Archive for Lester Prairie

Lester Prairie School Board filing notice

NOTICE OF FILING DATES FOR ELECTION
TO THE SCHOOL BOARD
INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 424
(LESTER PRAIRIE)
STATE OF MINNESOTA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of Independent School District No. 424 shall begin on July 28, 2020, and shall close at 5 :00 o’clock p.m. on August 11, 2020.
The general election shall be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. At that election, four (4) members will be elected to the School Board for terms of four (4) years each.
Affidavits of Candidacy are available from the school district clerk, 131 Hickory St N Lester Prairie. MN 55354. The filing fee for this office is $2. A candidate for this office must be an eligible voter, must be 21 years of age or more on assuming office, must have been a resident of the school district from which the candidate seeks election for thirty (30) days before the general election, and must have no other affidavit on file for any other office at the same primary or general election.
The affidavits of candidacy must be filed in the office of the school district clerk and the filing fee paid prior to 5 :00 o’clock p.m. on August 11, 2020.
Dated: June 26, 2020
BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD
/s/ Steve Ziermann
School District Clerk
Independent School District No. 424
Published in the Herald Journal, July 10, 2020.

Bergen Township filing notice

BERGEN TOWNSHIP
FILING NOTICE
Notice of filing for Township Election. Notice is hereby given that qualified voters of Bergen Township, McLeod County, Minnesota, affidavits of candidacy may be filed with the Bergen Township Clerk for the following offices:
One Supervisor #A – four year term
One Supervisor #C—four year term
One Clerk – four year term
Any qualified voters who wish to have their name on the official ballot for any of the above said offices must file with the Township Clerk at 17293 Eagle Ave N, Lester Prairie MN 55354, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY BY CALLING (320) 204-2280, and submit two dollars ($2.00).
The time for filing is from between 8:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 28th 2020 and Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.
Tiffany Eggert, Clerk
Bergen Township
Published in the Herald Journal, July 10, 2020.

LP native Caleb Sebora gives his hometown a plug when asked about July 4 plans

https://kstp.com/minnesota-news/independence-day-celebrations/5781663/

Digging into LP school expansion project

FOR SUBSCRIBERS: Crews have been busy working to complete the site utility work in preparation for the north addition at the Lester Prairie School this week.

SEE THE FULL STORY AND MORE IN THE ONLINE EDITION HERE.

Lester Prairie filing notice

Public Notice
CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Statutory Election of said City in the Election District of Lester Prairie will be held at city hall in said City on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 8 p.m..
The following offices will be up for election:
MAYOR – 2 (two) year term
TWO COUNCILMEMBERS – 4 (four) year term
The first day to file an Affidavit of Candidacy is July 28, 2020.  The last day to file for office is August 11th, 2020.  Applications for filing are available at the City Clerk’s Office, (37 Juniper Street North, Lester Prairie, MN), Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. except, filing will remain open until 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020.  The last day to withdraw from candidacy is 3 p.m. Thursday, August 13th, 2020.  The application filing fee is $ 2.00.
Dated:  July 1, 2020
Marilyn L. Pawelk
City Clerk-Treasurer
Published in the Herald Journal, July 3, 10, and 17, 2020.

Funeral notice: Jon Schwichtenberg, 86, formerly of Lester Prairie

Jon I. Schwichtenberg, age 86, of Hutchinson, formerly of Lester Prairie, passed away Friday, June 26, 2020, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson. Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, July 1, 2020, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lester Prairie, with interment in the church cemetery. Gathering of family and friends will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Military Honors by the American Legion Ray Kirkpatrick Post 463. Arrangements are with the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson.