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January 25th, 2024

Lakeside Elementary school fifth-graders to raise money for clean water in South Sudan

The fifth grade classes at Lakeside Elementary school are collecting funds through Jan. 31 for Water for South Sudan. This charity organization delivers access to clean, safe water for the people of South Sudan.
The classes were inspired to the cause after reading Linda Sue Park’s historical fiction novel A Long Walk to Water, based on the true story of Salva Dut, a Sudanese boy who survived the Second Sudanese Civil War. Dut is one of the “Lost Boys of Sudan,” a group of children who were displaced or orphaned during the conflict from 1983 to 2005.

Glencoe moves forward with Hennepin Avenue reconstruction

The Glencoe City Council, in its Jan. 16 meeting, unanimously approved a motion to approve Resolution 2024-02, which orders the preparation of a feasibility report for the Hennepin Ave. reconstruction project.
The feasibility report has an estimated cost of $73,200, and the cost will be split evenly between the City of Glencoe and McLeod County. The affected areas of the reconstruction project will be Hennepin Ave. from 13th St. to 20th St., 15th St. from Hennepin Ave. to Judd Ave., and 18th St. from Hennepin Ave. to Ford Ave.

Local Glencoe fighter prepares for upcoming Muay Thai fight at Canterbury Park

Angel Salazar is scheduled to compete in a Muay Thai fight at Ignite Fight’s Mecca XXI on Feb. 17 in the Expo Center at Canterbury Park. Salazar, born and raised in Glencoe, has been training Muay Thai for seven years and has actively competed in fights for the last four. His current Muay Thai record is 2-3, with one exhibition fight.

Find the full story in the Jan. 26, 2024 addition of The Chronicle.

Hennepin Avenue Reconstruction

The corner of Hennepin Ave. and 18 St. adjacent to Glencoe Regional Health Hospital will be one of the sites affected by the reconstruction.

January 22nd

Death notice: Betty Oelfke, 88, of Arlington

Betty Oelfke, 88, of Arlington, MN, passed away peacefully at her home Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, following a very brief battle with cancer.
Visitation will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024, at Emanuel Lutheran Church, Hamburg, MN. A funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 26, 2024, at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Hamburg, with visitation one hour prior to the funeral. Vicar Todd Bentz will officiate.
Interment will follow the service at the church cemetery. Memorials are preferred.

January 19th

Death notice: Lois Siewert, 80, Hamburg

Lois Jane Siewert, 80, of Hamburg, MN, passed away peacefully at Savanna Prairie Assisted Living in Kimball, MN, Monday, Jan. 15, 2024.
A funeral service will take place Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, at 11 a.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church (18175 County Road 50) in Hamburg, with Vicar Todd Bentz as officiant.
Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service Monday, Jan. 22 at the church. Interment Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery.

Death notice: Vera Oelfke, 79, Plato

Vera Emma Oelfke, 79, of Plato, MN, passed away surrounded by family Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN.
A funeral service will take place Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024, at 11 a.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Hamburg, MN, with interment following at the church cemetery.
Visitation will take place Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, from 4 to 7 p.m., at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Hamburg, and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church.

January 18th

Donald Radoush, 85

Donald Richard Radoush, 85, of Silver Lake, MN, passed away Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024.
He was born May 1, 1938, in Hale Township, McLeod County, MN, the son of Joseph and Anna (Schiller) Radoush.
Donald graduated from Silver Lake High School. He honorably served his country in the United States Army.
He engaged in farming for many years in a partnership with his brothers, Roger and Harold.
Donald enjoyed going to the casinos and taking car rides to see how the farmers’ crops were coming.

Adeline Hlavka, 94

Adeline Elaine Hlavka, 94, of Silver Lake, MN, passed away peacefully Monday, Jan. 15, 2024, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson, MN, surrounded by her family.
A Mass of Christian burial for Adeline Elaine Hlavka will be celebrated Monday, Jan. 22, 2024, at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake, MN.
Readings will be done by granddaughters Kristin Hlavka and Tracy Hesebeck. Gift bearers will be her children: Bill, Kathy, and Sue.

Raymond Hoernemann, 86

Raymond “Ray” Henry Hoernemann, 86, of rural Glencoe, MN, passed away Saturday, Jan. 6, 2024, at Hutchinson Health Hospital in Hutchinson, MN.
A funeral service took place Friday, Jan. 12, 2024, at 11 a.m. at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Auburn, MN, with interment in the High Island Cemetery in New Auburn.