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Archive - Nov 15, 2017


Tim Orth Foundation seeking applications

The Tim Orth Memorial Foundation is a nonprofit organization designed to help young people who are ill and need assistance in paying for their medical treatment.
The foundation has a board made of unpaid volunteers who examine the applications from area families. The foundation also has many volunteers who invest countless hours organizing, preparing, soliciting and conducting fundraisers for these youth and their families.
On Saturday, April 7, 2018, the foundation will stage its 20th annual benefit to raise funds for children with medical needs.

Drivers injured in crash near Glencoe

Both drivers were injured in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Hennepin Avenue and 120th Street, north of Glencoe, on Thursday, Nov. 9, at about 4:51 p.m.
According to the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office, the vehicles were a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado, owned by Shannon Beneke of Glencoe and driven by a juvenile, and a 2011 Chevrolet Equinox, owned and driven by Melissa Schatz, 29, of Plato. Each vehicle had over $1,000 in damage.
Both the juvenile and Schatz were taken by ambulance to the Glencoe hospital for treatment of injuries.

Vehicles collide north of New Auburn

Two people had minor injuries but declined medical attention after a two-vehicle crash on Sibley County Road 13, about five miles east of New Auburn, on Saturday at about 4:15 p.m.
According to the Sibley County Sheriff’s Office, Matthew John Meffert, 25, of Arlington, was driving north on County Road 13, as was a 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Fred Hernandez, 33, of New Auburn. The vehicles collided as the Malibu was making a turn.
Meffert and a passenger, Lisa Kae Melhop, 51, of Arlington, both had minor injuries but declined medical attention.