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Archive

September 12th, 2018

Carol Jean (Lemke) Fahey, 88, of NYA

Carol Jean (Lemke) Fahey, 88, of Norwood Young America passed away Monday, Sept. 3, at Good Samaritan Society in Waconia. Mass of Christian burial was held Friday, Sept. 7, at 11 a.m. at Church of the Ascension in Norwood Young America with interment following at the church cemetery.
Father Gregory Abbott officiated the ceremony. Marilee Widmer played the organ and “Amazing Grace,” “You Are Mine,” “On Eagle’s Wings,” and “Lord Of The Dance” were the musical selections.

Barbara ‘Barb’ Dammann, 73, of Lester Prairie

Barbara “Barb” Jean (Schmidt) Dammann, 73, of Lester Prairie, passed away Thursday, Sept. 6, at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 13, 5 p.m., at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie with interment following at the church cemetery. Pastor Joshua Arndt will officiate the ceremony.
Nancy Buckentine will be the organist and “Beautiful Savior,” “Amazing Grace,” “What A Friend We Have In Jesus” are the congregational hymns.

Frederick J. Prieve, 86, of Brownton

Frederick J. Prieve, 86, of Brownton, passed way Thursday, Aug. 30, at his home at Lake Marion. Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, Sept. 5, 11 a.m., at St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson with interment in the church cemetery. Military honors were by the Hutchinson Memorial Rifle Squad.
Rev. Paul Wolf officiated the ceremony. Bev Wangerin was the organist and Lucy Newcomb the song leader. Congregational hymns included “Be Thou My Vision,” “Shepherd Me O God,” “Come Thou Fount,” “In Christ Alone,” “Song Of Farewell,” and “How Great Thou Art.”

Glencoe Lions Club hosting ‘Great Pumpkin Race Oct. 13

The Glencoe Lions are hosting the second annual “Great Pumpkin Race” Saturday, Oct. 13 at the BMX park.
Entrants will insert two independent axles through the pumpkin and attach wheels to the axles. The wheels on the pumpkin racers can’t be more than 24 inches from wheel to wheel. The racers may be decorated but explosives and pyrotechnics are not permitted. Each entrant shall race his or her own pumpkin.

For the complete story, read the Sept. 12 edition of The Chronicle.

Brownton pursues liquidated damages up to $33,000; R&R claims it’s ‘unjustified’

The Brownton City Council, no matter the agenda item, couldn’t seem to abstain from expressing its disgust for R&R Excavating. Its recent shortfall in services to the city compelled the council to pursue liquidated damages — a city’s main non-litigative method of recourse with construction contractors — up to $33,000.

Votes against downtown plan seemingly misinformed, curious

Tuesday, Sept. 4, the Glencoe City Council voted to participate in a study of the potential revitalization of downtown. The vote split the council and required Mayor Randy Wilson to break the impasse.
The votes against the proposed study cast by councilors Allen Robeck and Milan Alexander are, for two different reasons, somewhat puzzling.

Glencoe mulls surveying commercial water customers for plumbing safety equipment

A proposal to protect Glencoe's water supply from accidental contamination divided the city council.

Cub Scouts accepting girls as members; registration set for Sept. 20 in Glencoe, area

A registration night is set for Thursday, Sept. 20, 6-7 p.m. at Lincoln Elementary in Glencoe, Lester Prairie Elementary, or Winstead Elementary.
The goal is that youth join a unit that recruits out of the school they attend so that they can embrace the fun of scouting with their friends, and more information on that can be found online at adventureiscalling.org or at www.joincubs.org

For the complete story, read the Sept.12 edition of The Chronicle.

Cub Scouts accepting girls as members; registration set for Sept. 20 in Glencoe, area

A registration night is set for Thursday, Sept. 20, 6-7 p.m. at Lincoln Elementary in Glencoe, Lester Prairie Elementary, or Winstead Elementary.
The goal is that youth join a unit that recruits out of the school they attend so that they can embrace the fun of scouting with their friends, and more information on that can be found online at adventureiscalling.org or at www.joincubs.org

For the complete story, read the Sept.12 edition of The Chronicle.

GSL School Board OKs maximum preliminary levy

With not enough concrete information from the state on the potential impact of the 2019 property tax levy the Glencoe-Silver Lake School will ultimately finalize in December, the board apparently had little option but to set the preliminary levy as high as possible Monday, Sept. 10.