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Archive

November 14th, 2017

Tim Orth Foundation seeking applications

The Tim Orth Memorial Foundation is a nonprofit organization designed to help young people who are ill and need assistance in paying for their medical treatment.
The foundation has a board made of unpaid volunteers who examine the applications from area families. The foundation also has many volunteers who invest countless hours organizing, preparing, soliciting and conducting fundraisers for these youth and their families.
On Saturday, April 7, 2018, the foundation will stage its 20th annual benefit to raise funds for children with medical needs.

Drivers injured in crash near Glencoe

Both drivers were injured in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Hennepin Avenue and 120th Street, north of Glencoe, on Thursday, Nov. 9, at about 4:51 p.m.
According to the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office, the vehicles were a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado, owned by Shannon Beneke of Glencoe and driven by a juvenile, and a 2011 Chevrolet Equinox, owned and driven by Melissa Schatz, 29, of Plato. Each vehicle had over $1,000 in damage.
Both the juvenile and Schatz were taken by ambulance to the Glencoe hospital for treatment of injuries.

Vehicles collide north of New Auburn

Two people had minor injuries but declined medical attention after a two-vehicle crash on Sibley County Road 13, about five miles east of New Auburn, on Saturday at about 4:15 p.m.
According to the Sibley County Sheriff’s Office, Matthew John Meffert, 25, of Arlington, was driving north on County Road 13, as was a 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Fred Hernandez, 33, of New Auburn. The vehicles collided as the Malibu was making a turn.
Meffert and a passenger, Lisa Kae Melhop, 51, of Arlington, both had minor injuries but declined medical attention.

GSL student-athletes honored by WCC West

Eighteen student-athletes from Glencoe-Silver Lake High School earned either All-Wright County Conference West All-Conference or All-Conference Honorable Mention honors for their efforts during the fall season.
Eight Panthers were named All-Conference, while 10 more were named Honorable Mention.
From the GSL girls’ soccer team, midfielder/goalkeeper Zoe Christensen was named to the All-WCC West team. Midfielders Paige Litzau and Carlee Oberlin were both named Honorable Mention.

GSL sports teams gearing up for winter season

As temperatures drop and slate gray skies foretell of snowfalls to come, the Glencoe-Silver Lake sports calendar also turns from the fall to the winter season.
The GSL dance team has already been hard at practice for its schedule, which is slated to begin with an invitational meet at Hutchinson on Dec. 2. The team will be performing at halftime of several Panther home basketball games this season and will also host a meet on Thursday, Jan. 11.
This week signaled the beginning of practices for the GSL gymnastics and girls’ basketball teams.

Christensen headed to Bemidji State

Glencoe-Silver Lake senior Zoe Christensen, fresh off being named to the All-Wright County Conference West Team for girls’ soccer, made a big decision on her future last week.
Christensen, a two-time state participant in the shot put, signed a letter of intent to attend Bemidji State University beginning next fall and compete in track and field for the Beavers.
Surrounded by friends and family, Christensen put pen to paper to commit to BSU in a ceremony at GSL on Friday, Nov. 10. She said it is a good feeling to have the decision made.

November 9th

City of Glencoe- Notice Hearing

City of Glencoe

NOTICE OF HEARING
ON IMPROVEMENT

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

Notice is hereby given that the city council of the City of Glencoe, Minnesota, will meet at the Glencoe City Hall at 7:15 p.m. on Monday, November 20, 2017, to consider the making of an improvement, described as Central Storm Sewer Project, on the following streets:

•Intersection of 18th Street and Louden Avenue
•Intersection of 16th Street and McLeod Avenue
•16th Street from Judd Avenue to Louden Avenue
•15th Street from Judd Avenue to Knight Avenue

Probate

Probate

STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF MCLEOD
DISTRICT COURT

FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT
PROBATE DIVISION
Court File No. 43-PR-17-1745
In Re: Estate of
Norma Engelmann,
a/k/a Norma Frieda Engelmann,
Decedent.

NOTICE OF INFORMAL
PROBATEOF WILL AND
INFORMAL APPOINTMENT
OF CO-PERSONAL
REPRESENTATIVESAND
NOTICE TO CREDITORS

November 8th

Brownton Lions host Halloween fun

Silver Lake City Council awards demolition bid

The Silver Lake City Council awarded the bid for the demolition of four buildings on Main Street at a special meeting Thursday.
The low bid was received by US SiteWork of Elk River for $76,961.
The city received five bids ranging from the low US SiteWork bid to a high bid of $173,685. The projected cost was estimated at $110,000.
Paul Ragozzino, an architect from Short Elliot Hendrickson, Inc., checked the companies’ references and received good comments about all.
The bid includes asbestos abatement, demolition, grading and seeding.
A subcontractor will be used to handle the asbestos.