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63 percent of blighted properties identified to date are rental properties

Rental properties are making up the majority of blighted residences so far under the city of Pipestone’s Property Maintenance Code. The code enforcement update came from the city’s Building and Zoning Administrator, Doug Fortune, during the Pipestone City Council’s Dec. 21 meeting. The code, commonly referred to as the blight ordinance,’ establishes baseline standards for how properties should look and […]

Dell Rapids drops Pipestone Area, denying Arrows of third straight victory

The Quarriers came to town Monday evening with a chip on their shoulders, and unfortunately for the host Arrows coming into the tilt on the back of two stellar performances against Jordan and Jackson County Central they were the recipients of that grievance.Hitting three consecutive three-pointers to open the boys’ non-conference basketball tilt, Dell Rapids took a lightning-quick lead never […]

Pipestone Area girls handle Huskies 71-23

The Arrows and Huskies have had their share of hotly contested and highly physical battles on the hardwood over the years.Saturday’s night’s Big South Conference girls’ basketball tilt between Pipestone Area and Jackson County Central didn’t extend that raucous rivalry, as the host Arrows (8-0) simply overpowered the visiting Huskies en route to a comfortable 71-23 victory.”We talked about it […]

Arrow grapplers go 3-2 at Invitational, Wolters wins 100th career match

The Arrows gave better than they received Saturday as hosts of the Pipestone Invitational wrestling tournament, finishing 3-2 in their five duals against competition near and far.Pipestone Area claimed victories over Medford, T-M-B/W-WG and Luverne while dropping duals to Wabasso/Red Rock Central and Cedar Rapids Jefferson.”Duals are fun; it’s a good time for everyone,” Pipestone Area head coach Brian Bos […]

Arrow gymnasts seventh at eight-team Marshall Invitational

With just two all-around performers participating on the day, the Pipestone Area gymnastics team wasn’t likely to challenge for the title at Saturday’s Marshall Invitational tournament in Marshall. The Arrows did turn in a decent overall performance at the post-holiday event, however, placing seventh in the team standings with a score of 115.475 points beating out host Marshall (107.95) by […]

Death notice for Carol Gilmore

Carol Gilmore, 91, Rochester, formerly of Pipestone, died early on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester.Visitation will be held Sunday, Jan. 10 from 4-7 p.m. at Hartquist Funeral Home in Pipestone.Funeral services will be held Monday, Jan. 11 at 11 a.m. at Peace United Methodist Church in Pipestone.Interment will be at New Woodlawn Cemetery in Pipestone.A […]