June 15th, 2016

Brewers win 2 out of 3 games

Brownton City Council receives audit review for 2015

The Brownton City Council heard the audit review for 2015 at its regular meeting Tuesday night. 
Paul Harvego of Conway, Deuth and Schmiesing presented the review to the council. 
Harvego said the city is in a good position overall, the same as last year. 

City of Stewart to proceed with $3.7 million improvement project

The Stewart City Council awarded the bid for its 2016-17 improvement project after hosting an assessment hearing Monday night.
LaTour Construction, Inc., of Maple Lake had the lowest of seven bids received on the project, and was awarded the bid at $2.73 million. The total project cost is estimated at $3.76 million, with the inclusion of engineering, legal fees, a 10 percent contingency and other costs.

Locals on spring dean’s list

Mary Arnold and Mary Schmitt of Glencoe and Zachary Kaczmarek of Silver Lake are on the University of Wisconsin River Falls dean’s list for spring 2016.

Moorhead releases dean’s list

Samantha Iverson, Alexis Kerslake and Rachel Rusten, all of Glencoe, are on the Minnesota State University Moorhead dean’s list for spring 2016. 

Locals are Gustavus grads

Local graduates of Gustavus Adolphus College are Morgan Sanken of Brownton, psychological science, magna cum laude; Mandy Schlauderaff of Glencoe, psychological science, management; Heidi Ide of Plato, psychological science, nursing; Rachel Schuth of Plato, psychological science; and Dustin Luhmann of Silver Lake, computer science, mathematics. 

Dale Sickmann, 49, of Arlington

Dale Sickmann, 49, of Arlington, died at his home on Monday, June 6, 2016. 
A graveside service was held Saturday, June 11, at the Arlington Public Cemetery with a celebration of his life at the former Community Hall in downton Arlington before the ceremony. 

Roberta J. Copler, 58, of Rochester

Roberta “Robbie” Jean Copler, 58, of Rochester, passed away peacefully with family by her side at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester on Monday, June 6, 2016.
A private family service is planned.

Lola Beneke, 94, of Parker, Arizona

Lola Ida Mathilda (Alsleben) Beneke, 94, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016. She passed away peacefully at her son’s home in Parker, Arizona, while surrounded by family.
Mrs. Beneke had two goals in life: one was to serve, and the other was to meet her savior, Jesus Christ. She did both with grace and dignity.

Brownton loses twice

The Brownton Bruins suffered two losses in their two most recent games.

The Bruins hosted the Green Isle Irish Wednesday, June 8, with the Irish defeating their hosts 7-1 in a Crow River Valley League (CRVL) game.

The two teams battled through four scoreless innings before Brownton put the first run on the scoreboard in the fifth on an RBI single by Seth Schuette.

The Irish knotted the score at 1-1 in the top of the sixth, and went ahead 2-1 with a run in the seventh. Green Isle rallied for five runs in the eighth to ice the win.