September 14th, 2016

Get the Judd Avenue project finished

I walk by it every morning, and little has changed. The new Judd Avenue street work looks much like it did when the county broke ground last spring. It remains an eyesore and an embarrassment.
Judd Avenue, after ground was opened up, was suddenly put on hold when unexpected problems arose, and the contractor pulled off the job for another work site as the city and county worked out the problems.

Ban Minnesota Statute 429 from city of Glencoe

To the Editor:
An evil thing has come to Glencoe. It is called Minnesota Statute 429. It is an easy way out for top city staff and the council to balance their budgets with little regard to the property owner and his assessment.
The council needs to use the funds we are already charging taxpayers for our roads, water, sewer, and storm sewer projects. This unfunded mandate of assessments on properties is totally unacceptable. It could be compared to a wolf in sheep’s clothing.

POW/MIA recognition day Sept. 16

To the Editor:
The National POW/MIA Recognition Day is Sept. 16, 2016. Many Americans across the United States pause to remember the sacrifices and service of those who were prisoners of war (POW), as well as those who are missing in action (MIA), and their families.

Fitzgerald announces write-in candidacy

Local family farmer, licensed marriage and family therapist, and Presbyterian minister Ane Fitzgerald has announced her write-in candidacy for the McLeod County Commissioner seat in District 4.
Fitzgerald works for Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson as a Presbyterian chaplain and is a workplace advocate for 3M Hutchinson employees. She and her husband Joe also raise organic corn and soybeans on their family farm in Sumter Township.

Grace Bible Church to celebrate 125th

On Sunday, Sept. 18, the Grace Bible Church of Silver Lake will have its 125th anniversary celebration.
The special day will include a 9:30 a.m. worship service, a catered meal beginning at 11:30 a.m., and a one-hour special celebration program beginning at 1:30 p.m., which will conclude with a dove release, followed by coffee and cake. The public is invited to attend. Those interested in making reservations for the meal can do so through the church website:

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