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Archive - 2019

October 9th

Panthers’ girls fall in soccer regular season finale

The Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ soccer team had no reason to fret last night’s, Tuesday, Oct. 8, section soccer match against Albert Lea.
Coming off a solid effort in the regular season finale Wednesday, Oct. 3, a 3-1 setback against Rockford, the Panthers entered the section playoffs as the No. 14 seed. GSL traveled to Albert Lea last night aiming to play their best and let the chips fall where they may against No. 11-seeded Tigers.

(For the complete story, see the Oct. 9 print edition of The Chronicle.)

Panthers’ girls fall in soccer regular season finale

The Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ soccer team had no reason to fret last night’s, Tuesday, Oct. 8, section soccer match against Albert Lea.
Coming off a solid effort in the regular season finale Wednesday, Oct. 3, a 3-1 setback against Rockford, the Panthers entered the section playoffs as the No. 14 seed. GSL traveled to Albert Lea last night aiming to play their best and let the chips fall where they may against No. 11-seeded Tigers.

(For the complete story, see the Oct. 9 print edition of The Chronicle.)

Tennis drops first-round team section to Giants, looks forward to individuals

The Glencoe-Silver Lake Panthers’ tennis season ended last Thursday, Oct. 3 at the section team competition at the LeSueur-Henderson High School. The Panthers managed to squeak out a set, but weren’t able to find their footing to take a game.
The Panthers dropped every match against the Giants, losing the day 7-0.

(For the complete story, see the Oct. 9 print edition of The Chronicle.)

Boys cross-country takes 13th at Litchfield Invitational

Panther boys runners were at it again in Litchfield on Thursday, Oct. 3 on a day that averaged in the lower 50s for temperatures, along with fairly wet running conditions. GSL finished 13th among 21 teams.
Glencoe-Silver Lake Panthers boys cross-country Head Coach Jeff Delwiche said cold isn’t nearly as big of a problem — if any problem at all, as long as it doesn’t get too cold — for runners battling weather conditions.

(For the complete story, see the Oct. 9 print edition of The Chronicle.)

Panthers’ girls finish 7th among 30 teams in Duluth Invitational

The Panthers’ girls cross-country team finished seventh among a grand total of 30 teams at the highly-revered Swain Invitational in Duluth on Saturday, Oct. 5. The girls team didn’t run at the Litchfield Invitational a few days before so they were prepared and fresh for this meet.

Panthers grind out a gridiron win over New London-Spicer

With its typical ball-control ground attack, the Glencoe-Silver Lake Panthers ground out a big win over New London-Spicer Friday night, Oct. 7.
The Panthers topped the Wildcats, 14-6, with two first-half touchdowns and a defense that limited the host team to only one score in the second half. GSL’s first half offense included a pair of big plays along with the typical ground game. The Panthers amassed 196 yards of rushing and 49 yards of passing in the victory.
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Volleyball team splits a pair

It’s not exactly supposed to work out this way. The GSL volleyball team enjoyed a nice win on the road over Mound Westonka and dropped a gut-wrenching five-set match at home to New London-Spicer before making the final turn to the regular season home stretch last night, Tuesday, Oct. 8, against Litchfield.

Glencoe weighing company’s request for tax abatement – Miller Manufacturing wants help with expansion plans

With an eye toward potentially helping Miller Manufacturing’s plans for expansion, the Glencoe City Council is considering a proposal to help the company with tax abatement.
The council voted unanimously to schedule a public hearing for Oct. 21, 7 p.m., on the company’s request for $250,000 in property taxes over 15 years, whichever comes first. Miller Manufacturing is requesting the abatement to help fund soil corrections and site preparation associated with the construction of a 37,200-square-foot warehouse addition.

Happy 100th birthday – People keep life enjoyable, vibrant for Betty Knick

She enjoys strolling the hallways and bituminous walking paths at Grand Meadows for exercise and visiting with friends and neighbors. It all keeps Betty Knick vibrant, feeling good and looking forward to everyday life.
That’s what makes life worthwhile for Glencoe’s latest centenarian.
Betty and over 40 relatives and friends celebrated the milestone event at a Glencoe restaurant. She was the star of the show, the center of attention. Visiting with people, chatting and sharing good conversation are among her favorite pastimes. She enjoys watching ballgames and playing games.

Tri-Valley’s center manager looking to life’s next chapter

When she took the job four years ago managing Tri-Valley’s Opportunity Council’s Head Start facility on the Christ Lutheran campus in Glencoe, increasing the public’s awareness of the center and preparing for the construction of a new facility were among the top of Eliza Tobon’s agenda.
Four years later, mission accomplished.