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October 17th, 2018

For GSL family, strong memories from Helen Baker will remain

She sat in the front seat of the truck Friday afternoon, watching the heavy equipment take down her elementary school. Keisha Prafke was sad to see her old elementary school reduced to rubble.

Football falls again, loses to Cardinals

Football falls again, loses to Cardinals

Early Childhood Family Education fall festival

Early Childhood Family Education fall festival

Shirley Shepley, 92, of Inver Grove Hgts.

Shirley Patricia “Pat” Shepley, 92, of Inver Grove Heights (formerly South St. Paul & Sun City, Ariz.), passed away Oct. 10. Her influence as a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother will be cherished.

Mark Grams, MD, 68, formerly of Glencoe

Mark Leon Grams was born in Glencoe to Lester Carl Martin Grams and Esther Amanda Marie Klukas Grams on the 16th of July 1950. He was their first and only son. Mark had one sister, Jean Marie Grams Berquist. His parents and sister preceded him in death. The family was active members of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Stewart, MN. He graduated from Stewart High School in 1968, attended Mankato State College, and went on to graduate from Creighton University School of Medicine in 1975. Dr. Grams was always a exceptional student.

Maynard E. Grenke, 95, of Glencoe

Maynard E. Grenke, 95, of Glencoe passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, at his residence in Glencoe.
Funeral service was Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2 p.m., at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 925 13th St. E., in Glencoe with Rev. Daniel Welch as officiant.
Visitation was Monday, 4-7 p.m., and one hour prior to the service all at the church. Interment was in the First Lutheran Cemetery in Glencoe.

William ‘Bill’ Herman Harjes, 89, of NYA

William “Bill” Herman Harjes Jr., 89, of Norwood Young America, previously of Green Isle, died Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Auburn Home in Waconia.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Green Isle with Rev. Eric Rapp officiating.
Visitation was from 4-8 p.m., Friday, Oct. 12, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Green Isle, and one hour prior to service time on Saturday. Interment was in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in Green Isle with military honors.

Emil Moehring, 90, formerly of Glencoe

Emil William “Corky” Moehring, 90, of Watertown, S.D., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9. Funeral services were at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer in Watertown with Pastor Dan Ofstehage officiating. Music was furnished by Robbyn Givens as vocalist and A.J. Sherrill as organist.
Interment is at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Watertown, S.D.
Visitation was from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at the Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel in Watertown.

October 16th

Boys first, girls second at W-M CC Invite

Another round of rain couldn’t keep the Glencoe-Silver Lake cross-country teams from the swift completion of their appointed rounds at the Watertown Invitational on Tuesday, Oct. 9.
The Panther boys took first place in the five-team competition, while the girls came in second in their 5,000-meter race.
Connor Hallaway placed third overall with a run of 18 minutes, 17.55 seconds to lead GSL to the team victory.
Right behind Hallaway was Oscar Pena, who finished fourth in 18:23.42, as the Panthers placed four runners in the top seven spots.

Volleyball overwhelms Dassel-Cokato

In setting up a one match showdown for the Wright County Conference West championship, the Glencoe-Silver Lake volleyball team defeated Dassel-Cokato in a three-set sweep on Tuesday, Oct. 9.
GSL had little trouble with the Chargers, who are residing at the foot of the conference with a 0-6 circuit mark, thumping the hosts 25-12, 25-17, 25-21.
Hitters Rhyan Herrmann and Kasidy Cacka led the attack with 17 and 11 kills, respectively, with Herrmann also logging two service aces.