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Archive - May 2018


GRHS names new chief executive officer

The Glencoe Regional Health Services (GRHS) Board of Directors on May 21 approved the appointment of Jeffrey S. Mason, master of business administration (MBA), bachelor of science in nursing (BSN), registered nurse (RN), and Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), to become the organization’s next president and chief executive officer (CEO). Mason will start at GRHS on June 19. He succeeds Jon D. Braband, master of health care administration (MHA), FACHE, who will retire July 5 after leading the nonprofit community health care system for the past 25 years.

McLeod County-Minutes

McLeod County

McLeod County
Board of Commissioners Meeting Minutes 5/8/18

Commissioners Nagel, Pohlmeier, Krueger, Wright and Shimanski were present.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.

City of Glencoe- Council Meeting

City of Glencoe

MAY 7, 2018
7:00 P.M.
Motion to approve consent agenda by Councilor Ziemer, second by Councilor Neid. Members voting in favor, Neid, Ziemer, Alexander and Schrupp. Robeck voted no. Motion carried.
Approve the minutes of the regular meeting of April 16, 2018.
Approve the following building permits:
Jeff Scharpe, 215 Edgewood Dr S.; New Home
Rich Westlund, 820 Sumac Lane; Finish Basement, Remodel
James Raiter, 205 Fairway Circle; Misc-Repairs
GJW Group, 1209 Pryor Ave N; Mobile home

City of Stewart - Notice

City of Stewart
City of Stewart
June 11, 2018
6:30 p. m.
Notice is hereby given that the City of Stewart Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, June 11, 2018, a 6:30 p.m. to consider the vacation of Grove Street from Hall Street to 34’ north of Martha Street.

May 30th

Contaminated recycling will cost us all

McLeod County has long had a vigorous recycling program and, until last week, one that we thought county residents had some pride in.

Much to be proud of as school year wraps up

To the Editor:

What will be the impact of TIF for area taxpayers?

To the Editor:

County officials join Highway 212 group at nation’s capitol

McLeod County commissioners Joe Nagel and Doug Krueger feel that the Highway 212 corridor is important enough that they spent two days last week trying to convince federal officials in Washington, D.C., that it’s deserving of federal grant money.
The commissioners, along with McLeod County Highway Engineer John Brunkhorst, were among a delegation of about 50 people who participated in a transportation “fly-in” at the national Capitol to talk about Highway 212.

Last of the class of 1938: surviving members reflect on the past

As graduation day nears, many seniors from Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) High School are staring at their first life-altering decision. The path a young mind takes after graduation has the potential to change the fabric of our society, for better or worse. They’re valuable free agents to the market, molding future generations’ thoughts and continue on the pavement for sweeping changes in science, industry, medicine, nutrition, technology, politics and so on.

McLeod County Planning Commission reviews proposed ordinance change

Members of McLeod County’s Planning and Zoning Commission reviewed and approved a proposed change to the zoning ordinance regarding language allowing second homes on lots for the care of those in need of medical help.
The commission met Wednesday, May 23.
The old language in the ordinance allowed for a second dwelling in the agricultural district as “an accessory home for family members needing special care.” That care could be because of illness or age.
The new language will allow friends of family to be included, not just family members.