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Gibbon man accused of molesting girl known to him

A Gibbon man is accused of molesting a girl known to him. Kevin John Benner, 36, was charged last week in Sibley County Court with three counts of felony first-degree criminal sexual conduct. A criminal complaint says the girl, who is under the age of 13, reported earlier this month...
GIBBON, MN
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Hwy 19 closure extended two weeks for more extensive repairs

MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - Motorists are going to have to wait a couple of weeks longer for a Highway 19 road closure to open back up. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), the detour for Hwy 19 from Winthrop to Gibbon will be in place approximately two weeks longer due to some necessary extensive repairs.
MANKATO, MN
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Candidates file for various county offices

A number of candidates filed for various Sibley County offices as the filing period opened at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 17. Mark Brandt filed as a County Commissioner candidate in District 1. Commissioner District #1 includes the City of Henderson, Alfsborg Township, Henderson Township, Jessenland Township, Kelso Township and Sibley...
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SE softball team beats Cleveland

The Sibley East varsity girls softball team concluded its regular season with one victory in five games during the past week. The Lady Wolverines, 2-10 in the Minnesota River Conference and 3-15 overall, will begin post season play on Monday afternoon, May 23. Tri-City United 8 • Sibley East 7...
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Jake Schmidt tosses no-hitter against TCU in an 11-0 victory

Senior Jake Schmidt tossed a no-hitter as the Sibley East varsity baseball team captured three wins in four games during Minnesota River Conference action last week. The Wolverines currently have a 6-1 mark in the MRC and a 7-2 record overall. Sibley East 11 • Tri-City United 0. Senior...
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Kreft recognized at college

Oscar Kreft, a 2021 graduate of the Sibley East High School, has been named to the Dean’s List at Washington University in St. Louis during the recent semester. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must earn a semester grade point average of 3.6 or above and be enrolled in at least 14 graded units.
ARLINGTON, MN
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Arlington Man Injured in ATV Crash

One person was injured in an ATV crash southwest of Arlington last week. The Sibley County Sheriff’s Office says they responded to the crash Thursday night near the intersection of 248th St and 381st Ave at just after 8pm. The Sheriff’s Office says 21-year-old Christopher Dahl of Arlington lost...
ARLINGTON, MN
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ATV Crash Southwest Of Arlington under Investigation

An ATV crash southwest of Arlington is under investigation. The Sibley County Sherriff’s Office responded to the crash Thursday near the intersection of 248th St and 381st Ave at 8:16 p.m. 21-year-old Christopher Dahl, of Arlington, lost control of the ATV after becoming distracted, according to a press release. Dahl, who was operating the ATV, was transported to a local hospital with injuries. The crash is under investigation to determine if there were any other contributing factors, according to the sheriff’s office.
ARLINGTON, MN
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20-ton wood splitter stolen in Sibley County

A 20-ton wood splitter was apparently stolen in rural Sibley County last week. The North Star 20-ton splitter is believed to have been taken from Alfsborg Township in the early morning hours of April 28. The theft was reported to police late that afternoon. Anyone with information regarding the missing...
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Halverson nets scholarship

Zach Halverson, a senior at the Sibley East High School, was one of 20 students to receive a $2,000 scholarship from Ridgeview. He is the son of Stephanie Halverson, Arlington. Scholarships were awarded high to school students who are pursuing a health care related degree or career. Funding for the...
ARLINGTON, MN
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Animals return to Sibley Park this week

The animals will return to Sibley Park this week after being away over the winter. By the end of this week, park visitors can expect to see chickens, alpacas, lambs, donkeys, calves, goats, peafowl, pheasants, and turkeys. At 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, alpacas Diablo and Durango get their wool...
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SE softball team off to a 1-3 start

The Sibley East varsity girls softball team started its season with one win in four games last week. The Lady Wolverines, 1-3 in the Minnesota River Conference and 1-3 overall, will travel to G-F-W in non-conference action on Friday afternoon, April 29. Mayer Lutheran 5 • Sibley East 1.
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County Road 1 repaving to begin May 2

An 11-mile rehabilitation project on County Road 1 (Dairy Avenue), from Sibley County to County Road 22 (180th Street) is scheduled to begin Monday, May 2. The $8 million county paving and road rehab project involves culvert adjustments at three locations, milling off a portion of the blacktop road, and paving a concrete overlay over the milled surface along with full-width blacktop shoulders. Croell, Inc. of New Hampton, Iowa, was awarded the project.
SIBLEY COUNTY, MN
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SE baseball team wins 2 games

The Sibley East varsity baseball team captured two wins during the past week. The Wolverines, 2-0 in the Minnesota River Conference and 3-0 overall, will travel to defending state champion Glencoe-Silver Lake in non-conference action on Friday afternoon, April 29. Sibley East will host Tri-City United in MRC play at 5 p.m. Monday, May 2.
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Rehabilitation Project on McLeod County Road 1

An 11 mile rehabilitation project on McLeod County Road 1 (Dairy Avenue) from Sibley County to CR 22 (180th Street) is scheduled to begin Monday, May 2. The rehabilitation project involves culvert adjustments at three locations, milling off a portion of the blacktop road, and paving a concrete overlay over the milled surface along with full width blacktop shoulders.
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