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2 CSOs hired as full-time police officers by Glencoe Police Department

Marco Iracheta and Noah Ward were hired as full-time officers for the Glencoe Police Department during the Glencoe City Council’s May 6 meeting in a unanimous motion.  Both had been working as community service officers (CSO) for the department and graduated this month from Alexandria Technical College with an Associate of Applied Science in Law Enforcement degree. The council approved […]

Glencoe City Council reviews sound study for Revolve Lab; finds noise levels exceed state standards

The Glencoe City Council reviewed a sound study for Revolve Labs (formerly Bit49) during its workshop on Monday.  Short Elliott Hendrickson’s (SEH) Graham Johnson presented to the council the findings of the noise measurements taken on April 24 at three sites near Revolve Labs.  According to Johnson, Revolve Labs operates a computer server and Bitcoin mining farm that typically runs […]

United Way of McLeod County to host Books and Baseball events

The United Way of McLeod County hosts a Books and Baseball event on Wednesday, May 22, and Friday, May 31, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.  The first event will take place at Veterans Memorial Field in Hutchinson with the Hutchinson Huskies, and the second will occur at Barney Tadsen Field in Brownton with the Brownton Bruins. At each event, children […]

McLeod County Emergency Management Director retiring after 29 years

The McLeod County Board, during its May 7 meeting, unanimously passed a resolution appointing Casey Stotts as Mathew’s replacement.  “I’m getting to be that age, so I’ll be 55 this summer so that’s kind of a nice starting point and I like to enjoy the summer, so I figure let’s leave a few months earlier before I’m 55 just to […]

GSL School Board approves proceeding with a $10,900,000 bond for roof project

The Glencoe School Board during their Monday meeting approved a motion by a 5-1 vote to proceed with a $10,900,000 bond amount and to proceed with drafting ballot language and completing the Review and Comment to be presented at the June board meeting for approval and submission to the Minnesota Department of Education for their proposed roof/façade/HVAC project. The board […]

GSL FFA chapter wins numerous awards

On April 21 – 23, the Glencoe-Silver Lake FFA Chapter had 56 members attend the 95th Minnesota FFA State Convention.Over the three days GSL chapter members competed, attend sessions, and networked with nearly 6,000 fellow FFA members from around the state.Qualifying for Nationals……Agriculture Sales – Gold Ranking (State Champions)This team included Anna Sievert, Emma Salisbury, Grady Schuft, and Ava Ranzau […]

Ridgeview awards scholarships to area high school seniors

Ridgeview is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of a $2,000 healthcare scholarship. Scholarships were awarded to the following local high school students who are pursuing a health-care related degree or career: Selah Streachek, Holy Trinity (Winsted). Gabriel Michels, Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted. Ava Heimerl, Lester Prairie. Madison Horsch, Mayer Lutheran. Kayla Schutte, Watertown-Mayer. Veronica Shaer, Delano. Callie Klabunde, Glencoe-Silver Lake. This […]

Cokato Township crash sends woman to hospital with life-threatening injuries


COKATO TOWNSHIP, Minn. – A three-vehicle crash on US Highway 12 near Quimby Avenue SW in Cokato Township resulted in multiple injuries, including one life-threatening injury, on Tuesday, May 14, according to the Minnesota State Patrol (MSP). Authorities said, shortly after 3 p.m., a westbound 2006 Ford Taurus driven by Thomas John Tussing, 62, of Waverly, was making a left turn […]

New official Minnesota State seal and flag


On May 11, 2024, the new Great Seal of the State of Minnesota and State Flag of Minnesota approved by the State Emblems Redesign Commission in 2023 became the official state emblems. (Minnesota Statutes 1.135 and 1.141) The flag and seal reflect Minnesota’s best-known traits – the North Star and our many lakes and rivers – and were based on original […]

Head-on crash in Hutchinson at Highway 15 and Denver Avenue sends driver to hospital


HUTCHINSON, Minn. – A head-on collision at the intersection of Highway 15 and Denver Avenue in Hutchinson resulted in one non-life threatening injury on Monday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities said At approximately 10:32 a.m., a southbound 2014 Ford Fusion driven by Angela Jean Lenzner, 47, of Hutchinson, collided with an eastbound 2016 Buick Lacrosse driven by William […]

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