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Archive - Aug 30, 2017


Back to school

Cross-country teams sweep season opener

Plato ski-daddles out of state tourney

Girls’ soccer rallies for win at Mayer Lutheran

Area twins attend Twins Day Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio

Simon & Garfunkel tribute set for Sept. 9 in Glencoe

The Glencoe Performing Artists Series presents “Scarborough Fair, a Simon and Garfunkel Experience.” Prepare to fall in love again with the music of Simon and Garfunkel.
The Guthrie Brothers, Jeb and Jock, will be at the Glencoe-Silver Lake High School auditorium on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m. Through songs, stories, trivia and humor, they pay homage to the music of Simon and Garfunkel and engage the audience along the way. The show highlights the brothers’ deep connection to this music, and to the 1960s, the time period that made it all happen.

Despite construction, GSL expects to start school Wednesday, Sept. 6

City of Brownton adopts franchise ordinance

The city of Brownton had just a handful of people show up for its public hearing Tuesday, Aug. 22, on whether it should adopt an ordinance allowing RS Fiber to establish a fiber-to-the-home franchise in the city.
And that handful of people was more concerned about the services that would be offered, and the timetable for completing the project.
RS Fiber is a cooperative between Renville and Sibley counties and several cities, including Brownton and Stewart, to bring fiber-optic service to residents and businesses in those communities.

Collins Township asks Stewart about shifting sections into Stewart fire district

Collins Township asked the city of Stewart Thursday night if it would consider taking over the sections it has in the Brownton fire district for fire protection.
The city of Stewart and its surrounding townships met jointly Thursday for its annual meeting regarding fire protection. Collins Township already has some sections in the Stewart fire district, and the Lake Marion area is in the Brownton Fire District.

LeRoy Rutske, 91, White Bear Lake

LeRoy Rutske, 91, of White Bear Lake, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Arden Hills.
Mr. Rutske was born Sept. 30, 1925, in Glencoe to Harold and Minnie Rutske. He was baptized into the Christian faith on Oct. 19, 1925, and confirmed on March 19, 1940.
On June 2, 1946, he was united in marriage to Lorraine Luehrs, daughter of Ferdinand and Esther Luehrs. Their marriage was blessed with four children, Robert, Thomas, Peter and LeAnn. They shared 71 years of marriage.