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Hydrant flushing in Howard Lake Oct. 25-27

HOWARD LAKE WATER HYDRANTS TO BE FLUSHED – Wed., Oct. 25 through Fri., Oct. 27. During this time, the water may become rusty, water pressure may drop, or both. The public works department recommends not washing white or light colored clothing during this period of time. If you have any questions, call the Howard Lake Public Works Department, (320) 543-2318.

Funeral notice: Leonard Krueger, 49, of Lester Prairie

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Leonard Krueger, 49, of Lester Prairie, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, at his residence. His funeral service will be Saturday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie.  There will be visitation at the church one hour prior to the service.  Arrangements are with the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted.

Funeral notice: Lowell A. Haga-Leas, 48, of Mayer

MAYER, MN – Lowell A. Haga-Leas, 48, of Mayer, passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2017, at University of Minnesota Hospital in Minneapolis.  Funeral service will be Saturday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Mayer, with interment at the church cemetery.  Visitation will be at the church Saturday, from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.  Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Waconia.

HLWW School Board to discuss Wright Technical Center

WRIGHT, McLEOD COUNTIES, MN – One item on the agenda for the Monday, Oct. 23 Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School Board meeting is discussion about the Wright Technical Center in Buffalo.

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

Look for coverage in the Friday, Oct. 27 edition of the Herald Journal.

HT Oct. 17 announcements

WINSTED, MN – Lunch for Today: Stuff Crust Pepperoni Pizza, Carrots, Fruit, Milk

A reminder to students to get your lip sync items cleaned up behind stage – all items need to be put back where you got them or take them home.

There will be a Junior High Knowledge Bowl meeting today during lunch in Mrs. Simmons room.

3:30 – FB practice at LP

3:30 – CC – A – Tri-City United – bus leaves at 12:50 – runners excused at 12:40

4:15-5:30-7:00 – VB – HLP – Buffalo Lake-Hector- Stewart

There will be a rep from Ridgewater College here tomorrow at 11:00am to talk to interested students.

We will have mass tomorrow at 8:15. Please wear your marathon t-shirt and you may also wear jeans. We will have service day after lunch. Please remember to bring rakes and gloves and put your name on your rake.

There will be a fan bus going to the football game tomorrow night at Mayer Lutheran. Please sign up at the office if you are going. The cost is $7.00 and the bus will leave from HT at 5:35

Students interested in going to the youth night pizza and bowling this coming Saturday, Oct. 21st should sign up at the office and pick a permission slip. Money and slip is due in by this Wednesday, Oct. 18th.

Please get your Halloween BASH money and permission slips turned in as soon as possible.

United Way fund drive coming to Lester Prairie mailboxes

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – United Way of McLeod County encourages citizens to “be the change” during its annual fund drive this fall. Lester Prairie residents can expect to receive donation information in their mailboxes shortly.

Local dollars donated are used with partner agencies and programs addressing established needs in Lester Prairie and McLeod County.