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Archive - Apr 20, 2016


Buffer strip maps now on DNR website

The maps outlining the public water ways in McLeod County is now available for review and comment on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources website.
Ryan Freitag of the McLeod Soil Water and Conservation District said the maps will be used to determine where buffer strips are to be located under the provisions of an erosion control law passed in Minnesota in 2015.

400 attend MCPA annual meeting

The members of McLeod Cooperative Power Association (MCPA) gathered for the 81st annual meeting of the Cooperative on Tuesday, April 12, at the Hutchinson Event Center. About 400 members and guests attended the meeting and were served a roast pork dinner.
Three directors were re-elected for a three-year term each: Randy Hlavka of Silver Lake, Keith Peterson of Hector and Gerald Roepke of New Germany were elected to serve Districts, 7, 8, and 9, respectively.  

Area legislators set town hall meetings

State Sen. Scott Newman, R-Hutchinson, state Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City, and state Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen, R-Glencoe, will host town hall meetings to present information regarding the current legislative session and hear questions and concerns of constituents.
The schedule is as follows:
• Cokato town hall meeting with Urdahl and Newman, Friday, April 22, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., The Grounds basement room, 15256 U.S. Highway 12, Cokato.

Seminars offered for Gulf War vets, spouses

McLeod County Veterans Services is hosting seminars for Gulf War veterans and their spouses who had active military service after Aug. 2, 1990, to include Operation Desert Shield, Operation Desert Storm, post-9/11 and current conflicts.
The seminar will be hosted at three different times: Friday, April 22, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday, April 22, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturday, April 23, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., all at the McLeod County North Complex, 2381 Hennepin Ave. N, Glencoe.

GSL prom, grand march set Saturday

The Glencoe-Silver Lake High school prom grand march is set for Saturday, April 23, at 3 p.m., in the high school gymnasium.
Doors for the event open at 2:15 p.m. There is a charge for admission.
The prom theme will be “Hollywood.”
For more information, contact Amanda at 320-420-0978.

Wee Friends Preschool visits dealership

MCPA hosts annual meeting

Boys’ golf seeks continual improvement

GSL softball team comes out swinging

Fifth in 36-team best ball invite