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July 11th, 2018

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.

Local students return from mission trip in Idaho

Eighteen youth and four adult leaders from First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Glencoe recently returned from a mission trip to Northern Idaho. They participated in Idaho Servant Adventures (ISA), a week-long high-energy, action-packed service-leadership camp that brings students from youth groups across America together to repair and transform homes, lives, and communities. The First Ev. Lutheran group, along with groups from Good Shepherd Church and two other area churches, traveled more than 1000 miles by motor-coach to the Silver Valley area located in the Idaho panhandle.

Odelia Theresia Britz, 95, of Glencoe

Odelia Theresia (Maier) Britz, 95, Glencoe, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care in Glencoe.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, July 13, at 10:30 a.m. at Church of St. Pius X in Glencoe, with Rev. Anthony Stubeda officiating. Sue Mielke will be the organist. Gus and Irene Makovsky will be the song leaders. Musical selections will be: “Here I Am Lord,” “Amazing Grace,” “On Eagle’s Wings,” “Song Of Farewell,” “Let There Be Peace On Earth.”

Rachelle ‘Shelly’ De Blieck, 33, Glencoe

Rachelle “Shelly” Lynn (Brinkmann) De Blieck, age 33, of Glencoe, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
Memorial services were held Saturday, July 7, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with Rev. Daniel Welch officiating. Robin Kruse was the organist. Congregational hymns were : “On Eagle’s Wings,” “My Hope Is Built On Nothing Less,” “Abide With Me”.
Urn bearers were Mitchell Kettner, Alison Kettner, and Andrew Kettner.
Honorary urn bearers were Lauren Brinkmann, Brody Brinkmann, and Benjamin Brinkmann.