Archive for Travis Handt

Right or wrong: judging school districts by test scores

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Following trends in state testing data, results for Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted (HLWW) and Lester Prairie school districts show little improvement from the previous year.

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Lester Prairie’s Corner Stone Santa is taking his show on the road

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The 1940s Santa Claus statue that has become a holiday staple at the Corner Stone Hardware & Mercantile store in Lester Prairie will now be displayed where even more people can check out his naughty and nice list.

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Howard Lake City Council approves snow and ice assistance program

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The Howard Lake City Council approved a modification to its snow and ice ordinance at its Monday night meeting.

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Winsted City Administrator Adam Birkholz resigns

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Winsted City Administrator Adam Birkholz submitted his resignation at the end of Monday’s city council meeting. His last day will be Friday, Jan. 13, 2023.

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Howard Lake’s ‘Buck’ Uecker is inducted into the Minnesota Softball Hall of Fame

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 During the 32nd Minnesota Softball Hall of Fame Banquet Oct. 29, at the Grand Casino in Hinckley, Howard Lake resident Bruce “Buck” Uecker was inducted as a new member.

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LP to continue joint police agreement with Winsted

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The Lester Prairie City Council discussed multiple matters regarding the LPPD at its monthly meeting Nov. 15. Among the items discussed were the continuation of a joint agreement between the LPPD and the Winsted Police Department, as well as the purchase of a new squad car for the LPPD.

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