Archive for Watertown

Explore 4-H day in Howard Lake

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – Wright County 4-H will  host an Explore 4-H open house Sunday, Oct. 6 at Howard Lake Community Room, 617 Sixth Ave. in Howard Lake from 1 to 2:30 p.m. (stop in at anytime). Area youth are welcome to attend to learn more about the 4-H program. There will be fun, hands-on activities to learn about 4-H project areas, as well as information about membership and 4-H clubs in the area. Wright County 4-H is a youth development organization for youth in kindergarten through one year past high school. For more information about Explore 4-H Day or Wright County 4-H opportunities, contact the Wright County Extension Office at 763-682-7394.

Funeral notice: VerDella E. Fautsch, 89, of Watertown

WATERTOWN, MN – VerDella Elaine Fautsch, 89, of Watertown, passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
Memorial services will take place Monday, Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Watertown.
There will be a gathering of family and friends Sunday, Sept. 8 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the church, continuing Monday, from 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Home.

HJ offices closed Aug. 30 and Sept. 2

All Herald Journal offices will be closed Friday, Aug. 30 and Monday, Sept. 2.

Winsted Beer Festival – Early Bird Tickets On Sale – ORDER NOW!

SPONSORED POST: For a chance to sample beer, wine, & spirits from more than 20 local and national vendors, look no further than the Winsted 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.

300x600_beer_fest19This 6th annual event will take place Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 from 2 to 5:30 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.

Tickets can be purchased online at, Adult Training & Habilitation Center (ATHC) in Winsted, or at the Blue Note Ballroom.

Early Bird Tickets are $25 each. Tickets purchased the day of the event at the gate go up to $35. Designated driver tickets are available for $10 each, and include a mug and non-alcoholic beverages.

There is no charge for parking.

Funeral notice: Craig D. Guetzkow, 48, of Watertown

WATERTOWN, MN – Craig Duane Guetzkow, 48, of Watertown, passed away Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019.  There will be a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, Aug. 10 at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown, with a gathering of family and friends at the church from 9 to 11 a.m., prior to the Mass. Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home of Watertown and Delano.

Funeral notice: Greg Nystrom, 64, of Watertown

WATERTOWN, MN – Greg Nystrom, 64, of Watertown, passed away Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at his home. There will be a Celebration of Life Thursday, Aug. 8 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Watertown Community Center, 309 Lewis Ave. S., Watertown.  Flowers or donations may be sent to 534 Castle Ridge Rd, Watertown, MN 55388.