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Archive - 2017

February 1st

United Way now accepting applications for funding

United Way of McLeod County (UWMC)  Board President Ron Johnson recently announced that the 2017 Community Investment Grant application and contracts for non-profit 501c3 organizations became available Monday, Jan. 30.
To request an electronic version of the 2017 UWMC Community Investment Grant application and contract, contact unitedw@hutchtel.net. Additionally, the application and contract will be available by visiting www.unitedway

GSL Knowledge Bowl teams compete in Elk River meet

Sometimes, Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) Knowledge Bowl teams enjoy competing outside their normal region. On Saturday, Jan. 28, the Knowledge Bowl varsity and junior varsity teams traveled to Elk River to compete against many of the Central Region Knowledge Bowl teams. The schools who were there included Albany, Big Lake, Buffalo, Eden Valley-Watkins, Hinckley, Melrose, Monticello, North Branch, Rogers, ROCORI, St. Cloud Cathedral, Saint John’s Prep, Sartell, Sauk Rapids-Rice, Watertown-Mayer and Zimmerman, as well as GSL and St. Thomas Academy.

Centershot Archery starts Feb. 12

Members and friends of Grace Bible Church in Silver Lake will be starting their next session of an archery ministry called Centershot.
Centershot is a Bible-based archery ministry that consists of a 45-minute Bible study and 45 minutes of archery instruction one day a week for eight weeks. The church provides the bows and arrows which are used during the training sessions in the church basement shooting range (ages 7 through adult). Participants pay a nominal fee to help cover the cost of the study book.

Robert L. Hatlestad, 88, of Glencoe

Robert Lewis Hatlestad, 88, of Glencoe, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, at Glencoe Regional Health Care Long Term Care.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Jan. 26, at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Glencoe with the Rev. Michael Fritz officiating. Lon Roach was the organist. Special music by Roger and Linda Landon was “In the Garden.” Congregational hymns were “How Great Thou Art” and “Amazing Grace.”
Military honors were by Glencoe VFW Post 5102 and Glencoe American Legion Post 95.

Leo Joseph Osmek, 86, rural Glencoe

Leo Joseph Osmek, 86, of rural Glencoe, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, Feb. 3, at 11 a.m., at Holy Catholic Church in Silver Lake with the Rev. Paul Schumacher as the celebrant. Interment will follow in the Holy Family Cemetery.
Casket bearers will be Gary Rathmanner, Mike Rathmanner, Ricky Rose, Travis Rose, Brian Wendlandt and Justin Wendlandt.

Erven David Lorence, 89, of Glencoe

Erven David Lorence, 89, of Glencoe, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, at his home.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, Jan. 27, at Church of St. Pius X in Glencoe with the Rev. Anthony Stubeda officiating. Jim Lorence was the reader. Sue Mielke the organist. Kevin and Teresa Kuester were the song leaders and performed “Amazing Grace.” Musical selections were “Here I Am, Lord,” “Servant Song,” “One Bread, One Body,” “Song of Farewell” and “How Great Thou Art.”

Joseph Harold Radoush, 89, Brainerd

Joseph Harold Radoush, 89, of Brainerd, formerly of Silver Lake and St. Michael, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, at Bethany Good Samaritan Village in Brainerd.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Faith Presbyterian Church in Silver Lake with the Rev. Carol Chmielewski officiating. Interment was in the Faith Presbyterian Cemetery.
Joseph Harold Radoush was born Nov. 29, 1927, in Hale Township, McLeod County, the son of Joseph and Anna (Schiller) Radoush. He attended School District 69 and graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1946.

Daughter born to Sale family

Kaitlynn and Tyler Sale of Glencoe announce the arrival of a daughter, Evangeline Rose Sale, born Jan. 19, 2017, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Evangeline weighed 10 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 211⁄2 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Steve and Kelly Sale of Howard Lake, Jill Ellingson of Rockford and Brandon Littrell of Sand Point, Idaho.

Popelka, Worm on dean’s list

Emily Popelka of Glencoe and Heather Worm of Silver Lake were named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth.

Becker on Bemidji dean’s list

Lindsey Becker of Glencoe was named to the fall 2016 dean’s list at Bemidji State University. Students must attain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher to be named to the dean’s list.