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February 6th, 2018

One injured in 3-vehicle crash on Highway 7 Jan. 31

A three-vehicle accident on Highway 7 at Babcock Avenue, north of Lester Prairie, resulted in one injury Wednesday, Jan. 31, at about 6:33 a.m.

Charlotte E. Alpaugh, 59, of Carver

Charlotte Elizabeth (Wolter) Alpaugh, 59, of Carver, died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, at N.C. Little Hospice House in Edina.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 1, at the Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe with the Rev. Anders Davidson officiating. Dawn Wolter was the organist. Congregational hymns were “Beautiful Stranger,” “I’m But a Stranger Here” and “Abide With Me.”

Pamela A. Schwarze, 60, of Brownton

Pamela Anne Schwarze, 60, of Brownton, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
Memorial services were held Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson with the Rev. Jon Lindekugel officiating. Bev Wangerin was the organist. Soloist Kim Bergman performed “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong. The congregational hymn was “I’ll Fly Away.”

Duane F. Sylwester, 79, of Glencoe

Duane Fredrick Sylwester, 79, of Glencoe, died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care.
Memorial services were held Saturday, Feb. 3, at Christ Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Katherine Rood officiating. Chris Starr was the pianist. Congregational hymns were “Jesus is My Captain,” “Amazing Grace,” “The Old Rugged Cross,” “Jesus Loves Me” and “Precious Lord, Take My Hand.”
Urn bearers were Chad Sylwester and Charlie Burns. Private family interment will be at a later date in the Glencoe City Cemetery.

Walter Theodore Miller, 97, of Plato

Walter Theodore Miller, 97, of Plato, died Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Hospital.
Funeral services are pending at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Plato with the Rev. Tyson Mastin officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Plato American Legion Honor Guard.

Schroeder receives ag service award from Hub

A Jan. 22 blizzard postponed the New Ulm Farm-City Hub Club’s annual meeting and banquet by a week, but it didn’t dampen enthusiasm. More than a hundred members and guests attended the event Monday, Jan. 29, at the Courtland Community Center.
Highlight of the evening was Michele Schroeder of rural Courtland receiving the 39th Service to Agriculture award presented by the club. She is the daughter of Donald and Carol Dammann of Glencoe. The award recognizes an individual who goes above and beyond in promoting the club and/or agriculture.

Two named to Alex Tech list

Ashley Benson and Noah Roling, both of Stewart, were named to the fall 2017 dean’s list at Alexandria Technical and Community College. Students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale to be named to the list.

Lokensgard on fall dean’s list

Jenna Lokensgard, daughter of Brad and Donna Lokensgard of Silver Lake, was named to the fall semester 2017 dean’s list at the University of Minnesota. To be named to the list, a student must have a grade point average of 3.66 or higher on a 4.0 scale, and have completed 12 or more credits. Jenna Lokensgard is enrolled in the university’s College of Liberal Arts.

Blizzard Blast has banner night

Weather doesn’t hold back anglers