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Archive - Jun 2017


June 28th

Rural Stewart man dies in accident

Larry E. Rath, 70, of rural Stewart, died Tuesday when a Bobcat skid loader he was operating overturned in a ditch about four miles north of Buffalo Lake.

According to the Renville County Sheriff's Office, it received a 9-1-1 call at 5:18 p.m. reporting that a skid loader was on its roof in a ditch in the 52000 block of 840th Avenue in Preston Lake Township, and that the operator was still in the machine.

Celebratory first pitch

Minnesota’s partisan battles are not unique

On Monday, in Ramsey County District Court, Gov. Mark Dayton agreed to 90 days of funding for the Minnesota Legislature so it can hopefully come to a compromise with him on the recently passed budget bills.

How can county afford millions for another trail?

To the Editor:
We are fortunate to have cable TV broadcast of the county commissioner meetings. Watching these the last few months has flushed out just how much the proposed new Dakota Rail Trail is going to hit the pocketbooks of McLeod County taxpayers. Folks, it isn’t pretty.

Wild parsnip an issue along the Luce Line Trail

To the Editor:
County trails should not just be built and abandoned. Timely attention is needed to maintain safety. Even though the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has too many paved trails to keep up with, McLeod County does not deserve trails that are unsafe.

June 27th

Glencoe Days

Glencoe Days Parade

Food, fun, more at Glencoe Days

Locals named to dean’s list

Crown College announces students named to the dean’s list: from Glencoe, Terrin Boozikee; and from Plato, Payton Lilienthal and Hannah Youngblood. To achieve this honor, students must have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average or higher for the semester.

Dahlke named to dean’s list

Samantha Dahlke of Glencoe has been named to the University of Minneosta, Morris dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, students must achieve a grade point average of 3.66 or higher while taking 12 or more credits.