WAVERLY, MN – For Mary Chris Gallo and her husband, John LaMere, antique shopping is a thrill like no other.
“We’re really looking forward to having people come in and experience what we experience,” said Gallo.
She and LaMere are the owners of Behind the Moon Antiques in downtown Waverly, slated to open Thursday, May 1. Visitors are welcome to stop by the first and third weekend of each month, Thursday through Sunday.
Look for the full story in the Monday, April 28 edition of the Herald Journal.
WRIGHT, CARVER, McLEOD COUNTIES, MN – Nine thousand, five hundred and twenty-one.
That’s the number of projects that have been funded, so far, through the Legacy Amendment passed by Minnesota voters in 2008. Look for a story about how Legacy funds are allocated in the Monday, April 21 edition of the Herald Journal.
To see the first story on this topic, which was printed in the March 17 edition of the Herald Journal, click here.
It may be over a year later, but the Minnesota State High School League has officially recognized a state record set by the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Lakers and the Mayer Lutheran Crusaders boys basketball teams.
Back on Nov. 30, 2012, the Lakers faced off with the Crusaders in Mayer in an early season showdown.
The Lakers beat LHS 84-72 in a game which featured a combined 95 free throws attempts – that number is now an official state record for most free throws attempted in a game.
The other record set in that game was 61 free throws attempted by one team, which was set by HLWW.
In the game, the Lakers were 40-for-61 from the line, with then senior Cody Painschab going 20-for-25 from the line.
Meanwhile, LHS was 17-for-34 from the line.
Current Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted head baseball coach Cullen Schultz held the state record for RBIs in a single high school baseball game for a long time.
As a senior at Lester Prairie in 2000, Schultz had 11 RBIs in a game, a state record which lasted until this past week.
Lakeville North’s Angelo Altavilla broke Schultz’s record when he went 4-for-4 with three home runs, and 12 RBIs.
The Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Lakers volleyball team is having a pancake breakfast fundraiser Sunday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to noon at the HLWW High School.
The breakfast is being catered by the Waverly Cafe, and will include pancakes, sausage, milk, coffee, or juice.
Adult tickets are $9, and children’s cost $7.
You can buy a ticket from any HLWW volleyball player or coach.
COKATO – Lois Kathleen Schmidt, age 84, of Cokato, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial Monday, April 21 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Monday at the church. Arrangements are being handled by the Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted.