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A look at 2017 through the headlines of The Chronicle

Here’s a look back at 2017, gleaned from the headlines of The McLeod County Chronicle:
January
Jan. 4 — Glencoe Regional Health Services announced its planned $25 million long-term care remodeling and expansion project.
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners chose Joe Nagel as its chair and Doug Krueger as its vice chair. The former chair and vice chair were Paul Wright and Ron Shimanski, respectively.
It was announced that McLeod Publishing, Inc., parent company of The McLeod County Chronicle, Glencoe Advertiser, Arlington Enterprise and Sibley Shopper, had been sold to Karin Ramige by her parents, Bill and Joyce Ramige.
Sheldon Nies of Hutchinson, 22-year member of the McLeod County Board of Commissioners, received a plaque from his fellow board members as he retired. He was replaced on the board by Rich Pohlmeier, Brownton.
Jan. 11 — Glencoe City Attorney Jody Winters administered the oath of office to new Glencoe City Council members Milan Alexander and Cory Neid, and to incumbent Mayor Randy Wilson at the council’s first meeting of the new year.
Clark Christianson was re-elected by his fellow board members as the chair of the Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board.
Paislee Marie Schauer, daughter of Heather Langness and Cody Creech-Schauer of Gibbon, was the first baby born at Glencoe Regional Health Services in 2017. She arrived Jan. 4 at 8:42 a.m.

Recap the the news of 2017 in the Dec. 27 edition of The Chronicle.