Archive for Lester Prairie

LP community breakfast Dec. 4

The Lester Prairie Lions will serve a community breakfast Sunday, Dec. 4 at Lester Prairie City Hall from 9 a.m. to noon. Pancakes, eggs, sausage, toast, juice, and coffee will be served. Tickets are $6 for ages 13 and older, $4 for ages 6 to 12, and age 5 and under are free. Proceeds will support other Lions projects.

Bake and craft sale, chili luncheon Dec. 3

Prairie Community Church, 1st Avenue and Oak St., Lester Prairie will host its annual bake and craft sale and chili luncheon Saturday, Dec. 3 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Waverly, Mayer, and Lester Prairie residents hurt in Highway 7 crashes

McLEOD, CARVER COUNTIES, MN – Two separate crashes were reported on Highway 7 recently, one near Mayer, and one near Lester Prairie.

The first occurred Nov. 25 at about 10:43 a.m., according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Lillian Dammann, 83, of Lester Prairie was driving a 1999 Ford Taurus north on Babcock Avenue when her vehicle collided with Darlene Hemond, 80, of Spicer, who was driving a 2012 Ford Fusion east on Highway 7.

Dammann was transported to Ridgeview Hospital in Waconia with non-life threatening injuries, the state patrol reported. No injuries were reported for Hemond. Both women were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash.

The Lester Prairie Fire Department, the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office, and Ridgeview Ambulance assisted at the scene.

The second crash on Highway 7 occurred Wednesday at 5:32 p.m.

The state patrol reported that Paul Wren, 83, of Mayer, was driving a 1999 Chevy Silverado north on Carver County Road 123 when his vehicle was struck by a 2008 Toyota Prius heading west on Highway 7.

Wren was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center with serious injuries.

The driver of the Toyota Prius, Timothy LePage, 53, of Waverly, was transported to Ridgeview Hospital in Waconia with non-life threatening injuries.

According to the state patrol, LePage was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash, and Wren was not.

Lester Prairie High School Nov. 30 announcements

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – The Hope for the Holidays applications are in the office. If you have someone in mind that could use a little extra “hope” OR deserves “thanks”, please fill out an application and return to Cheryl Bayerl by Wednesday December 14. We will be granting 10 baskets. ~Thank you LP Student Council~

Today’s Menu: Spaghetti with Meat or Plain Sauce or Hot Ham and Cheese on a Bun, Coleslaw, Garlic Bread, Fruit Juice, Milk

Tomorrow’s Menu: Hot Dog, Mr. Rib or Cheesy Breadstick & Yogurt, Corn, Lettuce Salad, Applesauce, Milk

Fall Play Cast and Crew: If you would like a dvd of the fall play, Murder at Rundown Abbey, please see Ms. Olson or contact Troy Feltmann directly. Each dvd will cost $7. Please let Ms. Olson know by Dec. 8, if you would like to order one. Thank you.

There is a sign-up sheet in the high school office for anyone interested in One Act Play.

Anyone interested in directing the One Act Play please contact Mr. Walstrom.

There will be pep band for Thursday’s basketball game. Please be in the BLEACHERS by 6:55 ready to play. The stage will be unable due to the Christmas Store.

Anyone interested in speech club should join us for our second meeting this Thursday, Dec. 1st, after school at 3:15-3:45ish, in my room, room 148.  We will be discussing what categories you might want to compete in and the competition schedule.  I hope to see many of you there. – Ms. Smith

Attention High School Students and Parents:  The LP Parents for Education group is once again sponsoring a Christmas wish list project for the high school teachers. We’ve collected wish lists from high school teachers and put tags with the requested items on a display on the trophy case in the high school lobby.  Each tag has a teacher’s name and item(s) they have requested for their classrooms.  Please stop by and take a look at the requested items – there are a variety of items in different price ranges that are easy to purchase at retail stores or online.  If you’d like to donate, please take a tag(s) for the items you wish to donate -  Purchase the item(s), wrap and deliver the gift to the teacher directly or to the  high school office before December 22, 2016.  The display will be up until Christmas break or all the tags are gone. Please join us in sharing the spirit of this wonderful season with our teachers!  Questions or comments on this project can be directed to Darlene Schmidt or Tracy Jackson.

There will be a Sophomore class meeting during homeroom on Thursday December 1st in the science lab room 158.

Homework Help is held every Monday and Wednesday from 3:00-5:00. Homework Help will be held in Mrs. Montagne’s Room (#113) on Mondays and it will be held in Miss Smith’s Room (#148) on Wednesdays.

Juniors: The Excel Award nominations are due to Mr. Walstrom by Thursday, December 15th.

The weight room will now be open Monday through Thursday after school from 3:15 – 4:15.

The elementary students will be participating in the Christmas Store on Friday, December 2. If you would like to make a donation of new items for the store, please drop them off in the school office. Thank you!

HOLIDAY STORE on Friday December 2. We are looking for volunteers to help throughout the day.

Please contact Sally Engen 395-9839 or sallymaekappel@hotmail.com if you are able to help out.

Students in Grades 10-12: Please see Mrs. Mattson if you are interested in helping out with the Holiday Store on Dec. 2nd.

We are participating in Toys For Mary’s Place. Our goal is 250 toys and toys will be collected until Dec. 16. New or gently used toys are accepted. You may turn them into the office or your advisor’s rooms. – National Honor Society

Detention will be with Mrs. DeBruyckere on Nov. 30 and the morning of Dec. 1. Ms. Olson will have detention the afternoon of Dec. 1. Detention is held on Wednesday from 3-4 and Thursday from 7-8 & 3-4.

The following Juniors need to pay their class dues as soon as possible:

Danial Bolanos, Fabian Diaz, Michael Heldt, Sam Pelayo

The next free lunch for high school students will be on Wed., Dec. 21 at Bethel Church

PHOTOS: Donkey basketball in Lester Prairie

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Click here for photos of people playing basketball while riding donkeys in the Lester Prairie school gym.

Select photos, along with an article about the Nov. 22 Dairyland Donkey Ball event, will be printed in the Monday, Nov. 28 edition of the Herald Journal.

Donkey basketball in LP

Donkey basketball in LP

Lester Prairie School Board to consider custodial contract, coaching appointments

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Board will consider approval of a custodial contract during its Monday, Nov. 21 meeting. The board will also consider approval of a list of coaching contracts. The meeting will begin  at 6:30 p.m. in the school media center.