Archive for Waverly

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Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy
Brett Eldredge
Chris Janson
Runaway June

Phil Vassar
Drew Baldridge
Drew Parker
Lainey Wilson
And more!



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Wright County Parks announces spring and summer schedule

WRIGHT COUNTY – The Wright County Parks Department released its spring and summer schedule today.

Local highlights include:

Hiking Wright (Step into Spring) – Saturday, April 24 from 9 to 10:30 a.m.

Once a month during the spring and summer, Wright County Parks and Recreation will offer a hike exploring one of the many parks Wright County has to offer! Hikes will occur on a Saturday morning; each hike will be between 1-3 miles long. A prize will be given to those who join for all five hikes. Join in as we step into the seasons. The dates and locations for hike can be found at, by searching parks.
Starting this hiking program off right out at Bertram Chain of Lakes Regional Park Saturday, April 24 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Once a month, throughout the spring and summer, a hike will take place at one of the parks in Wright County; it will be different every month. There is no charge to attend. Check the website for details.

Master of Disguise – Thursday, April 29, from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

From barn owls to grasshoppers, all living creatures use color to survive. This after school program will help kids grow in their observation skills as they learn how animals use color to disguise themselves, warn others, and to attract mates. There will be games and crafts for kids ages 5-12. Pre- Registration is required. Cost is $10.

The event will take place at Robert Ney Memorial Park Reserve, 5212 73rd St. NW, Maple Lake, MN 55358.
Email for details.

Fungus Among Us – Saturday, May 15, from 9 to 10 a.m.

Can you tell a lichen from a fungus? Have you ever wanted to learn how to distinguish among the different types of mushrooms? If either of these interests you, then join us for The Fungus Among Us – Spring Edition. This introductory class will teach about character identification and the biology & ecology of lichens and fungi in central Minnesota. The event will take place at  Bertram Chain of Lakes Regional Park, 9842 Briarwood Ave NE, Monticello. There is no charge to attend. Contact for details.

Waverly Board of Appeal and Equalization meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That the Local Board of Appeal and Equalization for CITY OF WAVERLY of Wright County, Minnesota, has been changed to an OPEN BOOK Meeting at the Wright County Govemment Center, Room 100, from 3pm to 7pm, on Thursday, the 8th day of April, 2021. The purpose of this meeting is to determine whether property in the jurisdiction has been properly valued and classified by the assessor.
If you believe the value or classification of your property is incorrect, please contact your assessor’s office to discuss your concems or attend the OPEN BOOK Meeting. If you disagree with the valuation or classification after discussing it with your assessor, you may appear before the County Board of Appeal and Equalization by appointment 763-682-7367. The board will review your assessments and may make corrections as needed.
The County Board of Appeal and Equalization will be held on June 14, 2021 from 4pm to 7pm. You must sign up to appeal by June 7, 2021.
Given under my hand this 9th day of
March, 2021.
Deborah Ryks
Clerk of the City of Waverly
Published in the Herald Journal, March 26, 2021.

HLWW request for quotations: milk, bread, fuel, waste removal

Notice is hereby given that Independent School District No. 2687 will receive quotations on the following items for the 2021-22 school year.
Waste Removal
Please contact the district office for a RFQ form.  Deadline for submission: 10:00am, April 1, 2021.  The Board reserves the right to reject any and all quotes.  Please send quotes to: ISD #2687, Attn: District Office-RFQ 2021-22, 8700 Co Rd 6 SW, PO Box 708, Howard Lake, MN 55349
Brad Sellner
Superintendent of Schools
Published in the  Herald Journal, March 19 and 26, 2021.

HLWW request for quotations: food service

The St Michael-Albertville ISD 885, Delano ISD 879 and Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted ISD 2687 are accepting Food Service Primary Vendor Request for Proposals until 1:00 p.m.  April 13, 2021.  Please contact Food Service Director Michelle Johnson @ 320-543-4615 or email for a Request for Proposal contract.
Published in the  Herald Journal, March 19 and 26, 2021.

Wright County License Center announces appointment openings

WRIGHT COUNTY – At 8 a.m. Friday, March 19, the Wright County License Center will open up more than 600 driver’s license renewal appointments covering the period of Monday, March 29 through Friday, April 9 on the Wright County website under the “Make an Appointment” tab. As noted earlier, the grace period for having an expired driver’s license ends March 31, so all licenses will need to be current by Thursday, April 1.

All other transactions – license plates, tabs, title transfers, game and fish licenses, etc. – are handled at the walk-up window on the south parking deck of the Wright County Government Center. No appointments are necessary for any of these transactions.

Walk-ups are accepted for driver’s license renewals, but the wait time can be up to one hour because those with appointments are given a priority.