Jasper mayor resigns

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Mike Baustian resigned from his position as Jasper Mayor at the end of the Jasper City Council’s Sept. 12 meeting. “After 38 years of living on our farm in the city of Jasper and serving as a councilman and mayor it is time to move off our farm,” he said in a letter that he read and provided to the […]

Arrows win battles, but not the war

RTR's Carr sets hitting milestone

The Arrows were in uncharted territory Monday night in Pipestone. Having picked up not one, but two games versus visiting Edgerton, the Pipestone Area volleyball team was on the verge of claiming its first match victory of the season. | Unfortunately for the hosts, the ebb and flow were not kind in the end as the Flying Dutchmen pulled out […]

Looking for court consistency

It was a busy week for the Pipestone Area girls tennis team as they competed in three matches and prepare for section playoffs, in the week’s ahead. Pipestone 1- Luverne 6 The Arrow girls tennis team fell on some hard times when they traveled to Luverne to take on the top team in the section standings last Thursday, Sept. 14, […]

Missed opportunities

The effort was there, the points were not. The Pipestone Area (2-1) football team suffered its first loss of the 2023-24 campaign Friday night at Paulsen Field in Pipestone, as visiting Maple River scored 20 unanswered points over the final 17 minutes of the South Central District contest to claim a 20-0 shutout victory. Although the Arrows failed to put […]

Letters from our readers: Another look at prescription drug prices

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TO THE EDITOR: After reading Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s letter, “Prescription drug help coming,” I felt compelled to clarify some misconceptions on prescription drug (medication) pricing. I have been a pharmacist for over 32 years of which I have spent over 30 years as a pharmacist in Pipestone. Our country’s healthcare system has changed immensely over those 30+ years with huge […]

Toddler Travels

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As a Mom of four kids under the age of 10 who likes adventures, I consider myself pretty seasoned when it comes to traveling with toddlers. Am I an expert? Oh, heavens no! Am I perfect? Definitely not! But seasoned, yes! Recently, adventures were calling as it had been more than two years since my husband and I had been […]

It’s Homecoming time at PAS

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Pipestone Area Schools (PAS) homecoming festivities kicked off Wednesday, Sept. 13 with the announcement of this year’s homecoming court. Homecoming king candidates are Rysley Borman, Riley Bosma, Bode Bruns, Brayden Burmeister, William DeBates and Isaiah Sandy. Homecoming queen candidates are Davina Darveaux, Alyssa Enger, Brielle Kulm, Taylor Post, Keera Pottratz and Raegen Tibbs. Members of the senior class selected the […]

New Knights of Columbus council formed for Spanish speakers

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A new council of the Knights of Columbus has formed for the Spanish speaking community in Pipestone. Miguel Acevedo, grand knight of the newly formed council, said someone approached him with the idea about a year ago. He began working on it and the new council, called La Sagrada Familia, or The Holy Family, officially began Aug. 13. Acevedo said […]

New city treasurer hired

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Jodie Jensen, of Pipestone, has been hired as the new Pipestone City Treasurer. She will begin Sept. 18 and replace Kasi Pantekoek, who is now the administrative assistant for accounts payable for the city. City Administrator Deb Nelson said five people applied for the position and the city’s personnel committee recommended Jensen due to her experience. “She has experience, some […]

Street and utility work expanded

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Pipestone City Council members during their Aug. 5 meeting approved change orders to the 2023 street and utility improvement project that will add to the work being done this year. The city had split the overall project in two with part being done this year and part being done next year. City Engineer Travis Winter told the council, however, that […]

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