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05/25/2016 - 11:17am
A rural Arlington man was killed by a falling tree Tuesday, May 24, at about 6:40 p.m., according to the Sibley County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office said Martin Ziesmer, 62, was attempting to herd cattle from a pasture with a four-wheeler because of the stormy weather when the tree fell on him. Rescue workers found him under the tree, and he was pronounced dead at the scene....
05/25/2016 - 8:54am
State Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen vented his frustration Monday over the state Legislature’s failure to pass a transportation and bonding bill before the current session expired. In particular, Gruenhagen, R-Glencoe, feels that a transportation bill was derailed by Senate Democrats who tagged on funding for light rail just as the session was...
05/25/2016 - 8:53am
Common Cup Ministry will now call the Glencoe City Center home. The organization held an open house on May 17 to introduce visitors to its new location on the north side of the center.   Previously Common Cup, an outreach organization of McLeod County churches, was housed in the basement of First Evangelical Lutheran Church. Director Bev...
05/25/2016 - 8:52am
Two people were injured in a motorcycle-vehicle accident Saturday on Highway 7 near Lester Prairie. The accident was reported at 5:15 p.m., and occurred at the Highway 7-Babcock Avenue intersection. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Mark E. Ghostley, 61, of Howard Lake, was driving a 1997 Honda motorcycle north on Babcock Avenue and...
05/25/2016 - 8:51am
Glencoe-Silver Lake Schools honored community members and many of its own staff at an awards breakfast Monday morning. Employee distinguished service awards were given to Carol Silus, an ICU paraprofessional at Lincoln Junior High and the high school, as well as the National Honor Society adviser; Shanda Landes, art teacher and art club adviser...
05/25/2016 - 8:50am
McLeod County, through its existing CodeRED high-speed emergency notification system, will begin delivering messages through the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System, known as IPAWS. The added capability provides McLeod County officials an effective way to alert and warn the public about potentially life-threatening emergencies through the...
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