School board reviews project costs

Pipestone Area School (PAS) Board members during a special May 22 meeting reviewed estimated costs for projects it’s considering taking on with $2,315,000 in bonding authority that was approved by voters in 2019, but not able to be utilized then due to state law at the time. The most expensive project under consideration is an artificial turf field at Paulsen […]

Updates and changes at the Pipestone National Monument store

Recently, the Pipestone National Monument store has undergone some changes in items that it carries in an effort to support more indigenous artists, and focus on education and its Junior Park Ranger program. Park Ranger Natalie Barber, who helped with the project, said that the store revamped its look and its stock to help support the park’s more specific vision […]

Final plat approved for former Hill School property

Pipestone City Council members during their May 15 meeting approved a final plat for the property formerly occupied by Hill Elementary School. The Pipestone Development Company (PDC) owns the property and plans to build twin homes on 14 of the lots outlined in the plat. A playground is planned for the remaining lot, which is Lot 2 on the north […]

Memorial Day programs planned across the county

Several Memorial Day programs are planned in Pipestone County on Monday, May 29. Below is an overview of when and where the programs will be held and what they will include. Pipestone There will be a Memorial Day program Monday, May 29 at 10 a.m. at New Woodlawn Cemetery. Jeffrey Douty will be the keynote speaker. Douty graduated from Pipestone […]

Looking for three; Arrows hang on for third consecutive victory, edge Eagles 4-3

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After winning two straight by sweeping the Blue Earth Buccaneers in a Big South Conference twinbill last Tuesday at A’s Field in Pipestone, the Pipestone Area Arrows (6-9) must have been keen regarding the prospect of making it three consecutive home victories – carrying a 3-1 lead into the top of the seventh inning of its non-conference tilt against visiting […]

Arrow netters bow out of Section 3A team tournament

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The Pipestone Area boys’ tennis team (No. 7) wrapped up its ‘team’ season with a 7-0 loss to No. 2 Redwood Valley in the opening round of the Section 3A team tournament Monday evening in Redwood Falls. Underdogs throughout the season simply in forfeiting the three doubles tilts before the match ever started, the Arrows never let the slim possibility […]

Pipestone Area stymied by Livesay in BSC title tilt; Arrows downs Dutchmen

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The Big South Conference big school softball champion jumped on the back of its highly-touted and highly-recruited pitcher Saturday afternoon at Paulsen Fields in Pipestone, as the Fairmont Cardinals gave Tegan Livesay an early two-run lead before watching the senior fan 17 batters – en route to a 4-1 Big South Conference championship game victory over small schools champion Pipestone […]

Arrows edged by Cardinals, 161-162; Brockberg fifth on girls’ side

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  The Pipestone Area boys’ golf team came up short in its final home dual meet of the season Thursday afternoon at the Pipestone Country Club in Pipestone, bowing out to the visiting Redwood Valley Cardinals 161-162. Matt DeBates was in the hunt for medalist honors, carding a solid round of 37, but RWV’s Lincoln Orada was two strokes better […]

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