Archive for Waverly

Unbelted Waverly woman injured in crash

BUFFALO, MN – A Waverly woman was injured when the vehicle she was riding in was involved in a crash at 3:57 p.m. Saturday.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 1999 Honda Accord driven by Victor Hernandez DeJesus, 23, of Waverly, was eastbound on Highway 55 in Buffalo. A 1998 Chevrolet Blazer driven by Benjamin Petri, 28, of Buffalo, was southbound on Second Street, had a green light, and T-boned the accord in the front left quarter panel.

Rosa Moralez, Nazario, 28, of Waverly, was not wearing a seat belt, according to the State Patrol, and was tossed in the vehicle on impact. She was transported to Buffalo Hospital with noncritical injuries.

All others, including two other passengers in the Accord, were wearing seat belts and were not injured.

Road conditions were dry and alcohol was not a factor in the crash, according to the State Patrol.

Holiday of Waverly Grand Opening Event


Come celebrate Holiday of Waverly’s new store opening with us!

REGISTER TO WIN One of several Holiday Car Wash Coupon Books!

Each book features 4 works wash coupons, a $29.99 value. Print the registration form below, fill it out and turn it in to Holiday of Waverly on Thurs., Oct. 10, 2019. Drawing will be held Fri., Oct. 11, 2019. Winners will be announced on Holiday of Waverly’s Facebook page and website.



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.

Our HLWW homecoming photo gallery is online

Sept. 15 HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – CLICK HERE to see our photo galleries from the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted homecoming coronation.

HLWW crowns homecoming royalty


Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School has crowned its 2019 homecoming royalty.

The royal court includes: Princess Gracie Mallak, Prince Drew Oestreich, Queen CJ Decker, and King Quinn Mathison.

Watch next week’s Herald Journal for full coverage of the coronation and the pep fest that followed.

HLWW homecoming coronation

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – The Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted homecoming coronation will take place Friday, Sept. 13 in the high school auditorium. Doors open at 1 p.m., and the coronation will begin at 1:15 p.m.