June 8th, 2016

Rothstein earns scholarship

Mitchell Rothstein, son of Eugene and Brenda Rothstein of Glencoe, received the North Dakota State University Mildred Larson Business Presidential Scholarship in the amount of $6,000. The scholarship recognizes high academic achievement. Rothstein will enter NDSU in the fall and plans to major in finance and marketing. 

Austin Ludowese graduates

Austin Ludowese of Stewart graduated with a Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in May.

Boy for Sanchez, Alvarado

Mayra Sanchez and Samuel Alvarado of Glencoe announce the birth of their son, Samuel Alvarado, born May 26, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Samuel weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 181⁄2 inches long. He joins siblings Genesis and Geniess. Grandparents are Luz Sanchez of Glencoe and Adalia Alvarado of Arlington. 

Son born to Brinkmanns

Tanya and Chris Brinkmann of Glencoe announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Brian Brinkmann, born May 25, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Benjamin weighed 8 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20 inches long. He  is welcomed by siblings Lauren and Brody. Grandparents are Brian and Konnie Brinkmann of Glencoe and Duane and Betty Liether of Spicer. Great-grandparent is Grace Brinkmann of Darwin. 

Heldts welcome daughter

Kristen and Jared Heldt of Glencoe announce the birth of their daughter, Lydia Brynn Heldt, born May 24, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Lydia weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 20 inches long. She joins sister Eleanor. Grandparents are Gary and Karen Templin of Glencoe and Earl and Debra Heldt of Lester Prairie. Great-grandparents are Harold and Bonnie Templin of Glencoe, Margaret Heldt of Lester Prairie and Izzy Salonek of Watertown. 

SMSU names honors list

Southwest Minnesota State University announced its high honors and honors list for the spring semester. Ashley Alsleben, Ashley Kuphal and Christopher Ross, all of Glencoe, earned a spot on the honors list. Students who earn a 3.5 or higher quality for honors while students with a 4.0 qualify for high honors. 

Locals on NDSU dean’s list

Several area students earned spots on the North Dakota State University dean’s list for the spring semester. Logan Miller of Brownton, Chad Allen, Erika Meyer and Robyn Siewert of Glencoe, and Russel Bayerl of Silver Lake all were named to the list. Students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher to be on the list. 

Pollmann is SCSU graduate

Tyler Pollmann, son of Mark and Holly Pollmann of Glencoe, graduated from St. Cloud State University on May 6 with a degree in human resource business management. He will be working at Doherty Staffing Solutions in St. Cloud. 

Virgil Schilling, 78, of Mission, Texas

Virgil “Virg”  Norman Schilling, 78, of Mission, Texas, died Monday, May 2, 2016, at the Mission Regional Medical Center in Mission, Texas.
A memorial service was held Sunday, May 22, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Green Isle with the Rev. Eric Rapp officiating. Corrine Powers was the organist. Congregational hymns were “I Know That My Redeemer Lives,” “Amazing Grace” and “How Great Thou Art.”

Adela Anna Lucht, 101, of Glencoe

Adela Anna (Stoeckmann) Lucht, 101, of Glencoe, died Sunday, May 29, 2016, at Grand Meadows in Glencoe.
Funeral services were held Friday, June 3, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Robert Nowak officiating. Marjorie Hemmann was the organist. Soloist Julie Stiles sang “Amazing Grace.” Congregational hymns were “Just As I Am” and “What a Friend We Have in Jesus.”