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Archive - 2018

April 11th

Annual dairy banquet, coronation set April 14

The 65th annual McLeod County Dairy Association Spring Banquet and Dairy Princess Coronation is set for Saturday, April 14, at the Glencoe City Center.
Dairy princess candidates are Elizabeth Krienke, daughter of Kraig and Rachelle Krienke of Lester Prairie, and Breanna Wright, daughter of Paul and Heather Wright of Hutchinson. The association also will introduce the 2018-19 Dairy Ambassadors — Ella Filk, Jessica Headlee, Alexis Kubista, Kiley Lickfelt, McKenzie Swanson, Allison Wright and McKenna Wright.

Severe Weather Awareness Week April 9-13

Because severe weather can threaten the lives and property of Minnesotans at any time, Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed April 9-13 as Severe Weather Awareness Week.
“It takes the whole community to prepare for, respond to and recover from tornadoes, straight-line winds, floods and heat waves,” said Kevin Mathews, director of McLeod County Emergency Management. “We hope all residents will take time during this week to re-assess their personal emergency plans and supplies.”

Online registrations open for Mileka’s Run

Registration is now open for the seventh annual Mileka’s run/walk, set for Sunday, May 13, in Silver Lake. There will be a 5K run/walk and a kids one-mile run. The registration cost includes a T-shirt and lunch.
Registrations are online only at www.milekasrun.com.
All proceeds go to scholarships at Dassel-Cokato and Glencoe-Silver Lake schools.

Mackenthuns announce birth

Anna and Timothy Mackenthun of Glencoe announce the birth of their daughter, Olivia Pearl Mackenthun, who arrived April 4, 2018, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Olivia weighed 8 pounds and was 211⁄2 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Jerome and Sally Jasken and Bill and Karen Mackenthun, all of Glencoe.

Daughter born to Glencoe couple

Anali Mejia Ozuna and Angel Hernandez Hernandez of Glencoe announce the arrival of a daughter, Hanae Nichole Hernandez Mejia, who was born April 6, 2018, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Hanae weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 19 inches long at birth. She joins siblings Alexander, Cristian, Issiah and Moises. Grandparents are Maria Isabel Hernandez of Glencoe, and Santiago Mejia and Selza Ozuna of Guerrero, Mexico.

Girl born to Stewart couple

Samantha Ingalls and Jesse Telthoester of Stewart announce the arrival of a daughter, Ella Hope Telthoester, who was born March 31, 2018, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Ella weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 201⁄2 inches long at birth. Grand parents are Mandy Ingalls of Buffalo Lake, Corey Telthoester of Hutchinson, Janell Bryant of Bird Island and Joshua Flower of Shoreview.

Evelyn E.M. Burdorf, 94, of Arlington

Evelyn Burdorf, 94, of Arlington, died Monday, April 2, 2018, at the Arlington Good Samaritan Society.
Funeral services were held Saturday, April 7, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Arlington, with interment in the church cemetery.

Dorran Vernon Rickert, 65, of Austin

Dorran V. Rickert, 65, of Austin, died at his home April 7, 2018.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 13, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Austin, with the Rev. Mark Niethammer officiating. Interment will be in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Brownton.
Visitation will be held Thursday, April 12, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Clasen-Jordan Mortuary in Austin, and at the church Friday for one hour before the service.

Germaine ‘Geri’ Shult, 81, of Winthrop

Germaine “Geri” Shult, 81, of Winthrop, wife of Sam Shult, died Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at the Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center in Arlington.
A private family service was held with the Rev. Bob Miner officiating. Congregational hymns were “Beautiful Savior,” “Precious Lord, Take My Hand” and “Beyond the Sunset.”
Honorary casket bearers were Harlow Schultz and Michael Kottke. Casket bearers were Ryan Schuch, Jeremy Schuch, Tyler Schuch, Jay Kottke, Renae Schuch and Jillian Schuch.

Glencoe fire chief retires