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Archive - Jan 9, 2018


Rural Glencoe shed destroyed by fire

Fire destroyed a shed and two vehicles on Harvest Road north of Glencoe Sunday night.
Glencoe Fire Chief Ron Grack said the department received the page at about 6:30 p.m., and was on scene for about three hours.
The shed was fully involved when the department arrived, Grack added. The approximately 30-foot by 40-foot shed was located at the Wayne and Kim Strong property. The shed was a wood-frame building lined with tin.
Grack said his department was aided by Silver Lake with a tanker and manpower, and water tanker trucks from Lester Prairie and Hutchinson.

GSL captures title at Laq qui Parle Valley

On Saturday, Jan. 6, the Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) Knowledge Bowlers traveled to Lac qui Parle Valley High School in western Minnesota, to compete against other teams from Region 6. Lac qui Parle Valley calls its meet “Nerdtopia” and enjoys putting in an unusual number of questions about “nerdy” subjects such as video games, specific TV shows and books (“Game of Thrones,” “Dr. Who,” and so on), and certain collectibles. For many students some of these questions were extremely difficult.

Read the full story in the Jan. 10 edition of The Chronicle.