Archive for Lester Prairie

Small Business Saturday feature: First Community Bank in LP

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – FCB president Dean Perry, owner Sheila Jilek, and executive vice president Dale Mensing are pleased to serve the communities of Lester Prairie and Silver Lake. Mensing celebrated 40 years with FCB in Lester Prairie Oct. 1. Look for their story in the Monday, Nov. 24 edition of the Herald Journal.

First Community Bank in Lester Prairie is proud to serve the community.

First Community Bank in Lester Prairie is proud to serve the community.

Pet of the Month: Rebecca Plamann’s rescued cat

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Rebecca Plamann, a veterinary technician at the Lester Prairie Veterinary Clinic, met her cat, Blake, three years ago. Look for her story in the Pet of the Month section of the Monday, Nov. 24 edition of the Herald Journal.

Pet of the Month appears in the last issue of Herald Journal each month. Story ideas are always welcome, and can be e-mailed to Starrla Cray at scray@heraldjournal.com.

 

Bulldog Basketball Shoot-a-Thon Fri., Nov. 28

The fourth annual Bulldog Basketball Shoot-a-Thon will take place Friday, Nov. 28 at the Lester Prairie High School gym.

The Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity Bulldog basketball players have collected pledges for every shot they make. They will each shoot a total of 100 shots.

The shoot-a-thon raises funds for the Bulldog basketball programs.

The evening begins at 5 p.m. with the junior high boys and girls shooting till 6 p.m.

From 6 to 7 p.m., the C-squad and junior varsity boys and girls will shoot.

At 7 p.m., the varsity boys and girls will shoot until 8 p.m.

Starting at 8 p.m., there will be a varsity girls and alumni scrimmage up to 9 p.m.

This is a great chance to preview the basketball players for the 2014-15 season.

Prizes will be given away throughout the night to players and spectators, and admission is free. Concessions will also be available.

Prizes will be donated by the Lester Prairie Booster Club.

Lester Prairie school bulletin Wednesday, Nov. 19

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Bulletin Nov. 19, 2014 Menu: Pancakes, Ham, Sausage, Yogurt & Cheese, Applesauce, OJ, Salad Bar, Milk The next free lunch is TODAY at St. Paul’s Church and they will serve Turkey Commercials. The Community/School Blood Drive is TODAY from 1-7 p.m. at the LP City Hall. Please see Mrs. Mattson with questions. Elementary Students and Families- Please remember to turn in your Teacher Wish List envelope this week, if you would like to participate. Thank you from Parents for Education. Students in grades 8-12: Auditions for the 2014-15 One Act Play will be held Tuesday and Wednesday before and after school in Mrs. Buckentin’s room. Please stop by to sign up for an audition time. 3 people may sign up for each time slot. For more information about this year’s play, visit goo.gl/mF2dPI. Wednesday, November 19th at 3:05, 3:20, 3:35 PM There will not be school on Thursday, Nov. 27 or Friday, Nov. 28 due to Thanksgiving. Due to buses filling to capacity for our morning and afternoon routes, students needing to ride a bus other than their own, must clear this in advance with the office. Permission will be granted only if room is available for the student(s). We appreciate your cooperation with the Lester Prairie Schools and Prairie Bussing. Plan ahead and expect that the bus will be full, that way you can make appropriate plans to have your child get to his/her final location safely and properly. – Mr. McNulty and Mr. Schmidt School Community: We are now looking for donations for our Christmas Store. This activity will take place on Friday, December 5th. The store allows for our students to experience economics in a real life, hands-on environment. If you would like to donate small things to the store, please drop them off in the LP District Office. Contact Principal Jeremy Schmidt if you have any questions. Our Kids Depot Program is in need of VHS movies for students that are 7-9 years old. If you would like to donate any, please bring them to the office. Thank you! Anyone interested in video taping for the boys’ basketball team should see Mr. Machemehl. You would be using an ipad and fun app so it will be cool!!!! PE students in grades 6, 7, 8 and 9 will be going skiing on Jan. 22. Forms are due by Dec. 12. – Mr. Weber LP BULLDOG BOOSTER CLUB Winter Apparel Sale is going on now! Order Deadline is TODAY, November 19th. Order forms are available in the office. Thanks for supporting the Booster Club. Remembering our Veterans at Christmas: Karlea Kyllo is collecting gifts such as: suspenders, socks, hats, gloves, word find magazines, cross word magazines, old time country CD’s, etc. for the veterans living in the St. Cloud Veteran’s Nursing Home. If you would like to help contribute, donation boxes are located at the LP School office, Prairie Market, First Community Bank, and Angvall Hardware. The boxes will be collected on December 10th for distribution to our deserving veterans. Thank you for your help! Detention is with Mrs. Wojciechowski this week. Detention is held on Tuesday afternoon and also before school on Wednesday and after school on Wednesday. We have begun our Schoolstore.com fundraiser. With this fundraiser, students share email addresses and then parents can shop directly through the site and we receive anywhere from 5% to 60% of the purchase price depending on how much shopping is done and the various vendors. Contact Mr. Schmidt with questions. The junior ambassador forms are now in the office. Two young ladies between grades 5-8 will be awarded the honor, one in grades 5-6 and one in grades 7-8. They will need to fill out an application or be nominated by someone else. If you have any questions please contact Melissa Williams melissawilli@embarqmail.com or 320-395-8433. Thank you. Gentlemen, has you may know it is the month of November. You may have heard that it is also know as No Shave November or Movember. This is the month where many men choose not to shave their facial hair in support of cancer in men. Some cancer patients lose their hair so we can show support by letting ours grow wild and free. Growing your facial hair raises awareness for cancer so it is a good cause. So men of Lester Prairie School show your support and grow your facial hair. Staff and students are encouraged to participate. Men who grow their facial hair will get together at the end of the month and take a marvelous picture and your name will be entered into a prize drawing! SENIORS: If you are participating in the Cake Pan fundraiser and have customers ordering on-line, make sure they are going to our group’s website at www.thatsmypan.biz/FRMN10194. If they don’t, we won’t get credit for the sale and they are not getting the fundraiser prices. Also, if your customer pays you for their on-line order instead of paying by credit card, you need to bring thatpayment to me so that I can confirm the order. Mr. Bjork Homework Help goes from 3:00-5:00 on Mondays and Wednesdays. Students in Homework Help should have work to complete. Wednesday,  Nov  19,  2014       Time   Event   Details   Comments   3:15pm-­‐  4:30pm   Theater  -­‐  One  Act  Play  -­‐   Practice       Room  144       3:30pm-­‐  6:00pm   Basketball  -­‐  Practice  9-­‐12   Boys        Holy  Trinity  Gym       3:30pm-­‐  5:30pm   Basketball  -­‐  Practice  9-­‐12   Girls        Lester  Prairie  Gym       5:30pm-­‐  8:30pm   CE  -­‐  Basketball  Practice       Lester  Prairie  Gym   5:30-­‐7:00   4th/5th/6th  grade   girls  7:00-­‐8:30   4th/5th  grade   boys           Practice  Shuttle  Times       3:08  -­‐  Pick  up  at  Lester  Prairie       3:20  -­‐  Drop  off  /  Pick  up  at  Holy  Trinity       3:35  -­‐  Drop  off  at  Lester  Prairie       4:45  -­‐  Pick  up  at  Lester  Prairie       5:00  -­‐  Drop  off  /  Pick  up  at  Holy  Trinity       5:15  -­‐  Drop  off  at  Lester  Prairie

Recount confirms result in McLeod County commissioner race

McLEOD COUNTY, MN – McLeod County Auditor/Treasurer Cindy Schultz announced the unofficial results of the recount in County Commissioner District 5 Monday, Nov. 17.

A discretionary recount was requested by candidate Jon Christensen at his expense.

The recount confirmed Christensen received 1,175 votes, and Joe Nagel received 1,209, the same totals posted after the Nov. 4 election.

Lester Prairie school bulletin Tuesday, Nov. 18

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Bulletin Nov. 18, 2014 Menu: Dunkers or Hamburger Hotdish or Cereal Bar with Yogurt and Cheese Stick, Green Beans, Carrots, Bananas and Apricots, Milk Attention 9-12 Football players and parents: The 2014 FB banquet is TONIGHT at 6:30 in the LP gym. Hope to see you there! There will not be drumline tomorrow morning. Elementary Students and Families- Please remember to turn in your Teacher Wish List envelope this week, if you would like to participate. Thank you from Parents for Education. The next free lunch will be tomorrow, Wed., Nov. 19 at St. Paul’s Church and they will serve Turkey Commercials. Students in grades 8-12: Auditions for the 2014-15 One Act Play will be held Tuesday and Wednesday before and after school in Mrs. Buckentin’s room. Please stop by to sign up for an audition time. 3 people may sign up for each time slot. For more information about this year’s play, visit goo.gl/mF2dPI. Tuesday, November 18th 7:30 or 7:45 AM 3:05, 3:20, 3:35 PM Wednesday, November 19th 7:30 or 7:45 AM 3:05, 3:20, 3:35 PM Due to buses filling to capacity for our morning and afternoon routes, students needing to ride a bus other than their own, must clear this in advance with the office. Permission will be granted only if room is available for the student(s). We appreciate your cooperation with the Lester Prairie Schools and Prairie Bussing. Plan ahead and expect that the bus will be full, that way you can make appropriate plans to have your child get to his/her final location safely and properly. – Mr. McNulty and Mr. Schmidt School Community: We are now looking for donations for our Christmas Store. This activity will take place on Friday, December 5th. The store allows for our students to experience economics in a real life, hands-on environment. If you would like to donate small things to the store, please drop them off in the LP District Office. Contact Principal Jeremy Schmidt if you have any questions. Our Kids Depot Program is in need of VHS movies for students that are 7-9 years old. If you would like to donate any, please bring them to the office. Thank you! Anyone interested in video taping for the boys’ basketball team should see Mr. Machemehl. You would be using an ipad and fun app so it will be cool!!!! PE students in grades 6, 7, 8 and 9 will be going skiing on Jan. 22. Forms are due by Dec. 12. – Mr. Weber LP BULLDOG BOOSTER CLUB Winter Apparel Sale is going on now! Order Deadline is tomorrow, November 19th. Order forms are available in the office. Thanks for supporting the Booster Club. Remembering our Veterans at Christmas: Karlea Kyllo is collecting gifts such as: suspenders, socks, hats, gloves, word find magazines, cross word magazines, old time country CD’s, etc. for the veterans living in the St. Cloud Veteran’s Nursing Home. If you would like to help contribute, donation boxes are located at the LP School office, Prairie Market, First Community Bank, and Angvall Hardware. The boxes will be collected on December 10th for distribution to our deserving veterans. Thank you for your help! The junior ambassador forms are now in the office. Two young ladies between grades 5-8 will be awarded the honor, one in grades 5-6 and one in grades 7-8. They will need to fill out an application or be nominated by someone else. If you have any questions please contact Melissa Williams melissawilli@embarqmail.com or 320-395-8433. Thank you. Gentlemen, has you may know it is the month of November. You may have heard that it is also know as No Shave November or Movember. This is the month where many men choose not to shave their facial hair in support of cancer in men. Some cancer patients lose their hair so we can show support by letting ours grow wild and free. Growing your facial hair raises awareness for cancer so it is a good cause. So men of Lester Prairie School show your support and grow your facial hair. Staff and students are encouraged to participate. Men who grow their facial hair will get together at the end of the month and take a marvelous picture and your name will be entered into a prize drawing! Detention is with Mrs. Wojciechowski this week. Detention is held on Tuesday afternoon and also before school on Wednesday and after school on Wednesday. The Community/School Blood Drive will be on Wednesday, November 19th from 1-7 p.m. at the LP City Hall. Students age 16 and older may sign up in the high school office. Please see Mrs. Mattson with questions. We have begun our Schoolstore.com fundraiser. With this fundraiser, students share email addresses and then parents can shop directly through the site and we receive anywhere from 5% to 60% of the purchase price depending on how much shopping is done and the various vendors. Contact Mr. Schmidt with questions. SENIORS: If you are participating in the Cake Pan fundraiser and have customers ordering on-line, make sure they are going to our group’s website at www.thatsmypan.biz/FRMN10194. If they don’t, we won’t get credit for the sale and they are not getting the fundraiser prices. Also, if your customer pays you for their on-line order instead of paying by credit card, you need to bring thatpayment to me so that I can confirm the order. Mr. Bjork Homework Help goes from 3:00-5:00 on Mondays and Wednesdays. Students in Homework Help should have work to complete. Tuesday,  Nov  18,  2014       Time   Event   Details   Comments   3:30pm-­‐  4:30pm   Basketball  -­‐  Practice  7-­‐8   Boys       Holy  Trinity  Gym       3:30pm-­‐  4:30pm   Basketball  -­‐  Practice  7-­‐8   Girls       Lester  Prairie  Gym       4:30pm-­‐  6:00pm   Basketball  -­‐  Practice  9-­‐12   Boys        Holy  Trinity  Gym       4:30pm-­‐  6:00pm   Basketball  -­‐  Practice  9-­‐12   Girls        Lester  Prairie  Gym       6:30pm   Football  -­‐  End  of  the   season  banquet        Lester  Prairie  Gym               Practice  Shuttle  Times       3:08  -­‐  Pick  up  at  Lester  Prairie       3:20  -­‐  Drop  off  /  Pick  up  at  Holy  Trinity       3:35  -­‐  Drop  off  at  Lester  Prairie       4:45  -­‐  Pick  up  at  Lester  Prairie       5:00  -­‐  Drop  off  /  Pick  up  at  Holy  Trinity       5:15  -­‐  Drop  off  at  Lester  Prairie