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05/24/2017 - 12:00am
Pat Brinkman’s mother and two of her best friends died of cancer. Gail Koch also has had friends and family members die of cancer. The two paired up several years ago to form Wigs of Hope, which provides wigs, scarves and hats — at no cost — to cancer patients who have lost hair to chemotherapy. Brinkman’s mother...
05/24/2017 - 12:00am
McLeod and Sibley counties and Wright County Area Transportation (WCAT) edged closer to an agreement Thursday that could result in WCAT withdrawing its notice of its intent to withdraw from the Trailblazer Transit Joint Powers Agreement. Representatives from McLeod and Sibley counties said at a joint powers board meeting Thursday morning that...
05/24/2017 - 12:00am
Glencoe and its surrounding communities have planned Memorial Day services for Monday, May 29. Glencoe On Sunday, May 28, the Glencoe American Legion Post 95 and Christ Lutheran Church on Knight Avenue will host a community service at 9 a.m. at the church. On Monday, May 29, at 10 a.m., American Legion Post 95 and Glencoe VFW Post 5102 will...
05/24/2017 - 12:00am
Silver Lake City Clerk-Treasuer Kerry Venier submitted his resignation to the City Council Monday, May 15. Venier, who has been with the city for 15 years, has accepted a position with the city of Duluth. His last day will be June 16. In other business, the Council: • Heard that an appraisal on the Main Street properties that the city is...
05/24/2017 - 12:00am
Brandon Ebert, son of Joseph and Michele Ebert of Silver Lake, received the Agribusiness Outstanding Student Award for 2016-17 from the Ridgewater College, Willmar Campus, Agriculture Department at its awards banquet April 3. The award is considered to be the most prestigious honor an agriculture student can receive. Ebert also participated in...
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