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09/26/2014 - 3:34pm
  By Alyssa Schauer Staff Writer “Home” is truly a state of mind for Barb and Jerry Quast, who sold their house and became full-time RVers after they both retired in June 2013. Jerry, the former Municipal Liquor Store (MLS) manager in Silver Lake, said life on the road has been an adventure he always wanted to pursue, “but Barb wasn’t really receptive to the...
09/10/2014 - 8:24am
Two big utility and street reconstruction projects, totalling nearly $11 million, are planned for 2015. The Glencoe City Council heard the feasibility reports on each of the projects at its Tuesday, Sept. 2, meeting. Justin Black of Short Elliot Hendrickson (SEH) presented the reports. Black again stated the need for the projects. The...
09/10/2014 - 8:23am
Business Manager Michelle Sander updated the Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board on the Panther Field House roof repair and other construction projects at its regular meeting Monday evening. Sander said the Panther Field House roof repair involves repairing the exterior walls on the perimeter of the roof and the penthouse. She said the repairs are...
09/10/2014 - 8:22am
State Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen, R-Glencoe, is seeking re-election to his seat for one overriding reason: to provide opportunities for his, as well as others’, children and grandchildren. “I want to build a better, more prosperous future for our children and grandchildren,” said Gruenhagen, who was first elected to the state...
09/10/2014 - 8:20am
There are two certainties in Minnesota, road construction and bad weather. These two came together on 17th Street in Glencoe in June. On June 17, the north side of 17th Street was excavated up to the curb by GMH Construction of Chaska as part of the scheduled street improvement project. Later that day, Glencoe received a couple of inches of...
09/10/2014 - 8:19am
Compared to last year’s Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCA) scores, Glencoe-Silver Lake Lakeside Elementary improved by 3 percent in reading and 2 percent in math, surpassing the state average. But the biggest improvement has been in the English Language Learner (ELL) math scores, which jumped from 15.2 percent to 25.7 percent in...
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