January 27th, 2016

Megan Milbrand graduates

Megan Milbrand of Glencoe was among the December graduates at the University of North Dakota. Milbrand earned a bachelor of arts degree and a bachelor of business administration.

Mrkvicka member of EMSP

Mackenzie Mrkvicka of Brownton is a member of the Education Minnesota Student Program at Southwest Minnesota State University for the 2015-2016 academic year. Mrkvicka is a freshman elementary education and special education major. 

Locals on Gustavus list

Gustavus Adolphus College of St. Peter released its dean’s list, which contains students who earned a grade point average of 3.7 or higher. On the list are Morgan Sanken of Brownton, Oakley Clark of Glencoe, Jacob Larson of Hutchinson and Heidi Ide of Plato. 

3 applications received for Silver Lake police chief job

The Silver Lake City Council learned that three applications have been received for the open police chief position as of the council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 19. 
The Council established a hiring committee that will consist of the Council’s public safety liaison, Nolan Johnson, Councilor Brenda Fogarty and City Clerk Kerry Venier.

Marie Wanous, 95, rural Hutchinson

Marie Catherine Wanous, 95, of rural Hutchinson, died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at her residence.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, Jan. 28, at 10:30 a.m., at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake. The Rev. Paul Schumacher will be the celebrant and Alice Nowak will be the organist.

Ruth Lydia Wandrie, 93, of Glencoe

Ruth “Pinky” Lydia (Bentz) Wandrie, 93, of Glencoe, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 30, at 11 a.m., at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glencoe with interment following in the Glencoe City Cemetery.

Carl John Selchow, 100, of Glencoe

Carl John Selchow, 100, of Glencoe, formerly of Plato, died Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, at his home at Grand Meadows Senior Living in Glencoe.

Dale Casper Roth, 85, of Hutchinson

Dale Roth, 85, of Hutchinson, formerly of Plato, died Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at his home at Prairie Senior Cottages in Hutchinson.
Graveside services were held Thursday, Jan. 21, at St. Paul United Church of Christ Cemetery in Plato with the Rev. Joseph Clay officiating.

Janet M. Plihal, 74, of Hutchinson

Janet M. Plihal, 74, of Hutchinson, died Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care in Glencoe.
A memorial service was held Tuesday, Jan. 26, at Faith Presbyterian Church in Silver Lake, with interment in Presbyterian Cemetery in Silver Lake.

Carol M. Hed, 84, of Eden Prairie

Carol Hed, 84, of Eden Prairie, died Jan. 13, 2016, in the presence of her daughters and devoted care providers.
A celebration of her life will be held Thursday, Jan. 28, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Chanhassen.