August 1st, 2017

Amy Alsleben, 62, of Claremont, S.D.

Amy Joan Alsleben, 62, of Claremont, South Dakota, died Thursday, July 27, 2017, at her home.
Funeral services were held Monday, July 31, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Aberdeen, South Dakota, with the Revs. Samuel Bobby and Josiah J. Fitch officiating.
Honorary casket bearer was Cody Blanchard. Casket bearers were Dakota Boese, Rory Haar, Kary Haar, Paul Haar, Glenn Evenson and Shaun Serr. Burial was in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Melcherts announce son’s birth

Derek and Ashley Melchert of Brownton announce the arrival of a boy, Braxton Joseph Melchert, born July 29, 2017, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Braxton weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 191⁄4 inches in length. He is welcomed by his brother Jayden, and grandparents James and Kathy Schwalbe of New Auburn, Deborah Melchert of Peoria, Arizona, and Joyce Schwalbe of Des Moines, Iowa.

SDSU announces graduates

Daniel Kevin Cox of Glencoe and Brennen James Albrecht of Stewart graduated after the spring 2017 session at South Dakota State University. Cox graduated with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and Albrecht graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences.

Locals named to dean’s list

The University of Minnesota Twin Cities has announced the dean’s list for the 2017 spring semester. Students from Glencoe include Michael Schaefer, freshman, College of Liberal Arts; from Plato, Kali Trukki, senior, Medical School; from Silver Lake, Faith Gnerer, senior, College of Education and Human Development, Zachery Jones, senior, Carlson School of Management, Ivy Nunvar, junior, College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences, and Lily Nunvar, freshman, College of Liberal Arts; and from Stewart, Lauren Schulze, junior, College of Liberal Arts.

Daughter born to Pecks

Randy and Lindsey Peck of Novi, Michigan, announce the arrival of a daughter, Aria Leigh, born July 19, 2017, at St. John Providence Park Hospital in Novi. Aria weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 201⁄4 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Frank and Lori Kaczmarek of Silver Lake and Roger and Nancy Peck of Gladwin, Michigan. Great-grandparents are Bob and Val Shamla of Silver Lake.

Trouts announce son’s birth

Andrew and Janaly Trout of New Auburn announce the birth of a son, Blake Reuben Trout, who arrived July 8, 2017, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Blake weighed 8 pounds and was 19 inches long. He is welcomed by his sister Izabel Trout and grandparents Ignacia and Miguel Farias of Gaylord, Keri Trout of Arlington and Alan Trout of Gaylord.

2 adults, 5 children hurt in single-vehicle accident

Two adults were taken by air ambulance to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis and five children were taken to Hutchinson Health Hospital for treatment of minor injuries following a one-vehicle rollover west of Hutchinson Sunday.
According to the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office, the accident was reported at 7:02 p.m. and occurred just east of Zane Avenue on 870th Street.

3 injured in 3-vehicle crash on Highway 212

Three people were treated for non-life-threatening injuries following a three-vehicle accident on Highway 212 near Major Avenue Monday. The accident was reported at 5:09 p.m.

Glencoe native, wife win award for uniquely designed necklace

Patrick Mohs, made up of Patrick Nelson, formerly of Glencoe, and his wife, Mary Kay Mohs, was recently awarded with a Vision International Design Award from Manufacturing Jewelers & Suppliers of America for one of its necklaces, named the Night Sky necklace.
Although Nelson and Mohs have won a couple of awards in the industry since beginning their jewelry business in 2010, this is their first design award — and by the looks of it, it won’t be their last.
For both Nelson and Mohs, their journeys to becoming jewelers began at home.

Bicyclist struck, injured by SUV on Highway 212

A 66-year-old male bicyclist from Papillon, Nebraska, was injured today on Highway 212 when his bicycle was struck by a 2001 Ford Escape driven by a 61-year-old woman from Howard Lake. Names of the driver and the cyclist will be released about 6 p.m.
The Minnesota State Patrol said the bicycle and the Escape were both eastbound on Highway 212 near Chandler Avenue, Glencoe, when the accident happened at about 1:30 p.m.