April 13th, 2016

Daughter born to Croat family

Kara and Nicholas Croat of Plato announce the birth of their daughter, Paisley LeeAnn Croat, born April 8, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Paisley weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 183⁄4 inches long. She joins siblings Hailey, Katelyn and Grayson. Grandparents are Kevin and Wendy ZumBerge of Arlington. 

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RS Fiber updates Brownton on fiber optic

RS Fiber has installed a wireless antenna on the United Farmers Cooperative (UFC) grain facility near Brownton, and wireless Internet is now available in the area.
Toby Brummer of RS Fiber gave the Brownton City Council an update on RS Fiber’s fiber-to-the-home project at its April 5 meeting.
Brummer said that those who would like to sign up for wireless Internet may do so at, or by calling 1-800-628-1754.

Stewart renews law enforcement contract with sheriff’s department

The city of Stewart’s annual cost of police protection will decline slightly in 2017, the City Council learned Monday night.
Sheriff Scott Rehmann said the 2017 cost will be about $1,300 less than 2016. The city budgeted $105,643 for law enforcement in 2016.

SL Council reviews proposed storm water utility ordinance

Storm water is a topic at most council meetings. How to deal with it, where to go with it, or repairs to the system.
The quarterly meeting of the Silver Lake City Council on Monday, April 11, was no different.
The council reviewed a proposed ordinance that would establish a storm water utility. 

Marion Alma Templin, 87, of Waconia

Marion Alma Templin, 87, of Waconia, formerly of New Germany, died Monday, April 4, 2016, at Good Samaritan Society in Waconia.
Funeral services were held Monday, April 11, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in New Germany with the Rev. LeRoy LaPlant officiating.

Dennis Bernard Reiter, 72, of Plato

Dennis Bernard Reiter, 72, of Plato, died Sunday, April 3, 2016.

Probate - Roth

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Estate of
     Dale Casper Roth

Bradley James Payne, 35, of St. Cloud

Bradley James Payne, 35, of St. Cloud, died Tuesday, April 5, 2016, after a long, courageous fight against leukemia, at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis.
Visitation was held Saturday, April 9, at Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe, with interment following in the Glencoe City Center. Casket bearers were Chad Cramble, Aaron Hicks, Colin Leier, Jim Bodecker, Matt Fleck and Andrew Payne.

Muriel Fern Larson, 97, of Glencoe

Muriel Fern Larson, 97, of Glencoe, formerly of Brownton, died Friday, March 25, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care.