Alyssa Schauer

11/26/2014 - 7:51am
Some of you may have noticed The Chronicle is looking for a full-time general assignment reporter to cover my beat — the Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board, the Silver Lake City Council, and other feature stories and photography assignments. Yes, the rumors are true: I’m marrying a rich guy and moving to New Zealand. No, just kidding. I’m actually going on an adventure to...
11/26/2014 - 7:39am
In a two-hour workshop session Monday night, the Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board agreed “something needs to be done” about the recurring maintenance issues at Helen Baker Elementary School and the space issues at the high school, and decided to pose the questions for the public next May in another building referendum election. At...
11/26/2014 - 7:38am
The McLeod County Board, meeting Nov. 17, yet again tabled a decision on adopting amendments to its tobacco ordinance and postponed the vote to its Dec. 2 meeting. Public Health Director Kathy Nowak and Jean Johnson, public health educator, presented a revised proposal of the ordinance for board members that included language more closely...
11/26/2014 - 7:34am
Alicia Beste, 38, is the new director and parent educator in the Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) Early Childhood Family Education program, replacing Jan Mackenthun, previous ECFE director, and Mary Jo Schimelpfenig, previous parent educator, who both retired last June. “For the last eight years, I’ve stayed at home, caring for my four...
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...
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...
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