Alyssa Schauer

10/29/2014 - 8:45am
So I joined a fitness dance class last week and I learned something about myself. I have zero coordination and no rhythm. I have been getting tired of my mundane routine of lifting dumbbells and running the tireless black belt on the treadmill at Snap Fitness.   And I’m sick of Jillian Michaels’ tyrannical “30-day Shred” home workout DVD and I can’t even...
10/29/2014 - 8:38am
Glencoe-Silver Lake Lakeside Elementary School is celebrating academic achievement after finding it has been designated as a “celebration school” following MMR (multiple measurements rating) results. Assistant Principal Diane Schultz said Lakeside Elementary was designated a “focus school” in 2011 and received Title 1...
10/29/2014 - 8:37am
The McLeod County Board approved contributing dollars, not to exceed $12,000, toward excavating costs to assist in the drainage issues at Baldwin Court near Lester Prairie. Scott Borst and John Pafko, residents in the Baldwin Court area, presented commissioners with an outline of the work to be done, which includes laying drain tile, and ...
10/29/2014 - 8:36am
Since first opening in January 2008, the Care Connection thrift store in Glencoe continues to support hospice services in McLeod County with the help of many, many volunteers. “All profits generated from thrift store sales are used to help defray cost for home care and hospice clients,” Pam Ainslie, hospice volunteer coordinator,...
10/22/2014 - 2:21pm
By Alyssa Schauer Staff Writer The Silver Lake City Council tabled the decision to vacate an alley due to opposing ideas and lack of councilors present at Monday night’s public hearing. Mayor Bruce Bebo and councilors Greg Gillett and Eric Nelson were the only members of Council present, (councilors Nolan Johnson and Pat Fogarty were...
10/22/2014 - 6:33am
For the past couple of years or so, I’ve developed quite the Sunday evening ritual — I throw on my pink terry robe, pull my messy hair into a ponytail, scrub my face with soapy water and apply a green, avocado-oatmeal flavored clay mask before melting into my love seat with cold cucumber slices over my eyes and my feet submerged in a...
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