer Rovinsky. Third row, from left: Sydney Fogerty, Alli Stock, Emily
Raddatz, Lea Mueller, Abigail Butler, Sarah Shimota, Emma Samletzka, Madilyn Latzke,
Head Coach Jill Warzecha. Fourth row, from left: Perla Lopez, Tayler Brinkman, Sarah
Malinaski, Sara Peterson, Frances Zuniga, Norma Gonzalez, Ana Zugnia, Tamera
Echrik. Back row, from left: Assistant coach Mike Vrklan, Allison Eibs, Haley Rowher,
McKayla Stumm, Aylssa Weber, Megan Eckberg, Courtney Eibs, Maren Miner, Megan
Krentz, Silje Langoe, Kelli Martens, Natalie Mesker, and assistant Coach Carrie Pioske.
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