2016-02-05

Second solar array approved for rural Pipestone County

Permit requires title beneath the site either not be distrubed or be relocated prior to construction

Pipestone County Commissioners during their Jan. 26 meeting approved a conditional use permit for a solar array along the Casey Jones Trail east of Pipestone. The permit includes the stipulation that county-owned tile beneath the site must be relocated prior to construction of the solar array or that the tile must not be impacted by the project. Geronimo Energy will […]

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Stargazing with Mike Lynch at Meinders Library, Saturday, Feb. 13, 7 p.m.

By day Mike Lynch is a meteorologist. By night he teaches astronomy classes focused on the art of stargazing. He will be teaching one of those very classes in Pipestone on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Meinders Community Library.Lynch works as a meteorologist for WCCO Radio in Minneapolis, but his longtime hobby of astronomy, space travel and […]

New events coming from Pipestone Active Living and Community Education



It may be wintertime, but Pipestone Active Living and Community Education has cooked up several new events to keep people active and entertained. Self-defense classA self-defense class for women is kicking off the new winter events for the Pipestone Active Living and Community Education program, “We needed to find something to do in the wintertime,” Martinez said. Beginning on Monday, […]

Eagles soar past Dutchmen



The Southwest Christian girls’ basketball team soared to a 79-49 Red Rock Conference victory over the Edgerton Flying Dutchmen Thursday night in Edgerton.For more on the game, see the Feb 11. edition of the COunty Star.

Two in custody following Thursday drug bust



Two people are in custody in Pipestone County Jail pending a court appearance following a drug bust that occurred Thursday morning in Pipestone.Benjamin Walker and Jennifer Underwood were arrested for third-degree controlled substance crimes after the Buffalo Ridge Drug Task force conducted a narcotics search on the residence at 920 Second St. NW, apartment 205. The HEAT Tactical Entry Team, […]

Dutchmen down Eagles, Arrows fall to Orioles



The Edgerton boys’ basketball team defeated crosstown rival Southwest Christian 57-48 in Red Rock Conference action Firday night in Edgerton.The Pipestone Area boys’ basketball team fell to the Lennox Orioles 68-62 in non-conference play in Lennox S.D.For more on these game, see the Feb. 11 edition of the County Star.