May 3rd, 2017

Scouts participate in Earth Day

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Fire department oath of office

Cool running

Glencoe blood drive collects 120 units

At the Wednesday, April 26, American Red Cross blood drive at the Glencoe City Center, 120 units of blood were collected. The goal was 122 units.
Jennifer Pokornowski was a first-time donor. Donors reaching new milestones were: Linda Huff, one gallon; Les Engelmann, 16 gallons; Linda Prochaska, 8 gallons; Steven Nelson, 12 gallons; and Mark Schmidt, 17 gallons.
The next blood drive at the Glencoe City Center is scheduled for Wednesday, July 26.

Pedestrian hit by pickup on Highway 212, Stewart

Jacob August Lentz, 26, of Stewart, suffered a broken leg after he was hit by a pickup while walking across Highway 212 in Stewart Saturday at about 10:15 p.m.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Lentz was walking southbound across Highway 212 when he was struck by a westbound 1995 Chevrolet Sierra pickup driven by Kenneth Roman Krzmarzick, 68, of Stewart. Krzmarzick was not injured.
According to the state patrol, alcohol was not a factor with the driver; however, there was alcohol involved with the pedestrian.

Caroline Martha Vogt, 87, of Glencoe

Caroline Martha (Voigt) Vogt, 87, of Glencoe, died Monday, April 24, 2017, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 1, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Ronald Mathison officiating. Dawn Wolter was the organist. Congregational hymns were “I’m But a Stranger Here,” “I Know That My Redeemer Lives” and “Jesus Loves Me.”
Casket bearers were Chad Henke, Josh Henke, Perry Henke, Michael Vogt, John Vogt and Jason Vogt.

Mila Horak, 95, formerly of Silver Lake

Mila Horak, 95, long-time Bayport resident and cherished church elder, died peacefully at home on April 11, 2017.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 6, at 11 a.m., at People’s Congregational Church in Bayport, with a luncheon following. A gathering of family and friends will be held Friday, May 5, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Bradshaw Celebration of Life Center in Stillwater, with a sharing time around 5:30 p.m.

Linnea Viola Ellanson, 91, of Glencoe

Linnea Viola (Johnson) Ellanson, 91, of Glencoe, died Monday, April 24, 2017, at her home.
Funeral services were held Friday, April 28, at Christ Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Katherine Rood officiating. Twyla Kirkeby was the organist. Soloist Jon Braband sang “The Lord’s Prayer” and “On Eagle’s Wings.” Congregational hymns were “Borning Cry” and “Children of the Heavenly Father.”
Casket bearers were Nathan Fink, Jason Belz, Luke Ellanson, Tyler Carlson and Donovan Haugen.

Dance group wins grand champion award

Students of Kelly’s Dance Academy — including Bethany Cross and Ariel Brelje of Glencoe — competed in The One, a national dance and cheer competition, in Chicago the weekend of April 22-23.
The event took place at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Participating were dance schools from Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota.