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04/16/2014 - 3:36pm
“Life happens when you have other plans,” Nathan Backstrom said Thursday afternoon to an engrossed audience of secondary students at Glencoe-Silver Lake High School. He had their attention. Backstrom, his wife, Connie, and son, Charles, were part of a McLeod County MEADA-sponsored program about drunk driving and its consequences. They know the consequences first-hand. As the Backstroms spoke, one...
09/26/2012 - 7:54am
Justin and Brittney Wawrzyniak of Silver Lake announce the birth of their daughter, Macie Lynn, on Sept. 18, 2012, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Macie weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces. Her older brother is Jeremiah. Grandparents are Kyle and Jeanna Wawrzyniak of Silver Lake, Lisa Wawrzyniak of Hutchinson and Myron and Sherrie Kimber of Bertha.
09/26/2012 - 7:53am
Jason and Jodi Kuehn of Howard Lake announce the birth of their son, Bennett Gregory, on Sept. 7, 2012, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. Bennett weighed 8 pounds and was 19 inches long. His older brother is Cooper. Grandparents are Greg and Michele Miller of Plato and Dave and Allyson Kuehn of Waconia. Great-grandparents are Bernice Breyer...
09/14/2012 - 1:26pm
Glencoe City Council will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, in the council chambers at the Glencoe City Center. On the agenda is the third and final reading of the "snowbird" ordinance amendment, awarding of bids for the Buffalo Highlands trail paving project; an update on the legislative appeal of the state solid waste statute that will impact the Spruce...
09/12/2012 - 8:37am
The anger in Clark Christianson’s voice was obvious Monday night when the Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board met in the Lincoln board room. First, the chairman of the school board heard the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) would not alter errant data that put a bad light on GSL’s recent Multiple Measurement Ratings (MMR), and then he heard...
09/12/2012 - 8:35am
For the third straight year, McLeod County will not increase its property tax levy. The Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Sept. 4, approved a preliminary levy of just over $18.29 million, the same as it has since 2011. At a budget workshop in late August, the County Board had heard that it would need to use about $88,000 in reserves to keep its...
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