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August 9th, 2017

National Night Out in Glencoe

Local ACS chapter receives memorials

The American Cancer Society (ACS) has received memorials in the amount of $1,040 from family and friends remembering Phyllis Huls, Theresa Borka, Jeremy Thiel, Alice Paul, Jerry Janicke and Gloria Matheny Hanks, according to Jeanne Ray, memorial chair. Donations go toward research, education and patient services and, hopefully, to find a cure for cancer.

Red Cross seeking volunteers in area

The American Red Cross serving Southwest Minnesota is looking for additional local volunteers in the McLeod County area to help families after disasters such as home fires. To bolster their ranks, the Red Cross is offering a one-day “Fast Track” training for new volunteers on Saturday, Aug. 26, from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Hutchinson Library.

Verda E.L.E. Templin, 98, of Glencoe

Verda Emma Lydia Elizabeth (Graupmann) Templin, 98, of Glencoe, died Aug. 1, 2017, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care.
Funeral services were held Friday, Aug. 4, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Nowak officiating.
Casket bearers were Paul Graupmann, Greg Ziemer, Cheryl Holum, Nevaeh Herby, Jerry Schimelpfenig and Kurt Schulz.
Interment was in the Glencoe City Cemetery.

Darlene Erna Raduenz, 78, of Glencoe

Darlene Erna Raduenz, 78, of Glencoe, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care.
Funeral services will be held today (Wednesday, Aug. 9,) at 11 a.m., at First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Peter Adelsen officiating. Luke Dahl will be the organist, and congregational hymns are “Rock of Ages,” “Amazing Grace” and “The Lord is My Shepherd.”

Julie Anne Halvorson, 51, of Glencoe

Julie Anne (Stutzman) Halvorson, 51, of Glencoe, died Aug. 4, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer.
A memorial service will be held today (Wednesday, August 9) at 11 a.m., at Watertown Evangelical Free Church, 509 Jefferson Ave. SW.

Frank A. Forcier, 88, of Hutchinson

Frank A. Forcier, 88, of Hutchinson, formerly of Stewart, died Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, at his residence.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, Aug. 8, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Stewart with the Rev. Jerry Meidl officiating and The Basics provided the music.

Public hearing set for Aug. 15 for Brownton’s proposed project

The Brownton City Council will host a public hearing on its proposed $8.4 million street and utility improvement project on Tuesday, Aug. 15, at 7 p.m., at the Brownton Community Center.
Chris Knutson of Short Elliott Hendrickson, Inc., (SEH) reviewed again the project history with the City Council at its Tuesday, Aug. 1, meeting, and said the same information will be made available to the public at the hearing. An assessment hearing will be held at a later date.

Last year for Vikings camp in ’Kato

A 52-year tradition is ending at the end of this week — it’s the last year that the Minnesota Vikings will hold their annual training camp in Mankato, what was formerly known as Mankato State University, now known as Minnesota State University Mankato.
For generations, fans who could not afford a ticket to a regular season game flocked to the campus to watch the Vikings work out. It was a family tradition for many, both Minnesotans and fans from out of state.

Appreciates downtown hanging flower baskets

To the Editor:
Was driving around Glencoe this morning doing my errands and decided I needed to thank the businesses and volunteers who keep the hanging flower baskets looking so very lush. The flowers are a beautiful colorful addition to downtown Glencoe! Thanks!
Charleen Engelmann
Plato