Archive for Lester Prairie

Opportunities for all at LP Prairie Days in mid-July

Organizers of Prairie Days in Lester Prairie are looking for participants for various events scheduled to take place.

Prairie Days, sponsored by the Lester Prairie Lions Club, and Lester Prairie Ambassador Program, will take place downtown and in Central Park in Lester Prairie Friday, July 14 through Sunday, July 16.

Those interested in participating in the parade should contact Tasha at (320) 296-1579.

Vendors interested in selling at the craft fair should contact Andria at, or Melissa at (320) 282-3816

Those interested in displaying a vehicle in the car show should contact Larry Hoof at (320) 395-2604.

Actors, musicians, singers, and others who would like to participate in the talent show should call Sue Mielke at (320) 395-2571.

Anyone interested in participating in the 5k run/walk should email

Applications to participate are also available at Cornerstone Hardware Store; at the website,; and on Facebook.

Extended summer hours for back-to-school physicals at Hutchinson Health

SPONSORED POST – Summer is a great time to take care of annual wellness and physical exams for kids of all ages.

At Hutchinson Health, extended evening hours for back-to-school appointments are available from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. starting Monday, July 17 and ending Thursday, Aug. 31.

Regular clinic hours in Hutchinson are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

To schedule an appointment, call (320) 234-3290.

Back-to-school appointments can include:

• sports physicals

• preschool/kindergarten physicals

• annual wellness check-ups and immunizations

To learn more, go to

LP School Board to approve preliminary budget for 2017-18

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Board will consider approval of the district’s 2017-18  preliminary budget during its June 19 meeting.

Other items on the agenda include the first reading of policy 905-advertising, and various contract approvals.

The meeting will begin at 5:45 p.m. in the school media center.

Cedar Crest of Cosmos Ice Cream Social – Thurs., June 15 – 4-6p


Cedar Crest of Cosmos is hosting an ice cream social on Thursday, June 15 from 4-6p and would love it if you could join! Grab a lawn chair and bring your family and friends to 130 North Neptune Street in Cosmos, MN.

There will be a light supper and an ice cream sundae bar, with entertainment provided by “Just in Time”. Make sure you stop by this Thursday!


Winstock winners announced

WINSTED, MN – The 2017 Winstock Country Music Festival raffle winners are:

Darion Ulrich, Howard Lake, MN – $15,000 Cash (Grand Prize)

Gary Starkson, Lester Prairie, MN – $1,000 Cash

Debra Paul, Hutchinson, MN – $500 Cash

Rita Fasching, Redwood Falls, MN – $100 Cash

Bob & Irene Kutz, Winsted, MN – $100 Cash

Jason Sanders, Mora, MN – $100 Cash

Rick Scholtes, Blue Earth, MN – $100 Cash

Ray Cardinal, Waverly, MN – $100 Cash

Elaine Fleischacker, Winsted, MN – $100 Cash

James Neumann, Winsted, MN – $100 Cash

Virgil Scherping, Winsted, MN – $100 Cash

David Wiebe, Wichita, KS – $100 Cash

Gene Gibson, Andover, MN – $100 Cash

Funeral notice: Arlaine (Kruschke) Schiebe, 85, of Rockford, formerly of Lester Prairie

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Arlaine (nee Kruschke) Schiebe, 85, of Rockford, formerly of Greenfield, Plymouth and Lester Prairie, passed away Friday, June 9.  Funeral service will take place Wednesday, June 14, at 7 p.m. at the Gearty-Delmore Funeral Chapel, 15800 37th Avenue North, in Plymouth, with interment on Thursday, June 15, at 10:30 a.m. at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Visitation will take place at the funeral chapel Wednesday, June 14, from 4 p.m. until the time of the service. Arrangements are with the Gearty-Delmore Funeral Chapel of Plymouth.