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Archive - Sep 2014


September 24th

County hires consultant for new compensation study

The McLeod County Board of Commissioners will move foward with a compensation and classification study at a cost not to exceed $28,000.
The County Board voted to proceed at its Sept. 16 meeting.
 The study will evaluate current county job descriptions and the compensation attached to each.
The County Board received three proposals, from Fox Lawson & Associates of St. Paul; Springsted, Inc., also of St. Paul; and Keystone Compensation Group of Minneapolis.

Glencoe’s founders were instrumental in shaping Minnesota

executive director of the McLeod County Historical Museum, felt like she was “preaching to the choir” as she gave a talk to the Glencoe Historic Preservation Society on Glencoe’s early history.
Pickell-Stangel was the guest speaker at the society’s annual meeting Sept. 17, peppering her talk with little-known facts about Glencoe’s early founders.
The people most instrumental in forming Glencoe — Martin McLeod and Col. John Stevens — also were instrumental in forming the state of Minnesota, said Pickell-Stangel.

GSL royalty

Kat Perkins visits GSL

1 injured in accident

7th-grade RAP retreat

September 20th

William ‘Billy’ Koester, 70, of Stewart

William “Billy” Koester, 70, of Stewart and formerly of Glencoe, died Monday, Sept. 15, at his home
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 20, at 11 a.m., at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe, with interment in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., one hour prior to the service at the church.
Arrangements are with the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe. An online guest book is available at www.hantge.com.

September 17th

Gillett appointed to fill out Roquette’s Council term


SL Council approves slight decrease in preliminary levy


SL planning commission to conduct citywide surveys