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November 14th, 2018

Woman contends her dog is not dangerous

Sarah Mallory is fighting the city for what she says is the right to keep her dog.
She’s concerned a panel of council members might recommend to the full city council to declare her dog, “Indy,” a potentially dangerous dog under the terms of a seldom-used city ordinance.
That designation means if Mallory is to keep Indy, she must obtain a $50,000 surety bond to cover medical expenses should “Indy” bite anyone else.

Voters reject GSL School District’s operating levy request

Despite displays of support during a series of informational meetings and a dearth of organized opposition, voters rejected the Glencoe-Silver Lake School District’s request for additional funding for operational expenses by a wide margin.
The measure failed Election Day (Nov. 6), 2,850 (56.55 percent) to 2,190 (43.45 percent). It failed in the school district’s cities, 1,575 to 1,351, and failed in the townships, 1,275 to 839.

Glencoe, Silver Lake, GSL voters back new faces: Voters return Allen Robeck to at-large seat on city council

Glencoe and Silver Lake’s city councils, along with the GSL School Board, will have some new faces on them after ballots from the Nov. 6 Election Day voting were counted.
The election displayed McLeod County voters’ strong level of participation. Voters in the county participated at a level exceeding 71½ percent. Statewide, over 63.8 percent of the eligible voters cast ballots Nov. 6.

Glencoe
In Glencoe, Councilor Allen Robeck defeated Michael Drew for the councilor-at-large seat, 1,120 to 827.

November 8th

David Wagner, 80, of New Auburn

David Wagner, 80, of New Auburn, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, at her home on New Auburn.
A memorial service will be Saturday, Nov. 10, 11 a.m., at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Auburn with interment at a later date in Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson.
A gathering of family and friends will be Saturday, Nov. 10, 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at the church.
Arrangements are with the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe.
An online guest book is available at www.mcbridechapel.com

Elvera Mackenthun, 93, of Norwood Young America

Elvera Mackenthun, 93, of Norwood Young America, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, at her home at The Harbor in Norwood Young America.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 17, 11 a.m., at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Hamburg, with interment following at the church cemetery.
Arrangements are with the McBride Funeral Chapel in Norwood Young America.
An online guest book is available at www.mcbridechapel.com

City of Silver Lake - Notice

City of Silver Lake

NOTICE
City of Silver Lake
Canvassing Board Meeting

The Silver Lake Canvassing Board Meeting will be on Wednesday, November 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Silver Lake Auditorium to canvass the results of the November 6 General Election, This meeting is open to the public.

(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle November 7, 2018)

November 7th

Verdie Leroy Ellingson, 94, of Moorhead (formerly Glencoe)

Verdie Leroy Ellingson was born July 18, 1924, in Montevideo, to Jens and Ragna (Olson) Ellingson.
Mr. Ellingson died Nov. 5, at the age of 94.
Visitation will be Sunday, Nov. 11, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m., at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Moorhead. His funeral will be Monday, Nov. 12, 11 a.m., in the church. Burial will take place in Riverside Cemetery, Moorhead.
Arrangements by Korsmo Funeral Service, Moorhead. An online guestbook is at www.korsmofuneralservice.com

Middle hitter Rhyan Herrmann goes up for one of her team-high 20 kills in what was her final match with the GSL volleyball team.

Middle hitter Rhyan Herrmann goes up for one of her team-high 20 kills in what was her final match with the GSL volleyball team.

'You're fired!' President Donald Trump aficionado Nash Bauer got a good view of the truck as Edgar Toben (left) and Mike Cornell gave him the executive tour.

'You're fired!' President Donald Trump aficionado Nash Bauer got a good view of the truck as Edgar Toben (left) and Mike Cornell gave him the executive tour.

The GSL girls' cross-country team made its first appearance at the state Class A meet since 2004.

The GSL girls' cross-country team made its first appearance at the state Class A meet since 2004.