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Eugene Young, 75, of Lester Prairie

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Eugene Carl Young, age 75, of Lester Prairie, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at his home. No services are currently planned. The Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel of Hutchinson is serving the family.

Funeral notice: Roy Strasmann, 72, of Lester Prairie

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Roy Strasmann, 72, of Lester Prairie, passed away Saturday, Sept. 16, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. A Funeral service will take place Saturday, Sept. 22, at 1 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Acoma Township, McLeod County, with interment at the church cemetery. Visitation will take place at the church Saturday, Sept. 22, one hour prior to the service.  Arrangements are with the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel of Hutchinson, Minnesota.

Funeral notice: George Kieser, 90, of Buffalo

NEW GERMANY, MN – George Kieser, age 90, of Buffalo, Minnesota, formerly of New Germany, Minnesota, passed away Thursday, Sept. 13 at Park View Care Center in Buffalo. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday, Sept. 24 at 10:30 a.m.. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, with interment at Holy Trinity Cemetery in Winsted. Visitation will take place at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted Sunday, Sept. 23 from 4 to 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Further visitation will take place at the church one hour prior to the Mass. Arrangements are with the Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted.

Lester Prairie School Bulletin Monday, Sept. 17


Lester Prairie School Bulletin

Sept. 17, 2018

Today’s Menu: Chicken Patty on a Bun or BBQ Riblet with Bread, Carrots, Peas, Peaches, Milk

Monday’s Menu: Grilled Ham and Cheese or Grilled Cheese, Jicama Sticks, Green Beans, Banana, Milk

Ms. Olson is pleased to announce the cast for the 2018 fall play, 

Help Us, Mr. Holmes!”

Logan Groff – Holmes

Grace Jeurissen – Dot

Averey Heimerl – Milly

Ava Heimerl – Maggie

Erin Amundson – Inez

Sydney Sheehan – Doris

Landon Groff – Constable 

Zoe Edlund – Elspeth

Kiana Loveland – Eugenia

Shelbea Schuette – Jemma

Rodrigo Medina – Jack

Jessa Heimerl – Lilly

Paige Heimerl – Nancy

Hannah Hollister – Mrs. Killeny

Ethan Schultz – Guy

Please pay your activity fee in the office and show Ms. Olson the receipt before rehearsals start next week (stay tuned for further information). Please stop by Ms. Olson’s room to pick up your script and schedule. If you have questions, please see Ms. Olson. Performance dates are Nov. 16 and 17.

Cast of “Help Us, Mr. Holmes”

Practice will start on Thursday, September 20th at 3:10 in Ms. Olson’s room. Please pay your activity fee by that date and pick up a script and rehearsal schedule. If you can’t be at practice on the 20th, you must let Ms. Olson know. 

The next practice dates are Monday, Sept. 24 at 3:10pm, Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 3:10pm, Thursday, Sept. 27 at 3:10pm, and Friday, Sept. 28 at 3:10pm. All practices will take place in Ms. Olson’s room (#147) for now.

If you have questions, please see Ms. Olson.

Attention 9th – 12th grades: The Lester Prairie Lions are sponsoring an essay contest on how you step out of your comfort zone to influence others. There will be cash prizes! Who doesn’t like winning money?!?  If you have questions, please see Ms. Carmine for more information! 

There will be pep band for the volleyball game at Holy Trinity on Tuesday September 18th. Please be in the stands ready to play by 6:25pm. The LP band room may not be open right before the game so please make sure you have your instruments ready to go right after school. 

Juniors: Please get your shirt money to Mrs. Helland ($12) by Friday September 21st!

10th Graders: Please sign up for your class t-shirt in the 10th grade hallway. You need to pay Mrs. Scoblic $10 by Wednesday, Sept. 19th.

Student pictures will be taken on Wed., Sept. 19th. Order forms were sent home with students.

Any student grades 3rd – 12th interested in participating in a Robotics and Engineering Club or Robotics Competitions should contact Mr. Teut.

Band students in grades 6-12 are selling butterbraids until Sept 21st. Please let Mrs. Helland know if you are interested in buying but haven’t been asked by a band student yet. 

Attention 9th graders: Please pay your $5 class dues to Mrs. Fiecke in the office and then bring the receipt to Ms. Olson or your class treasurer. Thank you to those who have this done. If you have questions, please see one of your advisors. Thank you. 

We are looking for a Student to work after school with Kids Depot. Hours 300-500. Must be 10-12 grade. If interested please see Cheryl Bayerl 

Financial Aid Night for seniors and their parents will be held on Wednesday, October 10th at 6:30 in Room 126.

The Lester Prairie Booster Club is once again hosting a Homecoming Parade on Friday, Oct 5, 2018 starting at 5:45p.m. at the Lester Prairie School. The parade route will begin at the High School and proceed up to the football field. The football game will follow at 7:00 p.m.

We are inviting Grades 7-12 and the other various school organizations and Athletic teams

to participate in the parade by entering a parade float. The LPHT football team will be playing against the Kenyon-Wanamingo Knightsso the float theme will be “THIS IS OUR CASTLE”. Each float should incorporate the “THIS IS OUR CASTLE” theme.

*Entering a float is for school grades 7-12 only

The floats WILL NOT be judged this year. Instead, the Bulldog Booster Club will donate to any grade that enters a float, $50.00 towards their class fund account.

We ask that all parade participants be up at the school no later than 5:20 p.m. so we are ready to go when the football players are ready to go down to the field. You will be provided with the parade line-up upon arrival at the school; look for Jackie Ruzicka.

*Anyone interested in having a float in the parade needs to register their float and should contact Jackie Ruzicka at 320-282-0997 or email by Wednesday, Oct.3rd at 3:00pm.

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Funeral notice: Olvern vinkemeier, 92, of Mayer

MAYER, MN – Olvern R. Vinkemeier age 92 of Mayer passed away Wednesday Sept. 12, 2018 at the Auburn Home in Waconia. Funeral service will take place Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church (121 Bluejay Ave. N.) in Mayer with Rev. Adam Gless officiating; visitation one hour prior to the service at church; interment church cemetery.

Funeral notice: John Krueger, 75, of Mayer

MAYER, MN – John H. Krueger, age 75, of Mayer passed away Monday Sept. 10, 2018 at the Waconia Good Samaritan Center in Waconia. A Celebration of Life will take place Sunday Sept. 23, 2018 from 1 to 5 p,m, at the Hollywood Sports Complex 15950 County Road 122 | Watertown, MN 55388.