warning: file_exists(): open_basedir restriction in effect. File(/var/www/vhosts/glencoenews.com/httpdocs/../ad_/ad_cache_.inc) is not within the allowed path(s): (/var/www/vhosts/glencoenews.com/httpdocs/:/tmp/) in /var/www/vhosts/glencoenews.com/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/ad/adserve.inc on line 160.

Archive - Dec 2017


December 21st

GSL School Board- Meeting

Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board

GSL Schools Community Room #443/444
DATE December 11, 2017
TIME: 7:00 p.m.

Board Chair Christianson called the meeting to order at 7:05 pm. The following board members were present: Alsleben, Kuester, Twiss, VonBerge, and Lindeman. In addition, Superintendent Chris Sonju; Business Manager Michelle Sander, Lincoln Elementary Principal Bill Butler, Lakeside Elementary Principal Joy Freitag, Joey Cullen/GSL Technology Staff,

December 20th

GSL boasts a bounty of autumn all-conference academic honorees

Boys’ basketball suffers first defeat of season

TC&W fulfills wish, promotes safety

Promoting mindfulness

Kids helping kids

Winterfest fun in Silver Lake

Boy born to Mcmains

Rachel and Killian Mcmains of Glencoe announce the birth of their son, Apollo Isaak Mcmains, who arrived Dec. 11, 2017, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Apollo weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 22 inches long at birth. He is welcomed by his grandparents, Pam Ruble of Glencoe and Ric and Shannon Mcmains of Litchfield.

Local receives scholarship

Brittney Medina, daughter of Benito and Melinda Medina of Brownton, has received the Vera Fuller Scholarship from South Dakota State Univeristy. Medina is a 2017 Glencoe-Silver Lake High School graduate and she is majoring in early childhood education.

Silver Lake Council approves 4.29 percent tax levy increase

The Silver Lake City held its annual truth-in-taxation hearing Monday night.
City Clerk Jon Jerabek presented the proposed 2018 city budget and levy to the council and members of the public in attendance.
The city’s total 2018 budget of $838,932 is a 9.56 percent increase over the 2017 budget of $765,728.
The levy was certified at $500,726, a 4.29 percent increase or $20,599, from 2017.
The increased budget includes a 2 percent cost-of-living increase for employees and 3.98 percent health insurance premium increase, as well provisions for the 2018 elections.