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Editorials

11/15/2017 - 6:44am
Nearly two decades ago, there was a mandate from the state of Minnesota that public schools offer Veterans Day programs. The hope was to renew a passion for the history of our country’s military and to bring the honor and respect to our veterans that they deserve. Government mandates, particularly in our schools, are seldom welcome. But this one seems to be working. Friday morning, Glencoe-Silver...
10/25/2017 - 5:00am
If you didn’t notice, Herb Suerth died Oct. 14. Who? Herb Suerth, 92, was not a household name in Glencoe. In fact, he never lived in Glencoe or even McLeod County. But he was connected to Glencoe in a way. Suerth was featured in The McLeod County Chronicle in November 2010 after he spoke to Glencoe-Silver Lake High School history students about...
10/25/2017 - 5:00am
When the annual request for funding from the McLeod County Historical Society appeared on the County Board agenda last week, we braced ourselves for a controversial discussion. As one may recall, last year’s request drew some heated debate at the board level. Along with an increase for the historical society, the discussion got entangled with a...
10/18/2017 - 5:38am
Our local fire department, ambulance service and law enforcement personnel had the unenviable task of responding to two serious accident within two days last week — one resulting in a critical injury, the other in a fatality. As if that weren’t enough, we also received news releases this past week detailing two fatal ATV accidents, one involving a...
10/18/2017 - 5:37am
To the Editor: Thank you, Ken Polifka! I think your proposal is a win-win idea. In the first place, why are we even discussing using $300,000 of school money, money that belongs to GSL students for their education. Second, what difference does it make what Mr. Polifka does with the land; even privatley owned green space within the city limits...
10/11/2017 - 9:10am
The Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board is, unfortunately, back to square one on its Helen Baker Elementary School property. The now-vacant school building and its surrounding grounds has been a hot topic in recent weeks, as the School Board considered a partnership effort with the city of Glencoe to develop housing on the site, heard a proposal to...
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