Archive for New Germany

Breakfast with Santa Dec. 1

NEW GERMANY, MN – A Breakfast with Santa event will take place Saturday, Dec. 1 from 8 to 11 a.m. at New Germany City Hall.  Bring your camera.

HJ offices closed Friday, Nov. 23

WINSTED, LESTER PRAIRIE, HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, MAYER, NEW GERMANY, WATERTOWN, MN – Herald Journal offices will be closed Friday, Nov. 23. Papers will be distributed as usual on Friday.

Dedication ceremony Nov. 24 for new Carver County Veterans Memorial

CARVER COUNTY, MN – Dedication of the new Carver County Veterans Memorial will take place Saturday, Nov. 24 at 11 a.m. at the memorial site, located on Highway 25 and Carver County Road 30 in Mayer. The public is welcome to attend.

There will be a short program, featuring representatives from the City of Mayer, Carver County Board of Commissioners, and the Carver County Veterans Memorial and Registry (CCVMR) Committee.

“The panels for the memorial have been installed, which is the highlight,” CCVMR Committee Chair Stan Heldt noted. “There is still work to be done on the memorial and the grounds surrounding it, which we will be able to complete next year. At that time we will do a grand dedication.”

Early deadlines for Nov. 23 issue

WINSTED, LESTER PRAIRIE, WAVERLY, WATERTOWN, NEW GERMANY, MAYER, HOWARD LAKE, MN – All deadlines for Herald Journal will be 24 hours early for the Nov. 23 issue due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Newspaper deadline will be noon Tuesday, Nov. 20. Herald Journal offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23. Papers will be distributed as usual on Friday.

PHOTO GALLERY – Winsted hosts Veterans Day Dinner

WINSTED – Area veterans and their family members gathered together Sunday evening to share food, memories, and fellowship.

Local Scout troop 399 provided servers for the evening, which was catered by the Blue Note.

The speaker for the evening was Cassandra Carrigan, a Veterans Service Officer with McLeod County.

A special toast was held at the end of the evening, to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

Photos from the evening may be viewed by clicking here:

Watch for more information in the March 16 edition of Herald Journal.

Daylight savings time ends Sunday

WINSTED, HOWARD LAKE, LESTER PRAIRIE, NEW GERMANY, MAYER, WAVERLY, WATERTOWN, MN – Remember to turn your clocks back one hour Saturday night as daylight savings time will end Sunday, Nov. 4 at 2 a.m. This is a good time to check the batteries in home smoke alarms.