May 25th, 2016

Community lunch features Knowledge Bowl

Glencoe-Silver Lake students and community members continued to team up at the district’s community schools lunch Thursday with a round of Knowledge Bowl play. 
The Lincoln Junior High Knowledge Bowl members showed visitors the ropes in a 15-question round with topics ranging from revolutionary silversmiths to states of matter. 

McCarthys have a new son

Dawn and Mark McCarthy of Glencoe announce the birth of their son, Parker Bentley McCarthy, born May 20, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Parker weighed 6 pounds and was 18 inches long. He joins siblings Collyn Catlin and Marshall, Brayden and Dennis McCarthy. Grandparents are Cindy Flatgard of Winsted, Jerome Grack of New Auburn, Julie McCarthy of Hastings and Oswald Christen of Silver Lake. 

Son born to Jung family

Samantha and Alex Jung of Glencoe announce the birth of their son, Spencer Michael Jung, born May 17, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Spencer weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20 inches long. He joins sibling Liam. Grandparents are Fred and Jody Vollbrecht of Glencoe and Joan and Michael Jung of Brooklyn Park. 

Mallak accepted to Luther

Lilianna Mallak of Silver Lake has been accepted for admission for the 2016-2017 Luther College academic year. Mallak has been awarded the Luther College President’s Scholarship. 

Mackenthun is SDSU grad

Kassandra Mackenthun received a Bachelor of Science in history from South Dakota State University on May 7. Mackenthun, a 2013 graduate of Glencoe-Silver Lake, has accepted an internship at the State Museum in Sioux Falls. 

Nelson wins at Powerball

Steven Nelson of Glencoe won $50,000 playing Powerball. Nelson claimed the prize on May 17, 2016. Casey’s General Store at 2101 10th Street in Glencoe sold the ticket. 

Daughter born to couple

Molly and Jacob Schiller of Glencoe announce the birth of their daughter, Atley Elizabeth Schiller, born May 12, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Atley weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 18 inches long. Grandparents are Mark and Marilee Vacek of Glencoe and Michael and Luann Schiller of Hutchinson. 

Binnebose on dean’s list

Kristina Binnebose of Brownton was named to the Chadron State College dean’s list for spring 2016 semester. The dean’s list requires a 3.5 grade point average. 

Eggersgluess graduates

Carol Eggersgluess of Glencoe graduated from Graceland University in Iowa on May 1. Eggersgluess earned a Master of Science in nursing.

Locals graduate at St. John’s

Jacob Burr and Connor Longhenry of Glencoe graduated from St. John’s University on May 8 in Collegeville. Burr, the son of Bryan and Stacie Burr, receieved a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in environmental studies. Longhenry, son of Tom and Cindy Longhenry, earned a B.A. in mathematics.