July 19th, 2017

Movie seeks to bring story of Chief Little Crow to life

The McLeod County Historical Society & Museum will be showing the historical documentary, “Little Crow & the Dakota War,” at the State Theater in Hutchinson at on Sunday, July 23, at 7 p.m.
The event has local and historical significance for McLeod County because Little Crow, the chief of the Dakota people, died on the outskirts of Hutchinson on July 3, 1863, by a settler’s gunshot, roughly seven months after the U.S. Dakota War of 1862 ended.

July 18th

Brewers fall to Cardinals and Blue Jays

A pair of setbacks last week dropped the Glencoe Brewers to 11-10 overall this season as the team heads into the final trio of regular season games looking to squelch its current three-game losing streak. 
Young America dropped a 5-1 loss on the Brewers on Tuesday, July 11 at Vollmer Field, propelling itself to victory via a four-run second inning despite being out-hit by the hosts 7-6.

Plato pounds a pair of opponents

After suffering a frustrating loss to end the previous weekend, the Plato Blue Jays took it out on a pair of Crow River Valley League rivals as part of a clean sweep of this past weekend’s three-game set.
Plato opened the stretch with a 13-5 thumping of host Winsted on Friday, July 14. Jake VonBerge, Tyler Lang and Nolan Lepel each notched a pair of RBI, with Chris Odegaard scoring three runs while Matt Odegaard and Mitch Boesche scored twice apiece.

Post 641 still alive in district playoffs

The Plato American Legion Post 641 baseball team remained alive in the Third District Division II Tournament after going 2-1 in the opening weekend of the playoffs in Waterville and Montgomery. 
Plato opened with a win and a loss on Saturday, July 15, before downing a familiar foe the next day to advance to the final brackets of tournament play this weekend.

Post 5102 heads into sub-districts

The Glencoe VFW Post 5102 baseball team closed out its regular season with a pair of losses, falling to the Hutch 16’s and Dassel as the team now prepares for the playoffs.
In a game played at Barney Tadsen Field in Brownton on Thursday, July 13, Glencoe dropped an 18-6 decision to the visitors from Hutchinson, despite three RBI from Andrew Wraspir. Bennett Lepel also added an RBI for 5102. 

July 17th

Silver Lake woman injured in accident

Rita Ann Worshek, 68, of Silver Lake, was injured this morning (Monday) in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 7 near Hamlet Avenue, east of Silver Lake. The accident was reported at 10:19 a.m.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Worshek was westbound on Highway 7 in  a 2000 Buick Regal and had slowed down to turn left onto Hamlet Avenue when a 1999 Kenworth truck, driven by John Albert Koch, 64, of Winsted, rear-rended the Buick, causing it to leave the roadway and go into a ditch.

July 13th

GSL School Board Proceedings

Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board
School Board Proceedings
ISD #2859
Glencoe-Silver Lake, Minnesota
June 12, 2017

McLeod County-Minutes

McLeod County

McLeod County Board of
Commissioners Meeting Minutes 6/20/17

Commissioners Nagel, Wright, Pohlmeier, Krueger and Shimanski were present.
Krueger/Pohlmeier motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.

McLeod County- Notice

Notice to Public
YOU ARE HEREBY notified that the regular meeting of the McLeod County Planning Commission has been scheduled on Wednesday the 26th day of July 2017 at 9:30 A.M. at the Glencoe City Center, Senior Room, located at 1107 11th Street East, Glencoe, Minnesota.

Notice to Public- Hearing

Notice to Public
YOU ARE HEREBY notified that the regular meeting of the McLeod County Planning Commission has been scheduled on Tuesday the 18th day of July 2017 at 9:30 A.M. in the North Complex North Half-Large Conf. Room (south side of Bldg.) at 2391 Hennepin Avenue North in Glencoe, Minnesota.