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Photo Gallery: Halloween bash in Winsted

WINSTED, MN – Halloween is almost here! Click the link to see photos from the Oct. 18 WHAT UP Halloween Bash:

(Photos submitted by Winsted Holding Activities That Unite People (WHAT UP) committee member Jeff Campbell.)

Lighting contest for Winsted businesses; sign up before Nov. 21

WINSTED, MN – The Winsted Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a lighting contest for Winsted businesses. The best exterior decorating will win a free chamber membership for 2015. To participate, e-mail before Friday, Nov. 21. Judging will be Wednesday, Dec. 3 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Sports schedule for Monday, Oct. 20

Volleyball: Section 4A – FAIR School at LP/HT (LP); 7 p.m.

Volleyball: HLWW at St. Cloud Cathedral; 7:30 p.m.

Holy Trinity High School Oct. 20 announcements

WINSTED, MN – Lunch for Today: Hot Dog with or without Chili, Baked Beans, Fruit, Milk

Lunch Servers for the week: Emily Swartzer and Andrew Merz

Jr. and Sr. high students who are interested in Knowledge Bowl this year should meet in Mrs.

Simmons room over lunch today. Get your trays and go to her room.

3:30 – FB practice

3:30 – CC practice

7:00 – VB playoff game – HLP – Fair Charter

There will be a mandatory NHS meeting tomorrow morning at 7:45 in Ms. Fasching’s room.

Those students going to the food shelf tomorrow, Katlyn, Emily and Zach, need to get your

permission slips turned into Mrs. Kahle today. Please be at school by 7:40 and ready to leave

from the glass doors at 7:45.

Those going to the Halloween Bash this Friday need to get your permission slips and money

turned into Mrs. Kahle as soon as possible. If you did not get on a scavenger hunt team and

would like to, please talk to Katie or Polly.

Students going to the senior high youth rally this coming Sunday need to get money and

permission slips turned in to Mrs. Kahle by Wednesday. If you change your mind after

Wednesday you will still be responsible to pay the fee.

The end of the first quarter is Friday, Oct. 31st.

All service hour forms are due to your religion teacher by Wednesday, Oct. 29th at 3:00pm. Make sure that all forms are signed by a parent or the adult who supervised your service.

Messages: Scott Koshenina

Who are you voting for? Look for candidate profiles in Monday’s paper

McLEOD, WRIGHT, CARVER COUNTIES, MN – Each week leading up to the Tuesday, Nov. 4 election, Herald Journal has been publishing a voters guide with include brief profiles of local candidates.

We are featuring only candidates in contested races. Candidates who are running unopposed were not asked to participate.

Candidate profiles for the following races will be published on pages 8-9A of the Oct. 20 edition:

• State Representative District 18A Dean Urdahl* (R-Grove City) versus Steven Shiroo (DFL-Cokato).

• Waverly City Council candidates Kenny Antil*, Adrian (Ben) Duske*, Lane Johnson, Scott Wilson, and Jeremiah Jessen.

• New Germany City Council candidates Nick Hartwig*, Cathy Ruschmeier*, and Paul Engelhart.

• Mayer City Council candidates Erick Boder*, Krista Goedell, Nikki McNeilly, and Kenneth Jeffrey Olson.

• Lester Prairie mayoral candidates Andy Heimerl* and Mark Miller.

• Howard Lake City Council candidates Mike Mitchell*, Al Munson*, Tim Krueger, and Joel Uldrych.

(* denotes incumbent)

Candidate profiles for the following races were published on pages 6-7A of the Oct. 13 edition:

• State Representative District 18B, including incumbent Glenn Gruenhagen (R) of Glencoe, and John Lipke (DFL) of Stewart.

• State Representative District 47A, including Jim Nash (R) of Waconia, and Matthew Gieseke (DFL) of Waconia.

• Carver County Commissioner District 4, including incumbent Commissioner Tim Lynch of Mayer and Frank Long of Watertown.

• Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty of St. Michael versus challenger Stacy Braun.

• Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson versus challenger Derek Lee.

Winsted to look at 2015 tax rate Tuesday, Oct. 21

WINSTED, MN – One item on the agenda for the Tuesday, Oct. 21 Winsted City Council work session is a 2015 budget update. Data from McLeod County shows that Winsted’s preliminary levy will increase the city’s tax rate by .345 percent.

For a house worth $150,000, this means an increase of about $39 in city property taxes.

The work session will start at 5 p.m. in the Lewis Room of city hall. The regular council meeting will take place afterward, starting at 6 p.m. in the council chambers. Look for coverage of both meetings in the Monday, Oct. 27 edition of the Herald Journal.