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...
10/01/2014 - 8:48am
Lately, it feels so good to be alive. For the past month or so, it seems my life has been abnormally stressful between working two jobs and picking up another side gig to help a neighbor with technology support, on top of keeping things straight in my daily planner, like council meetings, interviews, school activities and homecoming events....
10/01/2014 - 8:36am
When April Krienke, 19, of Glencoe, ventured to the Minnesota State Fair in August, she never imagined winning a brand new 2015 Honda Fit. But one day after the fair ended, she received a phone call with the news and immediately called her parents, grandparents and friends to share her excitement. “Nothing like this has ever happened to...
09/26/2014 - 3:34pm
  By Alyssa Schauer Staff Writer “Home” is truly a state of mind for Barb and Jerry Quast, who sold their house and became full-time RVers after they both retired in June 2013. Jerry, the former Municipal Liquor Store (MLS) manager in Silver Lake, said life on the road has been an adventure he always wanted to pursue,...
09/24/2014 - 8:14am
There’s nothing better on an autumn Sunday afternoon than the sound of whistles blowing, face-painted fans cheering, grumpy-looking coaches arguing and NFL broadcasters analyzing blitzes and quarterback sacks. Yes, football is here! Never in a million years did I think I would be excited for NFL Sundays (and Thursdays and Mondays), but...
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...
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