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September 19th, 2017

Korson is newest full-time police officer for city of Glencoe

At the Sept. 5 Glencoe City Council meeting, Brianna Korson of Stewart was sworn in by Mayor Randy Wilson as a full-time officer for the Glencoe Police Department.
Korson is replacing Officer Craig Losure, who retired from the department on Sept. 10 after 18 years of service. She comes highly recommended by Police Chief Jim Raiter, who believes Korson will be a solid officer for the Glencoe Police Department and a good fit for the citizens of Glencoe.

Glencoe author writes for homeschoolers

For Angela O’Dell, writing homeschool curriculum started with her own teaching experience as a homeschooling mom.
As a mother of four, O’Dell has been homeschooling since 1998 when her oldest, Andrew, was five. Now, O’Dell has homeschooled three children through high school graduation, continues to homeschool her youngest, Katie, consults homeschooling families and writes full-time from the comfort of her home in Glencoe, where her family has lived since 2004.

Acquisition and demo of Main Street buildings moves forward

After nearly two years of discussion, the four buildings on Main Street in Silver Lake will soon be coming down.
The Silver Lake City Council on Monday night passed a resolution to authorize City Clerk Jon Jerabek and Acting Mayor Nolan Johnson to execute the final sale documents for the purchase of the building owned by Sumter Mutual Insurance for $22,000. The sale is anticipated to be finalized by Oct. 1.
The council learned that the eminent domain process has been completed in the acquisition of the property owned by Mayor Bruce Bebo. The acquisition will take place on Oct. 1.

Cross-country teams place third and sixth at NYA Invite

The Glencoe-Silver Lake cross-country running teams returned to a familiar course at Baylor Regional Park for the Norwood Young America Lions Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 12.
Both the Panther squads finished high in their respective five-kilometer runs, with the GSL girls taking third out of 13 teams and the boys placing sixth out of 18 clubs.
Maddie Lemke led the Panther girls by placing 17th in the girls’ race with a time of 21 minutes, 44.6 seconds.
Malayh Metcalf took 18th in a time of 21.51.1, with Ellie Schmidt close behind in 21st with a run of 21:56.8.

Panthers fall to Tigers, 21-9

Points were hard to come by for the Glencoe-Silver Lake football team in its home opener against Delano on Friday, Sept. 15.
The Panthers took an early lead, but were entirely stifled after halftime as the Tigers rallied for a 21-9 victory at Stevens Seminary Stadium.
There was a promising start to a warm evening as Delano botched its first punt of the game to set the hosts up at the Tiger 4-yard line.
Before three minutes had elapsed in the contest, GSL was into the end zone as sophomore running back Will Higgins recorded his first varsity touchdown on a one-yard dash.

Tennis nets a victory

The Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ tennis team earned its second win of the year, and first since the opening day of the season, with a 5-2 defeat of Southwest Christian at the Hutchinson Invitational on Friday, Sept. 15.
“It was good to get a win there,” coach Robb DeCorsey said. “Probably could’ve won it 6-1, but it was good for the girls to get a win.”
The Panthers took three of four singles matches, with Justine Helmbrecht winning 6-3, 6-1 at No. 1, Katie Doolittle winning 6-0, 6-0 at No. 2 and Krissy Major winning 6-4, 6-0 at No. 4.

Panther spikers drop two to begin road trip

Losses at Mayer Lutheran as well as Annandale last week dropped the Glencoe-Silver Lake volleyball team two matches below .500 on the season.
The Panthers, in the midst of a five-date road trip, narrowly came up on the short end against the Cardinals, losing three of four games by a total of six points.
GSL dropped the first two games 25-23, 26-24, before winning the third game 25-21. However, the Cardinals gritted out the fourth and deciding game 26-24 to take the evening’s victory.

September 14th

City of Brownton-Council Meeting

City of Brownton
Brownton City Council
September 5, 2017
Bayley Schluter from McLeod County Historical Partnership updated council on the timeline to hire a candidate to catalog the 800 memorabilia objects from the Brownton School. This catalog process is being completed via grant received to fund the project. All the information will be cataloged via photo, 3D photo, scanned, and will then put into spreadsheets available to the public. Disaster Preparedness Training is also being offered to learn how to respond to and preserve the collection in the event of an actual disaster.

McLeod County- Public Hearing

McLeod County

Public Hearing

The McLeod County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing regarding buffer ordinance at a regularly scheduled meeting on October 17, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in the South Ballroom in the Glencoe City Center in the City of Glencoe, Minnesota. The public is invited to attend.

(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle Sptember 13, 2017)

McLeod County-Minutes

McLeod County

McLeod County Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes 8/22/17

Commissioners Nagel, Wright, Pohlmeier, Shimanski and Krueger were present.
Krueger/ Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.