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July 11th, 2018

Bruins rally to win a thriller

A thrilling, come-from-behind 5-4 win at St. Boni on Sunday, July 8, kept the Brownton Bruins out of the Crow River Valley League South Division and set the team up for the final five-game stretch of the regular season.
The Bruins twice trailed their hosts, but battled back to knot the score at 4-4 before Bryce Lindeman scored the eventual winning run from second base on an infield single by Seth Schuette in the top of the ninth inning.

Blue Jays remain unstoppable

With two more Crow River Valley League victories over the weekend, the Plato Blue Jays improved to 12-1 on the season and entered this week on a nine-game winning streak.
Behind a combined one-hitter by pitchers Chris Odegaard and Zack Stockman, the Blue Jays proved to be rude guests at New Germany with a 14-0 pasting of the Dutchmen on Saturday, July 7.
Odegaard started and went five innings, giving up two walks and one hit with 12 strikeouts before giving way to Stockman, who struck out three with two walks in two innings.

Brewers win anniversary game

The Glencoe Brewers nipped a four-game losing streak in the bud by defeating the Richmond Royals 5-3 on Saturday, July 7, in a 20th Anniversary rematch of the 1998 Class C state title game.
With several members of the Brewers state title team in attendance at Vollmer Field, Glencoe rallied from a 2-1 deficit with four runs in the sixth inning and held on for the two-run victory.
Starting pitcher Alex Romano went the distance for the Brewers, allowing four hits, a walk and one earned run while striking out two batters.

Martinez-Lozano child born

Sara Lozano and Carlos Martinez are new parents of a baby girl: Emily Martinez Lozano. She was born on July 2, and weighed in at seven pounds and 16 ounces.

Luther graduates Stockman

Natalie Stockman of Glencoe received a bachelor’s degree in biology. She participated in commencement ceremonies for the class of 2018 at 10 a.m. on Sunday, May 27, in Luther Carlson Stadium.

Haas graduates from UW

Desiarae Haas graduated from UW-River Falls. She was among 744 students to receive degrees from the University.

Phillips graduates with BA

Olivia Phillips of Silver Lake graduated with a bachelor’s in computer science from Carleton College at its 144th commencement exercises.

UMN names dean’s list

To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must complete 12 or more letter-graded credits while attaining a 3.66 grade point averae. From Glencoe, Ryan Bergseng, junior. From Plato, Teanna Vorlicek, sophomore.

Rain delays Brownton road construction

It has been the story of the summer, projects delayed because of the rain.
The Brownton City Council heard that the road construction project is behind schedule due to all the rain in June at its meeting on July 3.
The construction crew is behind on street work and cannot continue with the underground work until they get caught up, according to John Rodeberg from Short Elliot Hendrickson Inc. (SEH).
R&R Excavating of Hutchinson, requested a four week extension for completion of phases one and two of the project.

Read the full story in the July 11 edition of The Chronicle.

Silver Lake Council approves rental compliance order, reviews ordinances

The Silver Lake City Council approved a formal compliance order against Mike Jaunich of ATB Properties of Delano, the owner of The Villager Apartments located at 104 Grove Avenue in Silver Lake at its quarterly meeting on July 2.
Jaunich has failed to meet the requirements of the city’s multi-unit rental ordinance or obtain the renewal of the required certificate of occupancy that expired on December 31, 2017. The city has made multiple attempts to contact Jaunich without success.