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May 10th, 2017

Klobuchar trip to Iowa sparks speculation

Our view: The DFL could do worse for a presidential candidate

 

When did we declare war on trees?

When did we declare war on trees in Glencoe?
I was sitting at my dining room table Monday morning and I heard the noise of a large machine approaching, heading west on 14th Street. Lo and behold, it turned out to be a four-unit parade of city tree-cutting machinery. Behind the big payloader was a large tree trunk being dragged, smoke coming off the pavement from the friction. Squeezed between the city pickup trucks was a bigger truck dragging a smaller chunk of the tree trunk. It also was pulling a wood chipper behind it.

May is Poppy Month; proceeds support veterans

To the Editor:
May is Poppy Month, and Poppy Day is May 18. The Glencoe VFW Post and Auxiliary members will begin selling poppies May 8. Poppies also will be available at the VFW Club.
Proceeds from the sales support veterans and veterans activities. The following poem, author unknown sums up the sacrifices veterans have made for our country:
No, Freedom Isn’t Free
I watched the flag pass by one day.
It fluttered in the breeze.
A young Marine saluted it.
And then he stood at ease.
I looked at him in uniform,

Carver County man dies when ATV flips

Kevin Lynn Jorgensen, 47, of Camden Township, Carver County, died in an ATV accident Sunday at about 7 p.m.
According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, Jorgensen had been riding an ATV around a track on property on 102nd Street when he lost control and the ATV flipped. He was discovered by family members.
Norwood Young America Fire and Rescue, Ridgeview Ambulance and deputies responded to the scene and began life-saving efforts. Jorgensen, who was not wearing a helmet, suffered significant injuries and was declared dead at the scene.

New MN CREP enrollment begins Monday, May 15

Landowners have a new option to protect their environmentally sensitive cropland with the introduction of the Minnesota Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (MN CREP). The kick-off for the MN CREP continuous sign-up begins May 15.
MN CREP is a voluntary state-federal program designed to improve water quality and habitat conservation.  It will protect and restore up to 60,000 acres of marginal cropland across 54 southern and western Minnesota counties, using buffer strips, wetland restoration, and drinking water wellhead protection.

Plato Lions celebrate legacy of service

The Plato Lions Club celebrated the impact of Lions at the international, national and local level at a celebration Sunday afternoon in the city park.
The club also dedicated a new park bench to the memory of Harlan Wilkens, one of the Plato club’s charter members.
It was noted that 2017 was the 100-year anniversary of the establishment of Lions Club International, and it is the 34th anniversary of the Plato Lions Club.

School Board declines to cut band, fourth grade

Proposals to cut the elementary band position to half time from full time and to eliminate one section of fourth grade brought over 25 parents and teachers to the Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) School Board meeting Monday.
The proposed reductions were tabled in April for more discussion. The board also further discussed reductions at a work session.
Members of the audience addressed the board with their concerns about both items.

County Board turns human resources job into assistant administrator

McLeod County will remake its human resources director position into an assistant county administrator, the County Board decided at its Tuesday, May 2 meeting.
The board had discussed, at a workshop session, how to fill its human resources position after director Mary Jo Wieseler resigned in April.
The board considered two possibilities — keeping it as it was, or adding duties and turning it into an assistant administrator position.

Expanded hours sought for waste site

It is spring cleanup time and with that comes discussion of the hours of the city of Glencoe’s yard waste disposal site.
The site is currently open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The site is staffed during those times.
The city’s Personnel and Legislative Committee recently discussed the expansion of hours.
The committee heard that Public Works Director Gary Schriefels and Police Chief Jim Raiter met with a company about placing cameras to monitor the site.

May 4th

Foreclosure

Foreclosure

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE
FORECLOSURE SALE
THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION.
    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage:
MORTGAGOR(S): Camie L. Juarez, a single person.
MORTGAGEE: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE:  Assigned to: None
ORIGINAL PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF MORTGAGE: $77,202.00