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HLWW to discuss potential changes to hybrid plan at meeting tonight

The Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School Board meets tonight for its regular monthly work session.

Items on the agenda include:

• Recommend approval of contracts
• Discuss potential changes to hybrid plan
• Discuss/recommend approval of snow removal vendors
• Discuss Winsted Elementary gym project
• Update on COVID-19 case rates
The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. in the media center at the high school.

McLeod County Board appoints Langenfeld as sheriff

MCLEOD COUNTY – The McLeod County Board appointed Chief Deputy Timothy Langenfeld to the sheriff position vacated by Scott Rehmann at its meeting Tuesday.

Rehmann retired as sheriff following a stroke.  Board members had the option of appointing someone to fill Rehmann’s current term or seeking applicants.  Rehmann’s term ran through 2023.

Langenfeld has served as chief deputy for 14 years, and Rehmann recommended that he be chosen to fill his term.

Langenfeld is a resident of Winsted.

HLWW School Board to meet in closed session on employment issue

The School Board of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted (HLWW) School District is scheduled to meet in a closed session regarding “possible action with respect to employment of an employee”  Monday, Oct. 5.

The School Board meeting is closed to the public pursuant to
Minnesota Statutes Section 13D.05.

Seven hour stand-off ends safely near Hutchinson

HUTCHINSON – According to the McLeod County Sheriff’s Department, its dispatch received a 911 call from 14594 Hwy 7, just outside the eastern Hutchinson city limits, yesterday, Oct. 1, at 1726 hours.  (The address listed belongs to Yamaha Motorsports and Marine.) The call was about an adult male who was acting erratically.

The first deputy arrived on scene at approximately 1732 hours, and encountered the male inside of the business armed with multiple edged weapons. It was apparent that the male was experiencing a significant mental health crisis.

Additional deputies and officers from the Hutchinson Police Department, Minnesota State Patrol, and Minnesota DNR arrived to assist with the incident.  A member of the Carver County Mobile Crisis Response team also responded to the scene to assist.

After approximately 7 and one-half hours, deputies were able to take the adult male into custody without incident at 0156 hours.  The male individual was transported to the Hutchinson hospital for evaluation.  The deputies cleared the incident with reports.  The Sheriff’s Office was also assisted by Allina Ambulance.

Watch for updates here.

HLWW School Board to meet for study session this evening

The Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted (HLWW) District School Board will meet this evening for a planned work session.

Agenda items include discussing the upcoming levy; hearing an update on county COVID-19 numbers; and discussing home school students.

The meeting will take place in the high school media center at 6 p.m.

Watch Friday’s edition of Herald Journal for a full report of the meeting.

Howard Lake City Council hosts public hearing Tuesday

HOWARD LAKE – The Howard Lake City Council has scheduled a public hearing Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m. at city hall.  The public hearing is for residents to learn about the potential issuance of Senior Housing Revenue Notes.

Following the public hearing, the council will consider a resolution approving the issuance and sale of a
senior housing and healthcare revenue note for the Annandale Care Center project.  The council will also
consider a resolution approving special assessments for Terning Trails, Plat 4.