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Snow removal policy gets changes

by Michael Mattison There have been some changes to the Winthrop City Code in regards to snow removal. The changes are to get the streets of Winthrop cleared faster. “We want to have curb-to-curb plowing within 12 hours,” said City Administrator Michael Looft. How we accomplish that is that we make sure that vehicles are off…

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Four to interview for Winthrop Police Chief opening

by Michael Mattison There was a great response to fill the vacant Winthrop police chief position. The City of Winthrop received 15 application to fill the opening. The police committee narrowed that number down to four for interviews. Those interviews will be held this week and will conclude by Monday, Jan. 31. Those being interviewed…

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T-Birds knock off Wabasso, Cedar Mountain

Posting wins against Wabasso and Cedar Mountain while losing to Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s last week, the GFW girls basketball team improved to 8-8 on the season. For complete coverage, check out the January 26 issue of the Winthrop News.

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T-Birds toppled in four contests

It was a busy week for the GFW Thunderbird boys basketball team. Unfortunately, The T-Birds were beaten in all four games. GFW opened the week with a loss on Tuesday to Wabasso 79-54. the T-Birds traveled to Sibley East on Thursday and were defeated 69-59. It was another 10-point loss on Friday at Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s…

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Public Notices January 26

Independent School District GFW Public Schools January 3, 2022 The special/organizational board meeting of the GFW School Board was held on January 3, 2022 at the Elementary School Gibbon, MN. Board Chair Kuehn called the meeting to order at 6:54 p.m. ALSO present: Superintendent Horton, Schmidt, Merkel, Prochniak, Haas, Lee, Press Hanson, Tech Werner, Principal…

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Classifieds January 26

Real Estate Sales 5.39 Acre Farm Site: This home is a 4 bed, 3 bath, offering spacious living, main level laundry, three-season porch, hardwood floors & woodwork throughout. Outside is a front deck & a view of Lake Titlow. Outbuildings: detached garage, a shop w/ office & loft, two hoop sheds, pole shed, barn &…

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