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Archive - Sep 26, 2017


Panthers rally past Albany in Streich’s return

New gym opens with Monday Night Volleyball

Senior running back Carsen Streich returned to the backfield for the Glencoe-Silver Lake football team after a long absence due to an injured spleen suffered this past summer. Streich ran like he hadn’t missed a step, gaining 125 yards and scoring two touchdowns on the ground – including a 66-yard game-winning spring in the fourth quarter – as the Panthers rallied to defeat visiting Albany 21-14 on Friday, Sept. 22.

7th-grade retreat draws kids together

Fire damages trailer in Plato

GSL Homecoming week starts Oct. 2

GHPS learns about the life of Martin McLeod

County clarifies letters sent regarding homestead status

McLeod County officials are offering some clarification to residents who recently received a letter from the assessor’s office regarding homestead status.

GSL ECFE fall festival set Oct. 5

Glencoe-Silver Lake Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) will host a fall festival Thursday, Oct. 5, with two sessions to choose from — 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The fall festival will be held at the Early Childhood Family Learning Center, 1621 16th St. E, Glencoe.
Children ages 0 to kindergarten entry and their parents or care givers will explore nature items such as leaves, pine cones, apples and pumpkins.
To register, visit www.gsl.

County parks to close Oct. 9

The McLeod County Parks will officially close for the season on Monday, Oct. 9. Gates will be closed, but anyone wanting to hike or walk through the area parks is welcome.
The following parks will be closed: Buffalo Creek Park (Glencoe), Swan Lake Park (Silver Lake), William May Park (Winsted), Stahl’s Lake Park (Hutchinson), Lake Marion Regional Park (Brownton), and Piepenburg Regional Park (Hutchinson).
The tentative opening of the parks in the spring will be May 1, 2018.

Donald Lee Colbrunn, 76, of Glencoe

Donald Lee Colbrunn, 76, of Glencoe, died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at his home. A private family memorial service will be held.
Donald Lee Colbrunn was born Jan. 11, 1941, in French Camp, California. He was the son of Irving and Zoria (Grubesic) Colbrunn. He graduated from Fontana High School with the class of 1959. He furthered his education at Moorhead Technical College, where he earned a culinary arts degree. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged on Feb. 16, 1962.