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May 23rd, 2018

Ronald Frischman, 82, of Wisconsin

Ronald Robert Frishman, 82, of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, formerly of Glencoe, died Monday, May 7, 2018, in Wisconsin Rapids.
Celebration of life services will be held Saturday, June 2, at 2 p.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church, W5334 Dasssow Ave., Medford, Wisconsin, with the Rev. Randal Jeppesen officiating. A luncheon will follow the service at the church. Burial will be at a later date at Mound Cemetery in LeSueur.
Ronald Frishman was born in Whittlesey, Wisconsin, on Feb. 2, 1936. He was an officer supervior/controller for various Green Giant locations, including LeSueur and Glencoe.

Keith Gordon Pikal, 79, of Gaylord

Keith Pikal, 79, of Gaylord, formerly of Brownton, died Sunday, May 13, 2018, at Oak Terrace Health Care in Gaylord.
Funeral services were held Thursday, May 17, at Peace Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, with the Rev. John Pasche officiating. Dr. Joan DeVee Dixon was the organist. Congregational hymns were “It Is Well With My Soul,” “In the Garden,” “Amazing Grace” and “I’ll Fly Away.”
Interment was in the church cemetery.

Myron H. Krecklau, 81, of Big Point

Myron Harold Krecklau, 81, died from Influenza A and pneumonia on Feb. 6, 2018, at Banner Baywood Hospital in Mesa, Arizona.
A funeral Mass is planned for Saturday, June 2, at 11 a.m., at St. Genevieve Parish Community Center, 6996 Centerville Rd., Centerville, Minnesota. Visitation will be at 10 a.m.

Nowak receives scholarship

Arlene Nowak, daughter of Wayne and Julie Nowak of Silver Lake, received the North Dakota State University Provost Award in the amount of $6,000. She will enter the university in the fall and plans to major in history education and history. In high school, she was active in volleyball, band, jazz band, drumline, choir, Future Problem Solving, Knowledge Bowl, National Honor Society and drama. She also managed the cheerleading team.

Locals earn nursing degrees

Crystal Marvan and Samantha Schilling, both of Silver Lake, recently graduated from Concordia University, St. Paul, with Bachelor of Science degrees in nursing.

Girl born to Brownton couple

James and Lexy Mellies of Brownton announce the arrival of a daughter, Andi Leeann Mellies, born May 19, 2018, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Andi weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 20-1/2 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Carol and Les Mellies of Stewart and Mike and Rhonda Drysdale of Lake Crystal.

Girl born to Glencoe woman

Elizabeth Lopez of Glencoe announces the birth of her daughter, Lupita Consuela Colin, born May 15, 2018, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Lupita weighed 8 pounds and was 20-1/2 inches long at birth. She joins siblings Adan, Darissa, Benjamin and Anahi. Grandparents are Teresa and Jaime Colin of New Auburn.

KCs announce scholarships

The Glencoe Knights of Columbus selected Ellie Schmidt and Adam Thalmann as the recipients of the 2017-2018 Christopher Council 4842 scholarships. the $500 scholarships are awarded to graduating members of St. Pius X parish pursuing post-secondary educational opportunities who have demonstrated academic achievement and a record of parish and community service.

Agencies stage mock plane crash

Supermileage performed efficiently in competition

Members of the Glencoe Silver Lake supermileage team placed third out of 15 teams in the electric car category at the 30th annual supermileage challenge at Brainerd International Raceway. The team qualified by completing six runs in under 24 minutes with the goal set on being as efficient as possible. On the three-mile track, they averaged 56 watts per six miles. They also placed top 10 in the modified and E-85 engine categories. Pictured, from left, Mitchell Bondhus, Adam Thalmann, Isaac Swift, Jon Ramige, Greg Boyum and Blake Ortloff.