April 12th, 2017

RS Fiber to begin work in Brownton

The city of Brownton should finally see the installation of the RS Fiber network this summer, the City Council heard at its April 4 meeting.
Toby Brummer of RS Fiber said work on the fiber-to-the-home network should begin in June or July. The fiber network will offer phone, television and internet service to customers.
At some point during the construction, probably closer to fall, RS Fiber will host an open house to present information regarding the services to customers.

Silver Lake City Council considers future capital improvement projects

The Silver Lake City Council took a look at and began to prioritize its capital improvement needs for the next couple of years at its quarterly meeting Monday, April 3.
On the list of projects are storm water, city hall, emergency services and fire hall, water tower, water treatment, lift station and forcemain, and sanitary sewer improvements.
Also on the list are trail construction and crossings, downtown redevelopment and a Highway 7 corridor study.
Representatives from Short Elliot Hendrickson, Inc., (SEH) were at the meeting to assist with the process.

Panthers open spring season with loss to Hutch

Bird dog parade at Grace Bible Church

Grand Meadows hosts Easter fun

Watertown couple injured in 2-vehicle accident Friday

A Watertown couple were injured in a two-vehicle crash at the Highway 22-Highway 7 split west of Hutchinson Friday at about 8 p.m.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2008 BMW, driven by Jill Kathleen Swing, 55, of Watertown, was southbound on Highway 22, and a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by Eric Joseph Greenlee, 25, of Welch, was westbound on Highway 7, when the BMW entered the intersection and the two vehicles collided.

GSL musicians shine at state-section

On April 1, 100 members of the Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) High School bands and choirs participated in the state-section solo/ensemble contest at Minnesota State University – Mankato. This contest is sponsored by the Minnesota State High School League and allows students to perform instrumental and vocal solos and small ensembles before a certified adjudicator.  
GSL band events were awarded the “Best in Site” awards for all four sites in which they had entries.
Receiving superior ratings for band solos were:

GSL musicians shine at state-section

GSL Knowledge Bowl team captures state championship

Wee Friends visit ‘Big Green’