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March 21st, 2019

City of Brownton- Notice of Hearing

City of Brownton

Notice is hereby given that the city council of the City of Brownton, Minnesota, will meet at the Brownton City Hall, 335 3rd Street South, at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, to consider the making of an improvement, described as 2019 Street Improvement Project, on the following streets:
• 4th Street S from 5th Avenue S to 6th Avenue S (gravel with curb and gutter)
• 4th Street S from 6th Avenue S to 8th Avenue S (bituminous with curb and gutter)

GSL School Board- Meeting

Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board
PLACE: GSL Schools Community Room #443/444
DATE: March11, 2019
TIME: 7:00 p.m.

March 20th

Brent Minkel, 56, of Cologne

Brent Minkel, 56, of Cologne, passed away Tuesday, March 19, at his home in Cologne.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, March 28, noon, at All Saints Lutheran Church in Norwood Young America.
A gathering of family and friends will be Thursday, March 28, 10 a.m. to noon, two hours prior to the service at the church.
The Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel in Norwood Young America is handling the arrangements. Its Web site is www.mcbridechapel.com where an online guestbook is available.

GSL’s Lucas Brelje competing for berth in national GeoBee

GSL eighth-grader Lucas Brelje will compete March 29 for a spot in the National Geographic Society’s national geography bee.

Winterfest fun

From behind the shelter of a framed net, GSL ninth-grader Logan Clouse took aim at the backboard with a dodgeball before he was hit with a tennis ball during a game of eliminator Monday morning in the school’s purple gym. The game was one of several fun events during the school’s Winterfest celebration this week.

Crow River Sno Pros Restore-A-Wreck winners

The Crow River Sno Pros hosted another Restore-A-Wreck competition Saturday, March 16. The contest pairs parent-child teams to restore a wrecked, pre-1990 snowmobile over the course of a year. The winners from this year and last year, pictured above, were (left to right) Gracelyn Karnik, Beth Karnik, Brooke Karnik, Ashlyn Karnik and Brandon Karnik. The Buffalo Lake family restored a 1975 Sno-Jet SST 340. They also won the people’s choice award for the third straight year.

Opening up the catch basins

Working to ease minor street flooding, Glencoe Public Works staffers like Josh Odden used heavy equipment last week to open catch basins for runoff from melting snow. Odden and co-worker Ryan Scheidt (not pictured) located and opened the catch basin at the intersection of East 16th Street and North Ford Avenue Friday afternoon.

Monahan, Bulldogs to take on Tigers in NCAA opener

Glencoe-Silver Lake alumna Maddie Monahan, shown here playing for the Drake University women’s basketball team against the Iowa Hawkeyes last December, will be joining her Bulldog teammates in the NCAA Tournament for the second straight season this Friday when Drake takes on Missouri. (Photo courtesy Chris Donahue/Drake Athletics)

Christian Deer Hunters Association Big Little Hunting & Fishing Expo drew large crowds

The Christian Deer Hunters Association hosted the 2019 Big Little Hunting & Fishing Expo Saturday, March 16 at the McLeod County Fairgrounds in Hutchinson. The event facilitated archery, fishing, casting contests, how-tos, exhibitors and more. In the top picture, Dylan Namken (orange) and his cousin Marshall Martig learn about the lure making process, and how much time it can take to perfect just one lure. Tom Rakow holds the microphone for Deputy Sheriff Pat Geiken while McLeod County Sheriff Scott Rehmann cooks with a small shovel.

Monahan, Bulldogs to take on Tigers in NCAA opener

Glencoe-Silver Lake alumna Maddie Monahan will be part of March Madness this week.
Monahan, a guard for the Drake University women’s basketball team, will be wrapping up her sophomore season with the Bulldogs by playing in the NCAA Tournament.
Drake, Missouri Valley Conference, earned a No. 10 seed in the Greensboro, North Carolina, Regional and will take on the Missouri Tigers in a first-round game on Friday afternoon in Iowa City, Iowa.
It is the second consecutive season in which Monahan has advanced to the NCAA Tournament with her Bulldog teammates.