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‘The Lion King’ to be performed Friday afternoon

by Michael Mattison Students participating in the fourth annual T-Bird Community Arts art camp will be performing “The Lion King” kids at 4:30 p.m. on Friday at the GFW High School auditorium. Tickets are $5 at the door and ages five and under are free. For the entire story, check out the June 22 issue of the…

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GFW Trap has strong showing at State

by Maggie Buettner The GFW Trap Shooting teams were in Alexandria on Thursday, June 16 for the State competition. There were over 340 schools with 7,900 students participating over nine days in this tournament. There were 35 schools in attendance on Thursday including 29 students from GFW making up the three teams: Varsity, Junior Varsity…

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GFW School Board approves gathering more information on three projects

by Doug Hanson At a work session two weeks earlier, the GFW School Board was informed about three potential projects that the administration wanted to do in Winthrop. On Monday evening at its regular June School Board meeting, the Board received a more detailed description of the projects. Superintendent Jeff Horton stated that any long…

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Reds host baseball/softball camp

The Gibbon Reds baseball team hosted a baseball/softball camp for kids Saturday morning at McGowan Field in Gibbon. Photo by Maggie Buettner For more photos, check out the June 22 issue of the Winthrop News.

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Lafayette City Council discusses blight issues

by Doug Hanson The members of the Lafayette City Council took a tour throughout the city to check on the condition of property for both businesses and residents. They also received written comments and photos from residents concerning 400 Wanser and 691 Lafayette Avenue. Finally some residents attended the meeting to emphasized their concern for…

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Public Notices June 22

Independent School District GFW Public Schools May 16, 2022 Summary of regular school board meetings. Full text is available for public inspection at 323 East 11th Street, Gibbon, MN 55335. CALL TO ORDER The regular board meeting of the GFW Public School Board was held on May 16, 2022 at the Elementary School Gibbon, MN.…

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Classifieds June 22

Real Estate Sales Storage Buildings and Lot: This is a great chance to own a unique commercial property! Two storage buildings and a large gravel yard, centrally located in Winthrop on a large .83 acre lot. 302 2nd St W, Winthrop, MN. $79,900. Cabin on Swan Lake: Dreaming of owning your very own peaceful and…

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Olivia Schwarzrock finishes third in discus at the Class A State Meet

The state meet for class A took place at St. Michael-Albertville High School, June 9 and 10. GFW would have Olvia Schwarzrock throwing the discus on Thursday and the shot put on Friday. Treay Taylor would run in the 100-meter dash and compete in the 4×100 meter relay with teammates Justin Messner, Garrett Schmidt, and…

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Peterson reflects on year as State FFA officer

by Michael Mattison With her huge involvement in 4-H growing up, Baleigh Peterson said she didn’t know where joining FFA would lead her. That journey grew and eventually led to serving as the State FFA Sentinel last year. The Sentinel is typically the office responsible for welcoming others, having a smiling face and encouraging and including…

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City of Gibbon makes plans to run the city library

by Doug Hanson As Sibley County has decided to give the control of the county’s public library to the individual cities, the Gibbon City Council reviewed what that meant at its June city council meeting on June 7. The transfer of control from the county board to the City of Gibbon, which will happen later…

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