September 21st, 2016

Township resolutions do, and should, matter

Last week, resolutions from 13 of 14 McLeod County townships were communicated to the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission (GMRPTC) responsible for distributing Legacy money. Resolutions from 10 townships appealed to McLeod County Commissioners to slow down paving of more bike trails and to involve townships more. The additional three new township resolutions are from after the McLeod County commissioners passed their Aug. 30 resolution that requested funding for Dakota Trail to be paved.

GSL Homecoming set for next week

Drew honored on retirement

‘Bugler Bill’ visits GSL

7th graders have RAP retreat

Gridders fall to Annandale

Netters host state-ranked Dragons

Silver Lake’s preliminary 2017 levy set with 1.3% increase

The Silver Lake City Council approved a preliminary 2017 tax levy of $480,127, a 1.3 percent increase from 2016, on Monday, Sept. 12.
The city’s revenue and expenses for 2017 are currently estimated at $765,728 each.
The general fund tax levy will be $410,994 and the debt service levy will be $69,133 for a total preliminary tax levy of $480,127, up  $6,535 from 2016.
The council also:
• Heard the results of the storm sewer study that the council ordered from  Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc. (SEH).

Daughter for Stoneburgs

Chad and Lindsay Stoneburg of Glencoe announce the arrival of a daughter, Audrey Elaine, born Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Audrey weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 19 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Tony Vaughn and Catherine Guertin of Victoria, Randy and Pam Nelson of Chaska and Jeff and Barb Stoneburg of Eden Prairie.

Son born to Soto family

Cesar Leonel and Lorena Soto of Glencoe announce the birth of a son, Cesar Leonardo, born Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Cesar Leonardo weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 201⁄2 inches long at birth. He joins siblings Leonel and Leeroy. Grandparents are Vicente and Maria Soto and Antonio and Aurora Mendoza, all of Harlingen, Texas.