Archive for Winsted

Community fellowship meal at St. John’s Thursday, Jan. 19

St. John’s Lutheran Church, Winsted will host a community meal Thursday, Jan. 19 with serving to begin at 5:30 p.m.
This will be a free meal, but donations welcome. Meal includes a main dish, a couple of sides, dessert, and beverages.
All are welcome to attend as it is intended to be a community fellowship opportunity. Individuals wishing to help or in need of transportation to the meal, contact the church at (320) 485-2522.

Lake Mary VFW chili feed Saturday, Jan. 21

SPONSORED POST. The Lake Mary VFW and Auxiliary will host a chili feed Saturday, Jan. 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Winsted American Legion. Menu includes chili, homemade cornbread, garlic bread, veggies with dip, and homemade desserts. Advanced tickets for $8 are available at Security Bank & Trust, Winsted, from Amy Gatz , Rhonda Decker, or Mary Quast 320-485-3831; and from Dave Gailey (320) 420-4306. Tickets are $9 at the door, $4 for kids 10 and under.

Reception for Quast after Tuesday’s Winsted City Council meeting

WINSTED, MN – A public reception in the Vollmer Room of Winsted City Hall will take place after the Tuesday, Jan. 17 Winsted City Council meeting, to honor Bonnie Quast for her many years of service as a council member.

Quast will also be acknowledged at the meeting, which starts at 6 p.m. in the council chambers.

Look for coverage of the meeting in the Monday, Jan. 23 edition of the Herald Journal.

Benefit for Mike Tesch • Jan. 15, 2017 • Blue Note, Winsted, MN


In June Mike was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. After a month of chemo and radiation he was to have surgery to remove part of his esophagus. A PET scan prior to surgery revealed cancer was now in his liver. It was diagnosed as stage 4. So now Mike is back for more chemo. Mike and Lendra are so thankful to family, friends, and bandmates who have supported them through this journey.

What: Benefit for Mike Tesch – Live Music, Food, Raffles, Prizes, Live & Silent Auction, & more
When: Jan. 15, 2017 – 12p-6p
Where: Blue Note Ballroom, Winsted, MN


First CNA class graduates from HLWW

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – Jessica Schauer, an RN at Good Samaritan Society in Howard Lake, was hired by Ridgewater College to teach Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School’s certified nursing assistant (CNA) course. She is pictured with the first class of graduates – Chase Lang, Roberto Gallegos-Celis, Jenna Koosman, Kayla Hooser, Kaitlyn Decker, Gemma Gutierrez, Anjela Turnock, Katrina Juncewski, and Ashley Spar.

Look for a story in the Monday, Jan. 23 edition of the Herald Journal. Click here to see where to buy a copy, and how to subscribe.

HLWW CNA class

McLeod Co. man sentenced for ISIS contacts

GLENCOE, MN – Abdul Raheem Ali-Skelton, 23, of Glencoe was sentenced Tuesday to more than three years in prison for lying to the FBI about his social media exchanges with Islamic State group recruiters, KARE 11 reported.

In April, Ali-Skelton pleaded guilty to lying about his communications with the group. He later threatened to blow up a Walgreens, an incident his attorney said stemmed from a drunken rant after seeing his wife with another man at the store, KARE 11 reported.

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