Truth in Taxation: Now coming to a local government meeting near you

The time is approaching for people to provide input to local leaders on tax levies and how officials are proposing to spend tax dollars in 2017.Called Truth-in-Taxation’ (TnT) meetings, the annual meetings are required for cities with populations over 500, counties, school districts, regional library authorities and metropolitan taxing districts. While the Pipestone Area Schools District held its TnT on […]


PHOTO CONTESTWe’re on the cusp of 3,000 likes and are offering another contest in honor of that milestone. Between now and the time we achieve 3,000 likes, email to editor@pipestonestar.com a winter or seasonal scene from Pipestone County. This can be anything your kids making a snowman, your favorite winter landscape, icicles on a statue, pets in winter clothing whatever. […]

Death notice for Ronald Steele

Ronald Steele, 76, Pipestone, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 at the Pipestone County Hospice House in Pipestone.Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 5 at 1 p.m. at the Hartquist Funeral Home, Pipestone Chapel with visitation one hour prior to the service.Interment will be in St. Leo Catholic Cemetery in Pipestone at a later date.Hartquist Funeral Home, Pipestone Chapel is […]

Death notice for Dr. Brian Williamson

Dr. Brian Williamson, 80, Tyler, died Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at Avera Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Tyler.Visitation will be held Tuesday, Dec. 6 from 4-7 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. at Hartquist Funeral Home, Tyler Chapel.Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church, Lake Benton.Interment will be in Hope […]