Editorials

06/21/2017 - 8:48am
Glencoe Days unofficially opens Thursday night with the arrival of the Midway rides, and official events get under way Friday evening and Saturday. Most events, with the exception of Saturday’s parade, are at Oak Leaf Park. Town celebrations are a dwindling tradition in Minnesota, and perhaps throughout the country. In the past few years, Plato’s White Squirrel Days became a thing...
06/21/2017 - 8:46am
It stopped me for a moment. A stop sign that is. Nothing strange about that, except I was walking on Ives Avenue near the railroad tracks at the time. Stop signs are now posted on both sides of the tracks … along the pedestrian path. Strange place for stop signs I thought. I later noticed more were posted at the Knight Avenue and...
06/21/2017 - 8:46am
To the Editor: Sibley County landowners who own land on county ditches 40, 55, 56, 61 and 67 have received notices that the ditch system your land drains into has had a redetermination of benefits. What this means is that a viewing group has viewed your land and determined the increase in value that the ditch has on your land. What most Sibley...
06/14/2017 - 10:00am
It’s been an ongoing issue: making the Glencoe yard waste site, also known as the elm site, more available to city residents. And the Glencoe City Council will be considering expanding those hours at its Monday, June 19, meeting. The city’s personnel and legislative committee is recommending a revision to the hours to the City...
06/14/2017 - 9:58am
To the Editor: Happy summer to all of you! As many of you know, we are in the middle of construction at Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL). Things are really happening at a fast pace around our Glencoe campus.  Not only is new construction taking place, but we are also putting in fire suppression in the high school and at Lincoln. This means that...
06/14/2017 - 9:57am
To the Editor: Flag Day is June 14. The American Flag represents the life of an individual who has given military service. Glencoe V.F.W. Auxiliary to Post 5102
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