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By John Mueller

02/20/2019 - 11:36am
After months of discussion and behind-the-scenes work on the sale of land and its annexation into Glencoe, the city’s planning and zoning commission gave its blessing to the plat for the new McLeod Coop Power facility Thursday night. The endorsement of the plat at the commission’s Feb. 14 meeting was promptly forwarded to the city council’s meeting last night, Feb. 19. The Glencoe City Council...
02/20/2019 - 11:09am
She’s one of those people who seemingly doesn’t have bad days at work. If that’s really true, it’s simply because Krysten Dane loves her job. Dane is in her fourth year teaching family and consumer science classes to Glencoe-Silver Lake junior and senior high-schoolers. Her association, the Minnesota Association of Family & Consumer Science...
02/20/2019 - 11:07am
Fortuitous timing is allowing the Glencoe City Council and the Light & Power Board to merge interests and efforts to bring a new metering system that will allow more efficient use of water and electricity in the years to come. Yesterday, Feb. 19, the city council considered a new operating system for the water residential and commercial...
02/20/2019 - 11:03am
Having seen the cost of the proposal to extend County Road 15 south to Morningside Drive increase by nearly $1.35 million since 2017, the challenge before the City of Glencoe and McLeod County is convincing the ancillary parties involved the benefits they’ll supposedly see are worth the expected increased contribution in funding. In 2017, the...
02/13/2019 - 11:13am
About a month after it announced it would close 105 stores as part of Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, Shopko has added another 139 stores it will be closing. Unlike the announcement in January, the sting from the latest round of closures will be felt locally. Shopko’s latest round of closures announced Wednesday, Feb. 6, includes its Shopko...
02/06/2019 - 2:30pm
There are times when inclement weather renders the decision to close school or start late a no-brainer and times when Glencoe-Silver Lake School District leadership must weigh several factors before making the decision to start the school day late or close school altogether. “Every day is different. Every day is looked upon in itself,”...
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