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Archive - 2018

January 9th

Glencoe man faces charges after allegedly shaking baby

Timothy Daniel Miller, 24, of Glencoe, is facing a felony charge of assault in the first degree – great bodily harm after allegedly shaking a 51⁄2-month-old child on Jan. 4.
According to a criminal complaint filed in McLeod County District Court, Glencoe police responded to a home on Baldwin Avenue at about 10 a.m. that day, where a baby was found to be non-responsive and breathing shallowly. Miller allegedly admitted to shaking the baby. Miller was the only caretaker in the house at the time.

County to reconsider reimbursement to management company for MRF

The McLeod County Board of Commissioners will consider increasing the amount it pays to Green Forest Recycling Services to $75 per ton for materials shipped to end markets from the current rate of $56 per ton.
Green Forest was hired by the County Board in 2017 as a private contractor to manage the county’s materials recovery facility (MRF), which handles the items collected through recycling.

First baby of 2018 at GRHS

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.

January 4th

City of Silver Lake - Notice

City of Silver Lake
ORDINANCE 88: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CH. 10, SECTION 5, SUBDIVISION 3 REGARDING REGULATION AND CONTROL OF GROWTH OF WEEDS, GRASS, BRUSH AND OTHER RANK, POISONOUS OR HARMFUL VEGETATION
The City Council of the City of Silver Lake, Minnesota does hereby ordain:
Section 1. Chapter 10, Section 5, Subd. 3 shall be amended as follows:
Subd 3. When City to do Work.

Bergen Township

Bergen Township
Bergen Township
Notice of Meetings
Notice is hereby given that:
٠The 2018 Bergen Township Reorganizational meeting will be held on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lester Prairie City Hall.
٠The date of the January 2018 Bergen Township regular meeting has been changed to Monday, January 8, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Lester Prairie City Hall.

Round Grove Township

Round Grove Township
The Round Grove Township board will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 7 p.m. at the home of the chairperson.
Deborah Zellmann, Clerk
320-510-2088
(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle January 3, 2018)

January 3rd

Son born to Glencoe couple

Nick and Erica Fehlandt of Glencoe announce the arrival of a son, Garrett Nicholas Fehlandt, who was born Dec. 7, 2017, at Ridgeview Medical Center. Garrett weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 191⁄2 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Jerry Hoese of Lester Prairie, Lynn Norby of Silver Lake and Myron and Julie Fehlandt of Glencoe.

GSL junior high Knowledge Bowlers capture top 2 spots at 30-team meet

Glencoe-Silver Lake’s seventh- to ninth-grade Knowledge Bowlers traveled to Marshall Monday, Dec. 18, for a large meet involving all the “Junior High” Knowledge Bowl teams in Region 6, which is the region in which GSL normally competes. GSL took five teams to compete against 30 other teams from the region.