Archive for Howard Lake

HLWW fitness center presentation Monday, Nov. 13

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – A presentation about Howard Lake Waverly Winsted School District’s fitness center membership and usage will take place at the Monday, Nov. 13 school board meeting, which starts at 6 p.m. in the high school media center.

A few other items include approving the high school parking lot/exterior lighting project, discussion/approval of an FFA assistant, discussion/approval of a KLKR assistant, discussion/approval of additional special ed staff, and more.

Look for coverage in the Friday, Nov .17 edition of the Herald Journal.

Dr. Knudtson receives achievement award

SPONSORED POST – Dr. Erin Knudtson was recently awarded the Specialty Preceptor Achievement Award for her work in pediatrics with Rural Physician Associate Program (RPAP) students at Hutchinson Health in Hutchinson. The student who nominated her for this award explained, “I will never forget the kindness and empathy she showed her patients. She is the physician I aspire to be.”

RPAP is a nine-month, community-based educational experience for University of Minnesota third-year medical students who live and train in rural communities.


Knudtson is pictured with Dr. Kirby Clark (director of RPAP), and Dr. Ray Christensen (associate director of RPAP) at Hutchinson Health.

Hutchinson Health

Funeral notice: Michael J. Mitchell, 76, of Howard Lake

HOWARD LAKE, MN – Michael J. Mitchell, 76, of Howard Lake, passed away peacefully Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.  A Celebration of Life, open to the public, will take place Saturday, Nov. 18 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the South Shore Meeting Center (old “Muni”) in Howard Lake. In lieu of flowers, memorials/contributions made out to the family are preferred.

Pastors’ Reformation service video

See the pastors’ video promoting this event

HYMN FESTIVAL SERVICE – Come to the Reformation celebration Hymn Festival Service at St. James Lutheran Church,  Howard Lake. Experience the blessing of music, prayer, praise, and thanksgiving for the gift of God’s grace through faith in Jesus Christ. Sing along with the choirs and enjoy the organ and brass arrangements of familiar Lutheran hymns 500 years in the making.

Howard Lake couple hurt in Highway 12 crash

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, MN – A Thursday evening crash on Highway 12 resulted in noncritical injuries for a Howard Lake couple.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2013 Ford pickup driven by Paul Nelson, 43, of Montrose, was eastbound on Highway 12 at 7:18 p.m. when it turned left toward Calder Avenue in front of a 2013 Chevrolet Express Van driven by Larry Miller, 70, of Howard Lake.

Miller suffered noncritical injuries and was transported to Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. Passenger Diane Miller, 66, of Howard Lake, also suffered noncritical injuries and was transported to Ridgeview.

Nelson was not injured.

All individuals involved were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

Howard Lake Trunk or Treat location changed for Sunday, Oct. 29


HOWARD LAKE – The Trunk or Treat event sponsored by Howard Lake businesses, organizations, and  families, which is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 29 from 4 to 7 pm, will now take place in the Howard Lake Community Room.  The Community Room is located above the Howard Lake Library.  The location has been changed due to a forecast of snow.