Alyssa Schauer

11/19/2014 - 12:52pm
The Silver Lake City Council finally made a decision Monday night to vacate the alley located between Nome and Oliver avenues north of Center Street. This was the third public hearing since the city received a petition to vacate the alley from Ryan and Kari Kaczmarek in August, who own property adjacent to the alley and who plan to build an addition onto their house. Two other owners with...
11/19/2014 - 12:51pm
What was once Kaz’s gas station on Main Street in Silver Lake has now transformed into Brent Posusta’s Custom Installations flooring business, which offers all of the tools to refinish hardwood floors and to install carpeting and vinyl flooring. Posusta, 35, started his own floor installation company several years ago, and finds...
11/19/2014 - 7:50am
I’ve returned from North Carolina, y’all, with a belly full of sweet tea and fried chicken and another wedding for the books. This was like the hundredth wedding I’ve had in the past three years, but one of few I wasn’t actually in. It was a true southern experience and one of my favorite weddings to date. One of my...
11/19/2014 - 7:44am
The Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board learned heating problems have arisen at Helen Baker Elementary School and scheduled a work session on Monday, Nov. 24, to further discuss the issues and how to resolve them. “Last week, Brady (Flaherty, facilities manager), Michelle (Sander, business manager), and Jamie (Alsleben, board member) and I...
11/12/2014 - 11:35am
  By Alyssa Schauer Staff Writer The Silver Lake City Council met in a brief, five-minute meeting Monday night to canvass the votes from the Nov. 4 election. Of the 450 voters registered in Silver Lake, 243 ballots were cast.  Bruce Bebo received 202 votes for mayor and there were 13 write-in votes, including Mercedes Nowak,...
11/12/2014 - 8:38am
Over the weekend, I lost my voice, strained nearly every muscle in my body, and overall felt exhausted, like I had been hit by a large dump truck filled with one ton of snow. But it was my own fault as I stayed out much too late Thursday night in Minneapolis, fulfilling my ’90s childhood dream and seeing GARTH. Yes, I was one of the very...
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