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Donnay goes 1-2 at state

Aaron Donnay had quite a stage for what was likely his final wrestling appearance last week at the state tournament. The Glencoe-Silver Lake senior chalked up one last win of the season before bowing out with a pair of defeats on the rubberized floor of the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
“I was excited and nervous – a bundle of nerves,” Donnay said. “Overall, I didn’t do as well as I could have, but it was a lot of fun to be there.”

GSL girls’ cagers win 2AA opener

And then there was one.
The Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ basketball team is carrying the torch as the final surviving winter sports program after the Panthers won their postseason opener on Saturday, Feb. 27.
The Panthers used a 10-0 run late in the first half to put away a pesky Sibley East squad and emerge from the Section 2AA North subsectional opener with a 56-35 victory.

Kuras to attend Morris

Cora Kuras of Silver Lake has been accepted to and has chosen to attend the University of Minnesota, Morris. Kuras, who will graduate from Glencoe-Silver Lake High School in 2016, will attend Morris beginning fall of 2017. 

Students on SMSU lists

Southwest Minnesota State University announces its high honors and honors list for the fall 2015 semester. To earn a high honors place, students had to achieve a 4.0 grade point average, while honors had to achieve a 3.5 grade point average or higher. Korine Schuette of Brownton was named to the high honors list. Ashley Kuphal, Ashley Alsleben and Christopher Ross of Glencoe and Rachel Stender of Lester Prairie earned spots on the honors list. 

Locals place at BPA event

Bemidji names dean’s list

Bemidji State University released its dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester. Lindsey Becker, Jennifer Illg and Brandon Vacek of Glencoe and Nathan Anderson and Joseph Otto of Lester Prairie earned spots on the list. To qualify, students must maintain a 3.5 grade point average or higher. 

Arnold G.A. Schauer, 84, of Glencoe

Arnold Gustav August Schauer, 84, of Glencoe, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
 
Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 27, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Ronald Mathison officiating. Jan Heins was the organist. Grady Schuft and Maggie Schuft sang “What a Friend We Have in Jesus.” Congregational hymns were “Jesus, Lead Thou On” and “I Know That My Redeemer Lives.”
 

Florian M. Nowak, 87, of Silver Lake

Florian Michael Nowak, 87, of Silver Lake, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016, at Cedar Crest Estate of Silver Lake.
 
A concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, March 3, at 11 a.m., at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake with the Revs. Tony Stubeda, Paul Schumacher and Mark Mallak as concelebrants.
 

Arthur F. Nowak Sr., 87, of Silver Lake

Arthur F. Nowak, 87, of rural Silver Lake, died Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, at his home.
 
A concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, Feb. 29, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake. The Revs. Tony Stubeda, Paul Schumacher and Cornelius Ezeiloaku were the officiants.
 
Interment with military rites was in the St. Adalbert Cemetery in Silver Lake.
 

Roger C. Lietz, 73, of Arlington

Roger C. Lietz, 73, of Arlington, died Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
 
Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 22, at Zion Lutheran Church in Arlington. Interment was in the Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, New Auburn Township.