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Archive - Nov 2016


November 30th

Panther boys’ cagers tune up for season

Gymnasts return familiar faces

Wrestlers return to the mat

Salvation Army seeks volunteers for annual ‘Red Kettle’ campaign

Minnesota Nice continues tradition of giving to soldiers

Rain doesn’t dampen GRHS tree lighting

Rannow joins law firm of Gavin, Winters & Long

Caleb Rannow has joined Gavin, Winters & Long, Ltd., a Glencoe-based law firm, as an associate attorney.
Rannow is a native of Hutchinson and a veteran of the Minnesota National Guard, serving his country in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom II.
After returning from the war, Rannow completed his undergraduate studies at Ridgewater College and St. Cloud State University, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 2012 with a degree in Philosophy. He received his law degree from William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, in 2015.

Glencoe man dies at Brown County Jail

An inmate in the Brown County Jail committed suicide Friday night, according to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office.
According to the sheriff’s office, correction officers were alerted by an inmate that another inmate was in need of medical attention. When officers arrived to the cell area, 23-year-old Jarrod Paul Scott of Glencoe was unresponsive due to a suicide attempt by asphyxiation.
Attempts to resuscitate Scott were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at 7:30 p.m. Friday night.

Silver Lake still coping with staffing shortage

The city of Silver Lake continues to move forward without much of its public works department.
City Clerk Kerry Venier reported to the Council at its Monday, Nov. 21, meeting that the work with People Service has been going well.
The city contracted with People Service to manage the city’s water and sewer operations in October when both full-time public works employees went on medical leave.
The city currently has an hourly contract with the company through the end of November. The Council reviewed a three-year contract at the meeting.

Norma J. Dahl, 98, of Glencoe

Norma J. Dahl, age 98, was born in Glencoe March 8, 1918, and died in Glencoe Nov. 19, 2016.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edwin Mielke and Della Mielke; sister, Mary Falkenhagen; brother, John “Bud” Mielke, and her husbands, Julius Lindh and Gordan Dahl.