June 8th, 2016

My deck has become gang territory

My deck has always been my summer sanctuary. From mid-May to mid-September, I spend most of my early mornings and evenings there.
In the morning, I like to take my cup of coffee and laptop out there, and cruise the Internet while my privacy fence keeps passersby from the sight of me sitting in my ratty sweatshirts and pajama pants with my hair sticking out in 60 different directions.

Both parties derailed the proposed bonding bill

To the Editor:
Ka-thunk. Another legislative session ended without passing the main course, which this year was the state bonding bill. But instead of accepting part of the blame for the fiasco, our local legislators are pointing their fingers at Senate Democrats for end-of-session maneuvering.

City’s focus should be on central corridor

To the Editor:
At the last Glencoe City Council meeting, the City Council directed the city engineer to complete a comprehensive sewer plan. This plan may well be a very important guideline to help us down the road.

St. Cloud president’s list

St. Cloud Technical and Community College announce the president’s and dean’s lists for spring 2016. Jacob Klima of Silver Lake and Benjamin Maiers of Stewart earned a spot on the dean’s list. To qualify, they had to earn GPA of 3.5 to 3.9.

NA couple welcome a girl

Esmeralda Martinez and Alejandro Gonzalez of New Auburn announce the birth of their daughter, Emilia Gonzalez, born June 1, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. She joins siblings Omar, Tanya and Aalia. Grandparents are Maria Ponce and Ricardo Rosales of Brownton.

Son to Gaylord couple

Vanessa Godinez and Osblado Cardoza of Gaylord announce the birth of their son, Damien Ace Cardoza, born May 30, 2016 at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Damien weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 inches long. He joins siblings Gabriel Godinez and Daniel Cardoza. Grandparents are Amanda and Gerardo Godinez of Gaylord and Mayra Cardoza of Phoenix. 

U of M Duluth dean’s list

Several area students were named to the University of Minnesota Duluth’s dean’s list for spring semester. Kaitlyn Boesche, Mark Broderius, Adam Eberhard, Dylan Jenkins and Chandler Swift of Glencoe, Patrick Fehrenbach, Jacob Wawrzyniak and Luke Weiers of Silver Lake and Holly Pudwill of Stewart were all named to the list. To qualify, students must earn a GPA of 3.5 or higher. 

SDSU scholarship to Miller

Ashley Miller of Plato will receive the South Dakota State University Arthur W. and Signe Anderson Scholarship in Ag Business for the upcoming academic year. Miller, a sophomore agricultural business major, is the daughter of Don and Lisa Miller. She is a graduate of Glencoe-Silver Lake High School. 

Hartelt on Morris dean’s list

Jenna Hartelt of Hutchinson has been named to the dean’s list at the University of Minnesota, Morris for the 2016 spring semester. To be eligible, students must earn a GPA of 3.66 or higher. 

Crookston Chancellors list

Carolin Goebel of Brownton was named to the chancellor’s list at the University of Minnesota Crookston. Goebel is an accounting major. To qualify for the list students must earn a 4.0 GPA.