Alyssa Schauer

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 absent) and in discussing the benefits to either...
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...
10/15/2014 - 9:28am
I wasn’t going to write a column this week as I didn’t have much to say. But then on my way to the school board meeting Monday night, I heard an obnoxious “clunk galunk crunk” when I pulled out of the alley behind work and on a prayer, I made it to Casey’s General Store on 13th Street and Hennepin, where I was left...
10/15/2014 - 9:17am
The “breakfast in the classroom” program at Glencoe-Silver Lake elementary schools will end at the end of October, and breakfast will be served in the cafeteria beginning Nov. 3, the GSL School Board heard Monday night. Business Manager Michelle Sander said she and elementary principal Bill Butler were “just not seeing things...
10/08/2014 - 10:36am
At its quarterly meeting Monday, the Silver Lake City Council learned FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) will not be covering the total rebuild of the catch basin located at Main Street and Oliver Avenue. Public Works Supervisor Dale Kosek said FEMA felt the damage wasn’t “totally” caused by the June rain storms, but...
10/08/2014 - 9:19am
I’ve just returned home from my third stint at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wis., with Bonnie Mohr and staff, and as with every year, the experience was incredible and very enjoyable. At the World Dairy Expo, which is the largest international event for the dairy industry, there are daily cow shows for the seven breeds (Ayrshire,...
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