Alyssa Schauer

09/17/2014 - 3:14pm
  During the Silver Lake City Council meeting Monday night, Greg Gillett was sworn in as councilor, replacing Carol Roquette, who resigned in July due to work conflicts. At the August regular meeting, Gillett expressed interest in joining the Silver Lake City Council to get more involved in the community. He and his wife, Kerri, moved to Silver Lake five years ago, and currently reside...
09/17/2014 - 3:13pm
  The Silver Lake City Council set the 2015 preliminary general fund tax levy at $372,888, down from the $375,917 approved for 2014. City Clerk Kerry Venier highlighted changes in the budget and noted there is a 3.5 percent increase in both the revenues and expenditures funds. Initially, the preliminary budget showed a decrease of 3.7...
09/17/2014 - 3:11pm
  The Silver Lake planning commission is set to deliver door-to-door surveys to residents beginning Sept. 20 through Oct. 6.  The citywide survey is designed to help the planning commission determine if the city of Silver Lake is achieving goals outlined in the comprehensive plan and to help the city council prepare the 2015 budget...
09/17/2014 - 8:11am
It’s no secret I enjoy food. I’ve professed my love for all things edible many times in this column, but my eating habits have gotten out of hand lately, and to avoid gaining back the 35 pounds I lost, I’ve been working on structuring my diet. Again. They say weight loss is more successful on a “buddy system,” so...
09/10/2014 - 1:30pm
  The city of Silver Lake has a new full-time police officer in Hutchinson native Robert “RJ” Cripps, 23. Cripps, a 2008 graduate of Hutchinson High School, attended St. Cloud State University and earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and law enforcement.  He said he decided to go to school for law...
09/10/2014 - 1:29pm
The refurbished seats and new dugouts at the Silver Lake Lions softball field are proof that volunteerism and community spirit are alive and well in Silver Lake.  Last spring, the Silver Lake Pool and Parks Organization applied for a Minnesota Twins “Fields for Kids” grant to help fund the costs of the new addition. The goal...
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