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Archive - Oct 25, 2017


GSL wins regular season finale, claims No. 1 playoff seed

Spikers earn share of fourth consecutive WCC West title

Boys’ CC wins WCC West title

Boy Scouts attend Order of the Arrow

‘Grease is the word’

Jail, courthouse project close to completion

School Board votes 6-0 to accept Polifka offer

The Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board voted 6-0 Monday night to accept Ken Polifka’s proposal after receiving brief clarification to some of their concerns with his offer.
The School Board made its decision to accept Polifka’s offer in front of a room full of concerned citizens as well as city administration, including Mayor Randy Wilson, City Administrator Mark Larson and Assistant City Administrator Dan Ehrke.

Historical society asks county for slight raise in funding for 2018

The McLeod County Board of Commissioners referred the McLeod County Historical Society’s 2018 budget request to its budget committee at its Oct. 17 meeting.
The historical society is requesting $83,107 for 2018, an increase of $4,005 above the $79,102 the county allocated the society and historical museum in 2017.

Jail, courthouse project close to completion

McLeod County is working through an architect’s punchlist on its jail expansion and courthouse security project, the County Board heard at its Tuesday, Oct. 17, meeting.
Sam Lauer of Contegrity, the project management firm, said that most of the work was done by the board meeting, with the exception of the installation of the doors on the cells. Once those are installed and the electronic system for them is completed, the Department of Corrections can do one of its final walkthroughs.

Messner receives distinguished service award

Karen Messner, court administrator for McLeod and Sibley counties, received the Distinguished Service Award from the Minnesota Association for Court Management in October.
The award was established to recognize an association member who has distinguished herself through their record of service to the profession through leadership roles, outstanding service to the community courts, and demonstrating leadership by improving the administration of justice and delivery of public service through the application of modern management techniques.