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Archive - Apr 2016

Date

April 13th

Track and field teams open in Mankato

Safely tucked away indoors as winter attempted to hold on outside, the Glencoe-Silver Lake boys’ and girls’ track and field teams were able to successfully commence their season on Thursday, April 7, at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
It was a gripping beginning to the 2016 campaign for both squads, with the boys finishing in a first-place tie with Mankato Loyola/Cleveland and the girls finishing in second, just one point behind Waterville-Elysian-Morristown.
Panther boys

Softball looking to rebound, contend for WCC West title

With four weeks of practice, mostly indoors, the Glencoe-Silver Lake softball team is ready to bust out and compete.
“There’s only so much you can do without getting in some games to see what you need to work on,” coach Steve Davis said. “It’s time to play.”

Girls’ track is working hard

As weeks of practices have gone by, Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ track and field coach Robb DeCorsey is sure of one thing: his team has a strong work ethic.
“Girls have been working really hard,” he said. “I’ve been very impressed.”
Now, it is just a matter of whether hard work will pay off. The team’s season began with a second-place finish at Mankato last week. But, the coach said that before we know it, the season will be over.

Defending conference champ boys’ track team back for more

The Glencoe-Silver Lake boys’ track and field team won a Wright County Conference West championship last season – and to be honest, the Panthers would like to do it again.
“We’d like to be in a position to contend for the conference title again this year,” coach Josh Metcalf said. “Like always, we’d like to continue to improve as the season goes along and be performing our best at the conference, subsection and section meets.”

Brugman — Simmons

Tonya Jean Brugman and Mitchell Troy Simmons, both of Watkins, announce their engagement.
 
Parents of the couple are Vern and Cheryl Brugman of Stewart and Troy and Dana Simmons of Watkins.
 
Tonya Brugman is a graduate of McLeod West High School and Ridgewater College, Hutchinson and Willmar, where she received degrees in administrative assistant and cosmetologist. She is employed as a quick-lane service manager at Holt Motors in Cokato.

Krulikosky — Schoenfeld

Melanie Krulikosky and Thomas Schoenfeld, both of Mayer, announce their engagement.
 
Parents of the couple are Leonard and Becky Krulikosky of Stewart and Gaylen and Bonnie Schoenfeld of Lester Prairie.
 
Melanie Krulikosky is employed as the long-term care nursing director at Glencoe Regional Health Services.
 
Thomas Schoenfeld is an area sales manager for Form-A-Feed in Stewart.
 

DeChaine — Tromborg

Kayla DeChaine and Marshall Tromborg, both of Mankato, announce their engagement.
 
Parents of the couple are Allen DeChaine and Dan and Darlene DeChaine of Blaine, and Craig and Lynn Tromborg of Glencoe.
 

Son born to Schwarzes

Todd and Alicia Schwarze of Hutchinson announce the birth of a son, Dominic Joseph Schwarze, born March 10, 2016. He joins a brother, Zachary. Grandparents are Norm and Cheryl Schwarze of Brownton and Gary and Connie Schmidt of Howard Lake.

Daughter born to Croat family

Kara and Nicholas Croat of Plato announce the birth of their daughter, Paisley LeeAnn Croat, born April 8, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Paisley weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 183⁄4 inches long. She joins siblings Hailey, Katelyn and Grayson. Grandparents are Kevin and Wendy ZumBerge of Arlington. 

RS Fiber updates Brownton on fiber optic

RS Fiber has installed a wireless antenna on the United Farmers Cooperative (UFC) grain facility near Brownton, and wireless Internet is now available in the area.
 
Toby Brummer of RS Fiber gave the Brownton City Council an update on RS Fiber’s fiber-to-the-home project at its April 5 meeting.
 
Brummer said that those who would like to sign up for wireless Internet may do so at www.rsfiber.coop, or by calling 1-800-628-1754.