Archive for Lester Prairie

Blood drive in LP

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – There will be a Red Cross blood drive at RiteWay Conveyors, Inc., 2364 Highway 7, Monday, Aug. 20  from 1 to 7 p.m. Make an appointment to donate blood by downloading the free American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

LP pool will close Friday, Aug. 24

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – The Lester Prairie swimming pool will close for the season Friday, Aug. 24. Weather and water conditions permitting, hours will remain 1 to 7 p.m. daily through Aug. 24.

Sandwich ministry at St. Paul Lutheran Church

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – A community sandwich-making project is planned Thursday, Aug. 16 starting at 8:30 a.m. at St. Paul  Lutheran Church, Lester Prairie. This is an outreach program to inner city homeless. Volunteers and donations are needed. For more information, call (320) 395-2780. Donations may be dropped off at First Community Bank, Lester Prairie, or at the church.

Date change for Lester Prairie City Council meeting

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – The August meeting of the Lester Prairie City Council has been moved from Aug. 14 to Thursday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. at city hall due to the primary election.

Blood drive in Lester Prairie Aug. 20

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – There will be a Red Cross blood drive at RiteWay Conveyors, Inc., 2364 Highway 7, Monday, Aug. 20  from 1 to 7 p.m. Make an appointment to donate blood by downloading the free American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting RedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Semi/car collision crashes onto Shadowbrooke Golf Course

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McLEOD COUNTY – A semi-truck and a passenger vehicle collided at the intersection of State Highway 7 and McLeod County Road 1/ Babcock Avenue at approximately 9:15 a.m. today.

The impact of the crash sent both vehicles onto the southeast corner of the Shadowbrooke Golf Course.

Street signs on the corner of the intersection were broken off and landed by the vehicles, and a nearby power pole was damaged.

The driver of the car – the lone occupant – was transported to an area hospital by Ridgeview Ambulance.

Lester Prairie Police and Fire Departments, Winsted Fire and Rescue, and the McLeod County Sheriff were among the departments responding to the scene.

Traffic was not stopped in any direction, however law enforcement was directing traffic through the area slowly.

More details regarding the accident will be published as they become available.  Watch for them here and in the Aug. 10 edition of Herald Journal.