June 22nd, 2016

City hires James Voigt as street, parks director

James Voigt will be the new public works director for streets and parks for the city of Glencoe. The City Council approved his hire at its regular meeting Monday night.
Voigt was a volunteer with the city’s fire department for 18 years.
He will replace current director Mike Drew when he retires in September.
City Administrator Mark Larson said there were three internal applicants for the position and he feltVoigt would be the best fit.

Glencoe hosts Dairy Day

Silver Lake Dairy Day

Storm dumps on Brownton

Plato Dairy Day

Blue Jays win High Life title

Brewers defeat Cologne

SL unsure of street improvement priorities

The Cleveland Avenue underground utility improvements from East Avenue to the lift station have been Silver Lake’s priority for some time.
The sanitary sewer line is bad and has caused sewage to back up into homes.
The original estimate for the complete project was $850,000, with assesments on some properties for the road reconstruction nearing $30,000.

Son born to Nesse family

Whitney and Karl Nesse of Brownton announce the birth of their son, Jordy Samuel Nesse, born June 10, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Jordy weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 191⁄2 inches long. He joins siblings Abby, Easton, Cora and Jonathon. Grandparents are Mark and Cheryl Sanken of Brownton and Ted and Mona Nesse of Stillwater. 

Bemidji names dean’s list

Lindsey Becker and Brandon Vacek of Glencoe, Shauntel Stahlke of Plato and Breanna Wagner of Stewart earned dean’s list honors from Bemidji  State University for the spring 2016 semester. To earn a spot students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.