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Archive - Jun 7, 2017


CSAH 3 project to begin Monday, June 12

A 6.4-mile rehabilitation project on McLeod County Road 3 (110th Street) between County Road 75 (Nature Avenue) and the west limits of Glencoe is scheduled to begin Monday, June 12. PCI Roads of St. Michael was awarded the project.
The rehabilitation project involves milling off a portion of the black top road and paving a concrete overlay over the milled surface.
The road will be closed to through traffic; there will be no posted detours in place. Local traffic having business along the road will be permitted but will encounter delays and inconveniences.

Trio of Panthers on their way to state Class A meet

Season comes to a quick close for GSL baseballers

Little libraries come to Silver Lake

Biking for fire fighters

Boy Scouts travel to the Keys

The Rev. Joe Clay to leave Peace, Friedens

Gruenhagen earns award

Emily Gruenhagen of Glencoe was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Republican Party’s 7th Congressional District Convention in Thief River Falls on April 22.  The award was presented to her by Craig Bishop, the 7th District’s GOP chairman for her volunteer services which began in 1984 and has spanned 30 years serving in various leading, support and fundraising roles.

Silver Lake’s city clerk moving on after 15 years of service

Kerry Venier has been the face out in front for the city of Silver Lake for 15 years, a tenure that will come to an end June 16 when he leaves his job as city clerk-treasurer for a new job in the utility department for the city of Duluth.
Venier is quick to point out that he is not leaving Silver Lake because he is unhappy there; in fact, he is the first to tout Silver Lake’s reputation as a close-knit community that cares for its residents.

Two injured Saturday in 2-vehicle crash

Two people were injured Saturday, June 3, in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 7 on the east edge of Hutchinson. The accident was reported at 2:11 p.m.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Norma Ann Syverson, 86, of Stewart, was driving a 2002 Chrysler Sebring and was pulling out of a parking lot to turn westbound on Highway 7 when the vehicle collided with an eastbound 2010 Ford pickup driven by Taylor Jade Niece, 21, of Hutchinson.