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January 15th, 2019

Singing Friends looking for interested new members

The Singing Friends Chorus is a 35-voice SATB community choir rehearsing in Norwood Young America and performing regularly in McLeod, Carver and Sibley counties. Rehearsals for the spring season begin Tuesday, Jan. 15, 7-8:30 p.m., at All Saints Lutheran Church in Norwood Young America.
All voice parts are welcome. Interested singers can sit in at open rehearsals Jan. 15 and/or Jan. 22.
For more information, contact Karen de Boer, director, 320-200-8950.

January 14th

Gymnasts top Rockford

The Glencoe-Silver Lake gymnastics team was not able to top the 120 mark last week, but the Panthers did earn a dual meet win.
GSL easily won a dual meet against visiting Rockford on Thursday, Jan. 10, nearly doubling up the Rockets, 116.475-61.475.
Gia Venier won the all-around competition with a score of 31.700. Marissa Greeley was second with a 31.475.
Greeley won the vault (8.325), uneven bars (7.300) and floor exercise (8.750), with Venier winning the balance beam (8.150).
The win came two nights after a narrow 119.575-118.150 loss to visiting St. Peter.

GSL/LP matmen host a pair of meets

The Glencoe-Silver Lake/Lester Prairie wrestling team had a heapin’ helpin’ of hosting last week, as the Panthers welcomed five different teams to town for a quadrangular meet on Tuesday, Jan. 8, and a triangular meet two nights later.
Unfortunately for the hosts, they suffered five losses with no victories in the team competitions.
In Tuesday’s quadrangular, GSL/LP lost 46-24 to Hutchinson, 36-30 to Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial and 58-6 to St. Peter.
One highlight on the night was sophomore Zachary Voelz’s 75th career win.

Panther girls' hoops earn a split

With a split of its two games last week, the Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ basketball team entered this week with an 8-5 overall record, 2-1 in Wright County Conference West play.
The Panthers opened last week with a 56-40 win over visiting Watertown-Mayer on Tuesday, Jan. 8. GSL stormed to a 27-12 halftime lead before cruising to the 16-point triumph. Guard Olivia Lemke led all scorers with 19 points.
That win was followed up by a hard-fought 43-40 loss to visiting Litchfield on Friday, Jan. 11.

Boys' hoopsters fall to Litchfield

It was a short week for the Glencoe-Silver Lake boys’ basketball team, and not a victorious one.
The Panthers dropped their Wright County Conference West opener on Friday, Jan. 11, as visiting Litchfield hung a 70-53 loss on the hosts.
The teams battled back-and-forth through the first half, before the Dragons eked out a slim 28-25 halftime edge.
Litchfield began to pull away early in the second half before GSL rallied to knot the score at 43-all midway through the frame as forward Gabe Roepke hit and basket and a free throw.

Joan T. Schrupp, 62, of Norwood Young America

Joan T. “Joaner” Schrupp, 62, of Norwood Young America passed away at her residence Sunday, Jan. 6.
A celebration of life prayer service is Saturday, Jan. 19, 2 p.m., at St Paul’s UCC in Plato.
A gathering of family and friends will run from 1 p.m. until the time of service at the church. A celebration of life party will follow the prayer service at Plato Hall until 8 p.m.

January 10th

Donald Teschendorf, 73, of Glencoe

Donald Teschendorf, 73, of Glencoe, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, at Oak Terrace Health Care Center in Gaylord.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 19, 1 p.m., at Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe, with interment at the Arlington City Cemetery at a later date.
Visitation will be held Saturday, Jan. 19, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., two hours prior to the service at the chapel.
Arrangements are with Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe. Its Web site is www.mcbridechapel.com where an online guestbook is available.

McLeod County - Public Notice

McLeod County


YOU ARE HEREBY notified that the regular meeting of the McLeod County Planning Commission has been scheduled on Wednesday, the 23rd day of January 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.

Round Grove Township

Round Grove
Round Grove Township
The Round Grove township board will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, January 14, 2019 at 7 p.m. at the home of the chairperson.
Deb Zellmann, Clerk
(Published in The McLeod County Chronicle January 9, 2019)

January 9th

School’s principal a man of strong principles

Dean Scheele, principal at First Evangelical Lutheran School, prepared to spend Friday night into Saturday morning sleeping in a hollowed-out snow pile in the school’s parking lot. Scheele spent the night outside to make good on a promise he made to students. They raised over $10,000 in pledges for the school during last fall’s Marathon for Non-Public Education.