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Lester Prairie Schools shift to temporary distance learning starting Wednesday, Nov. 11

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN-In a message sent to parents at 4:05 p,m. Friday, Nov. 6 the Lester Prairie school district advised that it would be moving to distance learning.

“Due to a staff shortage resulting from a significant number of critical staff in quarantine, it is necessary to switch to temporary distance learning starting Wednesday, November 11th. There will be no school Monday, November 9 and Tuesday, November 10th. Again, no instructional services will be provided on Monday or Tuesday. Distance Learning instruction will start on Wednesday, November 11th and follow normal class schedules.

The Preschool schedule will not be affected and will be in session with bussing as usual. Kids Depot will be closed Monday, November 9th through Tuesday, November 17th.

Important details about device and learning material pick up days, activities and athletics, and breakfast and lunch pick up is on our school website. Please to go the school website for this important information,” Superintendent Melissa Radeke said in the statement released by the school.


Utility Emergency – water main break

Winsted, MN–The City of Winsted had a water main break this morning on Fairlawn Ave W. Some residents have without water for a portion of the day. On the city’s facebook page an announcement reads “please be aware that a utility emergency is taking place in the City of Winsted. Portions of the city may experience time with no water or low pressure this afternoon and evening.” We hope to have “the northern, north-eastern part of the city back with water within the next couple of hours said,” City Administrator Adam Birkholz. Residents on Fairlawn Ave. West and East and the surrounding areas “may be out of water for longer into the evening,” Birkholz said. “City staff is working diligently to repair the issue and appreciates your patience,” the statement said.