May 20th, 2015

Eagle Scout candidate helps spiff up BMX park

The Glencoe BMX park on Ninth Street East got a facelift last weekend, thanks to the efforts of Glencoe Boy Scout Michael Dietz.
Dietz, the son of Kevin and Linda Dietz of Glencoe, coordinated a landscaping, flagpole and other improvements project for the park as part of his application to become an Eagle Scout.
Michael Dietz said he and his dad heard about needed improvements at the park while having a conversation with Ryan Voss, manager of the park.

GSL School Board approves staffing changes at regular May 11 meeting

The Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) School Board approved several staffing items as part of its consent agenda at its regular meeting Monday, May 11, including:
• Two retirements. Mary Eckhoff, business teacher, is planning to retire at the end of the current school year; as is Joan Cousins, a 28.5 hours-per-week paraprofessional in the Early Childhood Special Education program.

Glencoe Planning Commission considers pool special use permit

The city of Glencoe’s Planning Commission quickly took care of business at its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, May 14.
During the 25-minute meeting, the commission set a public hearing in regard to a special use permit application submitted by Ted Collins.
Collins would like to install a 14,000-gallon above-ground pool in his already fenced-in backyard. The pool would be used for therapeutic purposes for his wife, who suffers from multiple sclerosis.

All-school celebration

Spring concert

Pedaling for awareness

Conference champion

All-Conference for golf

Third in WCC meet

May 13th

Raymond ‘Ray’ Ewald, 90, Silver Lake

Raymond “Ray” Ervin Ewald, 90, of Silver Lake, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at Cedar Crest Estates in Silver Lake.