April 13th, 2016

Girls' tracksters have strong work ethic

April 12th

County to lift road restrictions Friday

McLeod County plans to lift its spring load restrictions on most county roads and highways on Friday, April 15, according to Highway Engineer John Brunkhorst.

Restrictions may remain in place on some roads depending on conditions, he added. "As always, we will continue to monitor road conditions and alter weight limits on various roads as conditions warrant."

Updated information will be posted on the county website at for load restriction related information.

April 11th

Lester Prairie family injured in accident

Four members of a Lester Prairie family were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Hutchinson Saturday at about 5:30 p.m.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the accident occurred at the intersection of Highway 15 and Edmonton Avenue in the city of Hutchinson.
Joshua Bonderman, 26, of Silver Lake, was southbound on Highway 15 in a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado, and Adam Mochinski, 27, of Lester Prairie was driving westbound on Edmonton in a 2007 Chevrolet Impala when the vehicles collided.
Bonderman had no apparent injuries.

Stewart man seriously injured in rollover crash

Jaden Michael Albrecht, 23, of Stewart, was seriously injured in a one-vehicle rollover in Grafton Township, Sibley County, on Sunday at about 7:35 p.m.
According to the Sibley County Sheriff’s Office, Albrecht was driving a 1997 Ford F-150 pickup eastbound on 210th Street when he lost control, hit a sign, entered the south ditch and rolled the vehicle several times. The vehicle came to rest on its roof in the ditch. Albrecht was ejected. He was not wearing a seat belt, the sheriff’s office reported.

April 6th

Grant received Ph.D.

Stephanie Grant of Urbana, Illinois received her Ph.D. in accounting at the University of Illinois. Grant has accepted a position as an assistant professor of accounting at the University of Washington in Seattle. She is the daughter of Jeff and Katehrine Grant of Glencoe. 

Kruschke attends U law

Kaylee Kruschke, a 2012 Glencoe-Silver Lake high school graduate, has been accepted at and has committed to the University of Minnesota Law School’s class of 2019. Kruschke is the daughter of Chris and Lynette Kruschke of Glencoe. 

Son born to Glencoe couple

Ashley Rae and Parker Fritts announce the birth of their son, Brantley Parker Fritts, born March 28, 2016, at Hutchinson Health. Brantley weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Scott and Rayne Rae of Glencoe and Dave and Kathy Biron of Henderson. 

Baby boy to Rendon family

Nicole and Mario Rendon of Winthrop announce the birth of their son, Yzreyel Juan-Francisco Rendon, born March 27, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Yzreyel weighed 10 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 211⁄2 inches long. He is welcomed home by four brothers and two sisters. Grandparents are Brian and Lori Buckentin of Green Isle, Tim and Marie Drake of Mankato and Antonia Cabral-Rendon of Twin Falls Idaho. Great-grandma is Ramona Buckentin of Arlington and great-aunt is Melanee Buckentin of Green Isle. 

Hutch man on a lucky streak

Kent Erickson of Hutchinson is on a lucky streak, according to the Minnesota State Lottery. Erickson recently won $50,000 playing the $13 million Cash Explosion game and $5,000 playing the Quest for Cash game. Erickson claimed the prizes on March 26. Both tickets were sold at Hutchinson Outpost, Inc., 1201 N Main St., Hutchinson.

Bruce Wolff, 69, of Arlington

Bruce Wolff, 69, of Arlington, died Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.
A memorial service will be held Friday, April 8, at 11 a.m., at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Arlington. A time for family and friends to gather will take place from 9 a.m. until service time Friday at the church. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Kolden Funeral Home of Arlington is assisting the family with arrangements.