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February 8th, 2024

McLeod County Board opposes redesign of MN state flag

The new state flag is scheduled to take effect on May 11.

McLeod County Board voices opposition to new Minnesota state flag

The McLeod County Board unanimously passed a resolution in opposition to the redesign of the Minnesota state flag and seal on Jan. 16.
Resolution 24-CB-12 urges the governor to reject the work of the State Emblems Redesign Commission, which submitted its final report to the governor and the Minnesota State Legislature on Dec. 29, and keep the existing state flag and seal as the official emblems of Minnesota.

McLeod County holds legislative priority workshop for the first time since pandemic

McLeod County hosted its 2024 Legislative Priority workshop on Jan. 30 at the McLeod Government Center in Glencoe.

GSL One Act Play places first in subsection competition

The Glencoe-Silver Lake High School One Act Play “Masterpiece” debuted on Jan. 25 at the school’s auditorium.
The play placed first at a subsection competition on Jan. 27 at Mayer Lutheran High School. This is the second straight year that Glencoe-Silver Lake High School has placed first in subsection competitions for the one-act play. Subsequently, Glencoe-Silver Lake was one of six schools chosen to advance to sections on Saturday in Plymouth.

Find the full story in the Feb. 9, 2024 addition of The Chronicle.

Minnesota tightens right-turn-on-red law, raising safety concerns and driver confusion

Our office has received several emails about the new right-turn-on-red law that took effect on Jan. 1.
Those emails from people expressed needing clarification about what changed.
The new rule requires a complete stop before turning, even at intersections where it was previously permitted after yielding. This stricter approach, aimed at enhancing pedestrian and cyclist safety, has sparked debate and confusion among some drivers.

Dairy and beef education and trade show offered at 32nd Carver County Dairy and Beef Expo

Come hear the latest information at the 32nd Carver County Dairy and Beef Expo Monday, Feb. 19, from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Central Elementary School, 655 SW 7th Street, in Norwood Young America.
Farmers, professionals, and friends of agriculture are invited to attend this trade show and educational event covering key topics pertinent to today’s agricultural community. Note the change in location this year.

Area coaches and officials weigh in on the addition of the shot clock to high school basketball

The 2023-2024 high school basketball season is well underway in Minnesota and it has a new look to it. For the first time, all games this season have been played with a shot clock after several years of coaches and fans around the state calling for change.
The addition of a shot clock was approved by the Minnesota State High School back in December of 2021. When the change was adopted by the MSHSL, 75 percent of schools were in favor of adding the shot clock while 19 percent of schools around the state had already had a shot clock installed.

Panther wrestlers pick up team win

Mankato - The GSL-LP picked up a team win, easily defeating Rochester John Marshall 56-18 in what was nearly a clean sweep.
The Panthers gave Rochester John Marshall 12 forfeit points as they don’t currently have a varsity 215 or 285 lb. Varsity wrestler. The Panthers 215 lb. Weight class competitor Jack Cacka is out for the season due to injury. The Panthers would go on to fall to hosting school Mankato East 42-27.

Find the full story in the Feb. 9, 2024 addition of The Chronicle.

Death notice: Orville Polzin, 89, of Gaylord

Orville Polzin, 89, of Gaylord, MN, passed away Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024, at his home.
A funeral service will take place Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024, at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Auburn, MN, with interment in High Island Cemetery in New Auburn.
Visitation will be Monday, Feb. 12, 2024, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church and will continue one hour prior to the service, all at the church.
Arrangements are with the Egesdal Funeral Home in Gaylord. Online guestbook is available at www.hantge.com.

Ernest Jurek, 86

Ernest “Ernie” Jurek, 86, of Silver Lake, MN, passed away Sunday, Feb. 4, 2024, at the Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, MN.
He was born Aug. 25, 1937, to James Sr. and Barbara (Rudnick) Jurek.
Ernie graduated from Silver Lake High School and lived his whole life in Silver Lake.
Ernie married his high school sweetheart, Mary Ann (Skorpik), March 16, 1957, and they were blessed with four children.