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Archive - Feb 2015


February 18th

Glencoe native brings farm experience to one-woman show

small family farm seem to disappear, actress Deborah Templin is going to bring them back for two shows at the Hutchinson Event Center with her show, “Singing for the Cows.”
Templin, graduate of Glencoe High School, First Lutheran School and District 6 country school, has created a show comprised of a series of stories, poems and songs that reflect on life in rural McLeod County, especially her time growing up on a dairy farm.

ADM considering replacing feed mill with larger building

The Glencoe Planning and Industrial Commission on Thursday recommended approval of a height variance for Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Alliance Nutrition’s proposed new construction project at 1011 Elliott Ave. and along 10th Street. The company indicated it plans to build a structure about 150 feet high, or higher than allowed by ordinance, and about 20 feet taller than an existing feed mill on the site.

Break The Stigma comes to Glencoe on May 2

One in four adults face mental health issues in America, and 60 percent of adults and almost 50 percent of children ages 8 to 15 with a mental illness received no mental health services in the previous year. A passionate group of Glencoe natives wants to do its part to end the stigma that prevents so many Americans from seeking help. To do this, the group is putting on the inaugural Break the Stigma 5K run/3K walk in Glencoe on May 2.

3 injured in 2-vehicle crash

Lincoln students get introduced to sustainable farming

School board reports a busy season

The Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) School Board meeting on Feb. 9 displayed a very busy and active season for the district.

GSL School Board looks at ‘digital’ snow days

Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) Superintendent Chris Sonju’s report at the School Board meeting Feb. 9 prompted an extensive discussion regarding the idea of “digital day.”
Digital day is a concept that other Minnesota schools are using to conduct class online when there is a snow day.  GSL has taken surveys with the staff and researched how other schools have accomplished this. When the plan is ready, it will be brought to the school board on March 9 for approval.

Second-half run to victory

Personal best in all-around

On to section meet