August 5th, 2015

Stunning Cologne rally eliminates Brownton from postseason

The Cologne Hollanders pulled off a come-from-behind win in the top of the ninth inning Sunday afternoon to advance to the Region 7C tournament and bring an end to the Brownton Bruins’ 2015 season.
The Hollanders trailed 3-2 going into the ninth when they rallied for four runs to pull out a 6-3 win.
Cologne had started the game’s scoring with a run in the third, scored when Tim Swanson hit into a fielder’s choice play with the bases loaded.

Brewers sweep Dutchmen, prepare to face Green Isle

With a two-game sweep of New Germany in its best-of-three Crow River Valley League (CRVL) playoff series, the Glencoe Brewers have qualified for the regional tournament for the sixth time in the last eight seasons.
“They were both good games and we were glad to get two wins,” Brewers manager Stephen Wiblemo said of the CRVL playoffs. “We are pleased to count ourselves in among a group of teams that are still alive.”

Metcalf earns coaching honor from MCCCA

Glencoe-Silver Lake assistant cross-country running coach Josh Metcalf was named the Class A “Assistant Coach of the Year” by the Minnesota Cross-Country Coaches Association during a ceremony at Eastview High School in Apple Valley on Monday, Aug. 3.
Metcalf, also the GSL boys’ track and field head coach, earned the award for his seven years of service to the Panthers’ cross-country program. He was one of six coaches honored on Monday.

July 29th

330 enjoy the music, weather at SL park

The Silver Lake Music in the Park series continued July 23 on a perfect summer evening with over 330 people enjoying the music provided by Alice and the Ol’ Boys: Alice Nowak, Jerome Kadlec, Jerry Kahle, Kendall Kubasch, August Makovsky, Frank Melmer and Dean Totusek. The Mariners Club of Faith Presbyterian Church served lunch.

24 Brownton seniors met on Monday

Twenty-four Brownton senior citizens met Monday, July 27, at the Brownton Community Center.
Cards were played after the meeting with the following winners — 500, Archie Diehn, first, and Norma Albrecht, second; pinochle, Betty Katzenmeyer, first, and Phyllis Mahnke, second; and sheephead, Elmer Maass, first, and Lowell Brelje, second.
Elva Wendlandt won the door prize and served refreshments.

Stewart City Council makes new fire deals

Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, the city of Stewart and the five townships that contract with it for fire protection will have a new deal.
At a joint meeting Wednesday, July 22, the Stewart City Council agreed that the costs of running the fire department and emergency medical responders unit will be split 50-50 — the city will pay 50 percent of the fire department and emergency medical responders budgets, while the five townships will chip in for the other 50 percent.

Johnson appointed to workforce board

Denise Johnson, owner and chief executive officer (CEO) of RiteWay Conveyors, Inc., Lester Prairie, was recently elected to the Central Minnesota Workforce Development Board (WDB). 
She represents private industry in McLeod County. In addition, she will serve on the board’s youth committee.
Johnson is a strong advocate for workforce development.

Son born to Fisher family

Melissa and Jerrod Fisher of Glencoe announce the birth of their son, Tripp Robert Fisher, born July 22, 2015, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Tripp weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 211⁄2 inches long. He is welcomed home by siblings Alexis Christianson-Tranby and Natosha and Madisyn Fisher. Grandparents are Gerri Krieg of Burnsville, Tim Christianson of Bloomington, Sharon Moore of Lester Prairie, and Jerry Fisher of Zumbrota. 

Baby boy for Fahey family

Jessica and Zach Fahey of Brownton announce the birth of their son, Reed Patrick Fahey, born July 18, 2015, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. Reed weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 191⁄2 inches long. He joins brothers Noah, 7, and Liam, 1. 

Son for Lewandowski, Karels

Dahlton Lewandowski and Hillary Karels of Zimmerman announce the arrival of a son, Zeke Thomas Lewandowski, born Thursday, July 9, 2015, at the Buffalo hospital. Zeke weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 21 inches long at birth. He joins a brother, Jackson. Grandparents are Paul and Trisha Karels of Brownton, Tom and Ann Lewandowski of Zimmerman and Michelle and Duston Carlson of Cokato. Great-grandparents are Patty and the late Jerry Karels of Winsted and Pat and Lee Wright of Hutchinson.