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April 22nd, 2015

Bruins roar into the season on a high note

The Brownton Bruins amateur baseball team opened its 2015 season with an 8-4 win over St. Croix Falls.
While a victory was appreciated, the non-league game also gave the Bruins the opportunity to give five of its pitchers live experience on the mound, as well as the defense a chance to try more than one position.

GSL golf teams keep on playing

The Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ and boys’ golf teams competed in some wildly various weather conditions as both squads got their spring seasons underway over the past week.
The GSL girls swung away under sunny skies and warm temperatures when they commenced their campaign at Burl Oaks Golf Club in Mound on Tuesday April 14, as did the Panthers boys when they began their schedule on their home course at Glencoe Country Club two days later.

Track and field teams get outdoors

The Glencoe-Silver Lake track and field teams took their collective show on the road last week for a pair of outdoor meets, before Mother Nature once again proved to be a prankster on Monday.
While Panthers competitors found their share of success in both male and female competition, the week was particularly good for the boys’ team, who won their first meet of the season at Foley on Friday, April 17.

Topsy-turvy week for Panthers baseball

It was a stretch full of performances both impressive and disappointing as the Glencoe-Silver Lake baseball team squeezed in five games last week.

A ‘fair’ week for GSL softball

Glencoe-Silver Lake softball coach Steve Davis characterized last week as a “fair” one after the Panthers went 2-1 over three games in Wright County West Conference play.
“We could’ve made a few more plays here and there, but the girls are working hard and with a little bit more, we’re right where we should be,” he said.

April 17th

Update on NYA shooting incident

The Carver County Sheriff's Office still has not released the names of an off-duty McLeod County sheriff's deputy and suspect involved in an early morning shooting at the Kwik Trip in Norwood Young America, but did say the deputy was treated for minor injuries and has been released from the Ridgeview Medical Center.

The sheriff's office's latest news release on the incident is as follows:

Off-duty McLeod County deputy injured in NYA shooting

An off-duty McLeod County sheriff's deputy was injured in a shooting early this morning at the Kwik Trip in Norwood Young America, according to a news report on WCCO.

April 15th

Dorothy Lilienthal, 91, of Glencoe

Dorothy “Dottie” Lilienthal, 91, of Glencoe, died Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care.
Memorial services were held Saturday, April 11, at Christ Lutheran Church in Glencoe. The Rev. Katherine Rood officiated, and Peggy Hatlestad was the organist. Congregational hymns were “I Was There to Hear Your Borning Cry,” “Beautiful Savior,” “Blessed Assurance” and “How Great Thou Art.”
Interment was in the First Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery in Glencoe.

Betty J. Pulkrabek, 89, of Hutchinson

Betty J. Pulkrabek, 89, of Hutchinson, formerly of Silver Lake, died Saturday, April 4, 2015, at Harmony River in Hutchinson.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Thursday, April 9, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake with the Rev. Tony Stubeda as the celebrant. Interment was in the St. Joseph Cemetery.
Casket bearers were Matthew Frauenshuh, Ron Johnson, Gary Piehl, David Pulkrabek, Tim Pulkrabek and Dale Syverson.
Betty Pulkrabek was born July 30, 1925, in Hutchinson, to William C. and Victoria P. (Byczynski) Pofahl.

Schlueter — Lang

Jennifer Schlueter and Tyler Lang, both of Glencoe, announce their engagement.
Parents of the couple are Roger and Deb Schlueter and Randy and Tami Lang.
Jennifer Schlueter is a graduate of Glencoe-Silver Lake High School and Gustavus Adolphus College. She is employed as a registered nurse at Hutchinson Health.
Tyler Lang is a graduate of Glencoe-Silver Lake High School and Minnesota State University, Mankato. He is employed as a mechanical engineer at Hutchinson Manufacturing.