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Archive - Jan 25, 2017


Snowmobile accident claims Brownton man

Alexander “Alex”  Keith Doering, 29, of rural Brownton, died in a snowmobile accident over the weekend, according to the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office.
According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, it received a 9-1-1 call Sunday at 8:35 a.m. reporting a snowmobile accident in the area of Unit Avenue and Highway 212, east of Stewart.
Upon arrival, deputies discovered Doering deceased from his injuries, caused when he hit a fence.

County Board updated on jail project, court administration changes

The McLeod County Jail expansion project and courthouse security upgrades are moving along, and people should see some significant changes at the site this week.
Sam Lauer of Contegrity, the construction management company, gave the County Board an update at its Tuesday, Jan. 17, meeting.
According to Lauer, work this week should shift to the new lobby entrance and handicapped-accessible entry on the southeast side of the courthouse.

GSL preparing for one act play competition

The dates and times for Glencoe-Silver Lake High School’s one act play have been set.
Director Patrick Hiltner and his cast and crew will present the play “Typecast” (abridged version) by Amanda Murray Cutalo at a public performance on Thursday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m., at the GSL High School Auditorium. The cost for attending the performance is $6 for adults or $4 for students. On Saturday, Jan. 28, Rockford High School will host the subsection one act play competition.