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08/16/2017 - 8:02am
McLeod County officials want to get ahead of the game on the spread of wild parsnip in the county. Karen Johnson, Extension educator, and Al Koglin, the county parks supervisor and weed inspector, asked the County Board at its Aug. 8 meeting for a workshop to come up with a plan to address the issue. Koglin said that last year, a few small...
08/16/2017 - 8:00am
Brian and Julie Stibal of Silver Lake participated in the 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance car show in Excelsior on Sunday, July 30 with their 1956 Oldsmobile Holiday Super 88 Sedan Deluxe. The couple won a preservation award for the car, given to honor beautifully unrestored, original vehicles. The Stibals were first-time participants in the car...
08/16/2017 - 7:53am
On Monday afternoon, the city of Glencoe’s Personnel and Legislative Committee chose to uphold the planning commission’s recommendation to deny Jerry Scharpe’s request for variance on his garage’s vertical metal siding. Scharpe and his wife were present at the meeting. The situation was originally brought before the Glencoe Planning Commission on...
08/16/2017 - 7:51am
Whether it’s having fun on the boat or playing beach volleyball, it’s easy for a person to lose track of how much they’re drinking while out celebrating the final days of summer. That’s why, if Minnesotans are planning to drink at all, it’s time to line up a sober driver. Extra patrol No longer does our society accept drunk drivers, and law...
08/16/2017 - 7:50am
Starting Wednesday, Aug. 16, more than 225 youths from McLeod County will showcase the learning and achievements they have accomplished in 4-H at the McLeod County Fair. 4-H at Minnesota county fairs is not just a fun annual events. Every summer, tens of thousands of 4-H youth participate in county fairs to showcase the knowledge and skills they’...
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