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Funeral notice: James Miller, 76, of Dassel

DASSEL, MN – James Robert Miller, age 76, of Dassel died Wednesday, Aug. 17, at the Augustana Lakeside Health Care Center of Dassel. A funeral service will take place Monday, Aug. 21 at 11 a.m. at the Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Dassel with the Rev. Laurie O’Shea officiating. The interment will take place at the Steelesville Cemetery in rural Dassel. There will be a visitation Sunday evening from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel. There will be a one-hour visitation Monday morning at the church.

Camper loses roof after striking bridge in Howard Lake

HOWARD LAKE, MN – The 11-foot-7-inch bridge on Wright County Road 6 in Howard Lake claimed another victim the afternoon of Friday, Aug. 18 when a camper struck the bridge, causing the camper’s roof to be peeled off. Submitted photos courtesy of Thom Bogdan.

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Mayer set to hire new city administrator

MAYER, MN – Mayer City Council will consider appointing Margaret McCallum to fill the vacant city administrator position during its meeting Monday, Aug. 14 meeting, subject to the terms and conditions of a proposed employment agreement approved by both parties. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at city hall.

Lester Prairie City Council passes moratorium on hydronic furnaces

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie City Council, during its Aug. 8 meeting, passed a six-month moratorium on hydronic furnaces to give the city time to gather information about potential issues. Read more in the Aug. 11 issue of Herald Journal.

Lions cookout in Winsted Aug. 10-11

WINSTED, MN – The Winsted Lions will be doing a cookout at Glenn’s SuperValu in Winsted Thursday, Aug. 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dropping temperatures create spooky scene on Howard Lake

HOWARD LAKE, MN – Rain and falling temperatures contributed to this spooky scene looking south across Howard Lake this morning (Aug. 3). Photo credit: Jami Berg.hl.fog.web