Archive for Waverly

Vital records location changing in Wright County

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – Effective March 6, the vital records function including birth certificates, death and marriage certificates, marriage applications, ordinations and passport photos will be processed at the Wright County recorder’s office on the second floor of the Wright County Government Center in Buffalo.

PHOTO GALLERY: HLWW snofest coronation

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – Snofest King and Queen Seth Pauna and Kaitlyn Marschel were crowned Feb. 10 at Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School. Check out our photos here:

Some will be in the Monday, Feb. 20 edition of the Herald Journal.

Dervish returns to Blue Note Ballroom, Winsted March 3

SPONSORED POST. Dervish, magical music from Ireland, will perform Friday, March 3, 7:30 pm at the Blue Note Ballroom, Winsted. Tickets are $15 in advance, special prices for students and seniors. Tickets at

HLWW Announcements 2/8/17

SNOFEST DRESS-UP DAYS- Monday- Pajama Day, Tuesday-Decade Day, Wednesday- Walt Disney Day, Thursday- Class Color Day and Friday- Laker Day!

CLAY TARGET – Sign up is in progress. Past members check your school e-mail for directions for signing up. There is a new format for signing up this year. Registration needs to be completed by March 10. Cost will be $200 paid to the high school office. If you have an interest in joining the team please e-mail Coach Schmidt at for further information.

LAKER JO VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS- If you need help completing your online officiating clinic coursework Mrs. Hogg will host 3 help sessions on Thursdays (Feb. 9, 16 and 23) from 2:46-3:45pm in her High School classroom. Bring Headphones.

SOFTBALL – Feb. 15th Player/Parent @ 5:30 p.m. in the HS Auditorium. All those who have questions or who are interested in playing this year.

PROM FUNDRAISER – The Junior class is doing a fundraiser selling delicious Papa Murphy Pizza. You may order from any Junior or e-mail Annette Hystad at or Kristi Main at by February 14. Pick up for Pizzas will be February 23 (same night as High School and Middle School Conferences) from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the parking lot at the Papas Murphy’s trailer. Come to conferences and take home dinner.

ROSES FOR SALE – The Junior class will be selling beautiful roses for Valentine’s Day TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY FEB. 8 during lunch. Purchase Red, Pink or White Roses $3 each, or 4 for $10. Write a message and the Juniors will deliver your roses on Valentine’s Day.

DIME WARS – The Juniors are having a Dime War during SnoFest Week during lunch as a fundraiser for prom. Please bring in your dimes and put them in your grade level’s jar. The winning class will receive delicious cookies provided by the Junior class.

PARKING REMINDER – Students are NOT allowed to park in STAFF PARKING.

BASEBALL – Open Gym Sundays 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Humphrey Hall.

YEARBOOKS – Are on sale now! Please check your student e-mail accounts for a message from Mr. Smith regarding how to purchase your yearbook today. You may purchase online or get an order form from the high school office or from Mr. Smith. Sales will end March 15 and CANNOT be extended.

BLEACHER SEATS – The HLWW High School Volleyball team is selling bleacher seats. These seats are great for basketball, football, volleyball, baseball, and softball games, wrestling matches, gymnastics and track meets. Please contact Brooke Decker at or Kelsi Hogg at if you are interested.

SADIE HAWKINS DANCE – “Love is in the Air!” The second annual Sadie Hawkins Dance will be held Saturday, Feb. 11 from 8-11 pm. Tickets are $10 a person for pre-sale and $12 at the door. Pre-sale ticket sales will begin to be sold Feb 3 during lunch. Concessions will be available during the duration of the dance.

WALKING TRACK – is open during lunch hour

FITNESS CENTER – Fitness Center open Monday- Friday 2:46- 4:30 pm.

Sundays 6-8 pm
Grades 7- Adult
Grades 6 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
$1 per person, bring correct change.
Those attending open gym will be asked to sign in and provide an emergency contact number.
Bring your own basketball.

HEALTH OFFICE – Nurse Abby from Wright County Public Health will be here every Tuesday from 9:15 – 11 am in the office next to Mr. Berning. She is available to talk about healthy relationships and any concerns you might have. Please check your e-mail today for more information about how to set up appointments to speak to her or text Nurse Abby at 763-477-8327. All discussions are confidential and non-judgmental.

ACTIVITY SCHEDULES – To find our activity schedules online go to the HLWW district website and click on “Activities”. Then in the middle of the page click on “Activities Schedule”. That will bring up the weekly schedule for all the activities. If you would like to view a season schedule for a specific activity, then find that activity on the right-hand side, check it and click “View”. There is also an “Activity Schedule Parent Guide” under the “Forms and Links” section of the Activities page for you to reference.

Firefighters extinguish van fire in Waverly

WAVERLY, MN – The Waverly Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on Lake Avenue in Waverly Jan. 30. The department was called at about 5:10 p.m., and extinguished the flames in a matter of minutes, according to Fire Chief Ben Duske.

The vehicle, a silver 2005 Chrysler Town and Country van, was a total loss. Duske said the cause of the fire is unknown. No injuries were reported.

Van fire in Waverly

Van fire in Waverly

Football buffet at Uptown Bar and Grill

SPONSORED POST. Big Game activities at Uptown Bar and Grill, Waverly include a football buffet, meat raffles at 3 pm and bottomless domestic tap beers. Specials start at kick-off.