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02/03/2016 - 4:09pm
Two people were injured in a two-car , head-on accident on an icy Highway 212 just west of HIghway 15, west of Brownton, today. The accident was reported shortly before noon. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Bradon Lindala, 20, of Annandale, was westbound on Highway 212 in a 1998 Honda Accord, attempted to pass another vehicle, lost control, and slid into the path of an oncoming 2007...
02/03/2016 - 1:04pm
Biggest LoserS Results Week 3  -  February 2 1. Thin It to Win It 21.46% 2. Hips Ahoy 21.39% 3. Muffin Tops 21.20% 4. Shake, Rattle, No More Rolls 18.80% 5. JKMT 18.18% 6. SwoleMates 15.60% 7. Fat Be Gone 14.34% 8. Kookies Fo4 Dayz 13.88% 9. Big Butt Theory 12.27% 10. Mission “Slim” Possible 12.08%...
02/03/2016 - 8:45am
Farmers want to get rid of it, without burning or burying it. Landfills don’t want it. What do you do with it? Recycling ag plastic (or “ag bags”) was the topic of a forum hosted by McLeod County Solid Waste Wednesday, Jan. 27, with area officials, including Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Dave Frederickson and...
02/03/2016 - 8:44am
The Glencoe City Council moved ahead with two items proposed during its Finance and Strategic Planning Committee meeting last week at the regular Council meeting Monday night. Storm water rate The Council passed a request from City Administrator Mark Larson to increase the storm water rate from the current $5 to $7.50 in 2016 and $10 in 2017...
02/03/2016 - 8:43am
The line between environmental sensitivity and environmental sanity is a thin one, and it’s one often crossed, Bruce Vincent said at the McLeod County Corn and Soybean Growers Banquet. Vincent, a third-generation logger and motivational speaker, spoke to the association during its annual meeting and dinner Saturday night. The...
02/03/2016 - 8:41am
Glencoe city, Glencoe-Silver Lake school district and county officials all attended the Buffalo Creek Watershed meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26, to hear a presentation from Short Elliot Hendrickson (SEH) Engineer Justin Black on the proposed Northeast Drainage Project and receive an update on the city’s permit for the project. Black explained...
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