Archive for Waverly

Local weather-related school changes for Monday, Jan. 28

Following are changes as of 7:45 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27:

Changes for Monday, Jan. 28

Dassel-Cokato Schools – starting two-hours late.

Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Public Schools – starting two-hours late, no morning preschool.

Lester Prairie Schools – UPDATELP schools will be CLOSED Monday, January 28th. No after school activities or Kid’s Depot. Snofest Coronation will be rescheduled.

UPDATE: Holy Trinity School in Winsted – starting two hours late.

HLWW School Board to discuss concussion protocol/training

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – The Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School Board will discuss concussion protocol/training during its Monday, Jan. 28 meeting, which begins at 6 p.m. in the high school media center.

Other items on the agenda include a review of the revised 2018-19 budget, high school credits, the elementary fall schedule, and committee assignments.

Retirement open house for Rod Bell

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – There will be a retirement open house honoring Rod Bell, HLWW custodian, for nearly 40 years of service in the district. The public is welcome to attend for coffee, cake, and to help him celebrate this milestone. The event will take place Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Humphrey Elementary School, 803 Elm Avenue, Waverly.

Planning meeting for Waverly 150

WAVERLY, MN – Waverly area current and former residents are invited to a Waverly 150 information and planning meeting, 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 2 at Waverly City Hall. The community, including surrounding townships, will celebrate its150 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

Funeral notice: Dennis W. Olson, 78, of Watertown

WATERTOWN, MN – Dennis W. Olson, 78, Watertown, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, Jan. 16 at the Church of St. Mary in Waverly. There will be a gathering of family and friends from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, prior to the Mass, in the Parish Center of the Church of St. Mary. Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

Funeral notice: Marilyn Atkinson, 76, of Waverly

WAVERLY, MN – Marilyn Joyce Atkinson, 76, of Waverly, passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Friday, Jan. 18 at 10:30 A.M. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 606 Elm Avenue in Waverly, with interment at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Waverly. There will be visitation at the church Thursday, Jan. 17 from 4 to 7 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m.; continuing Friday from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the Mass. Arrangements are with the Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted.