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Family Art Night scheduled during parent-teacher conferences week
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Gerald L. Smith
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August 23, 2015
‘Key to the future’: Pipestone Area Schools seek referendum to keep programs alive
PIPESTONE — Pipestone Area Schools (PAS) have an upcoming referendum Nov. 3 for a new tax levy. The levy would increase the district’s current levy by $822,477.29 for a total amount of $2,234,743.20 in revenue for the operations fund, which is used to pay for teachers, buses,...
August 23, 2015 - 9:10pm
July 26, 2015
VFW baseball: Worthington one win from state
PIPESTONE — Shawn Hurley’s incredible play in the seventh inning looked for a minute like it might be the catalyst Worthington needed to...
July 26, 2015 - 11:46pm
July 25, 2015
Amateur baseball: Lakefield gets historic win
PIPESTONE — Lakefield made team history Friday in its First Nite and Gopher League playoff game against Pipestone. The Frogs’ 5-3 victory over the A’s gave them a 2-0 win in the best-of-3 series. It is the first time Lakefield has ever reached the Region 13C Tournament. Pipestone...
July 25, 2015 - 12:05am
July 23, 2015
Amateur baseball: Wilmont holds on; Lakefield takes lead
LISMORE — Worthington rallied late, but Wilmont’s eight-run fourth was too much to overcome. The Cubs led 1-0 until seven unearned runs...
July 23, 2015 - 12:11am
July 21, 2015
VFW baseball: Worthington, Pipestone move on
WORTHINGTON — If baseball is indeed a “funny game” as former sports broadcaster Joe Garagiola once said in a book he authored, it was funny...
July 21, 2015 - 2:00pm
July 12, 2015
Legion baseball: Jackson, Edgerton take sub-district titles
JACKSON — The Jackson and Edgerton American Legion teams picked up sub-district championships on Saturday, earning them a chance to play for...
July 12, 2015 - 11:54pm
July 10, 2015
Legion baseball: Edgerton, Pipestone advance to title game
PIPESTONE — The Division 2 Sub-District 2 tournament opened on Friday with Edgerton and Pipestone earning trips to this morning’s title game. Edgerton, the No. 4-seed, made it to the semifinals when fifth-seeded Slayton forfeited their pigtail game. Post 42 used that opportunity...
July 10, 2015 - 11:49pm
July 9, 2015
VFW baseball: Worthington wins big, clinches league title
WORTHINGTON — After Thursday’s game, some numbers stuck out in the mind of Worthington head coach TD Hostikka. One, 24-5, 7-1, 174 and 63...
July 9, 2015 - 11:21pm
July 5, 2015
Amateur baseball: Jackson takes nailbiter over Worthington; Hadley wins two
WORTHINGTON — In a game that turned into a pitcher’s duel after looking like a barnburner early, Jackson had the final say. A single run...
July 5, 2015 - 11:49pm
July 1, 2015
Appeldorn farm turns 101
PIPESTONE — For 101 years the Appeldorn family has been planting crops — and possibly even more importantly, memories — on their farm. John...
July 1, 2015 - 4:22pm
June 23, 2015
Saluting the troops with Pipestone
PIPESTONE — The Pipestone community will celebrate its patriotic history this week by honoring its past and current veterans during the 26th annual Watertower Festival. The theme for the celebration is “Salute the Troops.” The festivities kicked off Monday with the traditional...
June 23, 2015 - 8:47pm
June 15, 2015
VFW Baseball: Worthington, Pipestone split doubleheader
PIPESTONE — Worthington VFW Post 3958 picked up steam late in the first game of its doubleheader against Pipestone Monday and carried that right over into the nightcap. The late surge by Worthington wasn’t enough in the opener. Pipestone scored six runs in the bottom of the second...
June 15, 2015 - 11:33pm
Amateur baseball: Hadley ropes Jackson; Worthington gets road win
JACKSON — Nick Bruning had himself a day Sunday in Jackson. The Hadley third baseman drove in seven of his team’s 10 runs in a 10-2 win...
June 15, 2015 - 12:32am
June 12, 2015
Bud Johnston appointed to tourism council
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton announced Friday the appointment of Bud Johnston, Pipestone, to the Explore Minnesota Tourism Council as an at-large member. Johnston’s term begins Wednesday and will continue through Jan. 7, 2019. He replaces former council member Bonnie Carlson. Johnston...
June 12, 2015 - 8:11pm
June 8, 2015
Adrian man makes appearance in felony negligent fire case
LUVERNE — More than 10 months after the incident occurred, Mark Zebe of Adrian appeared in Rock County District Court Monday in connection with a negligent fire case that led to the death of Ashley Von Holtum of Pipestone. According to court documents, the incident occurred south...
June 8, 2015 - 5:01pm