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Archive - 2018

April 24th

Panthers take second, fifth at Foley

Entering the week as the only local varsity program to get in any of its planned competitions, the Glencoe-Silver Lake track and field teams headed north to Foley for their second indoor meet of the season last weekend.
The Panther boys finished in a two-way tie with Pierz for second at the meet, with each team gaining 65 points. The GSL girls took fifth with a highly mathematical score of 58.9285 points.
Boys place second
Kyle Christensen finished first in the 55-meter dash with a time of 6.90 seconds to help pace the Panthers to their runner-up result.

April 19th

Charles ‘Chuck’ H. Warner, 93, of Brownton

Charles “Chuck” H. Warner, 93, of Brownton, died Thursday, April 19, 2018, at his daughter’s home in Apopka, Florida.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 12, at 2 p.m., at the Congregational Church in Brownton, with interment in Oak Grove Cemetery in Brownton.
A gathering of family and friends will be Friday, May 11, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Congregational Church in Brownton, and will continue Saturday for one hour prior to the service at the church.

Notice to Public - McLeod County District

Notice to Public
McLeod County District Court

City of Glencoe- Council Meeting

City of Glencoe

APRIL 2, 2018
7:00 P.M.
Mayor Wilson called the regular meeting of the City Council to order at 7:00 p.m. Members present: Schrupp, Alexander, Robeck, Ziemer and Neid. Also present: City Administrator Mark Larson, City Attorney Mark Ostlund, Finance Director Trippel, PWDs Schreifels and Voigt, Chief Raiter, Captain Padilla, Fire Chief Grack.
A. Approve the minutes of the regular meeting of March 19, 2018.
B. Approve the following building permits:
Miller Mfg.; Mechanical Permit
GRHS; Fire Alarm System
TC & W; Misc Repairs

Notice to Public

Notice to Public
McLeod County District Court

Round Grove Township

Round Grove Township
Round Grove Township
The Round Grove Township board will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, April 23, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the home of the chairperson.
Deborah Zellmann,
(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle April 18, 2018)

April 18th

Sad to hear of crime’s impact on children

It was disturbing enough Tuesday morning to listen to County Attorney Mike Junge report that crime in the county had risen “dramatically” in the county in 2017 over 2016. It was absolutely heartbreaking to hear about the impact of crime on our county’s children.

What happened to school’s fiscal responsibility?

To the Editor:
I feel as a parent of the community for the last 15 years, I have watched Glencoe-Silver Lake School district go through many changes —some good, some not so good. Unfortunately, I believe we have hit a “not-so-good” threshold.

Community blood drive set for April 25 in Glencoe

To the Editor:
The first Glencoe Community Blood Drive of 2018 is scheduled in one week, next Wednesday, April 25, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Glencoe City Center Ballroom. The American Red Cross has set our goal for this blood drive at 111 units.
This notice will be short and to the point:
• The American Red Cross is in need of blood donations.
• You have blood.
• Donate!
• If you have a donation appointment, keep it!

Want to help? Resolve conflicts

By Lee H. Hamilton
In a world riven by tension, there’s one skill that stands above all others: the ability to resolve conflict. It is the paramount challenge of our time. There are so many divisions that fracture our communities, states, and nations, that the ability to create common ground — to bring people together, rather than drive them apart — has become an indispensable political need.