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11/19/2014 - 12:52pm
The Silver Lake City Council finally made a decision Monday night to vacate the alley located between Nome and Oliver avenues north of Center Street. This was the third public hearing since the city received a petition to vacate the alley from Ryan and Kari Kaczmarek in August, who own property adjacent to the alley and who plan to build an addition onto their house. Two other owners with...
11/12/2014 - 8:31am
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners will hopefully see a revised proposal for amendments to its tobacco ordinance, to include e-cigarettes and other “tobacco-delivery” devices, at its Nov. 17 meeting. The County Board had originally heard proposed changes to its ordinance in October from its public health staff, but postponed...
11/12/2014 - 8:30am
Glencoe-Silver Lake High School opens its fall musical production of “Shrek” this Thursday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. at the GSL High School Auditorium. The musical, based on the 2001 DreamWorks Animation motion picture and the book by William Steig, is centered around Shrek, an irritable green ogre, who loves the solitude in his swamp and...
11/12/2014 - 8:29am
Seven of McLeod County’s 14 townships held their annual elections in conjunction with the Nov. 4 general election. All had open supervisor seats on the ballots, while others also had either treasurer or clerk positions open. Results included: • Acoma Township — Four candidates vied for the open supervisor seat, and incumbent...
11/12/2014 - 8:27am
McLeod County’s first try at a prime-and-seal road project may need some fixing up, the County Board heard at its Nov. 4 meeting. The county used funds generated by its wheelage tax to use the prime-and-seal method to provide a blacktop-like surface on Tagus Avenue, west of Lake Marion. Pete Maiers, chairman of the Collins Township Board...
11/12/2014 - 8:25am
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