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November 25th, 2014

Gladys Adrian, 80, of Glencoe

Gladys Adrian, 80, of Glencoe, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at her home.
Funeral services will be Monday, Dec. 1, at 11 a.m., at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Glencoe, with interment following at the Glencoe City Cemetery.
Visitation will be Sunday, Nov. 30, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., at the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.
Arrangements are with the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe. Online obituaries and guest book are available at www.hantge.

November 24th

Evangeline Neuhaus, 84, of Glencoe

Evangeline "Vangie" Neuhaus, 84, of Glencoe, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at Grand Meadows Senior Living in Glencoe.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, at 11 a.m., at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with interment following in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Thursday, Nov. 27, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe and will continue Friday for one hour prior to the service at the church.

November 19th

SL Council approves to vacate alley on 4-1 vote

The Silver Lake City Council finally made a decision Monday night to vacate the alley located between Nome and Oliver avenues north of Center Street.
This was the third public hearing since the city received a petition to vacate the alley from Ryan and Kari Kaczmarek in August, who own property adjacent to the alley and who plan to build an addition onto their house.

Posusta finds his niche in flooring business

What was once Kaz’s gas station on Main Street in Silver Lake has now transformed into Brent Posusta’s Custom Installations flooring business, which offers all of the tools to refinish hardwood floors and to install carpeting and vinyl flooring.
Posusta, 35, started his own floor installation company several years ago, and finds his job “very rewarding.”

Irene E. Hajicek, 91, of Hutchinson

Irene Elizabeth Hajicek, 91, of Hutchinson, died Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long-Term Care in Glencoe.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, Nov. 18, at St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson with the Rev. Jerry Meidl officiating. Bev Wangerin was the organist and Bobbi Ludewig was the song leader. Musical selections included “Be Not Afraid,” “Ave Maria,” “I Am the Bread of Life,” “The Old Rugged Cross” and “How Great Thou Art.”

Ardell Virginia Miller, 90, of Glencoe

Ardell V. Miller, 90, of Glencoe, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long-Term Care.
Memorial services were held Thursday, Nov. 13, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Plato with the Rev. Tyson Mastin officiating. Cheryl Andrix was the organist. Congregational hymns were “What a Friend We Have in Jesus,” “Children of the Heavenly Father” and “Abide With Me.”
Interment was in the St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery.

Lothar F. ‘Butch’ Wolter, 77, of NYA

Lothar F. “Butch” Wolter, 77, of Norwood Young America (NYA) died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at his residence.
A memorial service was held Friday, Nov. 14, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in NYA, with the Rev. David Winter officiating. Serving as urn bearers were his godchildren, Tim Wolter and DeAnn Buss. Interment was in the Ferguson Cemetery in NYA.

Gladys Ortloff, 91, of Glencoe

Gladys Ortloff, 91, of Glencoe, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2014, at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Nov. 13, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Ronald Mathison officiating. Jan Heins was the organist. Soloist Matthew Philaya sang “On Eagle’s Wings.” Congregational hymns were “When Peace Like a River” and “I Know That My Redeemer Lives.”

Girl born to Winterfeldt family

Melanie and Neil Winterfeldt of Brownton announce the birth of their daughter, Elsa Adalynn, on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Elsa weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 201⁄4 inches in length. She is welcomed home by siblings Ty and Brielle. Grandparents are Doug and Lois Albin of Clarkfield and Lyle and Elaine Winterfeldt of Glencoe. Great-grandparents are Lila Mauland of Cottonwood and Marge Albin of Granite Falls.

It’s time for a long-term plan for Helen Baker

We can’t say we weren’t told. In the wake of failed building referendums, the Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) School Board and administration have warned us time and again that we need to address issues at the aging Helen Baker Elementary School.
Thursday night, School Board members heard that the heating system has responded well to the early and frigid cold snap; in fact, it has responded all too well.