December 21st

GSL girls split in pair of section matchups

Chronicle photo by Lori Copler Letters for Santa

‘The Names of Our Savior’ at St. Pius X

‘Sounds of the Season’ at GSL

Silver Lake Winter Festival

Daughter born to Klassens

Troy and Alexis Klassen of St. Charles announce the birth of a daughter, Jorie Cecelia, born Dec. 12, 2016, at Olmsted Medical Center in Rochester. Jorie weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 20 inches long. She joins siblings Avery, Chase and Ellie. Grandparents are Duran and Annette Koester of Glencoe and Toby and Gail Klassen of St. Charles. Great-grandparents are Loretta Ide of Glencoe and Enid Sande of Thief River Falls.

Duane E. Rognli, 64, of Silver Lake

Duane E. Rognli, 64, of Silver Lake, died Monday, Dec. 12, 2016, at the Glencoe hospital.
A memorial service was held Thursday, Dec. 15, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake, with interment in the Holy Family Cemetery in Silver Lake.

Jill Elizabeth Knick, 61, of Brownton

Jill Elizabeth Knick, 61, of Brownton, died Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, at her home.
Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 16, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Brownton, with the Rev. R. Allan Reed officiating. Dawn Wolter was the organist. Congregational hymns were “Borning Cry,” “On Eagle’s Wings” and “How Great Thou Art.” The prelude music was “Daisy a Day” by Jud Strunk.
Casket bearers were Keith Larson, Justin Olson, Jon Posusta, Greg Keiser, Paul Keiser and John Keiser.

December 20th

Council orders improvements, plans for Baxter Avenue project

The Glencoe City Council passed a resolution ordering improvement and preparation of plans for the Baxter Avenue improvement project slated for 2017.
The project is to include full street and utility reconstruction on Eighth and Ninth  Streets from Armstrong to Chandler avenues, 10th Street from Baxter to Chandler avenues, 11th Street from Armstrong to Chandler avenues, 12th Street from Baxter to Ford avenues,  Baxter Avenue from Seventh to 12th streets, Chandler Avenue from 10th Street to the railroad tracks, and Elliott Avenue from 10th to 12th streets.

Trailblazer looking for fresh start

Our view: Maybe it’s OK to kick the can down the road once more