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Willard “Willie” Parpart, age 84, of Lester Prairie

Willard “Willie” Parpart, age 84, of Lester Prairie died Thursday, Oct, 26, 2017, at New Perspectives in Waconia.  Arrangements are pending with the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel of Lester Prairie.

Jacqueline ‘Jackie’ Brueggemeier, 55, of Biscay

LESTER PRAIRIE – Jacqueline ‘Jackie’ Brueggemeier, 55, of Biscay passed away Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 in Delano.

A funeral service will take place Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church (1040 South Grade Road) in Hutchinson with Rev. Mark Richardson as officiant. Visitation will take place one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment in the St. Anastasia Catholic Cemetery in Hutchinson.

Pastors’ Reformation service video

See the pastors’ video promoting this event

HYMN FESTIVAL SERVICE – Come to the Reformation celebration Hymn Festival Service at St. James Lutheran Church,  Howard Lake. Experience the blessing of music, prayer, praise, and thanksgiving for the gift of God’s grace through faith in Jesus Christ. Sing along with the choirs and enjoy the organ and brass arrangements of familiar Lutheran hymns 500 years in the making.

UPDATE: Worker dies after being struck by dump truck

DELANO, MN – A construction worker died Wednesday morning after being struck by a dump truck in the 500 block of Railroad Avenue East.

According to Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty, the incident occurred just after 8 a.m.

The worker, identified as Jacqueline Jill Brueggemeier, 55, of Biscay, had been driving a dump truck for William Mueller & Sons for a road construction project on Railroad Avenue East. While Brueggemeier was outside of her truck, she was backed over by another dump truck owned by Molnau Trucking and driven by Tonya Sibila, 39, of Eden Valley. Brueggemeier’s injuries were severe, and she was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation.

There are no criminal charges at this time.

Hydrant flushing in Howard Lake Oct. 25-27

HOWARD LAKE WATER HYDRANTS TO BE FLUSHED – Wed., Oct. 25 through Fri., Oct. 27. During this time, the water may become rusty, water pressure may drop, or both. The public works department recommends not washing white or light colored clothing during this period of time. If you have any questions, call the Howard Lake Public Works Department, (320) 543-2318.

Marlow Johnson, 80, of Watertown

WATERTOWN, MN – Marlow C. Johnson, 80, of Watertown, passed away Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Memorial service will take place Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at 2 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia. Gathering of family and friends will be at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.  Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Waconia.