Archive for Howard Lake

HLWW homecoming through Oct. 23

HOWARD LAKE-WAVERLY-WINSTED, MN – Homecoming at Howard-Lake-Waverly-Winsted School was extended into eight days this year, Oct. 12 through Friday, Oct. 23, so more of the student body could participate on days when they are at school. The theme this year is movies.

Dress up days: Monday, Oct. 19 – Men in Black; Tuesday, Oct. 20 – DL Superhero; Wednesday, Oct. 21 – Harry Potter; Thursday, Oct. 22 – Marvel Superhero; Friday, Oct. 23 – Laker Pride.

Homecoming candidates are: Queen – Abby Niesen, Candace Krumweide, Rachel Scherping, Katelyn Waataja, Neva Diers, Marit Gueningsman; and King – Noah Bush, Spencer Lade, Bennett Anderson, AJ Gatz, Kyle Driver, and Jake Zander.

Coronation will take place in the auditorium Monday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. It is a ticketed event, but will be live-streamed by KLKR.

Students will compete in movie trivia next week for prizes. Candidates will also decorate vehicles for a “parade” that will visit the elementary schools, middle school, and high school.

Kelly retiring as county attorney

FOR SUBSCRIBERS: After 37 years in the Wright County Attorney’s Office, including the past 22 years as county attorney, Tom Kelly has announced he will be retiring at the end of December.

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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.

Nov. 3 levy looming large for HLWW School Board

FOR SUBSCRIBERS:

The Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted (HLWW) School Board welcomed a new member at its meeting Monday night.

Board Chair Michelle Heuer administered the oath of office to Kelsey Puncochar at the beginning of the meeting. Puncochar was selected by the board to fill the remainder of the term of Lacy Detlefsen, who moved out of the district.

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Howard Lake ordinance: elected officials salaries

CITY OF HOWARD LAKE
ORDINANCE NO. 20-04
SECTION 1. Compensation.  The mayor shall be paid $7,000 annually for the regularly scheduled monthly council meetings.  Council Members shall be paid $5,000 annually for the regularly scheduled monthly council meetings.  The mayor and council members shall be paid an additional $75 for each special meeting attended.  The benefits provided in this subsection shall become effective January 1, 2021.
PASSED AND ADOPTED THIS 15TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2020.
MEAGAN THEISEN,
ASSISTANT CITY ADMINISTRATOR
625 8th Avenue, Howard Lake MN 55349
320-543-3670 www.howard-lake.mn.us
Published in the Herald Journal, Oct. 2, 2020.