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05/25/2016 - 11:17am
A rural Arlington man was killed by a falling tree Tuesday, May 24, at about 6:40 p.m., according to the Sibley County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office said Martin Ziesmer, 62, was attempting to herd cattle from a pasture with a four-wheeler because of the stormy weather when the tree fell on him. Rescue workers found him under the tree, and he was pronounced dead at the scene....
05/25/2016 - 10:08am
Jacob Burr and Connor Longhenry of Glencoe graduated from St. John’s University on May 8 in Collegeville. Burr, the son of Bryan and Stacie Burr, receieved a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in environmental studies. Longhenry, son of Tom and Cindy Longhenry, earned a B.A. in mathematics. 
05/25/2016 - 10:08am
The Glencoe Knights of Columbus (KC) awarded its 2015-2016 St. Christopher Council 4842 scholarships to Mark Lueders and Mitchell Rothstein. Each received $500 and qualified by being graduating members of St. Pius X parish who have demonstrated academic achievement and a record of parish service. The $250 Pauline Stubeda Memorial Scholarship was...
05/25/2016 - 10:08am
Glencoe-Silver Lake senior Kirsten Barott was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from AgStar Fund for Rural America, the corporate giving program for AgStar Financial Services. Students in AgStar’s 69-county service area were eligible if they plan to receive higher education to pursue careers in agriculture-related fields or come from a rural...
05/25/2016 - 8:56am
Memorial Day services are planned in area communities Monday, May 30. Glencoe The Glencoe American Legion Post 95 will actually begin its Memorial Day observance with a special church service at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Sunday at 9 a.m. On Monday, May 30, members of the Legion will gather at St. Pius X Cemetery at 9 a.m. for a short...
05/25/2016 - 8:55am
A long, closed session held by the Trailblazer Transit Joint Powers Board Thursday resulted in a series of motions, including one to write a letter of reprimand to Executive Director Gary Ludwig, and another to hire Sand Creek to help implement workplace changes to improve the working environment. No reason for the reprimand was given. Most of...
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