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HLWW runs out of e-learning days, will the district need to add days to the school year?


Superintendent Brad Sellner told the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School Board Monday night at its meeting that the school has run out of the allowed amount of e-learning days for this school year.


HLWW Superintendent Brad Sellner offered executive director position at Kaleidoscope Charter School in Otsego

In a press release Wednesday night, Kaleidoscope Charter School in Otsego announced its intent to hire HLWW Superintendent Brad Sellner as its new Executive Director.

According to the release at a special board meeting on March 6, the Kaleidoscope Charter School Board voted to select Bradley Sellner as the next Executive Director.

“We believe Mr. Sellner has the qualifications and skills needed to lead KCS. We feel he will come into the position with an open mind, ready to listen, and committed to moving the school forward,” Matt Roberts said, board chair.

The release continued that the school board will be conducting contract negotiations with Bradley Sellner,
and a contract is expected to be approved by the School Board at its next regular
school board meeting.

The pending start date for Bradley Sellner will be July 1, 2023.


HLWW School Board minutes 2/13/23

Monday, February 13, 2023
HLWW HS Media Center
The Monday, February 13, 2023 Regular School Board meeting of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD #2687 was called to order at 6:02 pm. by Chairperson Heuer. After the pledge of allegiance, roll was taken with the following members present: Heuer, Koch, Borrell, Bravinder, Marketon, Mulvihill and Puncochar. Also present were Superintendent Brad Sellner, Principals Stephanie Kuehn and Jennifer Olson, and Board Secretary Marilyn Greeley.
(Item IV) Koch recommended approval of the agenda; Marketon seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VI) Bravinder recommended approval of the consent agenda; Puncochar seconded; passed unanimously.
The consent agenda included meeting minutes, bills, monthly treasurer report, enrollment, a resignation, a retirement, and communications.
(Item VII, Subd. B) Bravinder recommended approval of the Spring 2023 Coaching Staff; Koch seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. C) Koch recommended Puncochar, Mulvihill and Marketon to be on the superintendent’s evaluation committee; Bravinder seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. E) Bravinder recommended approval of Andy’s Lawn Care for the 2023 lawn care season; Borrell seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. F) Marketon recommended approval that the AIPAC is in compliance with Minnesota Statutes; Puncochar seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. G) Marketon recommended approval of the overnight student trip for High School FFA to Brookings SD March 30-31, 2023 & High School FFA to St. Paul area April 23-25 2023; Koch seconded; passed unanimously.
(Item VII, Subd. H) Puncochar recommended approval of the resolution accepting donations; Bravinder seconded; those in favor: Bravinder, Borrell, Koch, Marketon, Mulvihill, Puncochar and Heuer; those opposed: none; passed unanimously.
(Item IX) Next Meeting Dates:
Work Session Meeting- February 27, 2023 6 pm HLWW HS Media Center
Regular Board Meeting-March 13, 2023 6 pm HLWW HS Media Center
For the full report, visit the district website at or view a copy in the district office.
Heuer adjourned the meeting at 7:34 pm.
Respectfully submitted,
Katie Koch, Clerk
Published in the Herald Journal, March 17, 2023. |

McLeod County Pheasants Forever chapter is proud of its history


As the Pheasants Forever #7 McLeod County Chapter prepares to celebrate at its annual fundraising banquet Saturday, March 11, it is also reflecting on its impact and growth.


Winstock Early Bird Deadline Quickly Approaching

SPONSORED POST – The year is off to a fast start and the Winstock early bird deadline will be here before we know it! Secure your tickets and camping passes now to save big before prices increase March 15. Winstock is the festival that kicks off the summer right, and you won’t want to miss a moment of the fun with Miranda Lambert, Cody Johnson, Jordan Davis, Gabby Barrett, Jo Dee Messina, and so many more.


VIP and campgrounds A, B, C, and D are all SOLD OUT, but you can still get best-available camping and tickets HERE. Very limited reserved seating remains, and these seats will sell out, so do not delay on getting your guaranteed spot at Winstock ’23.
- The complete Winstock performance schedule was recently released and may be found HERE.
- Organizers are also finalizing this year’s Rumble on the Road stops, with dates and locations to be announced soon.
For additional announcements, ticket information, and everything Winstock, go to and sign up for Winstock Email news. Be sure to follow the festival on Twitter @WinstockMNFacebookInstagram, and Snapchat.

Online edition available early Thursday, Feb. 23, print edition delayed by one day

Due to the impending weather, Herald Journal Publishing has decided to release the online versions of our weekly newspapers early Thursday, Feb. 23.

So if you subscribe to the Herald Journal, Delano Herald Journal, or the Enterprise Dispatch, you will soon be able to spend your time curled up at home with a warm blanket, reading all of the great stories we have for you.

Unfortunately, due to the weather, the print copy of the newspaper will be delayed by one day. We apologize for this inconvenience.

Our offices will be closed Thursday, Feb. 23, and reopen Friday, Feb. 24.