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Archive - Sep 2017


September 26th

Fire damages trailer in Plato

GSL Homecoming week starts Oct. 2

GHPS learns about the life of Martin McLeod

County clarifies letters sent regarding homestead status

McLeod County officials are offering some clarification to residents who recently received a letter from the assessor’s office regarding homestead status.

GSL ECFE fall festival set Oct. 5

Glencoe-Silver Lake Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) will host a fall festival Thursday, Oct. 5, with two sessions to choose from — 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The fall festival will be held at the Early Childhood Family Learning Center, 1621 16th St. E, Glencoe.
Children ages 0 to kindergarten entry and their parents or care givers will explore nature items such as leaves, pine cones, apples and pumpkins.
To register, visit www.gsl.

County parks to close Oct. 9

The McLeod County Parks will officially close for the season on Monday, Oct. 9. Gates will be closed, but anyone wanting to hike or walk through the area parks is welcome.
The following parks will be closed: Buffalo Creek Park (Glencoe), Swan Lake Park (Silver Lake), William May Park (Winsted), Stahl’s Lake Park (Hutchinson), Lake Marion Regional Park (Brownton), and Piepenburg Regional Park (Hutchinson).
The tentative opening of the parks in the spring will be May 1, 2018.

Donald Lee Colbrunn, 76, of Glencoe

Donald Lee Colbrunn, 76, of Glencoe, died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at his home. A private family memorial service will be held.
Donald Lee Colbrunn was born Jan. 11, 1941, in French Camp, California. He was the son of Irving and Zoria (Grubesic) Colbrunn. He graduated from Fontana High School with the class of 1959. He furthered his education at Moorhead Technical College, where he earned a culinary arts degree. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged on Feb. 16, 1962.

Madonna Stuedemann, 83, Glencoe

Madonna Mary Stuedemann, 83, of Glencoe, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, Sept. 25, at Church of St. Pius X in Glencoe with the Rev. Anthony Stubeda officiating. Mike Stuedemann offered the eulogy. Bobbi Ludewig was the song leader. Musical selections were “Be Not Afraid,” “Hosea – Come Back to Me,” “Hail Mary, Gentle Woman,” “The King of Love, My Shepherd,” “Song of Farewell” and “City of God.” Randy Ferguson was the instrumentalist.

Betty Katzenmeyer, 86, of Brownton

Betty L. Katzenmeyer, 86, of Brownton, died Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at Buffalo Lake Healthcare Center in Buffalo Lake.
Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 25, at Grace Lutheran Church in Brownton with the Rev. Andrew Hermodson-Olsen officiating. Bonnie Westmiller was the organist. Soloist Rosine Hermodson-Olsen sang “On Eagle’s Wings.” Andrew and Rosine Hermodson-Olsen performed “Softly and Tenderly.” Congregational hymns were “Precious Lord, Take My Hand” and “Rock of Ages.” Special music was “Coat of Many Colors.”

Sandra Jean Tibbits, 70, of Glencoe

Sandra Jean Tibbits, 70, of Glencoe, died Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, at her home after a courageous battle with ALS. A memorial service will be Sunday, Oct. 1, at 1:30 p.m., at Christ Lutheran Church in Glencoe, with interment at a later date in Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday, Sept. 30, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Christ Lutheran Church, and will continue Sunday one hour prior to the service.