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09/17/2014 - 3:14pm
  During the Silver Lake City Council meeting Monday night, Greg Gillett was sworn in as councilor, replacing Carol Roquette, who resigned in July due to work conflicts. At the August regular meeting, Gillett expressed interest in joining the Silver Lake City Council to get more involved in the community. He and his wife, Kerri, moved to Silver Lake five years ago, and currently reside...
08/27/2014 - 8:34am
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners called for a final design for its proposed jail expansion and courthouse security project after reviewing a schematic design at its Aug. 19 meeting. John McNamara of Wold Architects walked the County Board through a Power Point presentation that showed floor layouts for each level of the courthouse with...
08/27/2014 - 8:29am
Trailblazer Transit can’t get service on the road fast enough in Wright County, its Joint Powers Board heard Thursday morning. Trailblazer Executive Assistant, Cindy Posivio, told the Board that Trailblazer provided at least 3,750 rides on three buses in its first month of operation, July, in Wright County. Those statistics reflected...
08/27/2014 - 8:27am
Dean Scheele, a native of Hamburg, has enjoyed traveling and teaching around the United States in New Orleans, La., Williamsburg, Iowa, and Bay City, Mich., but is “happy to be back” as the new principal at First Lutheran School here in Glencoe. Scheele grew up in Hamburg, graduated from Mayer Lutheran High School and earned his...
08/27/2014 - 8:25am
Logan H.A. Pool, 18, of Glencoe, and Sierra A. Newman, 18, of Belle Plaine, were both injured in a vehicle rollover Saturday at about 10:20 p.m. According to the State Patrol, Pool was driving a 2001 GMC Sonoma westbound on Highway 212 near Dairy Avenue, east of Glencoe, when he fell asleep. The vehicle went into the median. The driver...
08/27/2014 - 8:25am
McLeod County will receive dividends totalling $160,574 from the Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust (MCIT) — $94,327 for workers compensation and $66,247 for property/casualty insurance. County Administrator Pat Melvin informed the County Board of the dividends at its Aug. 19 meeting, saying that the dividends are awarded to...
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