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April 29th

You ‘get to’ vote for progress for GSL

To the Editor:

DFL’ers turned avian flu into political issue

To the Editor:
The Legislature has a strong bipartisan tradition of coming together to help Minnesotans impacted by disasters. Whether it’s flooding, storms, or any other issue, we have a long history of putting politics aside, and helping Minnesotans in need.

Invest in the future of our school district

To the Editor:
As everyone should know by now, there is a vote coming up in the near future regarding the future of our schools.
I am a member of the Glencoe-Silver Lake district advisory group. We are a group of citizens that meet a few times a year to discuss various items regarding the district. Our recent talks have certainly centered around the needs of the district.

Volunteers needed for baskets, gardens

To the Editor:
We need two more volunteers to help with watering the flower baskets in Glencoe; it is getting to be a big job for one or two people to do it.
Last year, we had four people watering. It worked very well. The job consisted of about three hours a day for one week a month from the end of May to Labor Day. It would also include occasional watering of the Glencoe gardens. The parks department provides the truck for watering.

School officials outline building proposal at April 23 public forum

Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) School administrators continued to outline why they think the Helen Baker School ought to be replaced by an addition at the high school/junior high campus at a public forum Thursday night.

Car-bicycle accident claims life of Glencoe woman Sunday

Penny Lucille Verdeck, 40, of Glencoe, was fatally injured in a car-bicycle accident in the area of 120th Street and Hennepin Avenue, north of Glencoe, late Sunday afternoon.
According to the McLeod County Sheriff’s office, the accident was reported at about 3:58 p.m., and Verdeck was riding a bicycle that was reportedly struck by a 2005 Pontiac G6 driven by Emily Louise Givens, 24, of Hutchinson. The car is owned by Lori Tauer, also of Hutchinson.

GSL to present spring play, ‘Sherlock Holmes,’ Thursday through Sunday

The game’s afoot at Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) High School this coming weekend with the production of the GSL spring play, “Sherlock Holmes,” by Tim Kelly.
This adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famed detective story combines mystery, romance, action, danger and laughter.
Alice Faulkner (Lili Mallak) has letters written by a dead girl that will cause grave international problems. Professor Moriarty (Quinten Proehl) wants those letters; so does Sherlock Holmes (Ben Rockswold). The game’s afoot!

New telecommunications tower planned

There will soon be a new telecommunications tower in Hale Township near an existing tower, following action by the McLeod County Planning Advisory Commission Wednesday morning, April 22.
The commission is recommending approval of a conditional use permit for the tower to the McLeod County Board of Commissioners, which will consider the item on its May 5 agenda.

2015 GSL prom

GSL to present ‘Sherlock Holmes’