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Bullying prevention to be discussed at HLWW School Board meeting Nov. 26

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – The next work Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School Board work session is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 26 at 6 p.m. in the high school media center. Topics of discussion include: promotion of the Wright Technical Center, and the district’s bullying prevention efforts.

Look for coverage in the Friday, Nov. 30 edition of the Herald Journal.

New maintenance staff to be hired in Winsted

WINSTED, MN – One item on the agenda for the Tuesday, Nov. 20 Winsted City Council meeting is to approve a conditional offer of employment for Brent Mickolichek as a part-time maintenance worker in the public works department.

The council also plans to approve a conditional offer of employment for Nicholas Schlechter for the position of intermittent maintenance worker.

Other items include hearing comments from citizen Glenn Weibel, and hearing an update from the Winsted Arts Council.

The meeting will start at 6 p.m. in the council chambers of Winsted City Hall. A work session will take place prior, starting at 5 p.m. in the Lewis Room of city hall.

Look for coverage of both meetings in the Friday, Nov. 23 edition of the Herald Journal.

Dedication ceremony Nov. 24 for new Carver County Veterans Memorial

CARVER COUNTY, MN – Dedication of the new Carver County Veterans Memorial will take place Saturday, Nov. 24 at 11 a.m. at the memorial site, located on Highway 25 and Carver County Road 30 in Mayer. The public is welcome to attend.

There will be a short program, featuring representatives from the City of Mayer, Carver County Board of Commissioners, and the Carver County Veterans Memorial and Registry (CCVMR) Committee.

“The panels for the memorial have been installed, which is the highlight,” CCVMR Committee Chair Stan Heldt noted. “There is still work to be done on the memorial and the grounds surrounding it, which we will be able to complete next year. At that time we will do a grand dedication.”

Veteran encourages HLWW students to ‘do great things’

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – If someone were to ask Captain Rick Messer why he chose to be a veteran, they’d be given a heartfelt response.

“We serve and are willing to lay our life down for you because you are worth it,” he said Monday morning, during the Veterans Day program at Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School.

Look for the story in the Friday, Nov. 16 edition of the Herald Journal.

Captain Rick Messer

Captain Rick Messer

HLWW School Board to hear from fall musical cast Tuesday

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – The Tuesday, Nov. 13 Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School Board meeting will include a presentation from the cast of the fall musical.


Other agenda items include a presentation about levy and bond options, approval of a golf co-op with Maple Lake, and approval of the 2017-18 audit.

The meeting will start at 6 p.m. in the high school media center. Meetings are normally the second Monday of each month, but this one was moved due to the observance of Veterans Day.

HLWW teams place in top 10 at national convention

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – The FFA chapter from Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School District has plenty to be proud of after the national FFA convention Oct. 24-27 in Indianapolis.

Three HLWW teams attended, and all placed in the top 10. Participants took home a total of $2,800 in scholarships, and  HLWW earned a three-star national chapter award.

“It was three days of adrenaline,” commented Cody Dickhausen, a member of HLWW’s Parliamentary Procedure team.

Look for their story in the Friday, Nov. 9 edition of the Herald Journal.

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