Archive for Lester Prairie

LP School Board to canvass referendum results

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Board will canvass the results of the Aug. 13 referendum during its Monday, Aug. 19 meeting, which will begin at 5:45 p.m. in the school media center.

Other items on the agenda include approval of the staff and student handbooks for the 2019-2020 school year, review and approval of school policies, a purchase agreement for the property at 400 2nd Ave. N., and a closed session to consider offers for purchase of the property at 300 2nd Ave. N.

Paper drive in Lester Prairie Aug. 12-19

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – There will be a paper drive at Bethel Lutheran Church, 77 Lincoln Ave. North in Lester Prairie, August 12-19. Cardboard, newspaper, card stock, phone books, and any recyclable paper can be dropped off in the truck in the church parking lot. Pizza boxes and cardboard with food on it are not accepted. Questions can be directed to 320-395-2125, 952-467-2542, or 952-688-1843.

McLeod County Fair Aug. 14 to 18

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – The McLeod County Fair will take place at the fairgrounds in Hutchinson Wednesday, Aug. 14 through Sunday, Aug. 18.

LP compost site closed Sat., Aug. 17

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – The Lester Prairie compost site will be closed Saturday, Aug. 17.

Lester Prairie School referendum passes by 8 votes, according to unofficial results

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Voters approved the Lester Prairie School referendum by a narrow margin today. Preliminary (unofficial) election results are: YES= 589 NO=581. All results are unofficial until certified.

The referendum was for $13.65 million in facility improvements.

See more in the Friday, Aug. 16 edition of Herald Journal.

Lester Prairie School Board to conduct special meeting Thursday, Aug. 15

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Board has scheduled a special meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 in the school media center to develop superintendent goals and expectations for the 2019-2010 school year, and to discuss the results of Tuesday’s referendum vote.