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Winthrop attorney retires after over 33 years as county attorney

On Monday, October 11, Dave Schauer retired from his Sibley County Attorney position. Schauer said that he turned 65 years old on the day of his retirement. When the County made the job a full-time position, his wife Lori retired as she was working as a bookkeeper for Schauer’s private practice. His original plan was…

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Busse records 1,000th set assist

Brynn Busse was presented the game ball at the pepfest on Friday afternoon from GFW volleyball coach Imia Mages as Busse’s first set assist on Thursday at Springfield gave her 1,000 for her career.

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GFW Homecoming 2021

It was a busy and fun week at GFW it celebrated Homecoming. Brooklyn Werner and Jesus Munoz were crowned Queen and King at the pepfest on Friday afternoon. The week was filled with many activities and culminated with the football game on Friday evening, a 40-20 win over Waterville-Elysian-Morristown. For a recap of the week…

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City a step closer to hiring a city administrator

The Winthrop City Council extended an offer to Michael Looft to become the next city administrator for the city. Interviews with five of the six finalists were held on Thursday. The six finalists were selected by David Drown Associates Company, the search firm hired by the City Council. Each of the candidates had a short…

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Thunderbirds prevail 40-2 at Homecoming

GFW celebrated Homecoming Friday evening in a big way as the GFW Thunderbird football team defeated Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 40-20. The T-Birds started the game in fine fashion, going 66 yards on nine plays for the first score of the game. An 11-yard rush by Jack Panitzke and a 25-yard scamper by Nick TenEyck got GFW to the WEM…

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MaryLou Hansen

MaryLou Hansen, age 85, of Winthrop, passed away Friday, October 15, 2021, at United Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota. Mass of Christian burial will be Thursday, October 21, 2021, 10:30 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Winthrop with interment in the Winthrop Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 20, 2021, from 4:00…

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Jeffrey Berskow

Jeffrey Berskow, age 64, husband of Joy, of New London, Minnesota, formerly of Winthrop passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021, at St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud. Funeral Service will be Saturday, October 23, 2021, 11:00 A.M. at Peace Lutheran Church in Winthrop. Visitation will be Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 9:00 A.M.-11:00 A.M. at…

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Douglas “Duke” Kramer

Douglas ‘Duke’ Kramer, age 85, of New Ulm, (formerly of Gibbon) died on Sunday, October 10, 2021, at Oak Hills Living Center in New Ulm. A private funeral service will be held at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Gibbon with Rev. Nate Scharf officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. You may send the family…

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Helen Bonderson

Helen M. Bonderson, age 75, wife of John, of Winthrop, passed away Sunday, October 17, 2021, at Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center in Arlington. Funeral Service will be Friday, October 22, 2021, 1:00 P.M. at Peace Lutheran Church in Winthrop with interment in Bernadotte Lutheran Cemetery, Bernadotte Township, Nicollet County, Minnesota. Visitation will be Thursday, October…

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Deloris Tuchtenhagen

Deloris A. Tuchtenhagen, age 94, of Fairfax, Minnesota, passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021, surrounded by her children at the New Ulm Medical Center in New Ulm, Minnesota. Funeral service were held Saturday, October 16, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in Fairfax. Interment will be held on December 20, 2021 at…

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