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Lester Prairie school bulletin Wednesday, Jan. 16

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Bulletin Jan. 16, 2019


Today’s Menu: Waffles with Sausage or Turkey Sandwich, Fresh Broccoli, Jicama Sticks, Apple Sauce, Milk


Tomorrow’s Menu: Stackers with Taco Meat, Rice, Carrot Sticks, Lettuce, Cheese, Salsa, Pears, Milk


Friday, January 18th is the end of the second quarter and students will be dismissed at 11:30 that day.  Elementary students will eat lunch at school and high school students will not have lunch at school that day.


The next free lunch for junior and senior high school students is TODAY at City Hall sponsored by the Lions Club.


When someone has a blood cancer they have to go through treatment for a long time – sometimes as long as 3 years!  Did you know that the treatments for blood cancers are chemotherapy, radiation and bone marrow transplant?  Keep up the good work bringing in those coins – together we’re making a difference in the fight for a cure!


Congratulations to the Snofest candidates:

7th grade:         Connor Meyer, Trever Schauer, Owen Zebell

Averey Heimerl, Allison Knoll, Megan Tonn

12th grade:       Parker Bayerl, Marcus Feltmann, Logan Groff

Erynn Amundson, Lauren Trittabaugh, Hannah Wisch

MC’s:              Trevor Schuette, Angela Binder


Lip Sync/Talent contest Registration forms are due TODAY. If we do not have AT LEAST 5 acts, it will be cancelled.


The Snofest activity forms and money are due in the office by Thursday, Jan. 24.  Please get them in ASAP.  Thank you!


Found: Ring in Mrs. Smith’s math room on Monday, Jan 14th.  If you lost a ring, see Mrs. Smith.


10th grade decorating committee:  We will be meeting for a half hour on the following dates:  January 17th @ 7:30 am, January 21st @ 3:00 pm, and January 23rd at 7:30 am, in Mrs. Scoblic’s room.  Thank you!


School District Informational Survey:  Anyone over the age of 18 is recommended to complete a survey to provide information to the school.  The school board will review the results of the survey at the February 6th school board meeting at 5:45.  If you need an additional copy(ies) for your household please call the school at 320-395-2521 or send an email to Superintendent Jeremy Schmidt at


There will be open gym from noon-2 at LP on Sundays.


There will be Sunday open gym at Holy Trinity from 6:30-8:00 on Jan. 20 and Jan. 27.


The following Juniors need to pay their class dues ASAP in order to participatve in Snofest activities and future activities:  Diana Cervantes, Alex Matthews, Jazmine Ruelas, Laura Ruelas, Mitchell Stuber, Maddie Guggemos, Jose Sanchez.  Please hand in your receipt to Ashley Forcier or Shelbea Schuette or give it to one of you advisors.  Please see you advisors if you have any questions.



The following students need to pay $15 and pick up their State Football patches that they ordered.-Mr. Scoblic

Michael Ziermann, Nathaniel Hausladen, Donovan Harrison, Cody Roush, Andrew Mendoza, Ozzie Lopez, Devon Peterson, Jack Niesen, Bryce Lamp, Jason Zimprich, Brian Vega, Adrain Montano, Trevor Schuette.


The weight room will be open on Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30 pm, check the activity schedule for any cancellations.


K-6 Homework Help will be Monday’s from 3:00-5:00 in Mrs. Smith Kindergarten Room.


7-12 Homework Help is on Wednesday’s from 3:00-5:00 in Ms. Jenn Smith’s room.




Local K of C to Sponsor Youth Free Throw Competition


All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2019 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition. The local competition will be held Sunday January 20th at 12:30. Sign up starts at 12:00 at the Winsted Holy Trinity High School Gym.


All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation in the event.  Participants are required to furnish proof of age and written parental consent. For entry forms or additional information contact Mike Bjork (612) 245-0011.





















End of the 2nd Quarter

Friday, January 18

11:30 Dismissal



Pursuit in Clearwater ends with arrests in South Haven, including HL woman

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – Deputies from the Wright County Sheriff’s Office were involved in a pursuit Jan. 14 with a vehicle that concluded with the apprehension and arrest of two individuals, according to a release from the sheriff’s office.

At approximately 11:45 p.m. a Wright County Deputy observed a passenger car driving slowly through multiple lots of closed businesses in the Clearwater area. As the marked squad car approached to investigate, the passenger car fled at a high rate of speed. A pursuit was initiated that continued through portions of Stearns County and into the Fairhaven area. Assisting deputies disabled the suspect vehicle with use of spike strips. The two suspects fled on foot in the City of South Haven. The male suspect stole a separate vehicle and drove into nearby farm fields before crashing on the railroad tracks east of South Haven. The male suspect was taken into custody. With the assistance of the Minnesota State Patrol Air Unit the other suspect, an adult female, was located hiding in a wooded area close to where the first vehicle involved in the pursuit had stopped. The female was also taken into custody. There were no injuries to any of our deputies or to either suspect, according to the release.

The involved male was identified as Robert Bohach, 36, of Saint Louis Park. Bohach was arrested on multiple charges including Felony Fleeing in a Motor Vehicle, Felony Theft, and Felony Controlled Substance Possession.

The involved female was identified as Jessica Hanson, 27, of Howard Lake. Hanson was arrested for Felony Controlled Substance Possession and Misdemeanor Fleeing on Foot.

Howard Lake City Council to consider 2019-2028 capital financial plan

HOWARD LAKE, MN – The Howard Lake City Council will consider approval of a 2019-2028 capital financial plan during its Tuesday, Jan. 15 meeting, which will begin at 7 p.m. at city hall.

Other items on the agenda include consideration of a city council strategic plan, a letter of understanding for development of the Villas of Howard Lake, and an inter-fund loan agreement related to the Munson Lakes redevelopment project.

A council work session will follow the regular meeting.

Winsted to present community service awards Jan. 15

WINSTED, MN – Winsted City Council will present its annual community service awards during the Tuesday, Jan. 15 council meeting. The council will also present an exceptional service award to Police Chief Justin Heldt.

Other items on the agenda include reinstatement of the city’s new home construction program, an update on council priorities from the fourth quarter of 2018, an organization update from Holy Trinity School, and a review of the city’s website policy.

The council workshop will begin at 5 p.m., and the regular city council meeting will begin at 6 p.m.

Funeral notice: Vernon “Sam” Domjahn, 88, of New Germany

NEW GERMANY, MN – Vernon H.E. “Sam” Domjahn age 88 of New Germany passed away Thursday Jan. 10, 2019 at the Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.

Funeral Service will take place Monday Jan. 14 at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church in New Germany, with Rev. LeRoy LaPlant officiating. Visitation is scheduled from noon until the time of the service at the church; interment will be at St. Mark Lutheran Cemetery.

LP School Board to approve 2019-2020 calendar

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – The Lester Prairie School Board will conduct its annual reorganizational meeting at 5:45 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14. This will include oaths of office. annual designations, and election of officers.

The regular board meeting will follow the reorganizational meeting. Items on the agenda include approval of the 2019-2020 school calendar and a presentation regarding the senior class trip.

The meeting will take place in the school media center.