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03/28/2015 - 8:06am
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday, March 31, at 9 a.m., and among agenda items is the possibility of reinstating the sheriff's department's K9 program. Sheriff Scott Rehmann will be asking for County Board approval of $13,200 to buy a dog and train both the dog and a handler. Also on the agenda are an update on the county's planned switch to a one-sort...
03/25/2015 - 6:54am
There were 18 teams from 10 schools at the Regional Knowledge Bowl meet in Willmar Friday, March 20. The schools included Canby, Hutchinson, Lac qui Parle Valley, Lester Prairie, Montevideo, New London-Spicer, Ortonville, Willmar, Yellow Medicine East, and of course, Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL). Many schools brought one team, Willmar had three,...
03/25/2015 - 6:53am
The 17th-annual Tim Orth Memorial Foundation “Jam the Gym” fundraising event will be held this Saturday at the Glencoe-Silver Lake High School gymnasium. Proceeds from the event will benefit the foundation’s mission to assist children in west central Minnesota who face substantial medical expenses incurred as a result of a...
03/25/2015 - 6:52am
First-year Glencoe City Council Member Allen Robeck was at least consistent Monday night. He was on the short end of eight 4-1 votes, half of them dealing with the nearly $7 million street improvement project in the Lincoln Park area. The street improvement project was the topic of an assessment public hearing during the City Council meeting,...
03/25/2015 - 6:51am
Fourteen members of the Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) Business and Professional Association (BPA) qualified for national competition at the state convention March 12-14 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Minneapolis. Another 13 were recognized onstage at the state BPA convention as alternates. Qualifying to compete at the national contest were: •...
03/25/2015 - 6:50am
On a 4-1 vote, the Glencoe City Council approved plans and specifications for the construction of an airport parallel taxiway at Vernon Perschau Memorial Airport. Council Member Allen Robeck voted no. There is a hitch to the plans, however. The city needs to acquire four small parcels of property from four different landowners, including a key...
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