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March 14th, 2019

City of Brownton-Council Meeting

City of Brownton

Brownton City Council
Meeting Minutes
March 5, 2019
Mayor Schwarze called the meeting to order.
Resident, Cory Draeger, brought his sewer issues to the council that are potentially caused by the project contractor. The contractor will commence repairs this spring; responsibility will be determined at that time.

McLeod County-Public Hearing

McLeod County


YOU ARE HEREBY notified that the regular meeting of the McLeod County Planning Commission has been scheduled on Wednesday, the 27rd day of March 2019 at 9:30 A.M. at the McLeod County Environmental Services Facility in the Large Conference Room, located at 1065 5th Ave SE, Hutchinson, Minnesota 55350.

City of Glencoe- Council Meeting

City of Glencoe

7:00 P.M.

Mayor Wilson called the regular meeting of the City Council to order at 7:00 p.m. Members present: Neid, Lemke, Schrupp, Robeck, Alexander. Also present: City Administrator Larson, Assistant City Administrator Ehrke, Finance Director Trippel, City Attorney Ostlund, Public Works Director Voigt, Police Chief Raiter.
Councilor Neid entered the motion to approve the consent agenda. Councilor Alexander seconded. All members voted in favor.

McLeod County-Minutes

McLeod County

McLeod County
Board of Commissioners
Meeting Minutes

Commissioners Nagel, Pohlmeier, Krueger, Shimanski and Wright were present.
Krueger moved, Pohlmeier seconded, and motion carried unanimously to approve the agenda as revised.

March 13th

Chisel away

Taking advantage of last Friday afternoon’s mild temperatures, Sue Goebel climbed a ladder and used a hammer and screwdriver to chisel away at a thick ice dam that built up on the roof of her house on the 1300 block of North Armstrong Avenue.

Returning to Orchestra Hall

GSL’s Elise Petersen (center) took the stage at Minneapolis Orchestra Hall Feb. 16 to perform with the Minnesota All-state Choir. Peterson sang a solo performance on the Orchestra Hall stage six months earlier. The All-State groups all had their first concert in August. She is pictured with her mom, Krista, and father, Dr. Bryan Peterson.

Panthers finish season with second-place finish in Section 2AA North tourney

The Glencoe-Silver Lake boys’ basketball team (pictured above) wrapped up the 2018-19 season with a second-place finish in the Section 2AA North subsection tournament after falling to Jordan in the North final on Monday, March 11, in Mankato. Pictured below, clockwise from top left, it was the final high school hoops game for seniors Gage Alsleben, Gabe Roepke and Dane Schwirtz, while sophomore Mitchel Klockmann figures to be back for the Panthers next season.

For the love of snowmobiles and speed records

Glencoe native Tom Ische recreated the legendary Arctic Cat Boss Cat snowmobile. The original Boss Cat set a world record in 1971, reaching 125.87 mph. It was destroyed in a fire in 1973. Ische’s creation will be on display Saturday, March 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Crow River Snow Pros’ Vintage Sled Show at the county fairgrounds in Hutchinson.

Groups trying to narrow costs gap for road project

Until the city and Twin Cities & Western Railroad close the crossing at North Union Avenue, motorists can still cross the railroad tracks while trains idle in the distance. The city and McLeod County are looking to open a crossing at Morningside Drive and close the crossing at North Union Avenue.

Team champion, sportsmanship honorees

Members of the Glencoe-Silver Lake Panther Paws gymnastics program pose with their awards after the Midwest Amateur Gymnastics Association Division 8 meet in New Prague on Saturday, March 2. Team members pictured are: front row from left, Taryn Zellmann, Jacey Wischnack, Amelia Anderson and Ashley Wise; back row from left, spotter/coach Kim Hahn, Emelia Erickson, Cierra Bullock, Kaylyn Marvan, Erin Tews, Aubree Schwanz and lead coordinator/coach Trisha Fenske.