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Editorials

04/18/2018 - 10:22am
It was disturbing enough Tuesday morning to listen to County Attorney Mike Junge report that crime in the county had risen “dramatically” in the county in 2017 over 2016. It was absolutely heartbreaking to hear about the impact of crime on our county’s children. Not that McLeod County is unique in this. You may recall that a couple years ago the Star Tribune published a series of articles about...
03/28/2018 - 9:14am
To the Editor: The Glencoe Area Chamber of Commerce would like to thank our local businesses who continually support our efforts to create a vibrant business community in Glencoe. In an effort to recognize our members and promote the Glencoe business community, we are introducing a new piece to be featured in The McLeod County Chronicle each month...
03/21/2018 - 10:00am
Let’s see — it’s the third week of March: besides marking the (hopefully) onset of spring, it’s when we feature the Glencoe-Silver Lake Knowledge Bowl teams on our front page. Once again, GSL is sending a team to the state Knowledge Bowl tournament. This issue also has a feature on the robotics program at GSL. Although that team didn’t fare well...
03/21/2018 - 9:59am
To the Editor: On Feb. 28 through March 5, we had the privilege of traveling with 118 Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) band and choir members and their two directors to Washington, D.C., for the band and choir trip. During the trip, the students had an opportunity to perform at a music clinic on the Joint Naval/Air Force Base Anacostia-Bolling, where...
03/21/2018 - 9:59am
To the Editor: The week of March 18-24 is National Agriculture Week, and March 20 is National Agriculture Day. Our great state of Minnesota has a perfect blend of ways to enjoy the outdoors, great communities, career opportunities and economic growth. One of the primary areas that Minnesota gains significant value is in agriculture. This begins...
03/14/2018 - 10:07am
A letter writer has brought up, twice within a few weeks, a suggestion that the city of Glencoe explore the option of eliminating its police department and having the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office provide law enforcement protection for the city. This isn’t the first time the issue has been raised in the city. A quick scan of The Chronicle...
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