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Archive - 2018

December 5th

Stewart tables pet ordinance again, looks at redundancy in city ordinance

The City of Stewart held a special meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 28, with the absence of Mayor Jason Peirce, to get approval from the council to process the cost to clean up a hazardous property and delinquent billings to the 2019 property tax levy. The line item passed just as quickly as it appeared as nobody showed up for public input.

Community Strings ‘Carol of the Bells’ Dec. 16

Community Strings will present “Carol of the Bells” Sunday, Dec. 16, at 3 and 7 p.m., at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glencoe.
Community Strings is a 35-piece string section featuring a wide array of stringed instruments played by experienced musicians from Glencoe, Norwood Young America, Lester Prairie, Hutchinson, Cokato, Plato, and Arlington under the direction of Jack Noennig. The presentation will include a percussionist.
There is no cost to attend, although a free-will offering will be accepted, as well as food donations for the food shelf.

Silver Lake GFWC club ready to wrap up 2018

The Silver Lake chapter of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs met Nov. 20 at the Silver Lake Legion Club with 18 members present.
President Jennell Johnson presented the program on “GFWC History and Organization.” GFWC activities included serving refreshments at the Meet the Candidates event Oct. 22, a fundraising lunch at the “Taste of Holidays” craft sale Nov. 3, and hosting a Teacher Appreciation Tea at GSL High School Nov. 14. Members furnished desserts for the Silver Lake Community Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 22.

Knowledge Bowl – Glencoe-Silver Lake takes first step toward returning to state meet

When high school Knowledge Bowl teams from across the state gather for the state tournament in the spring, Glencoe-Silver Lake hopes it will be among the competitors.
And why not. The Panthers are two-time defending state champions. GSL has won the state meet five times since 2007. Saturday, Dec. 1, in Ortonville, GSL started its planned trip back to state with solid performances at the season-opening competition.

City Council OKs Tax Abatement for AmericInn

Hoping it will enhance the development of Glencoe’s tax base, the city council approved a business subsidy plan designed to make it easier for AmericInn to build a $7 million hotel next year.

Davis family brings holiday cheer to local grocery store

Frequent shoppers at Coborn’s grocery store in Glencoe are accustomed to the sound of a ringing bell inside the front door this time of year. Saturday, the melodious sounds of brass instruments and a woodwind created a holiday ensemble.
The Davis family, Chris and her husband, Dennis, their adult son, Shawn, and friend Dan Perschau brought a little holiday joy to a snowy Saturday afternoon. Chris plays the recorder, Dennis the baritone horn, and Perschau the trumpet while Shawn Davis rings the bell.

Happy birthday, ‘Mickey’ – Glencoe resident, former nurse has seen plenty of life in last 100 years

She has been around for several of the greatest events and inventions of the last 100 years – the invention of nuclear power, the creation of the Internet, radio and TV, a man on the moon, the Civil Rights Act, and the invention of a polio vaccine.
And despite it all, “Mickey” Beltz has maintained a wry sense of humor as her 100th birthday draws near. She’ll enjoy the big milestone Monday, Dec. 10. Her family is planning an open house Dec. 9, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at First Congregational UCC.

Newman reappointed to lead Senate Transportation Committee

Sen. Scott Newman, R-Hutchinson, was recently re-appointed chairman of the Minnesota Senate Committee on Transportation Finance and Policy.
Newman has served as chairman of the committee since January 2017.

Gregory Post, 62, of Pipestone

Gregory Post, 62, of Pipestone, died on Monday, Dec. 3 at the Pipestone County Medical Center.
A memorial service will be held on Thurs., Dec. 6 at 11 a.m. at the Good Samaritan Communities of Pipestone Chapel in Pipestone.
Arrangements are with the Hartquist Funeral Home — Pipestone Chapel.
Online guestbook is available at www.hartquistfuneral.com

Clariss Bachmann, 98, of NYA

Clariss Bachmann, 98, of Norwood Young America, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 2 at Good Samaritan Society in Waconia.
Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, Dec. 7, 11 a.m. at Church of the Ascension in Norwood Young America with interment following at the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held Friday, Dec. 7 form 10 a.m.- 11 a.m one hour prior to the service at the church.
Arrangements are with the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel in Norwood Young America. Online guestbook is available at www.mcbridechapel.com