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Archive - 2018

December 26th

Brewer, restaurateur bringing new life to downtown building

When he’s not working on matters of law or finance, his mind just might be focused on the next batch of beer to be brewed or plans for the new business in downtown Glencoe.
Jonathan Lueck is diverse if nothing else.

Stewart Historical Society aims to restore former Red Owl

The Stewart Area Historical Society (SAHS), a certified non-profit group with established leadership, is working on a permanent resting place for historical artifacts from the community’s past — and at a familiar site to those who know the small town well, the former Red Owl Grocery Store.
At the former Stewart Tribune building, a bit run down from the throes of time, Jim Pessek — who now owns the building — uses it to store artifacts he’s been collecting since 8 years old. Though just a temporary storage facility, Pessek still keeps the building and relics in orderly condition.

KathyLynne Klucas Kirsch, 64, of Stewart

KathyLynne Klucas Kirsch, 64, of Stewart, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the Buffalo Lake Healthcare Center. A memorial Service was held Saturday, Dec. 22, 11 a.m., at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Stewart, with interment following in the church cemetery.
A gathering of family and friends was held Saturday, Dec. 22, 9 to 11 a.m., at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church with Pastor Mahlon Bekedam officiating.
Bev Wangerin served as the organist with special music provided by Kathy Brinkman, and Jennifer Klucas. Rolland Kirsch was the urn-bearer.

Delores A. Zebell, 92, of Glencoe

Delores Ann (Pulkrabek) Zebell, 92, of Glencoe passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, at GlenFields Living with Care in Glencoe. Funeral services were held Sunday, Dec. 23, 3 p.m., at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe, with interment following at the church cemetery.
Pastor Peter Adelsen was the officiating clergy.
Jan Heins was the organist. “Amazing Grace,” “On Eagle’s Wings,” “How Great Thou Art,” and “Just As I Am” were the congregational hymns.
Claira Zebell, Owen Zebell and Eli Zebell were the honorary casket-bearers.

December 22nd

Girls’ hoop splits pair at home

For the second week in a row, the Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ basketball team followed up a sizeable win with an even more lopsided loss.
Last week, GSL doubled-up Delano before being trounced by Hutchinson.
This time around, the host Panthers rolled over Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 57-37 on Thursday, Dec. 20, before being rolled over by Norwood Young America 75-51 one night later.
GSL had little trouble against GFW, nearly doubling up the visitors by halftime with a 57-37 edge before going on to win by 20 points.

Gymnasts improve once again

The Glencoe-Silver Lake gymnastics team improved on its score for the third time in three meets by logging a 122.025 in finishing third at the Annandale Triangular on Thursday, Dec. 20.
Marissa Greeley won the individual all-around with a four-event score of 32.425. She also won the floor exercise with a score of 9.15.
Gia Venier took second in the all-around with a 31.65, while winning on balance beam with a 7.9.
Alaina Voss placed second on vault with an 8.85, followed by Venier in third with an 8.8 and Makayla Wigern in fifth at 8.75.

Wrestlers drop dual at HLWW

The Glencoe-Silver Lake/Lester Prairie wrestling team lost its final pre-holiday meet on Friday, Dec. 21, in a 54-21 setback at Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted.
After the host Lakers seized a lead they did not relinquish with wins in the first four matches of the night, Carter Ruschmeier scored a victory for the Panthers with a 6-3 decision at 132 pounds.
Zachary Voelz followed by making quick work of his opponent with a win by fall in 43 seconds at 145.
GSL/LP strung together three match wins to pull within 15 points.

Boys’ basketball returns home in fine style with rousing win

Playing at home for the first time in the month of December, the Glencoe-Silver Lake boys’ basketball team ran roughshod over visiting Norwood Young America on Friday, Dec. 21.
The Panthers, who have been on the road since a season-opening win on Nov. 30, improved to 2-0 on their home court with a 68-42 defeat of their Section 2AA rival.
After a slow start to the game that saw the Raiders holding a 4-0 lead over four minutes into the contest, GSL heated up on the offensive end and promptly took the lead for good.

December 20th

Delores Zebell, 92, of Glencoe

Delores Zebell, 92, of Glencoe passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, at GlenFields Living with Care in Glencoe.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, Dec. 23, 3 p.m., at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with interment following in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held Sunday, Dec. 23, 2 to 3 p.m., one hour prior to the service, at the church.
Arrangements are with the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe. Its Web site is www.mcbridechapel.com and an online guest book is available.



Court File No. 43-PR-18-1979
In Re: Estate of
Edwin Ellis