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07/20/2016 - 3:44pm
Repair work on the Highway 22 railroad crossing in downtown Glencoe is scheduled for Thursday, July 21, from 10 am to 2 pm.  Motorists should be prepared for short delays as the road will be reduced to one lane and flaggers will be used to direct traffic. MnDOT asks motorists to slow down and pay attention while driving through work zones. Motorists who speed through a work zone or who...
07/20/2016 - 10:34am
The Robert and Lori Lindeman farm southeast of Brownton is in its fourth generation — moving into its fifth generation. The Lindemans also are McLeod County’s Farm Family of the Year, an honor bestowed by the Minnesota Extension Service to farm families who are engaged both in farming and in their communities. The Lindeman farm can...
07/20/2016 - 10:33am
Rain, a need to move water and sewer services and an unexpected encounter with a coal bin wall has put McLeod County’s jail expansion project a little behind schedule, the County Board heard Tuesday morning. Larry Filippi and Sam Lauer of Contegrity, the construction management firm, gave an update on the project. Filippi said the coal...
07/20/2016 - 10:32am
The hours of operation of Glencoe’s yard waste site has been a topic of discussion in recent months. Mayor Randy Wilson, at the Glencoe City Council’s meeting on Monday, suggested that the Council take a look at the possibility of expanded hours and associated costs. The city currently spends over $8,000 for the operation of the...
07/20/2016 - 10:31am
The Rev. Dale Baker has a simple mission for Lighthouse Church, located west of Plato on Highway 212: to make it known as a congregation “that has a right relationship with God.” Baker, who has been with the church since May, said he is “all about relationships, especially a relationship with our Lord, Jesus. My philosophy of...
07/20/2016 - 10:30am
What started as a sidewalk replacement project has become much more. The Glencoe City Council had ordered Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc., (SEH) to do a feasibility study for sidewalk replacements on the east side of Hennepin Avenue between 11th and 13th Streets. Much of the current curb and sidewalks are estimated to be from the 1930s and are...
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