Archive for Waverly

Schmidt, Sellner are finalists for Becker superintendent job

LESTER PRAIRIE, HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – Lester Prairie School Superintendent Jeremy Schmidt and Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Superintendent Brad Sellner are finalists for the superintendent job in Becker, the school board for the Becker Public Schools announced Wednesday. Read more in the Feb. 15 edition of the Herald Journal. To subscribe, CLICK HERE.

Music program at HLWW Thursday

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – Humphrey Elementary grade 3 and 4 students will be presenting their musical production “American Voices” Thursday, Feb. 21 in the Howard Lake Waverly Winsted High School auditorium.  “American Voices celebrates a century of American music and the character of a nation who had become a world power and defender of freedom and liberty.  This year, the city of Waverly is celebrating its 150th anniversary, so the show also recognizes them and celebrates highlights from their history in this show.

The matinee show of “American Voices” will be at 1 p.m., and the evening performance will be at 7 p.m.  This event is free of charge and open to the public.

HLWW Sno Fest candidates

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – The HLWW Sno Fest candidates are: Tristen Welter, Mickenzie Hugget, Tyler Snaza, Amber Gunderson, Tucker Karels, Lauren Krummel, Brandon Karels, and Gwen Helgeson.

 Dress UP days for the week:
 Monday – PJ Day
Tuesday – Beach Day
Wednesday – America Day
Thursday – Laker Day
Friday – Decades Day
Pep-fest and coronation will be Thursday afternoon at 1:10 p.m.
Saturday night is the Sadies Dance in the cafeteria – Theme:  Masquerade from 8 to 11 p.m.

Funeral notice: David Roufs, 72, of Elko-New Market (formerly Waverly and Winsted)

WINSTED, WAVERLY, MN – David James Roufs, age 72, of Elko-New Market, Minnesota, formerly of Waverly and Winsted, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday, Feb. 4, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waverly. Military rites will be performed. Visitation will take place at the church Sunday, Feb. 3, from 4 to 7 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m., and Monday, Feb. 4, from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Arrangements are with the Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted.

Retirement open house for Rod Bell Friday, Feb. 1

WAVERLY, MN – The retirement open house honoring Rod Bell, HLWW custodian, for nearly 40 years of service in the district, that was originally scheduled for Jan. 30 has been rescheduled. It will take place Friday, Feb. 1 from  3:30 to 5 p.m. at Humphrey Elementary School, 803 Elm Avenue, Waverly.

The public is welcome to attend for coffee, cake, and to help him celebrate this milestone.

Planning meeting for Waverly 150

WAVERLY, MN – Waverly area current and former residents are encouraged to attend a Waverly 150 information and planning meeting, 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2 at Waverly City Hall. The community, including surrounding townships, will celebrate its 150 years as part of Waverly Daze the weekend of July 12, 13, and 14. Meeting attendees will discuss activities such as enhanced Friday night fireworks, history tours and exhibits, videos, art show, old car show, expanded parade, website and more. Project leaders and other volunteers are needed to make the event a success. A website, is also in the works. For more information, make plans to attend the meeting or contact Eileen Smith at