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October 5th

Driver flees accident, found later in corn field

A driver fled a one-vehicle rollover Saturday night and was found later in a corn field, where he was arrested on a probable cause charge of driving while intoxicated, according to the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office.
Arrested was Andrew Michael Starks, 28, of Hutchinson. He was taken to the McLeod County Jail in Glencoe.
The accident was reported at 10:46 p.m. in the area of Tagus Avenue and 135th Street, south of Hutchinson. The driver was gone when officers arrived, and was later found uninjured in the corn field.

STEM moving into elementary

On Thursday, Sept. 30, members of the community and Glencoe-Silver Lake students heard about the progression of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) model of learning into the elementary grades.
Unlike many educational innovations of the past, the STEM model looks as if it will serve our students well into the future.
The four components of the acronym STEM are the four that drive so much of our society today — from medical devices to communications to safety initiatives to energy conservation.

Want healthy kids? Let them eat dirt

It appears the more things change, the more they stay the same. Or at least they come full circle at times.
It seems that the “new health experts” today report they have found a magical way to build up a child’s immune system … let them play outside.
Well, isn’t that a great revelation!

SWCD supervisors also on November ballot

To the Editor:
This November, voters in McLeod County will head to the polls to elect, among other positions, supervisors for the Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD).
Positions on this year’s ballot will include those representing nomination Districts 3, 4, and 5. Nomination District 3 includes the townships of Collins, Lynn and Penn, and nomination District 4 includes the townships of Hassen Valley, Rich Valley and Sumter, and nomination District 5 includes the townships of Acoma and Hassan Valley.

Beautiful afternoon for GSL homecoming parade

A homecoming win for grid team

Volleyball team enjoys support

STEM, Project Lead the Way

GSL Booster Club Color Run

Runners 4th at D-C Invitational