HUTCHINSON – The Red Cross Disaster Action Team is looking for volunteers in our area. A training event is planned for Saturday, Aug. 26 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hutchinson Public Library.
At this event, you will meet other volunteers while training to help your community by bringing healing and hope after a home fire or other disaster as a Red Cross volunteer. Lunch will be provided.
The Hutchinson Library is located at 50 Hassan Street SE in Hutchinson. For more information, or to reserve your spot, email email@example.com, or call (507) 387-6664, ext. 1504.
WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – Four people, including one woman from Winsted, sustained non-life threatening injuries in a two vehicle crash in Buffalo Township Thursday afternoon (Aug. 10), the Minnesota State Patrol reported.
A 2007 Chevrolet Aveo, driven by Bobbi Jean Smith, 33, of Buffalo, was traveling east on 10th Street NE and turned to go north onto Calder Avenue NE. A 1989 Buick LeSabre, driven by Cortney Marie Mattila, 19, of Winsted was traveling west on 10th Street NE and failed to stop at the stop sign, resulting in a collision with the Aveo, according to the report.
Bobbi Jean Smith and her 5-year-old passenger, Brylee Jean Smith, were both transported to North Memorial Hospital.
Mattila was transported to Buffalo Hospital. No health care facility was listed for her passenger, David Thomas Mosford, 13, of Buffalo.
All four people involved were wearing seat belts, and alcohol was not a factor in the crash.
Assisting agencies included the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, the Buffalo Police Department, and Allina.
SPONSORED POST: For a chance to sample beer, wine, & spirits from more than 20 local and national vendors, look no further than the St. Mary’s Craft Beer Festival in Winsted. In addition to the sampling, food will be served at the event including burgers, brats, pork chops, pizza, bottled water, & pop.
This 4th annual event will take place Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Winstock Country Music Festival grounds. Gates will open at 2 p.m.
Only those 21 and older, with a valid ID, will be allowed to enter. Participants will receive a commemorative mug to use for the 2-ounce beer and wine samples, and they will be able to vote for their favorite beverage.
HURRY! SPECIAL PRICING ENDS AUGUST 15, 2017
Tickets can be purchased online at www.stmarysbrewfest.com, St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted, or at the Blue Note Ballroom in Winsted.
Early bird tickets will be $25 through August 15, 2017. At the gate, tickets will be $35 each. Designated driver tickets are available for $10 each, and include a mug and non-alcoholic beverages.
There is no charge for parking.
MAYER, MN – Mayer City Council, during a special meeting July 31, authorized staff to begin negotiations with current Montrose City Clerk/Treasurer Margaret (Maggie) McCallum to fill the vacant city administrator position in Mayer.
The council had previously made an offer to its top candidate, David Mandt, who withdrew from the process. McCallum was the next finalist in line.
Read more in the Aug. 4 issue of Herald Journal.
WRIGHT COUNTY, MN — Ashton Roling, Madeline Clubb, and Molly Pettit were crowned Wright County Fairest of the Fair this afternoon (July 30).
More coronation photos will be posted tomorrow.
Wright County Fairest of the Fair 2017
WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – Click here to see our photos from the 2017 Wright County Fair in Howard Lake.
Select photos will be printed in the Friday, Aug. 4 edition of the Herald Journal.