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Sherburn to hold citywide cleanup Saturday

SHERBURN — Saturday is citywide cleanup day in Sherburn.

There will be curbside pickup available this year. You may place items on the curb and they will be picked up starting at 7 a.m.

Only residents of Sherburn will be allowed to participate in this cleanup.

No electronics, chemical products, hazardous waste, tires, paint, oil, loose shingles, yard waste, trees, shrubs or grass clippings will be picked up.

Items that will be picked up include furniture, such as couches, chairs, tables and mattresses. Carpet and small amounts of re-modeling material, such as siding; dried out paint cans; and drywall will also be picked up.

Small appliances will be picked up, but you will need a tag from City Hall to be placed by any appliance you have on the curb. Cost for a tag is $20 and they must be purchased by Thursday.

As in past years, there will be trucks behind City Hall at no cost to haul away your items if you do not want to purchase a tag. If you have any questions, call City Hall at (507) 764-4491.

Residents are reminded that they may put their items on the curb anytime this week to allow others to pick up and repurpose any unwanted but reusable items.

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Ruby’s Pantry will be in Sherburn on Monday at the City Park. Please note the change of location this month.

Distribution will begin about 5:30 p.m. and continue until 7:30 p.m. Line up on the corner of Park and Second streets, going south from the elementary playground. Please do not line up too early as children are getting out of school between 3-3:30 p.m.

You will receive a good amount of food for only $20. You will not have to get out of your vehicle when picking up the food. Food will be placed in your open trunk or your pickup by the volunteer workers at the site.

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Sherburn Theatre is again open on weekends, but please check its website or Facebook page each week. They may or may not have a movie on any given weekend due to new movies continually being delayed. You also may call them at (507) 764-4045. Visit our local theatre whenever possible. We do not want to lose this valuable business, or any of the businesses/stores in Sherburn. They are all so important and needed in our community.

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Regional Worship Center in Sherburn is continuing its community breakfasts from 8-10 a.m. each Monday morning at the church located at 2 Crossroads Drive. Donations accepted for the meal, and they welcome anyone who would like to attend.

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Martin County West Community Education and Recreation will hold a dog obedience class in September and October. Classes will be held 5:15-6:15 p.m. Wednesdays for six weeks beginning Sept. 23 at the school yard at Martin County West Elementary School in Sherburn. The instructor is Gary Hamman. Register before Friday by calling (507) 764-2336.

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