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Kids asked, we listened

McLEOD, WRIGHT, CARVER COUNTIES, MN – Newspapers aren’t just for adults.

A while back, a few of our youngest readers sent a letter to the editor reminding us of this fact.

Part of the letter states, “Once upon a time, there was a girl and a boy who went to Wisconsin, and we only bought the newspaper for the comics, and the girl even separated the comics from the news. Then they went back to Minnesota and got the newspaper and looked for comics, but NEWS FLASH! There was none! The End.”

As a way to put more kid-friendly content in the paper, we’ve created a “Kidz Korner” featuring a question of the week, jokes, and games.

We hope children will enjoy reading this section, and we welcome your feedback. Send comments to scray@heraldjournal.com or call (320) 485-2535.

Here’s a look at our first section, which is in the Monday, Aug. 22 edition of the Herald Journal:

Look for the children's section in each issue of the Herald Journal.

Look for the children’s section in each issue of the Herald Journal.

 

Lester Prairie Garage Sale Day coming Sept. 17

The annual Lester Prairie city-wide garage sale day is Saturday, Sept. 17
To advertise your sale, submit your sale information via e-mail to troy@heraldjournal.com, or drop off at First Community Bank Lester Prairie
The ad deadline is Thursday, Sept. 8.

Funeral notice: Jeremy Thiel, 34, of Hutchinson (formerly of Lester Prairie)

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Jeremy Robert Thiel, 34, of Hutchinson (formerly of Lester Prairie), passed away Sunday, Aug. 21, at the Marie Steiner Kelting Hospice House in Chaska.

Funeral Services will take place Saturday, Aug. 27, at 11 a.m., at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie, with interment in the church cemetery.

Visitation will take place Friday, Aug. 26, from 4 to 8 p.m., at Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson, and will continue two hours prior to the service at the church in Lester Prairie.

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PHOTO GALLERY: McLeod County Fair

MCLEOD COUNTY, MN – View pictures from the McLeod County Fair by clicking here. Select images can be found in the Aug. 22 edition of the Herald Journal.

Despite the challenge, young Ben had fun learning it is actually difficult to walk on water at the water ball pool at the McLeod County Fair.

Despite the challenge, young Ben had fun learning it is actually difficult to walk on water at the water ball pool at the McLeod County Fair.

LP compost site open for storm debris

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Due to the storm damage in Lester Prairie, the city will leave the compost site open until dusk today, Friday, Aug. 19. City residents can use the site to dispose of their storm compost debris.

The site will also be open Saturday, Aug. 20 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.