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February 15th

Daughter for Stewart couple

Amber Bartishofski and Ryan Anderson of Stewart announce the birth of a daughter, Finnlee Harper Anderson, born Feb. 2, 2017, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Finnlee weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 19 inches long at birth.

Graduate from Moorhead

Minnesota State University Moorhead awarded to degrees to about 430 students during its fall commencement program in December, including: Samantha Iverson, Glencoe, who graduated magna cum laude Bachelor of Science in speech, language and hearing science; and Shannon Schultz, Silver Lake, who earned a Master of Science in educational leadership.

Named to Moorhead dean’s list

Minnesota State University Moorhead recently released its fall semester 2016 dean’s list, which includes the following area students: Alexis Kerslake, Glencoe, majoring in public relations; Mark Lueders, Glencoe, majoring in biology; and Rachel Rusten, Glencoe, majoring in biology.

Graduates from St. Scholastica

Ellen Klabunde of Brownton graduated from the The College of St. Scholastica with a Master of Science in occupational therapy. The college had its fall 2016 commencement ceremony on Dec. 17. Klabunde is the daughter of Wade and Mary Klabunde of Brownton.

Vacek in university senate

Brandon Vacek, Glencoe, a sophomore at Bemidji State University, is participating in the student senate this year. Vacek is majoring in exercise science. The student senate is the official voice of Bemidji State University’s students. It also serves as the official body that recognizes student organizations in compliance with policies and constitutions set by the senate and the university. Vacek also is a member of the newly formed student Lions Club at the university.

GSL trap team to practice in Brownton

The Glencoe-Silver Lake Trapshooting and Skeet team will be able to practice in the Brownton Area Civic Center — but only with a laser trainer.
The Brownton City Council, at its Tuesday, Feb. 7, meeting, approved a request from Doug Fegley to use the former wrestling room of the old school building to practice with a laser simulator.
But the City Council asked for safety assurances before it gave its nod of approval to the request. Typically, firearms are not allowed in municipal buildings.

Stewart may help GRHS with ‘conduit’ bonds

The city of Stewart may be a “conduit” for issuing bonds for Glencoe Regional Health Services (GRHS) long-term care project.
At its meeting Monday night, the City Council heard a proposal to issue conduit bonds to help GRHS fund its major renovation of its long-term care facility.
According to John Doidge of GRHS, the health-care provider is talking to the city councils in Plato, Stewart and Lester Prairie about possibly helping with the conduit bonds for the project. Each of this communities has a GRHS satellite clinic.

Notice of Meeting Time Change

Notice to Public

Tim Orth Jamboree set April 1

The 19th annual Tim Orth Memorial Foundation Basketball Jamboree will be held at the Glencoe-Silver Lake High School Gymnasium Saturday, April 1. The doors open at 4 p.m. with the games beginning at 5:30 p.m. There is a charge for admission.

GSL’s Supernova team wins Wright County Conference title

The Wright County Conference Championship competition for “Academic Challenge” teams was held at Hutchinson High School Saturday, Feb. 11. The competition is very similar to Knowledge Bowl, but Quiz Bowl teams also may compete if they wish. This year, teams from Holy Family, Hutchinson, New Prague, Waconia, Watertown-Mayer and GSL participated. (New London-Spicer, Mound Westonka and Litchfield also have teams, but had conflicts, so chose not to participate.)