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October 3rd, 2018

Group wants more Glencoe, county voters to be heard

Regardless of who people vote for, a non-partisan Washington D.C. group wants McLeod County residents to vote.
The Center for Voter Information (CVI) recently mailed letters to an unidentified number of residents in Glencoe (city) and McLeod County encouraging them to vote absentee in the coming state and national elections if they are unable to make it to the polls Nov. 6. The group sent area residents an application for an absentee ballot. The application arrived in peoples’ mail bearing their names and addresses.

October 2nd

Cross-Country squads both third at D-C Invite

The Glencoe-Silver Lake cross-country teams both finished third in their respective boys’ and girls’ races at the Charger Invitational in Cokato on Tuesday, Sept. 25.
Oscar Pena paced the Panther boys with a fourth-place finish in a time of 18 minutes, 35.20 seconds. GSL took three out of the top nine slots in the 68-finisher race.
Following Pena was Connor Hallaway in sixth with a 5,000-meter run of 18:49.10 and Joe Knudten in ninth with a time of 19:11.20.

Spikers win, stay atop WCC West

A three-game sweep at Wright County Conference West rival New London-Spicer on Thursday, Sept. 27, pushed the Glencoe-Silver Lake volleyball team to a 3-0 record in circuit play.
The Panthers, 15-5 overall this season, rolled over the Wildcats in three straight, winning 25-18, 25-19 and 25-21.
Hitters Rhyan Herrmann and Kasidy Cacka led the way with 13 and 12 kills, respectively, for the Panthers. Setter Hannah Boesche dished out 28 set assists, while libero Maren Roepke paced the GSL defense with 18 digs.

Gridders suffer another shutout

There proved to be little joy on Homecoming Night as the Glencoe-Silver Lake football team fell to 2-3 on the season with a second consecutive shutout defeat.
After falling 35-0 in Albany one week earlier, the Panthers were blanked 28-0 by visiting Holy Family Catholic during a brisk evening at Stevens Seminary Stadium on Friday, Sept. 28.
The Fire recorded the only score they ended up needing late in the first quarter before recording two more touchdowns in the second quarter to take a 21-0 lead into halftime.

Girls’ soccer wrapping regular season at Hutch

The Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ soccer team carries a 0-11-1 record into its regular-season finale at neighboring rival Hutchinson on Thursday.
On a sunny Saturday afternoon at Stevens Seminary Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 22, the Panthers claimed a 1-1 tie against visiting Faribault.
Forward Miranda Litzau scored a second-half goal for the hosts, with midfielder Isabel Villareal earning the assist. Goalkeeper Destiney Exsted saved 16 of the 17 shots against her in the contest.

Netters earn first win

After a winless run through its regular season, the Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ tennis team claimed its first victory of the autumn in the opening round of the Section 2A Tournament on Monday, Oct. 1.
Seeded ninth out of nine teams, the Panthers traveled west to Redwood Falls to take on eighth seed Redwood Valley in the sectional play-in game. GSL made the trip well worth the while, rolling to a 5-2 defeat of the host Cardinals.
The doubles teams carried the day for the Panthers, as all three duos won their matchups for a clean sweep of the tandem tennis.

September 27th

McLeod County - Board of Commissioners

McLeod County

McLeod County
Board of Commissioners
Meeting Minutes

Commissioners Joe Nagel, Rich Pohlmeier, Doug Krueger, Paul Wright and Ron Shimanski were present.
Krueger/Pohlmeier carried unanimously for the removal of Sheriff’s Office Item A.

McLeod County-Notice of Proposed

McLeod County

OCTOBER 16, 2018
9:30 A.M.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that all persons interested in McLeod County, Minnesota, as was originally assessed for benefits in the proceedings for the establishment of all County and Joint Ditches, that the County Board of Commissioners proposes to levy assessments on such lands for the purpose of creating a fund for any necessary maintenance and repairs of the various County and Joint Ditches in McLeod County, as provided in Minnesota Statutes 103E.705.

City of Glencoe- Council Meeting

City of Glencoe

7:00 P.M.

Mayor Wilson called the regular meeting of the city council to order at 7:00 p.m. Members present: Neid, Robeck, Ziemer, Schrupp and Alexander. Also present: City Administrator Larson, Assistant City Administrator Ehrke, City Attorney Ostlund, Finance Director Trippel, PWD Schreifels, Police Chief Raiter, Fire Chief Scheidt.
Motion to approve the consent agenda as presented entered by Alexander with Neid seconding. All members voted in favor.

Shawn Marie Blanchard, 55, of Hutchinson,

Shawn Marie Blanchard, 55 of Hutchinson, passed away Sept. 23. She was born May 6, 1963 in Brainerd to Bernard Eisel and Sharon (Zulich). She grew up in Glencoe and graduated with the Glencoe High School Class of 1981.
A visitation will be held Sunday, Sept. 30, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., at Chilson
Funeral Home, 200 Fairlawn Ave. W., Winsted. Online condolences may be
directed to the family by visiting www.chilsonfuneralhome.com online.