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March 8th, 2017

The crowd goes wild

Trailing by 19 points, boys surge to victory

Interactive, multi-grade learning

Students in Glencoe-Silver Lake’s Preschool program recently partnered with junior and senior high students for lessons on pottery. Above GSL art instructor Shanda Landes demonstrates how a potter’s wheel works to students of all grade levels. The older students helped the preschoolers learn how to make and pinch clay pots and glaze them in their favorite colors. The older students will deliver the finished pots to the preschoolers after they have been fired in the kiln.

Mardi Gras celebration

Soup packing for the food shelf

Big Little Expo set March 18 in Hutch

The Big Little Hunting & Fishing Expo will be held Saturday, March 18, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., in the Commercial Building at the McLeod County Fairgrounds in Hutchinson. This is an event for the entire family.
Outdoor-related booths will fill the building. Kids will enjoy such things as: fishing for prizes, a live trout pond, minnow races, hands-on fly-tying, bow shooting, and much more.

Christopher Sonju named ’17 Administrator of Excellence

The Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) has named Christopher Sonju, superintendent at Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) Public Schools, as a 2017 Administrator of Excellence.
Sonju received this award in recognition of his leadership, concern for students, and active involvement in professional and community affairs. He will be honored at a statewide recognition ceremony during the MASA/MASE Spring Conference, March 9-10, at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest in Brooklyn Park.

Teens injured in rollover near Bird Island Friday

Two teens were injured Friday in a one-vehicle rollover just south of Bird Island.
The Renville County Sheriff’s Office received a report of the accident at 12:16 p.m. The crash occurred on 400th Street, about one mile south of Highway 212, south of Bird Island.

Lila L. Jaskowiak, 86, of Lester Prairie

Lila Lena (Stuedemann) Jaskowiak, 86, of Lester Prairie, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park.
Funeral services were held Thursday, March 2, at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Daniel Welch officiating. Dawn Wolter was the organist. Congregational hymns were “Amazing Grace,” “Abide With Me” and “How Great Thou Art.”

Manufacturers Alliance recognizes MITGI

Midwest Industrial Tool Grinding, Inc., (MITGI) of Hutchinson has been named Manufacturer of the Year (small company category) by the Manufacturers Alliance, a Minnesota association that promotes education and peer-to-peer mentoring in the Minnesota manufacturing industry. MITGI was selected for efforts to help promote manufacturing through articles, work with schools, business partnerships, tours, presentations and industry outreach.