March 21st, 2017

A musical evening at GSL

Marvin C. Woehler, 77, of Willmar

Marvin C. Woehler, 77, of Willmar, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at Copperleaf Senior Living Memory Care Unit in Willmar.
His funeral will be Saturday, March 25, at 11 a.m., at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home in Willmar with burial in the Glencoe City Cemetery. Military honors will be provided by American Legion Post 167.
Visitation will be Friday, March 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the funeral home, and will continue one hour prior to the service, also at the funeral home.

Delores Evelyn Schrupp, 91, of NYA

Delores Evelyn (Koerschen) (Winter) Schrupp, 91, of Norwood Young America, died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee.
Funeral services were held Monday, March 20, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Norwood Young America with the Rev. Eric Hutchison officiating. Rita Luecke was the organist. Congregational hymns were “I’m But a Stranger Here,” “My Faith Looks Up to Thee” and “Jesus, Lead Thou On.”

Stewart City Council accepts bid for new north truck ring road

The Stewart City Council awarded the low bid of $831,322.58 to R&R Excavating, Inc., of Hutchinson for the proposed Mill Street construction project.
City Engineer Andy Kehren from Bolton and Menk informed the council that five bids were received ranging from the low bid to over $985,000.
The sealed bids were opened March 1.
The city has received a $500,000 grant from the state Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) to help with the project.

Junior high band, choir performance

9 suicides in county in 2016

Our view: Let’s raise awareness of suicide, mental health


Student seeks info on state of Minnesota

To the Editor:
To the people of the great state of Minnesota:
Hello, I am a fourth-grade student in North Carolina. In fourth grade, we do state reports and I have chosen your state. I am very excited to learn about the great state of Minnesota as I work on my report.

Local businesswoman needs our support

To the Editor:
OK, so I’ve never done anything like this before, but I’m going to do it now and I need your help.
We all know what a wonderful person Janette Goettl is and the battle she is fighting. We can and should continue praying for her healing and recovery and that showing of support is priceless. However, I think we can and should do more. Prayers are great, but what about being a part of the answer to a prayer.

Why not recognize trails as assets?

To the Editor:

Wright reports on MARL trip to Washington, D.C.

To the Editor:
Concerned about the issues that are evolving around our federal government these days? Wonder how our federal government works?
Recently, I was able to spend six days in Washington, D.C., along with other members of the Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership program (MARL). Our purpose was to spend time with our congressmen, federal committees, embassies, professional appointments and various work groups to better understand our federal system, and to learn how to become more effective in it.