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October 11th, 2017

School Board needs to act on Helen Baker

The Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board is, unfortunately, back to square one on its Helen Baker Elementary School property.
The now-vacant school building and its surrounding grounds has been a hot topic in recent weeks, as the School Board considered a partnership effort with the city of Glencoe to develop housing on the site, heard a proposal to convert the property for community use and, Monday night, received an offer from a private citizen to buy the property for $2 and, if it could not be re-sold, to raze the building and restore the site to a grass parcel.

Can we take 3-plus more Trump years?

By Rich Glennie
Well, we have three-plus more years of all this chaos. Can we last that long?
Perhaps the best thing that happened to television news and cable talk shows has been the election of Donald Trump as our president. He is an entertainer of the highest quality, whether he intends it or not.

The case for bipartisanship politics

By Lee H. Hamilton
Back in March, two young members of Congress from Texas, Beto O’Rourke and Will Hurd, became brief internet celebrities. Unable to fly back to Washington because of a snowstorm, the two hit the road together, tweeting and livestreaming their trip north. They fielded questions along the way on everything from the war on drugs to immigration — and so ended up holding what O’Rourke called “the longest cross-country livestream town hall in the history of the world.”

October 10th

Pep Band bundles up for Homecoming

GSL spikers run win streak to five

Panthers bust out on Homecoming night

Maher begins duties as First District judge

Minnesota Nice sends packages

Fire Prevention Week

Maher begins duties as First District judge

Appointed by Governor Mark Dayton, Judge Jessica J.W. Maher began her judicial duties as a district judge in McLeod County in mid-August with her formal investiture ceremony taking place Aug. 14. Maher replaced Judge Terrence Conkel, who retired in August.