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Volume 130 • Number 6 • Thursday, August 15, 2013 • Arlington, MN 55307
Arlington, Green Isle to net increase in LGA
By Kurt Menk Editor Arlington and Green Isle, like all cities across the state, will receive an increase in local government aid (LGA) during 2014. The increase in LGA is due to action taken by the Minnesota State Legislature. The City of Arlington is scheduled to receive $636,892 in 2013 and will net $714,407 during 2014. That is an increase of $77,515 or a 12.1 percent hike. The City of Green Isle is set to net $53,199 in 2013 and will receive $79,969 during 2014. That is an increase of $26,850 or a 50.55 percent hike. The City of Gaylord is scheduled to receive $768,161 in 2013 and will net $838,313 during 2014. That is an increase of $70,152 or a 9.13 percent hike. The City of Gibbon is scheduled to net $216,241 in 2013 and will receive $252,830 during 2014. That is an increase of $36,589 or a 16.92 percent hike. The City of Henderson is scheduled to receive $265,687 in 2013 and will net $287,001 during 2014. That is an increase of $21,311 or an 8.02 percent hike. The City of New Auburn is scheduled to net $106,481 in 2013 and will receive $121,771 during 2014. That is an increase of $15,290 or a 14.36 hike. The City of Winthrop is scheduled to receive $393,587 in 2013 and will net $413,498 during 2014. That is an increase of $19,911 or a 5.06 percent hike. The respective city councils will discuss how to use the additional funds during meetings over the next few months.
After follow-ups, Sibley County board takes several actions
By Dave Pederson Correspondent Several items talked about by the Sibley County commissioners at previous meetings were dealt with at the meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 13. Either clarification or more information was needed before there could be some certainty on the direction the board wanted to go. After hearing a presentation last time by Blue Sky Broadband to provide high speed internet and voice service utilizing state of the art wireless protocols in the entire county, administrator Matt Jaunich said his research showed that for technical reasons it is not an option for the county to be a member of a wireless provider. “I learned we signed a new three-year telephone contract earlier this spring,” notes Jaunich about one of the services the private investor would provide. “The state is responsible for most of the security work in county facilities, providing the fiber line for internet between buildings. If we eliminate the state in place of Blue Sky all that maintenance becomes our responsibility.” Before approving the request by the Sheriff’s department to purchase two new squad vehicles the question about sales tax had to be resolved. The board did not want to buy now if the new sales tax for local governments was no longer in effect as of Jan. 1. It was learned because they are emergency vehicles, there is no sales tax required. Action was taken to buy the cars. At the previous meeting the board accepted the resignation of Roseann Nagel as human resource director. Before posting the opening, Jaunich wanted to look into the possibility of staff restructure. He returned to the board Tuesday with a new job description with minor changes. The one significant request is to move the department under the umbrella of the administrator. “I try to eliminate one or two-person departments,” says Jaunich. “The duties of the position are not going to change and it will be given stand alone authority to handle personnel issues. I started looking at ways to re-organize our structure where it will be easier to take on upcoming expected retirements.” Jim Nytes liked the idea, saying that way staff can cover for each other and it can work out a lot better. In another move to restructure staff, the board designated County Treasurer Mary Fisher as the motor vehicle deputy registrar and driver license agent. The work was previously coordinated through the Auditor’s office. The move will start Jan. 1 and does not impact the general public. The other resignation at the earlier meeting was for the P&I (policy and interpretation) coordinator Tammy LaGow, who was working full time to implement the five-year partnership in prevention program grant that works to limit alcohol, drugs and tobacco use by students. Questions concerned the high expense of some of the bills going through the county, even if they are grant funded. There was talk about if the position should be re-filled. Vicki Stock, Public Health and Human Services Director, said the county is about to
Enterprise photos by Kurt Menk
Highway 5 Project
Utility work was in full progress along Highway 5 on the edge of Green Isle on Monday morning, Aug. 12. The Highway 5 Project from Arlington and Green Isle followed on Tuesday morning, Aug. 13. Traffic is being detoured to Sibley County Road 9, McLeod County Roads 1 and 10 and Carver County Road 50. Heavy commercial traffic is being detoured to Sibley County Road 13 and 15 and then connecting to the remaining detour to avoid the weight-restricted bridge on Sibley County Road 9. Despite the construction, Arlington and Green Isle are still open for business.
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County on short end of program aid increase
By Dave Pederson Correspondent Sibley County Administrator Matt Jaunich announced that the county will receive a 1.1 percent increase in county program aid payments from the state department of revenue at the meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 13. “We will take it, but it is quite less when compared to surrounding counties,” said Jaunich, noting how Carver County received 29.9 percent increase, Scott 32.5, Redwood 30, McLeod 20.1, Nicollet 22.5 and Renville 19.8 percent. Payments for 2014 will rise by $4,032 from $361,661 in 2013 to $365,693. Jaunich says there are three factors when determining payments, including age-adjusted population numbers, average monthly number of households receiving food stamps and the population net tax capacity. Bill Pinske noted that the Governor says counties should be able to decrease spending with this CPA increase. However, he says Sibley County’s aid is less than it was in 2010 even with the increase this year. *In other business, Harold Pettis said the South Country Health Alliance is working to start a domestic violence program at the Sibley Medical Center. It would investigate and examine victims for violence. They want someone to be an advocate for people, including go along with them to the hospital to be checked or to go along to testify in court. *The board authorized Tim Becker, Public Works Director, to purchase a salt sander from Towmaster Truck Equipment for $4,707.84. The county has two that are 11 years old and have experienced a lot of mechanical repairs the past two years. One will be replaced and the other used for a backup. The new sander will be able to be used on different trucks in the future. *Bryan Gorman, Emergency Management Director, asked approval to sign an agreement with the University of Minnesota-Duluth to work on the Hazard Mitigation Plan Update, which is mandated every five years and is grant funded. Gorman said the county received a $40,000 grant from FEMA four weeks ago. He expects the cost of the program to come in at around $30,000. *The board also approved application for the 2013 Emergency Management Performance Grant. The county will receive about $19,000 in the yearly grant which will be matched 50/50. The match is already covered in the emergency management budget. Gorman said he plans to spend the funds on the go kits used by the EM director and his deputy for mobile emergencies. In the past, one kit was purchased and is stored in Green Isle and this one will be at the Winthrop fire department. Funds will also be used to finish off projects in progress. *Approval was given for the 1900 Henderson School Restoration Group, LLC to receive a revolving loan fund of $20,000 that will be paid back over 10 years at four percent interest. Jaunich said the request was for $50,000 but the county has set policy limit at $20,000. It is a small amount compared to the cost of the project of around $1 million. Collateral will be the property value of the site and the applicants gave a personal guarantee to back the grant. *Becker said the state will reimburse the county an estimated $12,000 from a gas tax to accommodate the detour of Highway 5 between Arlington and Green Isle. After recording traffic flow on the stretch, a formula was estimated for gas usage by the county vehicles. The survey showed 25 percent of the traffic includes trucks and 75 percent cars. *Jim Nytes attended the HRA meeting, saying the lawsuit by the Madelia Mobile Park was settled in the county’s favor, yet the legal cost was $70,000. He said there is an opportunity to recapture $16,000 of that expense. The HRA office will move to a new space in Henderson costing about $80,000. * Pettis said contract negotiations with law enforcement officers have resulted in arbitration. *The county will look into an incident where it took the Medical Examiner two and a half hours for the investigator to come out and release a body. The contract says it will take less than 45 minutes. The Sheriff will look into the incident.
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News Briefs
Rollover accident near town
A Glencoe man was injured in a one-vehicle rollover accident along County Road 12 about two miles west of Arlington at 6:35 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, according to the Sibley County Sheriff’s Department. Joshua D. Lindeman, 20, was driving a 1994 GMC Sierra westbound on County Road 12 when the vehicle reportedly left the roadway, struck a driveway and rolled, according to the report. The vehicle was a total loss. Lindeman, who was not wearing a seatbelt, had to be extricated from the vehicle. He was transported by the Arlington Ambulance to the Sibley Medical Center in Arlington and later airlifted to the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. An update on his medical condition was unavailable when this edition of the Arlington Enterprise went to press. The Arlington Fire Department also assisted at the scene.
Vehicle hits guide wire
A one-vehicle accident, without injuries, reportedly occurred at the intersection of County Road 8 and County Road 9 at 6:48 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, according to the Sibley County Sheriff’s Department. Inez Navarro, 44, Le Sueur, was driving a 2003 Pontiac Grand Am westbound on County Road 8 and was turning right onto County Road 9, according to the report. The vehicle slid on the loose gravel at the intersection, entered the ditch and struck a power pole guide wire. According to the report, her vision was obscured due to the rain. There was minor damage to the vehicle. Damage to the guide wire was unavailable.
Enterprise photo by Kurt Menk
St. Paul’s Soccer Bible Camp
These youngsters and coaches were in attendance at St. Paul’s Soccer Bible Camp. First Row: (left to right) Ellie Kaesermann, Carson Schmidt, Kaleb Crawford, Landon Fisher, Trent Wisch, Yzikiel Rendon, Trevor Duck, Kendra Schmidt and William Kaesermann. Second Row: (l to r) Jenna Wendland, Gavin Caron, Jaidynn Dietel, Charlie Matzke, Chaldin Wisch, Yzalyah Rendon, Michael Woestehoff, Kadin Seemann and Noah Kellermann. Third Row: (l to r) Emily Lorentz, Noah Harbarth, Isaac Schmidt, Nick Ritari, Andrew Priebe, Chris Ritari, Ylijah Rendon, Alex Ritari, Alex Priebe and Trystan Duck. Fourth Row: (l to r) Coaches Caleb Schmiege, Caleb Schultz, Peter Schlicht, Quintin Dalbec, Jordan Petzel, Mario Rendon and Ben Petzel.
Wendy’s Wiggle, Jiggle & Jam
Wendy’s Wiggle, Jiggle & Jam will be featured at the Arlington Public Library at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16, according to Library Director Kathy Homme. The performance is made possible by a grant provided by the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative and is funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.
Board approves partial roof replacement
By Karin Ramige Cornwell Manager The Sibley East School Board, during a recent meeting, approved a bid of $75,370 from Gag Sheet Metal, New Ulm, to reroof the elementary section of the Arlington school building. Labor costs will be $70 per man per hour with a 10 percent material mark up. A second bid from Vos Construction, Green Isle, was received at $114,600. The board asked about the difference in the two bids, and the reputability of Gag Sheet Metal. Superintendent Jim Amsden explained that Gag specialized in this type of projects and is able to buy materials in bulk. Business manager Jana Tessmer added that her previous employer had worked with Gag and was always pleased. Amsden said that this is a project that was not budgeted in the current year. He said $39,000 is budgeted for roof repairs. He has been working with head custodian Bob Pichelmann to reallocate projects and funds to cover the project. Some of the funds will come from not upgrading the football field lights and waiting to order drinking fountains and new desks, tables and chairs. Amsden added that the roof has a greater effect on a larger number of students. The project is scheduled to begin soon.
Other Business
In other actions, the board: • Approved the 2013-14 Elementary, Junior High, Senior High handbook as presented by the principals. Reference to the bullying policy was added to all three handbooks. • Tabled the approval of the Activity and Coaching handbooks pending the update of wording on excused absences and practices. The update will be verbally communicated at the activity meetings and the board will approve the final revisions at the next meeting.
New members are introduced
Marlys Schauer and her son, Matthew Burmeister, were introduced as new members of the Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce during the monthly meeting on Monday, Aug. 12. The Chamber hopes Marlys and Matthew will become active and longtime members, according to Chamber President Steve Gillaspie.
Outdoor concert at St. Paul’s
An outdoor concert will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Arlington at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15. Fide, which will provide Songs Of Our Savior, is comprised of Peter Schlicht, guitar, banjo, vocals; Caleb Schmiege, piano, guitar, vocals; and Caleb Schultz, drums, bass, harmonica. The Songs Of Our Savior will consist of Part One Jesus: Our Savior; Part Two - Jesus: Our Mission; and Part Three - Jesus: Our Leader. The event is open to the general public and people are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket. In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved inside St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
• Renewed the contract between the district and Minnesota State Mankato relating to a teaching fellow and teacher of special assignment for the 2013-14 school year. • Certified the date for the 2013 Truth in Taxation Hearing. The hearing will be heald on December 16, 2013 at 6 p.m. in room 149 at the Arlington Campus. • Accepted a $500 donation from VFW Post 6031 (Arlington) and $100 donation from the Arlington American Legion for $100, both for marching band equipment. • The next school board meeting will be held on Monday, August 19, at 6:30 p.m. in room 149 at the Arlington Campus.
Glencoe couple injured in cycle-vehicle crash
DRESBACH, Minn. — WXOW News 19 of La Crosse, Wis., reported Aug. 8 that a Glencoe motorcycle driver remains in the hospital following a collision with another vehicle in the construction area in Dresbach. Witness accounts said 59year-old James Eiden was northbound on Highway 61 when his cycle struck the driver’s side of an SUV driven by 23-year-old James Kruckow of La Crescent. His vehicle was headed west through the construction zone intersection at the time. Kruckow and his passenger, Pete Zervakis, 24, are both employees of WXOW. Neither was injured in the crash. Eiden’s son, Chris, told WXOW his father suffered non-life threatening head and hip injuries. Eiden first went to Gundersen Health System in La Crosse, but later was transferred to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, according to his son. Eiden’s passenger on the motorcycle, 59-year-old Michele Eiden, received nonlife threatening injuries, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. No tickets have yet been issued in the collision. A report from the Minnesota State Patrol is expected later this month, WXOW reported. Assisting the State Patrol at the scene were the Winona County Sheriff’s Office and Tri State Ambulance.
Birth Announcement
Pat & Jenny Otto of Arlington announce the birth of Archer John Otto. Archer was born August 6th, 2013 at St Francis Hospital. He weighed 6lbs 9oz and was 20 1/4 inches long. Archer’s grandparents are Harlan & Margo Otto and Tim & Dorothy Pesek, both of Henderson.
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start year three of the fiveyear grant. The recommendation of the personnel advisory committee is to continue in the program for the life of the grant and post to recruit a new coordinator. Stock told the board if it decided to withdraw from the grant the contract indicates there may be a request of some repayment of funds. Joy Cohrs asked if it can be made clear on the bills if they are grant money being used so the public realizes they are not public tax dollars. Auditor Lisa Pfarr said she will try to accommodate the request. Following up on a previous discussion, the board apJOYCE AND DAVID KROELLS
proved the professional service agreement with Springsted Inc. for a comprehensive rewrite of the county’s personnel policy. In other business, the board approved the hire of Jacob Hanson as a full time dispatcher/corrections officer, Lisa Holmquist as a full time eligibility worker, Pam Erickson as a seasonal/temporary human resource clerk for two months and Rodney Drexler as a seasonal/temporary Sheriff Deputy. The transfer was approved for Brittany Johnson from full time dispatcher/correction officer to full time eligibility worker.
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Arrest made in area burglary
By Kurt Menk Editor A Brownton man has been arrested in connection with an area burglary last week, according to the Sibley County Sheriff ’s Department. The burglary reportedly occurred at the Larry and Sharon Sickmann residence along 250th Street about one mile southwest of Arlington prior to 6:25 p.m.
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Friday, Aug. 9, according to the sheriff ’s department. Upon arrival, deputies found that the house had been forcibly entered. Four firearms were taken during the burglary along with a safe which contained a substantial amount of cash, various coins and jewelry. Some check blanks were also missing. Christopher W. Schwarze, 25, was arrested
at approximately 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10. Schwarze was in possession of many of the items that were reported stolen, according to the report. Schwarze was charged with second degree burglary. He made his first appearance in Sibley County District Court on Monday, Aug. 12. His bail was set at $5,000 cash or $50,000 bond.
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Raise The Rouf to benefit Jada Neid
Friends Care – Heart Share, LLC, is humbled and honored to announce its newest and youngest recipient, Jada Neid. Jada is the daughter of Jess (Dietz) Neid and is currently at Children’s Hospital of Minnesota battling some major life threatening issues at the young age of five months. Jess and family have continuously supported and volunteered at FCHS’s Raise The Rouf event and had a unique bond with Natalie Roufs, the event’s name sake. The annual Raise The Rouf event will be held in Green Isle on Saturday, Sept. 14. A 5K run will begin at 9 a.m. while a 5K walk (animals welcome) will start at 9:15 a.m. The run and walk will begin and end at the Green Isle Baseball Park. Food, refreshments and entertainment will follow at the Green Isle Baseball Park. The annual Raise The Rouf will continue at the Club New Yorker in Green Isle. A bike run will be held at 10 a.m. A bean bag tournament will start at 3 p.m. Open mic outside will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. A band will provide musical entertainment outside from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Rum Runners will be featured inside from 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Additional information can be found on the Friends Share- Hearts Care, Inc. website.
90 Years Ago August 16, 1923 Louis Kill, Editor The Arlington Greys went to Green Isle Sunday and defeated the team of that place by a 3 to 1 score in a fast and interesting contest which was the main attraction at the Old Time Picnic. Although errors were plentiful on both sides and there were men on the paths almost every inning, the teams seemed to tighten up at critical times and there was but little scoring done. Coming fast on the heels of the gasoline price reduction in South Dakota, the bottom fell out of that commodity in Minnesota the fore part of the week. Reductions by Twin City oil stations followed one another until Tuesday morning when the Standard Oil Company of Indiana announced a fixed price. This price affected Arlington as well as all other sections of the Northwest. The Standard price at Arlington on Tuesday was quoted as 14.8 cents from tank wagon and 17 cents retailed from filling stations. 60 Years Ago August 13, 1953 Louis Kill, Editor Twelve head of cattle owned by Irie Bergs, near Blakeley, were marooned on a sandbar in the Minnesota river one day last week as the result of rapidly rising waters following the heavy rains. Mr. Bergs contacted County Agent Duane Wilson for help in rescuing the herd and the latter called Frank D. Blair of the State Game & Fish division, who had a huge scow sent out from St. Peter and the animals were brought back to terra firma the same day. Roy Mueller & Sons herd of prize winning Red Polled cattle were loaded in the local railroad yards Monday and departed on their long itinerary to fairs and expositions in various parts of the country. The herd is in charge of Karl Mueller and a helper. It will be shown at fairs in the central states as far south as Texas. Two servicemen from Green Isle are presently on duty in Korea. Pfc. Manley Mathwig recently received the Combat Infantryman’s Badge for excellent performance of duty in Korea with the Second Infantry Division’s 23rd regiment. Mathwig, a rifleman in Co. K. has also received the UN service ribbon and the Korean service ribbon with one campaign star, since arriving in Korea last April. Pvt. Martin Brueggemeier recently arrived in Korea for duty with the 45th infantry division. Brueggemeier, an artilleryman, entered the army in January. 30 Years Ago August 18, 1983 Val Kill, Editor Darren Cain, son of Melvin and Nancy Cain of Green Isle, won a gold medal in the freestyle cadet (13 and 14 year olds) wrestling match as a member of the USA Team at the World Schoolboy Wrestling Festival held in Missoula, Montana, August 2-6. Darrin competed at 62 kg. (136.5 lbs.) He beat Franco Fasone of Italy in the finals on August 6. Chris Maca, son of George and Kathe Maca of Arlington, was recently awarded a scholarship by the Sibley County Chapter of the American Red Cross to attend the Red Cross Leadership Development Center Camp at Lake Minnetonka in Excelsior. The scholarship was given in recognition of Maca’s leadership ability and for his participation in Red Cross water safety classes. The Minnesota State Fair and The Farmer Magazine have recognized 299 Minnesota farms as 1983 Century Farms. Included in this group are the following Sibley County farms: Robert H. Bade, Arlington (1868); Hillard A. Kroells, Hamburg (1883); Clayton Overson, Gaylord (1861); Roland and Melroy Ruschmeyer, Gibbon (1878); Reuben Sommer, Gaylord (1864); and Kenneth E. Stoeckman, Green Isle (1861). 15 Years Ago August 13, 1998 Kurt Menk, Editor Mike Schramm recently began his duties as the new administrator at the Arlington Municipal Hospital. He replaces Interim Administrator John Stindt who resigned over two months ago. The fourth annual Woodtick 98’ will be held at the Arlington Sportsmen’s park on September 4. The event, sponsored by the Arlington Sportsmen’s Club, will feature two bands - Uncle Fester and Zeew Factory.
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Vikings stadium deal on hold while commission “double checks” owners’ business dealings
Our view: Good idea to investigate further before entering into a nearly $1 billion stadium deal
Last week, a New Jersey judge, presiding over a 21 year old lawsuit between Minnesota Vikings principal owners, Zygi, Mark and Leonard Wilf and former real estate business partners, said she found “fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and racketeering in how the Wilfs took money out of the partnership through fees and other means, according to an article in the Star Tribune, adding “I do not believe I have seen one single financial statement that is true and accurate.” This news comes not even two weeks before the final agreements between the State of Minnesota and the Wilfs were set to be made on the $975 million Vikings stadium. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority, the public group handling the stadium project, said Tuesday that it has retained Peter Carter of the Dorsey & Whitney law firm to lead a “due diligence” review of Vikings owner Zygi Wilf and his family’s real estate business. Governor Dayton, the key supporter in the stadium deal, said the findings in New Jersey were “very, very concerning.” The final financial agreements were set to be signed on next week, on Friday, August 23, with the ground breaking to come shortly thereafter. That is all on hold, for now, while the investigation takes place. Though Governor Dayton is a huge backer of the stadium, it was right for his camp to take a step back and investigate exactly what is going on before finalizing such a large project, of which the tax payers of the state will be responsible for $477 million. K.R.C.
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Dayton is an incompetent governor
To The Editor, Governor Dayton told everyone that “only the rich and the cigarette smokers would be impacted by the tax increases.” Democrats paraded that theme extensively, and now that the truth is out about the farm repair tax, the governor says that it was “the biggest mistake of the legislative session.” He pulls an “Obama” trying to spread the blame to the entire legislature, when the truth is that the DFL in their lust for tax dollars passed the bill and he, the governor, signed it. Now adding insult to injury, he wants the Republicans to help him straighten out the DFL made mess in a special session, without him giving anything in return. That doesn’t sound right when he has already expressed that he will consider repealing the “warehousing tax” if the GOP can find replacement funding in the budget. Maybe, if Dayton were a competent executive, none of this would have happened. If nothing else, Governor Dayton can now add “incompetent governor” to his resume. Dwight Grabitske Arlington
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Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary to the following local and area residents compliments of the Arlington Lions Club Community Calendar. August 16 Andy Shimota, Ellie Feterl, Lexi Baggenstoss, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Bening, and Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Pinske. August 17 In Memory Of Ray Schwartz, Allen Willmsen, Austin Allison, Joshua Nelson, Kelli Allen, Pat Lamb, and Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Gieseke. August 18 Becky Luskey, Jennifer Arneson, Leonard Eibs, Mr. and Mrs. David Diekmann, Mr. and Mrs. Quentin Barnes, and Mr. and Mrs. William Soeffker. August 19 Elizabeth Marie Mader, Kara Schmig, Mason Matz, Mike Kreft, Paul Wiemann, and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Utendorfer. August 20 Cayden Smart, Christie Johnson, Gail Thomes, Heather Arneson, Megan Arneson, Mike Schneider, Roger Dietel, and Mr. and Mrs. David Lieske. August 21 Ann Schmidt, Ben Goheen, Brian Wingate, Lorelie Ferch, Lynis Lehrke, Paige Liebl and Tyler Kranz. August 22 Andrew Swanson, Benjamin Johnson, Bennett Rauch, Bryce Soberski, Cindy Barnes, Felicia Brockoff, Joshua Arabian, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Stien, Mr. and Mrs. Gary St. John, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Rose, Sr. ***** The phone rings in the middle of the night at a doctor’s house. He answers and it is his friend, another doctor, who tells him: “We need a fourth player for our card game”. He gets up and puts on his coat. As he is doing that, his wife asks, “Is it something serious?” The doctor replies, “You can bet on it. There are three doctors there already and they need my help.” ***** A little kid opens a box of animal crackers. The mom leaves him alone in the kitchen for a couple of minutes and then returns to see a giant pile of crackers on the kitchen table. She asks, “What are you doing?” The little kid responds “The box said ‘do not eat if seal is broken.’ I am looking for the seal.” ***** A turtle was walking down an alley in New York when he was mugged by a gang of snails. A police detective came to investigate and asked the turtle if he could explain what happened. The turtle looked at the detective with a confused look on his face and replied “I don't know, it all happened so fast.” ***** What’s the difference between a Northern fairy tale and a Southern fairy tale? A Northern fairy tale begins, “Once upon a time...” A Southern fairy tale begins, “Y'all ain't gonna believe this!” ***** A priest, a rabbi and a vicar walk into a bar. The bartender says, '”Is this some kind of joke?” ***** Question: What did the police officer say to the midget complaining that someone picked his pocket? Answer: I can’t believe someone would stoop so low. ***** Question: What did the cat say after eating two robins lying in the sun? Answer: I just love baskin’ robins. ***** A grandfather is talking to his grandson. “You know in the good old days, you could go to a store with a quarter, and get a loaf of bread, a dozen eggs, a watermelon, and a brand new bike. But today, you can’t do that, nope, there’s just way too many surveillance cameras. ***** Customer: “Is this insecticide good for beetles.” Clerk: “No, it’ll kill them!” ***** Doctor: “You’re overweight.” Lady: “I think I want a second opinion” Doctor: “OK, you’re ugly too.” *****
Guest Column
Anniversary of Medicare: A time to reflect and act
By John Marty State Senator Forty eight years ago this summer, President Lyndon Johnson signed Medicare into law, providing health care for millions of older Americans. As our state begins full implementation of the Affordable Care Act, it is appropriate to reflect on the progress we have made on giving health care access to Americans, and commit to delivering Medicare for all. At the signing of the Medicare law, President Johnson said, “No longer will older Americans be denied the healing miracle of modern medicine. No longer will illness crush and destroy the savings that they have so carefully put away over a lifetime so that they might enjoy dignity in their later years.” The Medicare program has largely succeeded in fulfilling that promise. Seniors get the healthcare they need, when they need it. It still doesn’t cover all medical needs, but over the years, it has been expanded several times to increase the number of people covered, and the number of services provided. In 1972, people under age 65 who had long-term disabilities were included in Medicare. In 2003, prescription drug coverage was added. More recently, the Affordable Care Act (often called ObamaCare) added preventive care services to Medicare, as well as mammograms and other health screenings, and it reduced the co-payments seniors pay for prescription drugs. For older Minnesotans, Medicare has been a lifesaver. Minnesotans under 65, however, have been covered - or not covered under a fragmented and broken system of employer-based health insurance, private plans, public programs, or no insurance at all. Fortunately, during the next five months, many previously uninsured Minnesotans will receive health care coverage through the MNSure insurance exchange of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Those who were denied coverage because of preexisting conditions should no longer face that problem. Young adults whose parents have good coverage are now eligible for coverage through them. Minnesota, under Governor Dayton and the DFL legislature this year, is leading the nation in its thoughtful and comprehensive implementation of the ACA. By upgrading MinnesotaCare and expanding Medicaid, Minnesota will make health care accessible to hundreds of thousands of additional people. However, the ACA is not Medicare. It does little to eliminate the bureaucratic waste in our current system or reduce the overall costs of our health care system - and it will not cover everyone. Nationally, about two thirds of the low income people eligible for coverage under the ACA will not be covered because their states have chosen not to expand Medicaid. Minnesota is doing much better than those states, but there will still be a couple hundred thousand Minnesotans without coverage, and many more who have coverage will not have affordable access to some needed services. Although the ACA will close some gaps in our dysfunctional health care system, gaps will remain, and many people needing care will fall into those cracks. As soon as the ACA is fully implemented, it is time to turn our attention to completing the promise of Medicare for all. Legislation to enact a proposed Minnesota Health Plan (MHP), a Medicare-style plan for everyone is the only solution to rapidly rising medical costs. The MHP would beef up the coverage that Medicare recipients get including nursing home care and many other needed services - and extend those same benefits to everyone, regardless of age. The Minnesota Health Plan would cover all Minnesotans for all of their medical needs. Yet the MHP would save money, eliminating the costly bureaucratic insurance system and delivering health care directly. And, in providing health care to all instead of health insurance for some, we would leave medical decision-making with patients and their doctors, not subject to government or insurance company interference. A growing number of Minnesota physicians and nurses are supporting the MHP, because they are tired of patients who get inferior treatment based on insurance company restrictions. Two years from now, when the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of Medicare, we want to be on the verge of passing the Minnesota Health Plan. Five decades after Medicare covered people over 65, it is time for Minnesota to cover people under age 65 as well, finally delivering Medicare for all.
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NOTICE PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, that a hearing on the budget for the High Island Creek Watershed District for calendar year 2014 will be held on Monday, August 26, 2013, commencing at 8:00 p.m., at the Sibley County Service Center, 111 8th Street, Gaylord, MN 55334. The budget is $150,000.00 and will be raised from an ad valorem tax levy. The maximum ad valorem taxes that can be levied is .048 per cent of taxable market value or $250,000.00, whichever is less. Of the amounts levied, approximately $10,000.00 will be used for manager mileage and per diem expense; approximately $30,000.00 for general legal and administrative expense; approximately $6,500.00 for insurance, bond premiums and other miscellaneous expense; approximately $7,000.00 for audit expense; approximately $10,000.00 for ditch inspecting fees; and the balance of approximately $86,500.00 for repairs and maintenance for district-wide benefit. HIGH ISLAND WATERSHED DISTRICT BOARD OF MANAGERS Publish: August 8 and 15, 2013 SIBLEY EAST PUBLIC SCHOOLS WORKING SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES Independent School District No. 2310 Arlington-Gaylord-Green Isle Arlington Campus-Room #149 Monday, July 15, 2013 CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 5 p.m. at Gaylord Junior High School. Members present Brian Brandt, Anne Karl, Michelle (Missy) Weber and Dan Woehler. Scott Dose and Beth DuFrane joined the group in Arlington. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Working session to conduct tour of the Gaylord facilities and capital project needs and a tour of the Arlington facilities and capital project needs. Bob Pichelmann. A D J O U R N M E N T: Member Woehler moved, seconded by member Karl, to adjourn the meeting. The motion was approved. The meeting was adjourned at 7:00 p.m. Chairperson-Brian Brandt Clerk-Scott Dose Publish August 15, 2013 SIBLEY EAST PUBLIC SCHOOLS SPECIAL NON-PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES Independent School District No. 2310 Arlington-Gaylord-Green Isle Arlington Campus-Office Monday, July 15, 2013 7:30 p.m. CALL TO ORDER: The meeting was called to order at 8:05 p.m. Members: Brian Brandt, Scott Dose, Beth DuFrane, Anne Karl, Michelle (Missy) Weber and Dan Woehler. (ROLL CALL) were all present. MOTION TO CONDUCT NONPUBLIC CLOSED MEETING. Member Karl moved, seconded by Woehler to move to a NonPublic Closed Meeting under MS 13D.05, Subd.2(a)(2) to review active investigative data regarding an employee of the district. The motion was approved by unanimous vote. CLOSED MEETING DISCUSSION/SHARING OF INFORMATION: School District Attorney Anthony Nerud and Jim Amsden Superintendent of Schools informed the board about active investigative data regarding an employee of the district. MOTION TO ADJOURN SPECIAL NON-PUBLIC CLOSED SCHOOL BOARD MEETING. Member Karl moved, seconded by member Woehler to adjourn Special Non-Public Board Meeting. The motion was approved by unanimous vote. ADJOURNMENT: The meeting was adjourned at 8:55 p.m. Chairperson-Brian Brandt Clerk-Scott Dose Publish August 15, 2013 SIBLEY EAST PUBLIC SCHOOLS REGULAR SCHOOL BOARD MINUTES Independent School District No. 2310 Arlington-Gaylord-Green Isle Arlington Campus-Room #149 Monday, July 15, 2013 Following the Salute to the Flag, the meeting was called to order at 6:30 p.m. Members present: Brian Brandt, Beth DuFrane, Scott Dose, Anne Karl, Michelle (Missy) Weber and Dan Woehler. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Member Dose moved, seconded by member Woehler to amend the agenda: (add) New Business #7-Consider a motion calling for Spec. quotes for the replacement of the roof above the Arlington elementary building. The motion was approved by unanimous vote. Member Karl moved, seconded by member DuFrane, to approve the amended agenda. The motion was approved by unanimous vote. VISITOR/GUEST COMMENTS: No visitor comments. CONSENT AGENDA: Approval of minutes: Recommend approval of June 17, Special Working Session and Regular School Board Meeting Minutes. Personnel: Accept the resignations of Hannah RosholtK-6 Music Teacher and Nathan Kube-Elementary Special Education. Approve the hiring of Dan Meier-Head Boys Basketball Coach, per Master Agreement ($4427), Jessica Dietz-Special Education Teacher, per Master Agreement (Step 5 BA+30, $38,422), Olivia Sweeney-Elementary Teacher, Gaylord Grade 5, per Master Agreement (Step 2 BA, $33,244). Approval of Consent Agenda: Member Dose moved, seconded member DuFrane, to approve the Consent Agenda. Motion was approved by unanimous vote. OLD/UNFINISHED BUSINESS: Consider quotes for 2013-14 Bakery Products, Dairy Products, Refuse collection and fuel. Bakery Quotes: Member Karl moved, seconded by member Woehler, to reject quotes for Bakery Products for FY 2014 and re-issue the request for quotes. Motion was approved by unanimous vote. Dairy Quotes: Member Dose moved, seconded by member DuFrane, to award fixed price quote for Dairy Products to Kemps for FY 2014. Motion was approved by unanimous vote. Refuse Collection: Member Dose moved, seconded by member Woehler, to award quote for Refuse Collection at Gaylord to Gaylord Sanitation and at Arlington to Gaylord Sanitation for FY 2014. Motion was approved by unanimous vote. Diesel Quotes: Member Woehler moved, seconded by member Karl, to award quote for Diesel to United Farmer Co-Op for FY 2014. Motion was approved by unanimous vote. C. NEW/OTHER BUSINESS: Bills and payments: Recommend approval of July 2013 bills totaling $1,898,582.17. Member Dose moved, seconded by member Woehler, to approve the July 2013 bills. Motion was approved by unanimous vote. Review and approve Shared Services Agreement 2013 with the South Central Service Cooperative to facilitate a Strategic Planning Program for Sibley East Schools. ($3000 base fee plus $85.00 per participant). Member Karl moved, seconded by member Woehler, to approve the Shared Service Agreement with the South Central Service Cooperative to provide a Strategic Planning Program. Motion was approved by unanimous vote. Renewal of membership in the Minnesota School Boards Association ($4,289.00) and Policy Services renewal ($575.00). Member Dose moved, seconded by member Woehler, to approve MSBA membership and policy services renewal from July 1, 2012-June 30, 2013. Motion was approved by unanimous vote. Approve annual membership in the Minnesota River Conference. Member Dose moved, seconded by member Woehler to approve membership and renewal in the Minnesota River Conference for the 2013-14 school year ($1575.00). Motion was approved by unanimous vote. Approve music department Fundraiser Requests for the 2013-14 school year. Member DuFrane moved, seconded by member Karl to approve music department Fundraiser Requests for the 2013-14 school year. Motion was approved by unanimous vote. Member Woehler moved, seconded by member Weber to accept the following donations with appreciation: Klehr Grading and Excavating Inc. $100, Hwy 19 Scale Company $600, The Minnesota Valley Electric Trust $500, Sibley East Wolverines Boosters Inc. $750. Motion was approved by unanimous vote. Amended Agenda Item: Consider a motion calling for Spec. quotes for the replacement of the roof above the Arlington Elementary building. Member Woehler moved, seconded by member Weber, to approve a motion to call for quotes on replacing the roof section above the Arlington elementary. Motion was approved by unanimous vote. PRINCIPAL REPORTS: Tim Schellhammer, senior high principal presented information related to his first month on the job.SUPERINTENDENT REPORT: Jim Amsden updated the board on administrative goals for 201314 and efforts that have taken place to begin working toward those goals. OTHER INFORMATION: Next board meeting is Monday, August 5 at 6:30 p.m. in room #149 of the Arlington campus. ADJOURNMENT: The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 p.m. moved by Karl, seconded by member Woehler. The motion was approved by unanimous vote. Chairperson-Brian Brand Clerk-Scott Dose Publish: August 15, 2013
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Church News
ST. MARY, MICHAEL AND BRENDAN AREA FAITH COMMUNITY Fr. Keith Salisbury, Pastor Friday, August 16: Daily Mass (Bre). 8:30 a.m. Mass (Mar). Saturday, August 17: 5:00 p.m. Mass (Mar). Sunday, August 18: 7:30 a.m. Mass (Bre); 9:00 a.m. Mass (Mic). 10:30 a.m. Mass (Mar). Monday, August 19: 8:30 a.m. Mass (Bre); Mass (Mar). 8:00 p.m. AA and Ala-Non (Mar). Tuesday, August 20: 8:30 a.m. Mass (Bre). 7:00 p.m. Daily Mass. 7:30 p.m. St. Arthur’s KC meeting (Mar). Wednesday, August 21: 8:30 a.m. Mass (Bre); 9:00 a.m. Word and Communion (Oak Terrace). 5:00 p.m. Mass (Mar). Thursday, August 22: 8:30 a.m. Mass (Bre); Mass (Mic). 7:30 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous (Mic). TRINITY LUTHERAN 32234 431st Ave., Gaylord Rev. James Snyder, Interim Pastor Sunday, August 18: 10:00 a.m. Worship. Monday, August 19: 7:00 p.m. Summer evening worship at St. Paul’s. Wednesday, August 21: Church fishing day. 8:00 a.m. Meet at church. 2:30 p.m. Clean fish at Dave Kahle’s. 6:15 p.m. Potluck supper. August 14-22: Pastor Jim is on vacation. ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN (Missouri Synod), Arlington Pastor William Postel Phone 507-964-2400 Sunday, August 18: 9:00 a.m. Worship. Thursday, August 22: 5:30 p.m. Deadline for bulletin and calendar information. ST. PAUL’S LUTHERAN Green Isle Pastor Eric W. Rapp Friday, August 16: 10:00 a.m. Deadline for Sunday bulletin. Sunday, August 18: 9:00 a.m. Worship without Communion. Tuesday, August 20: 8:30 p.m. Joint Elders meeting. Thursday, August 22: Private Communions. 8:00 p.m. Deadline for September activities calendar. PEACE LUTHERAN (Missouri Synod), Arlington Kurt Lehmkuhl, Pastor Sunday, August 18: 9:00 a.m. Worship service with Holy Communion. Monday, August 19: 7:00 p.m. Worship service. ZION LUTHERAN 814 W. Brooks St. Arlington – (507) 964-5454 James Carlson, Pastor Sunday, August 18: 9:00 a.m. Worship. 10:00 a.m. Fellowship. Tuesday, August 20: 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. TOPS in church basement. Thursday, August 22: 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Zion service on cable. 2:00 p.m. Newsletter deadline. ZION LUTHERAN Green Isle Township Pastor Eric W. Rapp Friday, August 16: 10:00 a.m. Deadline for Sunday bulletin. Sunday, August 18: 10:30 a.m. Worship with Communion. Tuesday, August 20: 8:30 p.m. Joint Elders meeting at St. Paul’s. Thursday, August 22: Private Communions. 6:00 p.m. Deadline for September activities calendar. CREEKSIDE COMMUNITY CHURCH Christian & Missionary Alliance Dr. Bill Kuhn, Interim Pastor 114 Shamrock Drive Arlington – 507-964-2872 www.creekside-church.com email: creeksidecc@mediacombb.net. Saturday, August 17: 10:00 a.m. to noon, HTM mobile food shelf at Creekside. All are welcome to receive free groceries. Sunday, August 18: 10:30 a.m. Worship service, Thursday, August 22: 6:30 p.m. Community men’s Bible study at Chuck Peik’s home. 7:00 p.m. Community women’s Bible study at Jean Olson’s home. 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 RodneyJ. Stemme, Pastor wwwarlingtonunited methodist.org Saturday, August 17: 8:00 a.m. A-Men men’s group. 10:00 a.m. Womens Bible study at Bette Nelson’s. Sunday, August 18: 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. Worship. 10:15 a.m. Fellowship. Monday, August 19: Deadline for September newsletter items. Tuesday, August 20: 6:30 p.m. SPPRC. 7:30 p.m. Ad. Council. Thursday, August 22: 10:00 a.m., 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. Worship on cable TV. 7:00 p.m. Women’s Bible study. GAYLORD ASSEMBLY OF GOD Gaylord Bob Holmbeck, Pastor Friday, August 16: 4:00 p.m. Leave church for Shakopee women’s prison visit. 6:30 p.m. Thomas Bible study, 8510 Penn Ave., Bloomington. Sunday, August 18: 9:00 a.m. Sunday school. 10:00 a.m. Sunday worship service. Wednesday, August 21: 6:30 p.m. Evening Bible classes and Youth Focused. ST. PAUL’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Henderson (507) 248-3594 (Office) Rev. Brigit Stevens, Pastor Find us on Facebook: St. Paul’s UCC - Henderson Sunday, August 18: 9:00 a.m. Worship. ST. PAUL’S EV. REFORMED CHURCH 15470 Co. Rd. 31, Hamburg Dan Schnabel, Pastor 952-467-3878 www.stpaulsrcus.org Sunday, August 18: 9:30 a.m. Worship service. Tuesday, August 20: 7:30 p.m. Men’s Brotherhood. ORATORY OF ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE Jessenland 507-248-3550 Fr. Sam Perez Thursday: Weekly Mass at 5:00 p.m.
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Irish earn berth in state tournament
By Kurt Menk Editor The Green Isle Irish baseball team posted two wins in the Region 7C Baseball Tournament at Glencoe last weekend and earned a berth in the Minnesota State Class C Amateur Baseball Tournament. Green Isle, 24-9 overall, will face Sleepy Eye in the opening round of the state tournament at Maple Lake at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. Green Isle 3 Young America 1 The Green Isle Irish baseball team defeated Young America 3-1 during the Region 7C Baseball Tournament in Glencoe on Friday night, Aug. 9. The Irish, along with the victory, earned a berth in the Minnesota State Class C Amateur Baseball Tournament. Pat Moriarty and Jeremy Ische supplied the offense with solo home runs in the first and seventh innings. In addition to the roundtrippers, Moriarty also contributed a double. Keller Knoll recorded three singles while Brian Scherscligt and Jackson Hallahan collected one single each and one double apiece. Zach Herd, Lucas Herd and Matt Breyer added one single each. Cody Hallahan, who pitched out of jams in the first and second innings, went the distance on the hill and posted the mound win. The right hander yielded one earned run on seven hits. He also fanned six, walked one and hit one batter. Green Isle 10 Brownton 0 Carver draftee pitcher Lukas Sand tossed a no hitter as the Green Isle Irish baseball team blanked Brownton 10-0 in seven innings during the Region 7C Baseball Tournament at Glencoe on Saturday, Aug. 10. Sand, who recorded the mound victory, struck out four. Brownton had only three base runners via a walk and two Green Isle errors. Brian Scherschligt contributed a double and a home run while Zach Herd collected two doubles. Keller Knoll belted a solo home run while Pat Moriarty ripped a double. Mike Dent, Pat Gullickson, Chris Knoll, Jackson Hallahan and Jeremy Ische added one single each.
Enterprise photo by Kurt Menk
The members of the Green Isle Irish baseball team include the following members. Front Row: (left to right) Austin Brockhoff, Chris Knoll, Keller Knoll, Zac Weber, Lucas Herd, Jackson Hallahan, Cody Hallahan, Mike Dhaene, co-manager Matt Breyer and Nate Pilacinski. Back Row: (l to r) Co-manager Troy Breyer, Dent contributed two singles Winsted 7 while Alex Twenge, Jeremy Green Isle 0 The Green Isle Irish base- Ische, Keller Knoll, Lucas ball team was blanked by Herd and Zach Herd collected Winsted 7-0 during the Re- one single apiece. The Irish lined into a pair of gion 7C Baseball Tournament at Glencoe on Saturday night, double plays which hurt their Aug. 10. The loss eliminated offensive chances in the the Irish from the region tour- game. Pat Moriarty pitched the nament. Chris Knoll paced Green first four innings and was Isle’s 10-hit attack with two tagged with the mound loss. singles and a double. Mike The right hander gave up
Pat Gullickson, Zach Herd, Ed Reichenbach, Alex Twenge, Pat Moriarty, Connor Herd, Mark Foley, Brian Scherschligt and Jeremy Ische. Missing from the photo are Dylan McCormick, Marcus Hahn and Mike Dent. three earned runs on seven hits. He also struck out one and walked two. Matt Breyer worked the next inning and surrendered one unearned run on one hit. He also fanned one batter. Ische hurled the next 1 1/3 frames and allowed one earned run on two hits. He also walked two batters. Gullickson pitched the final 2 2/3 innings and gave up one earned run on two hits. He also fanned three and walked one.
Irish Notes
At the conclusion of the region tournament, the Irish drafted right handed pitcher Aaron Cook, Young America, and right hander pitcher Ronnie Olsen, Waconia, for the Minnesota State Class C Amateur Baseball Tournament.
Rose verbally commits to wrestle for the University of Minnesota
By Kurt Menk Editor Two-time defending state champion Nathan Rose, who will be a senior on the Sibley East varsity wrestling team this year, has verbally committed to wrestle for the University of Minnesota after he graduates from high school. Rose made the verbal commitment on Thursday, Aug. 8. Rose, for the second consecutive year, captured first place honors in the 195pound weight division during the Minnesota State Class A Wrestling Tournament at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul this past March. Rose was the first Sibley East wrestler to win a state title last year and now is the first Wolverine grappler to win back-to-back state championships. Rose concluded his most recent season with a 45-0 record overall. He will enter next season, his senior year, with 90 straight wins. He is the son of Tony and Jenny Rose, Arlington.
Greys go undefeated at Scott-Carver Threshers
By Kurt Menk Editor The Arlington Greys Base Ball Club posted two wins at the Scott-Carver Threshers at Jordan on Sunday, Aug. 4. During the Sibley County Fair and amateur baseball playoffs, the Greys were short players and had to recruit “muffins” (rookies) for the tournament. The Greys currently have a 6-0 record. Arlington will host its annual tournament on Saturday, Sept. 14. Arlington Greys 5 Mankato Baltics 2 The Arlington Greys Base Ball Club defeated the Mankato Baltics 5-2 during the Scott-Carver Threshers on Sunday morning, Aug. 4. Steve “Little Bill” Pioske sparked the lumber company with three singles. Roger “The Preacher” Hoeben and Cody “Rocket” Doetkott collected one single each and one double apiece. Pat “Fish” Nienaber contributed two singles while Rob “Eye” Brau smashed a double. Jim “Yukon” Kreft, Dan “Young Blood” Splettstoeser, Bob “Bobblehead” Thomes, Todd “Stick Man” Pauly, Andy Lazzari and Jordan Trestram added one single apiece. Nienaber went the distance on the hill and recorded the mound victory. In one stretch, he retired 11 consecutive strikers. The Greys lost Kreft due to a hamstring injury in the second inning. Arlington Greys 4 Minneapolis Quicksteps 3 The Arlington Greys Base Ball Club edged the Minneapolis Quicksteps 4-3 in 11 innings during the ScottCarver Threshers on Sunday afternoon, Aug. 4. Dylan “Stove Pipe” Pauly, who had singled in the 11th inning, scored the game-winning run on a Quicksteps error. “Stove Pipe” was traded by the Greys to the Quicksteps for a player to be named later and a piece of chocolate cake about 1 1/2 hours prior to the game. After the Quicksteps recruited a driver from the antique tractor parade, “Stove Pipe” was traded back in time to make his debut for the Greys and score the gamewinning run. Bob “Bobblehead” Thomes hurled the entire game and posted the mound victory. Thomes also helped his own cause with three singles. Andy Lazzari contributed a single and a double while John Tofteland had two singles. Pat “Fish” Nienaber, Roger “The Preacher” Hoeben, Steve “Little Bill” Pioske, Dan “Young Blood” Splettstoeser, Cody “Rocket” Doekott, Todd “Stick Man” Pauly and Dylan “Stove Pipe” Pauly added one single each.
A’s loses to Chanhassen 15-8 in region baseball tournament
By Kurt Menk Editor The visiting Arlington A’s baseball team lost to Chanhassen 15-8 during the Region 6C Baseball Tournament. The loss eliminated the A’s from the region tourney. The A’s behind early when Chanhassen touched Arlington starting pitcher Scott Husfeldt for two runs in the bottom of the first inning. Arlington rebounded with a three-run bomb by Matt Pichelmann in the top of the third frame and took a 3-2 advantage. The A’s lead did not last long as Chanhassen countered with eight runs in the bottom of the third inning. Chanhassen scored three more runs in the bottom of the fifth frame and increased its lead to 13-3. Arlington cut the lead to 13-8 by the end of the seventh inning. Chanhassen plated two more runs in the bottom of the eighth inning for the 15-8 victory. Blake Henke sparked the Arlington offense with two singles and a double. Craig Dose collected two singles while Pichelmann contributed his three-run homer. Shane Henke ripped a double while Scott Dose, Jake Lucas and Dan Cheis added one single each. Husfeldt pitched into the third inning and was tagged with the mound loss. Pichelmann followed for one inning while Cheis worked the final five frames. The Arlington pitchers were hurt by five errors. Belle Plaine, Fairfax and Jordan will now represent Region 6C in the Minnesota State Class C Amateur Baseball Tournament. The A’s conclude the season with a 6-18 record overall.
A’s Notes
Arlington A’s baseball player Matt Pichelmann has been drafted by Fairfax for the Minnesota State Class C Amateur Baseball Tournament. Fairfax will face Union Hill in the opening round of the state tournament at Delano at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18.
Enterprise photo by Kurt Menk
The members of the Arlington A’s baseball team include the following players. Front Row: (left to right) Batboys Lucas Dose and Caleb Dose. Middle Row: (l to r) Cody Doetkott, Lukas Bullert, Blake Henke, Mitchell Heibel, Nathan Henke, Matt Pichelmann, Dan Chies, Shane Henke and Michael Bullert. Back Row: (l
to r) Bryce Eggert, Craig Dose, Trevor Schrupp, Scott Husfeldt, Anthony O’Day, Josh Nelson, assistant manager Tony Beneke, manager Jake Lucas and Scott Dose. Missing from the photo are Brett Pioske, Nathan Thomes, Dan Bigaouette, Lucas Schwope,batboy Austin Lucas and batboy Jacob Lucas.
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Hiring PT Day Cleaner at Central Public Schools. Approx. 18 hours per week, Sunday—Friday. Requirements: detail oriented, ability to work independently, organized. References and background check will be required. For more information or application, contact Todd Nelson of Dashir Management, at: 320-808-9066 or e-mail resume and cover letter to: tnelson@central.k12.mn.us
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Village Cooperative of Hutchinson (320) 234-7761. 55+ Senior living. Four units available (2-1BR, 22BR.) Call for your tour. Equal Housing Opportunity. 2BR apartment in Arlington for rent. Available September 1. No pets, no smoking. References required. For more info call Dan (507) 964-2973. 2BR, 1BA duplex in Arlington. Laundry, single garage, quiet neighborhood. NO PETS. No smoking. Application, background check, 12 month lease. $550 deposit, rent $550. Available September 1. (612) 236-5304. Duplex, 2BR, oversized garage, W/D on main level, AC, Arlington. No smoking or pets. $600 rent plus utilities and deposit. (952) 758-7622. 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.
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Court News
The following misdemeanors, petty misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors were heard in District Court August 2-8: Minnesota State Patrol (MSP); Sheriff’s Office (SO); Department of Natural Resources (DNR); MN Department of Transportation (MNDOT): Jacob R. Annis, 19, Brooklyn Center, operate unregistered vehicle without plates displayed, dismissed, lights to be displayed sunset-sunrise, $125, driving without a valid license or vehicle class/type, dismissed, Arlington PD; Kevin A. Schmidt Jr., 28, St. Paul, speed, $125, proof of insurance, dismissed, Arlington PD; Pritt P. Suitslepp, 25, Bloomington, speed, $135, Arlington PD; David L. Vazquez, 29, Arlington, possession of drug paraphernalia, speed, $175, Arlington PD; Bo D. Acevedo, 19, Gaylord, noise ordinance, speed, $250, Gaylord PD; Gregory T. Bennett, 23, Palos Park, Ill., speed, $125, Gaylord PD; Roseana JaquezMessner, 31, Gaylord, loud music, $125, Gaylord PD; Alissha N. Reeves, 29, Gaylord, proof of insurance, dismissed, Gaylord PD; Thomas W. Everson, 31, Le Sueur, proof of insurance, dismissed, Henderson PD; Elliot J. Braulick, 19, Winthrop, failure to stop at stop signs or stop lines, $135, MSP; Tyler J. David, 21, Faribault, speed, $125, MSP; Joshua J. Ehlke, 27, Gaylord, seat belt, $110, MSP; Lisa J. Elkins, 50, Madelia, child passenger restraint not fastened, $135, MSP; Matthew T. K. Enright, 25, Redwood Falls, speed, $135, MSP; Sandra M. Frederickson, 44, Glencoe, speed, $125, MSP; Larry F. Hills, 54, Fairfax, speed, $135, MSP; Chad W. Knutson, 43, Waconia, seatbelt, $110, MSP; Dennis C. Kuehl, 16, New Auburn, seat belt, $110, proof of insurance, dismissed, MSP; Bruce A. Kuehn 61, Winthrop, seat belt, $110, MSP; Violet V. Morgan, 25, Pierre, S.D., seat belt, $110, MSP; Theresa E. Nusser, 44, Mankato, speed, $145, MSP; Timothy R. Schmidt, 58, Winthrop, seat belt, $110, MSP; Jodi L. Storms, 43, Arlington, speed, $145, MSP; Kaitlyn A. M. Taylor, 20, Mankato, speed, $125, MSP; Leann K. Kosek-Hacker, 48, Brownton, speed, $145, MSP; Shelly K. Berger, 37, Gibbon, neglect child-knowingly permit physical/sex abuse, continued, supervised probation two years, local confinement 30 days, psychological evaluation/treatment, follow recommendations of evaluation, follow all instructions of probation, sign probation agreement, follow all recommendations in the Renville County Protection files, sign all releases of information, remain law-abiding, consecutive other case, $85, SO; Dakota W. Boese, 19, Henderson, liquor consumption under 21, $185, SO; Phillip L. Bruuo, 47, Moscow, Tenn., speed, $125, SO; Ross J. Elenkiwich, 25, Minneapolis, speed, $145, SO; Keagan A. Evenson, 19, Belle Plaine, possess/sale small amount of marijuana, $135, SO; Paul M. Kienlen, 40, San Antonio, Texas, speed, $125, SO; Daniel W. Nelson, 25, New Auburn, possess/sale small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, $185, SO; Barrett B. Schmiesing, 19, Belle Plaine, possess/sale small amount of marijuana, $135, SO; Joseph M. Struss, 29, Minneapolis, DWI, stay of imposition, unsupervised probation one year, chemical dependency evaluation/treatment, 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, no same or similar, no drug related traffic offenses, $385, possess over 1.4 grams of marijuana in motor vehicle, dismissed, SO; Steven C. Thuening, 21, Chaska, underage drinking and driving, stay of imposition, unsupervised probation one year, chemical dependency evaluation/treatment, follow recommendations of evaluation, victim impact panel, remain law-abiding, no same or similar, $270, SO; Israel T. Torres, 26, St. Peter, careless driving, stay of imposition, unsupervised probation one year, remain lawabiding, sign all releases of information, chemical dependency evaluation/treatment, follow recommendations of evaluation, victim impact panel, no same or similar, $385, driving after suspension, proof of insurance, dismissed, SO; Rosalba M. Colin, 43, Winthrop, dog license required, $135, Winthrop PD; James A. Moore, 37, Minneapolis, speed, $125, Winthrop PD; Dakota B. Smith, 19, New Ulm, possess/sale small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, liquor possession under 21, speed, $345, Winthrop PD: The following felonies were heard in District Court August 28: Robert J. 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Carter, 42, Golden Valley, predatory offender- knowingly violates registration requirement or intentionally provides false information, stay of imposition, supervised probation five years, local confinement 13 days credit for time served 13 days, sentence to service 160 hours for indeterminate, follow all conditions set forth in the probation agreement, follow all instructions of probation, contact with probation, sign probation agreement, supply DNA sample, sign all releases of information, successfully complete cognitive skill training, predatory offender registration required, try to obtain and maintain obtain employment, $135, SO:
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The members of the Green Isle Irish baseball team include the following members, front row: (left to right) Austin Brockhoff, Chris Knoll, Keller Knoll, Zac Weber, Lucas Herd, Jackson Hallahan, Cody Hallahan, Mike Dhaene, co-manager Matt Breyer and Nate Pilacinski. Back row: (left to right) Co-manager Troy Breyer, Pat Gullickson, Zach Herd, Ed Reichenbach, Alex Twenge, Pat Moriarty, Connor Herd, Mark Foley, Brian Scherschligt and Jeremy Ische. Missing are Dylan McCormick, Marcus Hahn and Mike Dent.
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