September 14th, 2016

Grace Bible Church to celebrate anniversary

Blue Mass celebrated at Holy Family

Tigers win over Panthers

Back on the court

Stewart City Council reviews bids for new north access road

The Stewart City Council received six bids for its proposed north access connector road been County Road 7 and Form-A-Feed.
Andy Kehren, engineer with Bolton & Menk, presented the bid information to the council Monday night.
Kehren said the new road was bid as both a base bid for just the road, and with an alternate to provide a passing lane and turn lane as requested by McLeod County.
The total bids, with both the base and the alternate, ranged from $793,077 to over $1 million said Kehren.

Brownton City Council signs contract for project funding

The Brownton City Council finally signed its contract with Rural Development of the United States Department of Agriculture for funding for its proposed $8.4 million street, utility and facility improvement project.
John Rodeberg of Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH), the city’s consulting engineering firm, told the City Council Sept. 6 that Rural Development and SEH had come to a compromise on the expected engineering fees for the project.

Gibbon man hurt in 3-vehicle accident

A Gibbon man was injured in a three-vehicle accident in Hutchinson Wednesday, Sept. 7. The accident was reported at 4:09 p.m.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, two Ford pickups were stopped on Highway 15 at the South Grade Road intersection when a 2003 Jeep Liberty, driven by Jack R. Brueggemeier, 20, of New Germany, rear-ended one of the pickups, pushing it into the other pickup.

James S. Draeger, 78, of Glencoe

James S. Draeger, 78, of Glencoe, died Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care.
Memorial services were held Thursday, Sept. 1, at the First Congregational Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Michael Fritz officiating. Lon Roach was the organist and Renae McKimm was the soloist. Interment was in the Glencoe City Cemetery.

Henry ‘Hank’ Pawlicki, 91, Silver Lake

Henry “Hank” Paul Pawlicki, 90, of Silver Lake, died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016, at Cedar Crest Estate.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, Sept. 9, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake with the Rev. Paul Schumacher as the celebrant. Amy Kylochko was the reader and Alice Nowak was the organist.
Casket bearers were Paul Schultz, Russel Schurmann, Randy Schurmann, Mark Schurmann, Dean Schurmann and Alan Mickolichek.
Interment with military rites was in the St. Adalbert Cemetery in Silver Lake.

Melvin Wolter, 93, of Lester Prairie

Melvin Albert George Wolter, 93, of Lester Prairie, died peacefully Sept. 2, 2016, at Waconia Good Samaritan Society in Waconia.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Sept. 6, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie with the Rev. Travis Loeslie officiating. Nancy Buckentine was the organist. Congregational hymns were “Crown Him With Many Crowns,” “The Will of God is Always Best” and “All Praise to Thee, My God, This Night.” Dennis Wolter was the cross bearer.