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Waverly Daze 2020 canceled

WAVERLY- At a meeting this evening, May 12, the Waverly City Council struggled to make a decision about the fate of this year’s Waverly Daze celebration.

After a lengthy discussion, the council did regretfully decide to cancel the town celebration.

The  council also agreed to use an already-contracted fireworks show on a Friday or Saturday night in August, pending vendor availability, and social distancing rules at the time.

Lester Prairie Sportsmen’s Club to open limited hours

LESTER PRAIRIE – The Lester Prairie Sportsmen’s Club Board has announced the club will be open limited hours.


Howard Lake Good Neighbor Days canceled

HOWARD LAKE – The Good Neighbor Days Committee has announced the 2020 celebration has been canceled.


Howard Lake’s Karin Schaefer named MFBF executive director

HOWARD LAKE – Karin Schaefer of rural Howard Lake has been named Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation’s (MFBF) executive director and will manage and coordinate all activities of the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation and Affiliated Companies effective June 1.

For the past eight years, Karin has served as the executive director of the Minnesota Beef Council.

Prior to that, Karin worked for six years for the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation as the Public Relations associate director and working with the Young Farmers & Ranchers and Promotion & Education Committees.

Karin and her husband Matt are active members in the Wright County Farm Bureau.

Karin and her family farm near Howard Lake in Wright County raising beef cattle and growing crops.

Karin and Matt also own and operate an agricultural and commercial fencing company, Grassland Solutions.

Saturday blaze destroys Anytime Auto

SILVER LAKE – The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fire at Anytime Auto, owned by Joel Zellman, age 52, of Silver Lake, Saturday, Oct. 27, at 11:21 a.m.  The business was located at Hwy 7 and Falcon Ave in SIlver Lake.

Dennis Bernier. age 45, of Stewart received burn injuries in the fire and was taken to HCMC for treatment. The shop and a nearby barn were a total loss.

Also responding were the MN State Patrol, Silver Lake Fire, Silver Lake Police, the Silver Lake Ambulance, Lester Prairie Fire, the Glencoe Fire, the Hutchinson Fire, and Allina Ambulance.

This case has been turned over to the State Fire Marshall for investigation.

PHOTO GALLERY – HLWW hosts high-energy homecoming coronation and pep fest

The staff and students of Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School showed some vivacious Laker school spirit this afternoon during the Homecoming coronation and pep fest.

Get in on the fun and check out the photos by clicking below:

See Herald Journal’s Oct. 5 issue for a homecoming wrap-up!