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09/10/2014 - 1:30pm
  The city of Silver Lake has a new full-time police officer in Hutchinson native Robert “RJ” Cripps, 23. Cripps, a 2008 graduate of Hutchinson High School, attended St. Cloud State University and earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and law enforcement.  He said he decided to go to school for law enforcement because the career is “something new...
08/20/2014 - 2:09pm
  At its regular meeting Monday evening, the Silver Lake City Council approved extending the cement deck at the Bruce Maresh Aquatic Center. Dale Kosek, member of the Silver Lake Pool and Parks Organization, said the group is proposing to extend the cement deck 25 feet on the west end of the pool, near the zero entry. “The...
08/20/2014 - 2:07pm
  The Silver Lake City Council denied a petition to vacate the alleyway running east-west between Oliver Avenue and Nome Avenue and between Center Street and Frank Street during a public hearing Monday evening.  Ryan and Kari Kaczmarek, owners of a lot adjacent to the alleyway, proposed the petition in hopes of purchasing the lot...
08/20/2014 - 1:54pm
  Silver Lake City Clerk Kerry Venier presented the Council with the proposed 2015 budget and levy Monday night, noting a 3.9 percent decrease in the total levy. In 2014, the general fund levy was $375,917 and the debt service was $97,402, for a total levy of $473,319. The 2015 general fund levy is at $355,777 and the debt service levy...
08/20/2014 - 8:29am
Roger and Peggy Engelmann and their 15 employees manage a 550-head dairy herd, run over 3,500 acres of cropland and help their sons with their 1,200 cows at another farm near Waverly, as well as a heifer facility east of Winsted. But Roger Engelmann said he doesn’t feel like he works too hard. “What’s that saying? If you love...
08/20/2014 - 8:26am
Five candidates will compete for three seats on the Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) School Board, as filings for candidacy closed Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 5 p.m. All three incumbents filed for re-election — Clark Christianson, Jason Lindeman and Anne Twiss. Also filing were former GSL School Board Member Gary Schreifels, and Pat Fogarty....
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