Silver Lake

05/20/2015 - 9:36am
The Silver Lake City Council was faced with not one, but two resignations at its regular meeting on Monday, May 18. Police Chief Forrest Henriksen submitted his resignation to the Council effective Aug. 8. Henriksen recently became engaged to be married and his fiance lives and works in the St. Paul area where he will be moving. “This has been one of the hardest decisions I have had to...
05/20/2015 - 9:35am
If you were outside at all on Monday, May 18, you experience the unseasonably cold, mid-40 temperatures and strong winds that made being outside almost unbearable. Hanna Elshoff, 72, experienced these elements like no one else as she traveled through the area on her solar-powered tricycle. She left Cologne Monday morning to travel to Silver...
05/13/2015 - 10:05am
The Silver Lake Music in the Park Committee is reminding donors of prizes for the event that donations are due by June 10 so a listing may be compiled. If an organization, business or individual would rather donate cash for the small gratuity paid to the musicians, it would be appreciated. Donors are encouraged to put their names on the prizes...
05/13/2015 - 10:05am
As Memorial Day approaches, some may wonder what those little red flowers are that are appearing on people’s hats and lapels and purses. Perhaps it’s time for a reminder of what the American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Program is about. The poppy was made the official memorial flower of the American Legion Auxiliary in 1921. Each year,...
05/06/2015 - 9:51am
The fourth-annual “Mileka’s Run,” a 5K run/walk and kids’ walk, is set for Sunday, May 10, Mother’s Day, starting at the city park in Silver Lake. The run is hosted by the family of Mileka Hall, who died on Mother’s Day weekend in 2011 from injuries sustained in an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) accident. In her...
05/06/2015 - 9:50am
Design the Pola-Czesky button that will be used for this year’s Pola-Czesky Days celebration, set for July 31 and Aug. 1-2, and you will have the chance to win $50. The design must be within a two-inch circle, and any artwork is allowed — computer or handmade. The drawing should be in black and white, or red, white and blue. The...
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