Pipestone County Commissioners: In brief

Pipestone County Ambulance Service must pay back taxes The Pipestone County Ambulance Service must pay $13,653.92 in MinnesotaCare providers tax for patient services revenue earned from 2011 to 2014.Steve Ewing, Pipestone County Ambulance director, said he thought the ambulance service was considered a volunteer organization and therefore exempt from the tax, but learned that because he and other members earn […]

Flying High: Arrows edge Huskies 15-14 in rematch of section title tilt

At home, a neutral site and now on the road, Pipestone Area seems to have dialed in Jackson County Central’s number.And the Arrows (2-0) connected on two crucial calls against the Huskies (0-2) Friday night to emerge with a hard-fought 15-14 South Central (White) District comeback road victory.”We knew it was going to be this way; we said win or […]

Southwest Christian bows out to Worthington 3-1 in volleyball season opener

Although the Eagles didn’t come out with a positive result, falling to the host Trojans 25-22, 22-25, 15-25, 24-26 Thursday evening in Worthington, in their season-opening volleyball tilt, the typically rusty manner in which the teams waged battle during the initial contest for both offered plenty in the way of positives and areas to develop their game further.As the game […]

Pipestone Area harriers finish second and third at Fairmont Early Bird X-C Meet

The Pipestone Area cross country team had an auspicious start to its 2015-16 campaign, as the Arrow boys and girls placed second and third, respectively, in a unique age-group meet Friday in Fairmont.The Fairmont Early Bird CC meet was run in class (jrs., soph., fresh etc.) format rather than a varsity, JV and junior high manner, which allowed the Arrows’ […]

Eagles cruise past Crusaders 6-1 in season opener

The Eagles found themselves trailing, 1-0, just eight minutes, four seconds into their season-opening soccer match with the visiting Mankato Loyola Crusaders Saturday afternoon in Edgerton.Moments later, the ball was in the back of the Southwest Christian net again.Fortunately for the Eagles, the goal was disallowed due to an offside call, and Southwest Christian soon woke up scoring four goals […]

Arrow netters win Worthington doubles tourney

Pipestone Area senior Tory VanEssen posed the question/rally cry Thursday in Clara City, are we going to win this thing in Worthington or what?’ She was referencing the PAS girls’ tennis team’s participation in Saturday’s Worthington doubles tournament, and she was spot on as the Arrows accumulated 248 game wins in beating both Luverne (191) and Worthington (149) to secure […]

County appoints two commissioners to Central School committee

City and school district representatives invited to the table

The Pipestone County Board has appointed county commissioners and building committee members Les Nath and Jerry Remund to what is intended to be a joint county, city and school district committee to consider what to do with Central School.The county has already discussed the committee with Jeff Jones, Pipestone city administrator, who said he plans to ask the Pipestone City […]

Death notice for Joyce Kadlec

Joyce Kadlec, 73, Pipestone, died Thursday, September 3, 2015 at her home.Visitation will be held Friday, September 4 from 4-8 p.m. at St. Leo Catholic Church in Pipestone. A rosary will be held at 7:15 p.m. and a prayer service at 7:30 p.m.Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, September 5 at 10 a.m. at St. Leo Catholic Church.Interment […]

Arrows sweep Raiders, Eagles draw with Bluejays

The Pipestone Area volleyball team improved to 2-0 on the season with its second consecutive sweep, beating the visiting Fulda Raiders, 25-12, 25-19, 25-11, Thursday night in Pipestone.Also in action Thursday, the Southwest Christian soccer team finished with 2-2 draw against the visiting Central Minnesota Christian Bluejays in Edgerton.For more on these contests, see the Sept. 10 edition of the […]