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04/16/2014 - 3:36pm
“Life happens when you have other plans,” Nathan Backstrom said Thursday afternoon to an engrossed audience of secondary students at Glencoe-Silver Lake High School. He had their attention. Backstrom, his wife, Connie, and son, Charles, were part of a McLeod County MEADA-sponsored program about drunk driving and its consequences. They know the consequences first-hand. As the Backstroms spoke, one...
04/16/2014 - 3:33pm
It’s National Library Week, which seems like a good time to introduce the new librarian at the Brownton Public Library, and some of the activities that are going on, both this week and throughout the year. Sylvia Muecke is the new librarian. The North Dakota native has lived in Brownton for 12 years with her husband, Bruce. The couple has two sons...
04/16/2014 - 3:30pm
The Glencoe-Silver Lake Knowledge Bowl Black team captured second place at the State Class A competition, April 10, at Brainerd. The GSL Purple team earned the Heritage Spirit award at the meet. St. John’s Prep won the competition with 128.5 points, while GSL Black finished at 120, an excellent score, according to GSL Coach Vicky Harris. After a...
04/16/2014 - 11:30am
It’s only been one week of outdoor competition, but the Panther track and field teams have had an opportunity to see some different competition, and try individuals in events they may not normally compete in. Thursday at Willmar, the girls took fifth out of eight teams with 42.9 points, while the boys claimed sixth out of nine teams with 55.5....
04/16/2014 - 11:28am
“It’s been a while since we’ve started 2-0,” Head Softball Coach Steve Davis said after his team notched victories over Lester Priairie/Holy Trinity and Mound Westonka last week. In fact, it’s almost been a decade since the 2005 team downed Lester Prairie 10-0, and BOLD 11-1 to open the season with back-to-back wins. But after beating the Bulldogs...
02/05/2014 - 10:43am
The Early Childhood Learning Center, the new addiiton onto the Lincoln Junior High School, held an open house on Friday, and the attendance by young families as well as the curious was impressive. ECFE/SE and Learning Readiness staff eagerly showed off their new rooms that were opened to students in early January. Above, teachers had an...
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