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February 7th, 2019

McLeod County-Public Hearing

McLeod County


YOU ARE HEREBY notified that the regular meeting of the McLeod County Planning Commission has been scheduled on Wednesday, the 27rd day of February 2019 at 9:30 A.M. at the McLeod County Environmental Services Facility in the Large Conference Room, located at 1065 5th Ave SE, Hutchinson, Minnesota 55350.

February 6th

Helen Milbrand, 93, of Glencoe

Helen Milbrand, 93, of Glencoe, passed away Friday, Feb. 1, at Ebenezer Bel Rae Senior Living in Mounds View.
A memorial service will be held Feb. 16, 1 p.m., at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Helen Township, rural Glencoe, with interment at a later date in the church cemetery.
A gathering of family & friends will be held Saturday, Feb. 16, noon to 1 p.m., at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Helen Township, rural Glencoe.
Memorials preferred to St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.

First Ev. Lutheran spud crew

Five men from Glencoe's First Evangelical Lutheran Church helped prepare about 920 pounds of potatoes for the church's 68th pancake dinner Sunday, Feb. 3. In addition to potato pancakes, regular pancakes, sausages, cheese, applesauce, and ice cream were served to approximately 900 people.

GSL Knowledge Bowl team wins home invitational

GSL Knowledge Bowl contestants (left to right) Brett Baumgarten, Haley Lukes, Jacob Reichow, (partially obscured Paul Sievert) correctly answered a question during the fourth round of Saturday's invitational competition at GSL.

When it's that cold, nothing works well

Harlan Wawrzyniak, the owner of Harlan's Auto Repair of Silver Lake, loaded a Chevy pickup for towing to his shop Thursday afternoon. With the temperature well below zero, the truck's fuel pump failed, a condition worsened by the cold weather.

Unscheduled stop

A semi-truck driver lost control of his rig on Highway 212 near its intersection with Hilton Avenue just west of Glencoe early Monday afternoon. There were no injuries in the reported crash.

Colin McCormick teaching his son, Decker, the ins and outs of ice fishing.

Girls’ cagers fall at W-M

The Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ basketball team dropped to 9-9 on the season after a 57-45 loss at Watertown-Mayer on Friday, Feb. 1.
It was the fourth consecutive loss for the Panthers, a skid broken only by a postponement as a home tilt against Dassel-Cokato on Tuesday, Jan. 29, was not played due to inclement weather.
GSL held its own for the first half at Watertown, as the Panthers and Royals headed into the locker room tied 20-20 at halftime.
The second half was an entirely different story, however, as W-M rolled up 37 points to snag the 12-point win.

Grapplers lose twice at MW tri

The Glencoe-Silver Lake/Lester Prairie wrestling team lost both of its matches at the Mound Westonka Triangular on Thursday, Jan. 31.
GSL/LP lost 33-27 to Orono and 37-27 to the host White Hawks in the team’s lone action of the week.
The Panthers held a 15-9 lead on the Spartans after five matches. Jace Cacka scored an 11-1 major decision at 120 pounds, followed by Sawyer Varpness’ win by fall at 126 and Carter Ruschmeier’s 18-3 technical fall at 132.