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April 1st, 2015

Orth cagers delight packed GSL gymnasium

A pair of exhibition basketball games were among the main events at this year’s Tim Orth Memorial Foundation “Jam the Gym” fundraiser, held at the Glencoe-Silver Lake High School gymnasium on Saturday, March 28.
Four GSL seniors were among the players representing local high schools in the pair of contests. 
Panthers guard Keisha Prafke played for the Raspberry team in a girls’ game that featured competitors from seven area squads. 

March 28th

County Board to consider re-establishing K9 program

The McLeod County Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday, March 31, at 9 a.m., and among agenda items is the possibility of reinstating the sheriff's department's K9 program.

Sheriff Scott Rehmann will be asking for County Board approval of $13,200 to buy a dog and train both the dog and a handler.

Also on the agenda are an update on the county's planned switch to a one-sort recycling plan, including the possibility of the city of Glencoe joining the county program, and the awarding of bids for summer highway department work.

Highway 212 speed limit to increase

Speed limits on U.S. Highway 212 between Granite Falls and Glencoe will increase to 60 miles per hour from 55 mph next week, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Crews will begin changing the speed-limit signs next week. The new speed limit will not go into effect until the signs have been posted.

School building bond forum Monday night

Glencoe-Silver Lake Schools' first public forum regarding its proposed building bond is set for Monday, March 30, at 6:30 p.m., at the Helen Baker Elementary School in Glencoe.

The school district is proposing a $24 million building bond referendum that, if approved by voters on May 12, will close the Helen Baker school and add on to the high school and junior high school campus to accommodate students in kindergarten through second grade, as well as make improvements to the high school/junior high complex.

March 25th

Foreclosure - Chelman

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE 
FORECLOSURE SALE
THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: That default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage:
DATE OF MORTGAGE: May 11, 2009

Lucille Christensen, 95, of Watertown

Lucille Elizabeth (Meyer) Christensen, 95, of Watertown, formerly of Glencoe, died Monday, March 16, 2015, at Elim Nursing Home in Watertown.

Anna Lena Bauer, 94, of Gaylord

Anna (Mrs. Harold) Bauer, 94, of Gaylord, died Friday, March 20, 2015, at Oak Terrace Health Care Center in Gaylord.
Funeral services will be Thursday, March 26, at 11 a.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Mountville, Dryden Township, Sibley County, with interment in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday, March 25, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Egesdal Funeral Home in Gaylord. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.

Richard Borchardt, 100, Hutchinson

Richard P. Borchardt, 100, of Hutchinson, died Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, March 19, at St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson. The Rev. Jerry Meidl officiated. Bev Wangerin was the organist and Lucy Newcomb was the song leader. Special music was by Brock, Ashley and Camille Borchardt and Anna Huebner. Musical selections included “Lead Me, Lord,” “Bread of Life” and “Song of Farewell.”

LaDonna March, 85, of Redwood Falls

LaDonna “Donna” March, 85, of Redwood Falls, formerly of Franklin, died Monday, March 16, 2015, at Parkview Home in Belview.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, March 20, at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Redwood Falls. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Dennis D. Matuska, 72, of Glencoe

Dennis D. Matuska, 72, of Glencoe, died Friday, March 20, 2015, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson.
The funeral service will be Thursday, March 26, at 11 a.m., at First Lutheran Church in Glencoe.
Visitation will be Wednesday, March 25, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Johnson Funeral Home, 141 E First St., Waconia, and at the church Thursday one hour prior to the service.
The Rev. Ronald Mathison will officiate at the funeral. Paul Otto will be the organist and Kenneth Quast will be the soloist.