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October 17th, 2018

Soccer goes out with flair

Following a winless regular season, the Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ soccer team made some postseason noise before bowing out of the Section 2A Tournament last week.
After defeating Worthington in penalty kicks in the playoff opener on Saturday, Oct. 6, the Panthers exploded in their second-round sectional game at Jordan on Tuesday, Oct. 9.
A team that managed just two non-shootout goals over 14 games that preceded it, 18th-seeded GSL pounded four regulation scores past the Jaguars to win 4-3 over the 10th-seeded hosts.

Football falls again, loses to Cardinals

Despite a valiant effort, the Glencoe-Silver Lake football team lost its fifth consecutive game with a 21-0 defeat against visiting Annandale – the eighth-ranked team in Class AAA – on Friday, Oct. 12.
A scoreless first quarter was highlighted by a goal line stand from the GSL defense, which kept the Cardinals at bay from the one-yard line and forced a turnover on downs.

MnDOT offering planning grants for safe routes to school

Glencoe-Silver Lake Superintendent Chris Sonju said the district is considering an application to the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School program for a planning assistance grant to develop safer routes for students to walk and bicycle to and from school each day.
“Planning assistance grants are the first step for communities to assess their current conditions for walking and bicycling to school and decide what they need to strategically and effectively implement a Safe Routes to School program,” said Dave Cowan, SRTS coordinator.

New Auburn Legion Auxiliary, VFW Post 7266 OK donations

President Phyllis Schwanke called the New Auburn American Legion Post No. 7266 Auxiliary meeting to order.
Bernice Polzin read the opening prayer and Arlene Moore read the Patriotic Instructor. Secretary and treasurer reports were read and accepted. General orders, a letter from St. Cloud veterans, and applications are ready for students who want to apply for scholarships from December to February.
Books were inspected and approved.
The Prisoner of War and Missing in Action candle was lit and a moment of silence was observed.

Silver Lake City Council approves shed/ambulance storage remodel, waits on PD upgrades

The Silver Lake City Council approved a plan to update and remodel the city-owned shed that is attached to the city office building at its meeting Monday, Oct. 15.
The plan, brought forth by Harvey Mikolichek and members of local organizations over the last couple of meetings, will heat and insulate the existing space to be used by the fire department for storage.

Time is seemingly running out on street project

Nothing says welcome to Minnesota than looking at a torn up street in front of your house … amid snowflakes!
The gallows humor of Minnesotans claims there are only two seasons in this state — construction and winter. Sunday, it was a combination of the two looking out my front room window.
Even the neighborhood squirrels seem a bit confused. As I was standing near my long gone curb and gutter peering into the gaping hole that was once 14th Street, I noticed a squirrel doing the same thing. It also seemed to be thinking: What the heck happened here?

Families still face discrimination in mental health care

By Sue Abderholden
This year, Mental Illness Awareness Week was Oct. 7-13. We celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the passage of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, which was signed into law on Oct. 3, 2008. It is a momentous law, promising an end to discriminatory coverage of mental health treatment thus providing hope to millions of people who struggle to access appropriate mental health treatment.

Families still face discrimination in mental health care

By Sue Abderholden
This year, Mental Illness Awareness Week was Oct. 7-13. We celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the passage of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, which was signed into law on Oct. 3, 2008. It is a momentous law, promising an end to discriminatory coverage of mental health treatment thus providing hope to millions of people who struggle to access appropriate mental health treatment.

County signs purchase agreements for Jungclaus buildings

A purchase agreement was signed between McLeod County and Security Bank and Trust Company for the acquisition of the Jungclaus building, bringing the county a crucial step closer to the physical start of its consolidation project.
Earnest money of $25,000 — money indicating the county has sincere intentions to move forward with the project — has been paid to the Fahey Trust account.

Most candidates will be at chamber candidates’ forum

Most of the candidates seeking election and re-election to city, school board, state and federal office have committed to attend the Glencoe Chamber of Commerce’s candidates’ forum Oct. 23 at Glencoe City Center.
The forum is set to begin at 6:30 p.m. and be completed by 9 p.m.

(For the complete story, see the Oct. 17 print edition of The Chronicle.)