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May 27th, 2015

John ‘Jack’ E. Bakke, 88, Arizona

John “Jack” E. Bakke, 88, died May 19, 2015, at Gadsden Regional Hospital in Gadsden, Ala.
He was born Dec. 25, 1926, in Fargo, N.D., to Axel Harwick Bakke and Alice Katherine (McGuire) Bakke. After graduating from Montevideo High School in 1944, he served in the U.S. Army from June 21, 1945, to Dec. 7, 1946.
He married Dorraine “Buttons” Adeline Stemwedel on July 24, 1948, and they were blessed with five children, Joanne, Donna, Patricia, Dennis and Cindi.

Earl A. Dammann, 86, of Arlington

Earl A. Dammann, 86, of Arlington, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at the Arlington Good Samaritan Center.
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 23, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Arlington. Interment was in the Arlington Public Cemetery.

Son born to Kohout family

Dan and Vanessa Kohout of Glencoe announce the arrival of a son, Bennett Daniel Kohout, who was born May 14, 2015, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Bennett weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 191⁄2 inches long at birth. He joins siblings Nevaeh and Cole. Grandparents are Roxanne George of Buffalo and Dave and Deb Kohout of Glencoe.

Boy born to Glencoe couple

Tory Wylie and Angela Mae Ulrich of Glencoe announce the birth of their son, Noah Lee Wylie, born May 11, 2015, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Noah weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 19 inches long. His siblings are Caroey, Rahiya, Kayla and Dean. Grandparents are Darol Wylie of Hutchinson, Billie Pulkrabek of Hutchinson and Kyle Ulrich of Shakopee.

Honored for 70 years as Legion member

Norman Kottke family honored

Town hall meeting

Regional Science Fair participants

School Readiness showcase

Gov. Dayton vetoes education bill

Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed the K-12 education funding bill last week because it did not provide funding for one of his pet issues — mandatory preschool for 4-year-olds.
 We understand the governor has the right to veto bills he feel are unacceptable, but one would hope it would be for better reasons.