Pipestone lodging tax continues to rebound in 2015

Visitation at Pipestone National Monument also grew by 8,600 visitors

For the second year in a row, lodging taxes in Pipestone have increased, according to the final totals for calendar year 2015.The city of Pipestone’s 3 percent lodging tax brought in $42,231.20 in 2015, up from $39,931.18 in 2014.Lodging taxes, collected when people stay in a hotel or motel for one or more nights, are often used as measures of […]

Student athlete to take basketball skills to Hawaii

In a few months, Trey Pottratz, 16, of Pipestone will be playing basketball in Hawaii.Pottratz was one of several students from around the area, including three other Pipestone Area Schools basketball players, invited to the Flying Hawaiian Basketball Showcase in June. Jared Keaveny, head boys basketball coach at Lakeview Public Schools and recruiter for the Flying Hawaiian Basketball Showcase, said […]

A Run for their Money: Southwest Christian Eagles superb in 91-79 MSHSL Class A state tournament quarterfinal loss to Maranatha Christian Academy Mustangs

By Kevin KyleThe Eagles gave it a run literally.Thursday evening’s MSHSL Class A girls’ basketball state tournament quarterfinal match-up between the Section 3A champion Southwest Christian Eagles (27-2) and Section 4A champion Maranatha Academy Christian Mustangs (26-7) at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis was a track meet.’The blistering pace the combatants set from the opening tipoff didn’t taper off in the […]

Death notice for Katherine Salie

Katherine “Kathy” Salie, 64, Pipestone, died Thursday, March 17, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Communities of Pipestone.A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 11 a.m. at the Hartquist Funeral Home in Pipestone.A graveside committal service will be held at 10 a.m. at the Woodstock Cemetery in Woodstock. Hartquist Funeral Home, Pipestone Chapel is in charge of […]

2016 Home & Garden

The edition features It’s Spring! Time to clean declutter, spruce up. Prepare for the season, inside and out. Download the 2015 Home & Garden edition by following the link below: Click here to download the 2016Home & Garden Edition.You can also view this publication in an easy to use online flip page version. Follow this link to start your browsing […]