November 4th, 2015

Oil pumping station planned near Plato

Minnesota Pipeline Company, acting on behalf of Koch Pipeline Company, is adding 16 pumping stations to the pipeline — one of which will be located near Plato.
Terry Baker of Koch Pipeline appeared before the McLeod County Planing Advisory Commission Wednesday morning, as the pipeline is applying for a conditional use permit (CUP) for the pumping station.
The pumping station will be located in Sections 1 and 2 in Helen Township, just off 122nd Street.
Baker said the pumping station will consist of three 4,000-horsepower pumps.

Morgan man seriously hurt in trench collapse

On Tuesday, Oct. 27, at about 10:30 a.m., the Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 report of an occupational accident that had occurred in a rural farm field south of the intersection of Renville County Roads 18 and 2, about 11⁄2 miles north of Morton in Birch Coulee Township.

October 28th

Silver Lake Fire Department receives donation of pet masks

First Responders with the Silver Lake Fire Department are now equipped to save a pet’s life because Invisible Fence of Central Minnesota has donated two pet oxygen mask kits to the department. 

Son born to Glencoe couple

Anabela Aguilera and Marco Antonio Ochoa of Glencoe announce the birth of their son, Adrian Azael Ochoa, born Oct. 22, 2015, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Adrian weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 201⁄2 inches long. He joins siblings Katelin Rios, Madelyn Ochoa, Isabel Villarreal and Kyran Ochoa. Grandparents are Maria Alvarado of Glencoe and Bartolo Ochoa Cervantes of Guerrero, Mexico. 

Daughter born to Finnells

Heather and Ryan Finnell of Stewart announce the birth of their daughter, Callie Kay Finnell, born Oct. 19, 2015, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Callie weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 inches long. She is welcomed home by siblings Skylyn, Tuker and Maverick Finnell. Grandparents are Bob and Marlene Finnell of Buffalo Lake, Deanna Kempner of Oakdale and Brad and Janine Kempner of Waverly. 

Boy born to Schlenners

Meredith and Robert Schlenner of Glencoe announce the birth of their son, Reid Ronald Schlenner, born Oct. 19, 2015, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Reid weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 191⁄2 inches long. He joins brother Colton Schlenner. Grandparents are Ruth Kaczor of St. Cloud, the late Ron Kaczor and Wendy and Curtis Schlenner of St. Paul.

Schuft chess club president

Jordan Schuft of Glencoe is the president of the Chess Club at Southwest Minnesota State University for the 2015-2016 academic year. Schuft is a senior majoring in accounting and finance with concentrations in corporate finance financial planning and investments. 

Kathleen Irene Lemoine, 65, Glencoe

Kathleen Irene (Blood) Lemoine, 65, of Glencoe, died Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care.
A private family burial was held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis.
Kathleen Irene (Blood) Lemoine was born Sept. 21, 1950, in Minneapolis, the daughter of Clarence and Margaret (Tersko) Blood. She was baptized as an infant and was confirmed in her faith as a youth. She was educated in Mound, graduating from Mound High School.

Ethel Margaret Klima, 96, of Dassel

Ethel Margaret Hendrickson Klima, 96, of Dassel, formerly of Hutchinson, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, at Dassel Lakeside Nursing Home in Dassel. 

Eleanor Kaminsky, 92, of Hutchinson

Eleanor Erna Kaminsky, 92, of Hutchinson, died Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson. 
Funeral services were held Thursday, Oct. 22, at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson with the Rev. Gerhard Bode officiating. 
The organist was Joan DeVee Dixon. Congregational hymns were “In the Garden” and “How Great Thou Art.”