Deputy may return to PAS

Pipestone County is pursuing a COPS (community oriented policing services) Hiring Program grant that would be used to hire a school resource officer for the Pipestone Area Schools (PAS) middle/high school.If the grant is awarded, Pipestone County would receive $41,666 a year for three years to hire an officer that would work at the school during the school year and […]

A grand experiment’ in rural philanthropy turns 30

Forged in crisis, SWIF survives to help southwest Minnnestoa thrive

Times were bleak in southwest Minnesota during the 1980s farm crisis. Mental anxiety, suicide and anguish marked rural families and their communities, all struggling to survive.Philanthropic investments weren’t helping alleviate the pain. In 1982, only 9 percent of charitable dollars contributed in the state came from rural Minnesota; 66 percent came from the metro areas.”Charitable dollars were going to leave […]

Arrow netters turn in solid effort at Section 3A tournament

The Pipestone Area boys’ tennis team wrapped up another campaign Thursday after making an appearance at the Section 3A individual tournament in Redwood Falls.The Arrows, who have played the last couple seasons without the benefit of having a home meet, again played road warriors at the tournament selecting their six best players (two doubles teams and two singles players) to […]

Outstanding: Arrows and Eagles dazzle at South Sub-Section 3A track & field meet

Outstanding’ is the only appropriate description of the Arrows’ performance at Thursday’s South Sub-section 3A track & field meet in Luverne.Between the boys’ and girls’ programs, the Arrows qualified a hefty contingent for the Section 3A meet Thursday in Redwood Falls.”We set something like six or seven meet records just a phenomenal night,” Pipestone Area head coach Todd Tinklenberg said. […]

Bucher advances to Day 2 of section golf tournament

While the Pipestone Area boy’s golf team wrapped up its 2016 campaign at Thursday’s opening round of the Section 3AA tournament at Oakdale Golf Club in Buffalo Lake, Arrow senior Anneka Bucher qualified for the second round of the girls’ tournament the previous day making her second consecutive appearance in the final round.Bucher, competing with teammates Alli Hein (105), Emma […]

Area softball teams and track & field athletes qualify for state competition, while PAS baseball team bows out in 10 innings

The Pipestone Area and Edgerton/Southwest Christian softball teams each claimed a section title Thursday evening, as the undefeated Arrows (24-0) defeated Martin County West 6-0 to win the Section 3AA crown in Marshall and the Flying Dutchmen came back from a 9-7 Game-1 loss to the BOLD Warriors to win the Section 3A title with an 11-1 victory in Game […]