September 2nd, 2015

Panther netters open with busy schedule

The new-look Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ tennis got its season off to a frenzied pace with six total matches spread out over a dual, a triangular and a quadrangular before a weekend tournament in New Prague on Saturday, Aug. 29.
GSL was the site for a season-opening four-team event against Sibley East, Blue Earth Area and United South Central on Tuesday, Aug. 25. 

Girls’ soccer ties opener at Spectrum

The Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ soccer team claimed a 2-2 season-opening tie against Spectrum in Elk River on Monday, Aug. 31, twice rallying from deficits to forge the draw.
“Great battle,” coach Zach Otto-Fisher said. “We passed up a few opportunities to get ahead, but, early game jitters.”

Lady Panthers pounce on Albert Lea in opener

The Glencoe-Silver Lake volleyball team got its season off on the right foot by means of a dominant defeat of Albert Lea in Hopkins on Saturday, Aug. 29. The Lady Panthers had little trouble with the Tigers, sweeping the match in three-straight games: 25-18, 25-17, 25-12.

GSL cross-country squads both victorious at NYA meet

The Glencoe-Silver Lake boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams each got their respective seasons off to a proper start with wins in Norwood Young America’s Alumni Meet on Saturday, Aug. 29.
The GSL boys claimed 23 points, topping host NYA’s 26-point showing. Maple Lake/Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity did not register a team score after competing with just three runners. The Panther girls claimed 24 points, bettering NYA’s 35 points and ML/LP/HT’s 81 points.

Panthers end five-game skid against Tigers

For the first time in five years, the Glencoe-Silver Lake football team reigns supreme over its most familiar rival – and it took just one touchdown to do so.
The Panthers won their second game in as many tries this season by defeating the host Tigers 6-0 on Friday, Aug. 28. The lone tally of the contest came on a touchdown pass from quarterback Luke Frahm to running back Carsen Streich just before halftime.

September 1st

James Forcier, 60, of Delhi

James “Jim” Forcier, 60, of Delhi, Minnesota, formerly of Buffalo Lake and Hector, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.
Memorial services will be held Friday, Sept. 4, at 11 a.m., at the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson with interment in St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery in Stewart. Military honors will by the Hutchinson Memorial Rifle Squad.
A gathering of family and friends will be Thursday, Sept. 3, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday, Sept. 4, from 8 a.m. until the time of service, at the funeral chapel.

August 31st

Rudella VonBerge, 100, of Glencoe

Rudella VonBerge, 100, of Glencoe, formerly of Colorado Springs, Colorado, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care.
Funeral services will be Thursday, Sept. 3, at 5 p.m., at the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe.
Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 3, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., one hour prior to the service at the chapel.
An online guest book is available at www.hantge. com.


Patricia Becker, 70, of Glencoe

Patricia “Pat” Becker, 70, of Glencoe, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, at Glencoe Regional Health Services.
Memorial services will be held Thursday, Sept.  3, at 11 a.m., at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glencoe, with interment following in the Glencoe City Cemetery.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glencoe, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.

August 26th

3rd-annual ‘The Sanctuary’ retreat planned for Sept. 12

Team Jenkins is sponsoring its third-annual “The Sanctuary” health and wellness day Sept. 12 at REMAX Homes on 10th Street E in Glencoe.
In addition to providing participants with a wealth of information regarding healthy living options, the day is a fundraiser for the Tim Orth Foundation, which supports children with medical needs.

Education department releases MCAs, junior high earns below average scores

The Minnesota Department of Education released the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment (MCA) results and though the Glencoe Silver Lake School District received above-average and average scores at the elementary and high school level, the district’s junior high received low scores comparatively. 
The MCAs are statewide tests that measure students’ progress toward Minnesota’s academic standards.