Archive for Lester Prairie

Archery league in LP

LESTER PRAIRIE – The Prairie Archers winter leagues will be starting soon in Lester Prairie. Adult league starts Monday, Jan. 8, and youth league starts Saturday, Jan. 13. Lessons are available upon request. For more information, contact Mark (952) 221-7915 or Bill (952) 594-2374.

Lester Prairie school bulletin Tuesday, Jan. 2

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN –

Lester Prairie School Bulletin

Jan. 2, 2018

Today’s Menu: Pizza or Chicken Nuggets, Carrot Sticks, Green Beans, Peaches, Milk

Tomorrow’s Menu: Soft Shell Taco or BBQ Chicken in a Shell, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Cheese, Salsa, Bread, Cooked Carrots, Apple Sauce, Milk

Thursday’s pep band has a location change. It will be at HT but treated like a regular LP pep band. Be at HT by 6:55 and make arrangements to have your instrument already with you. Attendance will be taken.

There will be a Sadie Hawkins Dance on Saturday, January 13 in the LP Gym. There will be a Masquerade Theme and this event is open to students in Grades 9-12. This event is sponsored by the LP Student Council.

Registration will take place for the Sadie Hawkins dance on Wednesday Jan. 3, Thursday Jan. 4 and Friday Jan. 5. in the lobby from 7:30-8:00. You must be registered to attend!! Dinner will be served at 6:30, dance will begin at 8:00 and end at 11:30.

Dinner and Dance is $15.00 

Dance only is $7.00

Congratulations to this year’s spelling bee participants from 5th through 8th grade.  This year’s students include 5th graders: Grace Bayerl and Anthony Suess, 6th graders; Lilly Parrott and Allison Knoll, 7th graders; Gavin Starr and Piper Schmidt and 8th graders; Michael Ruwersma and Delaney Sebora. 

Each of these students qualified by participating in a class spelling bee pretest. Now they will participate in the all-school spelling bee which will be held on Wednesday, January 10th at 4 p.m. in the media center.  Good luck! 

The Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity Boy’s Basketball Team is looking for an announcer for some of their home games this year.  If you are interested, please contact Mr. Walstrom at the school.  320-395-2521.

The Prairie Archers Youth Archery League will start on Jan. 13 &14. You must be between 7-18 and have your own archery equipment. Prairie Archers is location above Corner Stone Hardware and the cost is $30 per youth. If you have any questions please call Bill Bull at 952-5942374 or www.Prairiearchers.org

The office is in need of sweatpants for elementary students. If you have any new or gently worn sweatpants that you would like to donate, please turn them into the office. Thank you for your help!

If anyone is interested in ordering a letterman’s jacket please stop in the Lester Prairie school office and fill out an order form.

Sunday Open gym at Holy Trinity is held from 5:00 to 6:30 pm.  Any students 6th grade and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Homework Help is held with Jan Smith on Mondays and Jennifer Smith on Wednesdays.

Tuesday, Jan 2, 2018

Time

Event

Details

7:00am
7:30am

Hallway Walking  

Lester Prairie High School

3:20pm
4:30pm

Basketball – Practice “C” team Boys  

Holy Trinity Gym

3:20pm
4:30pm

Basketball – Practice 7-8 Boys  

Holy Trinity Gym

3:20pm
4:30pm

Basketball – Practice 7-8 Girls  

Lester Prairie Gym

4:30pm
6:00pm

Basketball – Practice 9-12 Girls  

Lester Prairie Gym

4:30pm
6:00pm

Basketball – Practice Boys JV/Varsity  

Holy Trinity Gym

6:00pm
7:30pm

CE – Youth Wrestling  

Cafeteria

Funeral notice: Marcella Fiecke, 86, formerly of Lester Prairie

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Marcella (Mrs. Norbert) Fiecke, 86, formerly of Lester Prairie, passed away Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Friday, Dec. 29 at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, with private family interment at the Glencoe Catholic Cemetery. There will be a gathering of family and friends Friday at the church from 9 to 11 a.m., prior to the Mass. Arrangements are with the Paul-McBride Funeral Chapel of Lester Prairie.

Howard Lake family in need of donations following Christmas day blaze

HOWARD LAKE – A mother and her three children lost their home and its contents in a fire that occurred in the early morning hours of Dec. 25.

According to Kirk Jensen, who coaches one of the children on his youth basketball team, Karen Mumford, of Mumford Sanitation, has opened her business office for the collection of donations for the fire victims.  The Mumford Sanitation office is located at 612 6th Street, Howard Lake.

Mumford will collect cash donations for the family, as well as clothing, hygiene supplies, household goods, etc.

Mumford indicated the two girls in the family wear a womens’ size medium in tops, and a size 8 in pants.  The boy in the family wears a size 10/12 in shirts and pants.  The mother wears a size 4x.

According to Jensen, the family lost everything in the fire.

Questions regarding donations may be directed to Jensen at (612) 618-8710; or to Mumford at (952) 261-6888.

Watch the Friday, Dec. 29 issue of Herald Journal for further details.

Names released from fatal crash near Lester Prairie Christmas day

MCLEOD COUNTY – A two-vehicle crash occurred near the area of 180th St. west of Baldwin Court, southwest of Lester Prairie, at 4:36 p.m. Dec. 25., according to a press release issued by the McLeod County Sheriff’s office.

A 1994 Dodge Caravan driven by Virgil Richter, 69, of Glencoe collided with a 2007 Chevrolet Suburban driven by Dolores Ramirez De Juarez, 35, from Glencoe, according to the release.

The occupants of the Dodge Caravan were trapped inside their vehicle and needed to be extricated. The passenger, Bonnie Richter, 63, of Glencoe, was transported to Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. North Memorial Air Care transported Virgil Richter to the North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale, where he later died.

All occupants of the Chevrolet Suburban, Dolores Ramirez De Juarez, two 3 year-old children, a 13-year old female, a 10-year old female, a female infant, and Salvador Juarez-Medina, 36, of Glencoe, were transported to the Glencoe Hospital.

Also responding to the scene were the Lester Prairie Police Department, Lester Prairie Fire Department, Minnesota State Patrol, Silver Lake Ambulance, Winsted Fire Department, Allina Ambulance, Ridgeview Ambulance, and North Memorial Air Care.

The crash is still under investigation.

 

McLeod County Road 1 closed due to crash Dec. 25

McLEOD COUNTY, MN – The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office posted the following notice the evening of Monday, Dec. 25: DUE TO A MAJOR CRASH, COUNTY ROAD # 1 WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE NEXT 2 HOURS BETWEEN DARY AVE AND BABCOCK AVENUE.(JUST SOUTHWEST OF LESTER PRAIRIE).