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November 1st, 2017

Panther pair runs to state

Panthers maul Tigers, advance to section finals

GSL volleyball wins home finale in playoff opener

GSL stages ‘Grease’ Nov. 9-11, 16-18

GSL stages ‘Grease’ Nov. 9-11, 16-18

Glencoe-Silver Lake drama students are slicking back their hair, donning leather jackets, bobby sox and pencil skirts, and heading back to the ’50s for this year’s fall musical, “Grease.”
The musical will be presented Nov. 9-11 and Nov. 16-18, with all shows at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

Roundabouts reduce injuries, save lives

When roundabouts first began replacing traditional road intersections in our area several years ago, there was a good deal of grumbling and resistance. Nobody likes change, and our perception of roundabouts was greatly shaped by the scene from “European Vacation,” in which a family is hopelessly and eternally entangled in a roundabout in Europe.
From the start, the top goal of roundabouts was to increase safety, and the secondary goal was to increase traffic efficiency and flow— no more waiting for a red light to change to green when there was nary another vehicle in sight.

Republicans positively impacted health-care rates

To the Editor:
The health insurance reforms that were passed during the 2017 Legislative session helped end a four-year run of double-digit premium increases (nearly 60 percent last year) and helped stabilize the individual health insurance market.

Federal action needed to address opioid epidemic

To the Editor:

A little good news in the midst of negativity stories

To the Editor:
There are so many negative stories in the news — it is time for a positive message.
A resident of Brownton, Becky Espinosa, entered a contest by Chick-fil-A, a nationwide restaurant chain. The question was what would you do with 50 sandwiches from that facility. Becky said she would hand them out to residents of Midway and Parkview apartments in Brownton and the residents at Shade Tree in Brownton. She won.
On Thursday, Oct. 26, the sandwiches were delivered and handed out.

Veterans Day is coming up Saturday, Nov. 11

To the Editor:
Veterans Day is Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017; it is a legal holiday in the United States honoring all veterans of the armed forces. Veterans are men and women who have served or are serving in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard or Air Force.