Roy Engelby

Roy Engelby, age 87, of Winthrop, passed away Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at the Fairfax Community Home in Fairfax. Memorial service was held on Monday, November 16, 2020, 11:00 a.m. at the Dalin-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Winthrop with interment in the Winthrop Cemetery. Military Honors by the Winthrop Honor Guard. Clergy officiating was Pastor Bob…

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Public Notices November 18

Independent School District GFW Public Schools October 19th, 2020 Summary of regular school board meeting. Full text is available for public inspection at 323 East 11 th Street, Gibbon, MN 55335. The regular board meeting of the GFW School Board was held on October 19, 2020 at the Community Center, Fairfax, MN. Board Chair, Klenk…

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Classifieds November 18

Real Estate Sales 3 Bedroom Home: Come view this 3 bed, 2 bath home! Many updates including: steel siding, gutters, windows, insulation, kitchen flooring & French doors. A 30’ x 30’ garage, porch & main level laundry are the other great aspects to this home. 141 Washington Ave, Balaton, MN. $45,999. 3,500 sqft Commercial Building:…

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Local election results

After a contentious national election that will be facing recounts and lawsuits, the official results may not be known for quite some time. Locally, the ballots will be canvassed next week but the winners seem to be quite clear cut. The vote totals are as of Monday evening, Nov. 9. GFW School Board had two races…

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GFW School Board continues to look for ways to reduce costs

by Doug Hanson The GFW School Board continues to work at getting out of Statutory Operating Debt (SOD). A special meeting was held on Monday, Nov. 2 in Gibbon to review the first 100 days of this school year and look at the next six months, leading to the next two years. For the complete…

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Thunderbirds come out on wrong side of scoring fest

Up and down the field both teams would go. An unfortunate turnover early in the first quarter would give Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial the upper hand and GFW wasn’t able to come back all the way. LCWM would end up winning the game Friday 55-44. For the complete story, check out the November 11 issue…

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