June 14th, 2017

Dairy Day fun

Schuft to retire after 42 years with children’s choir

This summer will mark the end of many years of First Evangelical Lutheran Church children’s choir for long-time director Glenda Schuft.
Schuft, a graduate of St. John's College, Winfield, Kansas, and Concordia University, Seward, Nebraska,  moved to Glencoe in 1973 to teach school at First Evangelical Lutheran School.  She immediately began leading children’s singing groups in the Lutheran school. She also started a regular practice and performance schedule for children who were members of First Lutheran and attended public school.

Girl born to Brooks family

Brian and Nanette Brooks of Stacy announce the birth of their daughter, Audrey Louise Brooks, who was delivered at home June 1, 2017, in a planned, home, water delivery under the supervision of a certified professional midwife Aly Foline. Audrey weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 20 inches in length. She is welcomed into the family by her siblings, Greta, Erin, August and Olivia. Grandparents are Gus and Irene Makovsky of Glencoe and Jerry and Linda Brooks of Silver Lake.

Boy born to Glencoe couple

Chantel and Jonathan Robb of Glencoe announce the birth of a son, Jonathan Christopher Jr., who arrived June 11, 2017, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Jonathan Jr. weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 181⁄2 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Robin and Danilo Arias of Glencoe and Judy and Kenneth Robb of Cleveland.

Bass named to dean’s list

Ethan Blane Bass of Glencoe was among the students named to Iowa State University’s dean’s list. He is a senior studying industrial engineering.  

SMSU announces dean’s list

There are two honors categories for the dean’s list at Southwest Minnesota State University. An undergradute student who completes 12 or more A-F graded credits and achieves a grade-point-average of 3.5 or higher earns Honors. If a 4.0 grade-point-average is achieved, the students earns High Honors. From Glencoe, Ashley Alsleben, Christopher Ross, Cassidy Schrader and Briana Sondergaard earned honors. From Brownton, Korine Schuette earned high honors.

Local on LaCrosse dean’s list

Travis Rothstein, a finance major, was among the students named to the University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse spring dean’s list.

Locals named to dean’s list

Glencoe students who were recently named to the Minnesota State University Moorhead spring dean’s list are Alexis Kerlsake, majoring in public relations; Mark Lueders, majoring in biology; and Rachel Rusten, majoring in biology and geographic information science.

Ridgewater spring dean’s list

Catherine Nephew, 70

Catherine “Kay” (Mallak) Nephew, 70, of Shorewood, died Monday, June 5, 2017.
Funeral services will be held today, Wednesday, June 14, at 11 a.m., at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake.
Catherine “Kay” Nephew was born Aug. 5, 1946, in Minneapolis. She graduated in 1964 from the Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield. She was a team lead at Nordic Track until her retirement.