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June 8th, 2016

Monahan headed to state

GLS Baseball season ends

13AA Panthers win Redwood Falls tourney

Glencoe city council looks at next steps for stormwater issues

The Glencoe City Council heard a presentation on the central stormwater system from Short Elliot Hendrickson (SEH) Project Manager John Rodeberg on Monday night. 
 
Rodeberg presented initial modeling on the central corridor, which runs from about 16th Street to Highway 212,  that the city will use to determine its next steps to help relieve stormwater issues. 
 

Residents take county board to task over trails

The McLeod County Board of Commissioners — in particular commissioners Paul Wright and Joe Nagel — took some pointed questions and criticism from two residents at the May 31 board meeting.
 
Kevin Masrud of Stewart first asked Wright about his response to student questions regarding a resolution the board passed a couple of years ago regarding Second Amendment rights. In particular, the resolution indicated that the county would not support federal action on gun control.
 

Archer Daniels Midland hosts open house for new Glencoe feed mill

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) welcomed guests to an open house for its new feed mill facility in Glencoe on Wednesday, June 1. 
 
The new facility features automated processes that will reduce the amount of manual operation within the feed production, Plant Manager Lyle Highland said. 
 
“The fingerprint of the people putting their hands on the bags will be a bare minimum,” Highland said. 
 

Pure Life Center welcomes new chiropractor

Pure Life Chiropractic and Wellness Center welcomed a new chiropractor this month with the addition of Arthur Niemela. 
 
Niemela graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington in May of this year and will do general chiropractic work with Pure Life owner Dr. Nick Johnson three days a week. 
 

Glencoe council hears Armstrong news

The Glencoe City Council approved a work order and change order for the Armstrong Avenue project during its regular meeting Monday night.
 
Short Elliot Hendrickson (SEH) Project Manager John Rodeberg said a work order needed to be approved for the replacement of a pipe by Highway 212 that was approved at the council’s April 18 meeting. 
 

County Board accepts bid for clearing ditch sediment

The McLeod County Board of Commissioners approved a bid of $78,893.30 from Ed Rettmann Excavating of Hutchinson to clear five miles worth of sediment out of County Ditch 26 and 27. The award was made at the Tuesday, May 31, meeting.
 

Political posturing continues at capitol

Not only did the state Legislature fail to complete its work on time, but it seems that our state politics cannot even come together on setting the parameters for a special session to finish the work.