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April 29th, 2015

Helen Baker would be sold or razed if vote passes

To the Editor:
I have had many people ask, “What are you going to do with Helen Baker School if there is a successful vote?”
This is a very good question and one that is very important. Before answering this question, please note that the district wants and is prepared to deal with this property properly.

Economic development committee supports bond

To the Editor:
The Economic Development Committee of the Glencoe Area Chamber of Commerce would like to announce our support of the Glencoe-Silver Lake building project and associated referendum.
In addition to funding needed repairs at Lakeside, this project will provide the area with a modern school building. This helps draw new members to the community, and will generate activity for local area businesses during construction.

Usually a ‘no’ voter, he’ll vote ‘yes’ on May 12

To the Editor:
I am voting “Yes” on Tuesday, May 12, and I urge you to vote “Yes” also.

You ‘get to’ vote for progress for GSL

To the Editor:

DFL’ers turned avian flu into political issue

To the Editor:
The Legislature has a strong bipartisan tradition of coming together to help Minnesotans impacted by disasters. Whether it’s flooding, storms, or any other issue, we have a long history of putting politics aside, and helping Minnesotans in need.

Invest in the future of our school district

To the Editor:
As everyone should know by now, there is a vote coming up in the near future regarding the future of our schools.
I am a member of the Glencoe-Silver Lake district advisory group. We are a group of citizens that meet a few times a year to discuss various items regarding the district. Our recent talks have certainly centered around the needs of the district.

Volunteers needed for baskets, gardens

To the Editor:
We need two more volunteers to help with watering the flower baskets in Glencoe; it is getting to be a big job for one or two people to do it.
Last year, we had four people watering. It worked very well. The job consisted of about three hours a day for one week a month from the end of May to Labor Day. It would also include occasional watering of the Glencoe gardens. The parks department provides the truck for watering.

School officials outline building proposal at April 23 public forum

Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) School administrators continued to outline why they think the Helen Baker School ought to be replaced by an addition at the high school/junior high campus at a public forum Thursday night.

Car-bicycle accident claims life of Glencoe woman Sunday

Penny Lucille Verdeck, 40, of Glencoe, was fatally injured in a car-bicycle accident in the area of 120th Street and Hennepin Avenue, north of Glencoe, late Sunday afternoon.
According to the McLeod County Sheriff’s office, the accident was reported at about 3:58 p.m., and Verdeck was riding a bicycle that was reportedly struck by a 2005 Pontiac G6 driven by Emily Louise Givens, 24, of Hutchinson. The car is owned by Lori Tauer, also of Hutchinson.

GSL to present spring play, ‘Sherlock Holmes,’ Thursday through Sunday

The game’s afoot at Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) High School this coming weekend with the production of the GSL spring play, “Sherlock Holmes,” by Tim Kelly.
This adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famed detective story combines mystery, romance, action, danger and laughter.
Alice Faulkner (Lili Mallak) has letters written by a dead girl that will cause grave international problems. Professor Moriarty (Quinten Proehl) wants those letters; so does Sherlock Holmes (Ben Rockswold). The game’s afoot!