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September 30th, 2015

Health Nut Pantry will feature natural foods, other items

with months and months of planning and research had finally come to reality.
Goettl opened her new store, The Health Nut Pantry, in the former Gerry’s Vision building on Greeley Avenue on Monday, Sept. 21.

County Board declines participation in ‘narrow network’ health plan

The McLeod County Board of Commissioners voted Sept. 22 not to enter into a “narrow network” with the Ridgeview Community Network for its employees.
Rich Westlund, the insurance consultant for both McLeod and Sibley counties, was present at the meeting to explain the network. The two counties pool together for employee health insurance.

GSL school board reviews, alters district strategic plan

The Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board met Tuesday, Sept. 22, with Superintendent Chris Sonju to discuss the district’s strategic plan for 2015 and beyond. Sonju constructed the plan this year based off recommendations from the World Best Work Force Plan.
During the meeting, the Board agreed to slightly alter the mission statement for GSL, changing one word, “environment,” to “culture.” The new statement reads, “Creating a culture where education is valued, excellence is expected and lifelong learning thrives.”

Full crowd bids farewell to St. Matthew’s, Penn Township

St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Penn Township was literally packed to the rafters Sunday as an overflow crowd packed the pews and the balcony for the congregation’s final worship service.
After the service began, congregants were offered the chance to share memories which, after some coaxing from lay minister Darwin Frauendienst, they did for some 45 minutes.
Don Bartels was the first to his feet as he shared memories of his 1962 confirmation class. And about softball, as the church grounds included a softball field.

School district tweaking design of proposed building addition

Glencoe-Silver Lake is nailing down the details on its planned $24.19 million addition, right down to where there should be a water fountain or shelving.
Superintendent Chris Sonju gave a brief update on the building project at GSL’s first community school lunch Thursday, Sept. 24.
“We’re still tweaking … changing a wall here or a doorway there,” said Sonju.

Homecoming parade

GRHS Long Term Care prom

Homecoming heartbreak

Panther spikers win tournament

Tennis heads to postseason