November 2nd, 2016

Tigers end Panthers season again

The location, weather conditions and score were different, but the outcome was the same as Belle Plaine rallied to end Glencoe-Silver Lake’s season in the semifinals of the 2AAA football playoffs.
However, whereas the Tigers dominated the Panthers last October on a sunny day at Stevens Seminary Stadium, this year’s matchup was a back-and-forth war of attrition played under ever-increasing rainfall at the Belle Plaine Athletic Complex.

Spikers sweep in sectional opener

 Playing its final game before the home crowd, the Glencoe-Silver Lake volleyball team claimed its 22nd victory of the season – against eight losses –by defeating Sibley East in a three-game sweep to win its Section 2AA Tournament opener on Friday, Oct. 29. 
The Panthers had already defeated the Wolverines once this season, winning in three games at Sibley East on Sept. 6. 

Panther trio qualifies for state CC meet

Three members of the Glencoe-Silver Lake cross-country teams will represent their program and their school at the state Class A meet after earning qualifying placements at the Section 2A championship competition in Montgomery on Friday, Oct. 28.
Malayh Metcalf from the Panther girls’ team will join both Austin Schroepfer and Michael Meyer from the boys’ squad at St. Olaf College in Northfield on Saturday, Nov. 5, running in their respective fields among the best that Class A has to offer. 

October 26th

GSL volleyball wins third straight WCC West title

Panthers enter playoffs on hot streak

Schroepfer tops in WCC West

New Auburn candidates forum

City candidates field variety of questions at forum

Dome comes down

SL takes ownership of downtown building

The Silver Lake City Council approved the purchase of one of the two downtown buildings that have been deemed unfit for occupancy at its meeting on Monday, Oct. 17.
The tax-forfeited property was purchased from McLeod County. The other affected property has already been purchased.
The city has received quotes to raze the two buildings that have ranged from $70,000 to $110,000. It continues to look for options.
The Council also received a quote from Brett Madsen Abatement of Hutchinson for $16,500 to remove and dispose of asbestos at the site.