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Archive - Apr 6, 2016


Grant received Ph.D.

Stephanie Grant of Urbana, Illinois received her Ph.D. in accounting at the University of Illinois. Grant has accepted a position as an assistant professor of accounting at the University of Washington in Seattle. She is the daughter of Jeff and Katehrine Grant of Glencoe. 

Kruschke attends U law

Kaylee Kruschke, a 2012 Glencoe-Silver Lake high school graduate, has been accepted at and has committed to the University of Minnesota Law School’s class of 2019. Kruschke is the daughter of Chris and Lynette Kruschke of Glencoe. 

Son born to Glencoe couple

Ashley Rae and Parker Fritts announce the birth of their son, Brantley Parker Fritts, born March 28, 2016, at Hutchinson Health. Brantley weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Scott and Rayne Rae of Glencoe and Dave and Kathy Biron of Henderson. 

Baby boy to Rendon family

Nicole and Mario Rendon of Winthrop announce the birth of their son, Yzreyel Juan-Francisco Rendon, born March 27, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Yzreyel weighed 10 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 211⁄2 inches long. He is welcomed home by four brothers and two sisters. Grandparents are Brian and Lori Buckentin of Green Isle, Tim and Marie Drake of Mankato and Antonia Cabral-Rendon of Twin Falls Idaho. Great-grandma is Ramona Buckentin of Arlington and great-aunt is Melanee Buckentin of Green Isle. 

Hutch man on a lucky streak

Kent Erickson of Hutchinson is on a lucky streak, according to the Minnesota State Lottery. Erickson recently won $50,000 playing the $13 million Cash Explosion game and $5,000 playing the Quest for Cash game. Erickson claimed the prizes on March 26. Both tickets were sold at Hutchinson Outpost, Inc., 1201 N Main St., Hutchinson.

Bruce Wolff, 69, of Arlington

Bruce Wolff, 69, of Arlington, died Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.
A memorial service will be held Friday, April 8, at 11 a.m., at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Arlington. A time for family and friends to gather will take place from 9 a.m. until service time Friday at the church. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Kolden Funeral Home of Arlington is assisting the family with arrangements.

James Reed, 75, formerly of Glencoe

James W. Reed, 75, died of pancreatic cancer on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at his daughter’s home in Byron.
A memorial service and visitation were held Saturday, April 2, at Macken Funeral Home in Rochester.

Bernard L. Mansager, 73, of Glencoe

Bernard “Bernie” LeRoy Mansager, 73, of Glencoe, died Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services.

John William Droege, 99, of Plato

John William Droege, 99, of rural Plato, died Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care in Glencoe.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 5, at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Hamburg with the Rev. Donald Andrix officiating. Cheryl Andrix was the organist. Soloist Dan Sprengeler sang “The Lord’s Prayer.” Congregational hymns were “Amazing Grace,” “How Great Thou Art” and “I Know That My Redeemer Lives.”

Freeman made the right choice

Headlines last week declared that two Minneapolis police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark had been cleared.
That’s not entirely accurate. What Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced is that no criminal charges would be filed against the two officers. He ruled that they acted within statutory authority in the death of Clark, who was shot in the head during a confrontation following an alleged assault.