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Archive - 2018

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January 17th

Panther Pals program pairs up older, younger students

Glencoe Sportsmen Club maintains sanctuary, and does much more

Stellar spellers

NYA woman dies in trailer house fire

Nancy Lee Green, 71, of Norwood Young America (NYA), died Thursday night when her home burned, according to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office.
According to the sheriff’s office, a report came in at 5:54 p.m. regarding a house fire on Railroad Street East in NYA, and that an adult female, who was paralyzed and unable to move on her own, may be in the residence.

Officials talk about Morningside in joint workshop

Members of the Glencoe City Council, Planning Commission, Glencoe Economic Development Committee and County Board of Commissioners met Friday, Jan. 12, to discuss the last phase of the Morningside Avenue project.
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners approved the cooperative agreement with the city of Glencoe to extend Morningside Avenue from 11th Street to 16th Street (also known as CSAH 15) in late December.

County Board considers possible weapons, metal screening at courthouse

McLeod County received a citizen complaint regarding its courthouse security procedures, prompting a discussion at a County Board workshop Tuesday on whether it needed to install a weapons screening checkpoint at the entrance to the law enforcement center and courthouse.
Tim Langenfeld, chief deputy of the sheriff’s department, said that the estimated cost to install a fixed metal detector is a little less than $50,000. But, on top of that, the county would need to hire at least one civilian employee to man the detector. That person would be assisted by a licensed peace officer.

A quiet, but productive club

The Glencoe Sportsmen Club works hard as it continues to make its wildlife sanctuary at Oak Leaf Park a stop-worthy destination for visitors and Glencoe residents alike.
The Glencoe Sportsmen Club consists of a group of community members who manage and care for the animals in the sanctuary — all of which is solely funded by donations from the community.
The sanctuary, which is 32 acres in size, houses elk, deer, a variety of pheasants, peacocks and, in the summer, goat kids.

January 16th

Dorothy Braunwarth, 98, of Norwood Young America

Dorothy Braunwarth, 98, of Norwood Young America, died Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, Jan. 19, at 11 a.m., at Church of the Ascension in Norwood Young America, with interment following in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 19, an hour and a half prior to the service at the church.
Arrangements are with the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel in Norwood Young America. An online guest book is available at www.mcbridechapel.com

Dragons drop boys' hoopsters

The Glencoe-Silver Lake boys’ basketball team opened Wright County Conference West play with a 60-35 loss at Litchfield on Friday, Jan. 12. The loss dropped the Panthers to 5-6 overall.
The 35 points scored by GSL was the slightest offensive output for the Panthers this season, six points lower than in a 60-41 loss at Jordan on Jan. 2. Individual scoring stats were not available.
After spending its first three games of 2018 on the road, GSL returned home for a WCC West matchup on Tuesday, Jan. 16, after the Chronicle went to press.

Matmen fall at Watertown-Mayer

It was a light week for the Glencoe-Silver Lake/Lester Prairie wrestling team as the Panthers grappled in a double dual meet at Watertown-Mayer on Friday, Jan. 12.
The Panthers came up on the short end in both duals, losing 62-9 to the meet hosts and 62-16 to Mound Westonka.
GSL/LP earned two individual wins against Watertown Mayer/Mayer Lutheran. Zachary Voelz earned a 5-0 decision at 126 pounds and Cody Rae won by fall at 182.