Archive for Lester Prairie

Funeral notice: Michael Callais, 61, of Lester Prairie

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Michael Callais, 61, of Lester Prairie, passed away Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at his home. Arrangements are pending with the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel of Lester Prairie.

McLeod Co. man sentenced for ISIS contacts

GLENCOE, MN – Abdul Raheem Ali-Skelton, 23, of Glencoe was sentenced Tuesday to more than three years in prison for lying to the FBI about his social media exchanges with Islamic State group recruiters, KARE 11 reported.

In April, Ali-Skelton pleaded guilty to lying about his communications with the group. He later threatened to blow up a Walgreens, an incident his attorney said stemmed from a drunken rant after seeing his wife with another man at the store, KARE 11 reported.

Read the full story here: http://www.kare11.com/news/crime/mn-man-sentenced-to-3-years-for-isis-contacts/385163460

Cute baby contest now accepting entries

MINNESOTA – Know someone with an adorable baby? The Herald Journal’s sister paper, the Delano Herald Journal, is hosting a cute baby contest.

Entrants do not need to be from Delano to win.

Nearly $1,000 will be given away in cash prizes.

For details, click here: https://www.communitynewscontest.com/index.php?contestid=276 

Funeral notice: Conrad ‘Connie’ Hausladen, 66, of Lester Prairie

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Conrad “Connie” Hausladen, 66, of Lester Prairie, passed away Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will take place Friday, Jan. 13 at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake, with interment following in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church, two hours prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel in Lester Prairie.

LP Christmas tree disposal Sat., Jan. 14

SPONSORED POST. The City of Lester Prairie will accept Christmas trees for disposal Saturday, Jan. 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the compost site. Trees must be free of garland, decorations, etc.; no wreaths or other items will be accepted.

Funeral notice: Rosemary ‘Rose’ Thiel, 89, of Glencoe, formerly of Lester Prairie

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Rosemary “Rose” Thiel, 89, currently a resident of Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care, and formerly of Lester Prairie, passed away Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 at GRHSLTC. Visitation will be Tuesday, Jan. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel in Lester Prairie, with prayer services at 6:30 p.m. Interment will take place Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 10 a.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery in Lester Prairie.