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April 15th

GSL softball off to 1-1 start

Track and field teams open season indoors in Mankato

After a season-opening trip to Mankato West, scheduled for Tuesday, April 7, was called on account of rain and cold, the Glencoe-Silver Lake track and field teams managed to return to the Key City two nights later for an indoor meet on the campus of Minnesota State University.

Softball earns split of first two games

The Glencoe-Silver Lake softball team opened its Wright County Conference West championship defense in fine form to start the season, but a one-run home loss to a sectional rival somewhat dampened the mood to start this week.
“It’s early in the season,” coach Steve Davis said. “We have a long way to go, but we’ll be OK.”

Panthers claim big win in baseball opener

Opening Day was kind to the Glencoe-Silver Lake baseball team as the Panthers earned a win over a key Wright County Conference West rival, defeating Litchfield by a score of 6-5 on a sunny and brisk afternoon at Vollmer Field.
“It’s a great win for us,” coach Dean Schwirtz said. “To be able to defeat a team the caliber of Litchfield is a big win.”

April 8th

Maynard E. Brinkman, 87, of Glencoe

Maynard Elmer Brinkman, 87, of Glencoe, formerly of Norwood Young America (NYA), died Monday, March 30, 2015, at Glencoe Regional Health Services.

Kim Michael Lade, 60, of Eagle Lake

Kim Michael Lade, 60, of Eagle Lake, formerly of Stewart, died Friday, March 27, 2015, at his home.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 8, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Stewart. The Revs. Mahlon Bekedam and Steven Olson officiated. Barb Froemming was the organist. Soloist Nancy Piepenburg sang “Amazing Grace,” “On Eagle’s Wings” and “Precious Lord, Take My Hand.” Special music included recordings by Elvis Presley: “You’ll Never Walk Alone” and “How Great Thou Art.”

Schilling — Fenske

Trisha R. Schilling of Hutchinson, formerly of Glencoe, and Tylor Fenske of Hutchinson announce their engagement.
Parents of the couple are Randy and Patricia Schilling of Glencoe and Debra and David Fenske of Hutchinson.
Trisha Schilling is a graduate of Glencoe-Silver Lake High School and Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall. She is currently employed as a paraprofessional and PCA at Glencoe-Silver Lake Schools, is a Panther Paws gymnastics coach and a Paparazzi Accessories consultant.

Daughter for Kuttner family

Greg and Lori Kuttner of Glencoe announce the birth of a daughter, Leah Marie, born Friday, March 20, 2015, at Hutchinson Health. Leah weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 201⁄2 inches in length at birth. She joins a brother, Lukas. Grandparents are Darwin and Mavis Wagner of Brownton and Ken and Eileen Kuttner of Stewart. Great-grandmother is Therese Kuttner of Stewart.

Wawrzyniaks have new son

Justin and Brittney Wawrzyniak of Glencoe announce the arrival of a son, Dane Kyle, who was born Friday, March 27, 2015, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Dane weighed 8 pounds at birth. He joins siblings Jeremiah and Macie.

More money for roads and bridges

Both of Minnesota’s parties have rolled out substantial proposals for improving transportation in Minnesota. The DFL is looking at dedicating $10 billion for transportation, the GOP has launched a $7 billion proposal.
So, for once, the parties seem to agree on something: in particular, that Minnesota’s transportation system is in dire need of attention.