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PHOTO GALLERY: Winstock 2018 Saturday Performances

WINSTED, MN: Photographs from Saturday’s Winstock Country Music Festival performances are now online at a gallery. Click here to view the photos.

PHOTO GALLERY: Winstock 2018 Friday Performances

WINSTED, MN: For photographs from Friday’s Winstock Country Music Festival performances are now online at a gallery. Click here to view the photos.

HLWW School Board to approve 2018-19 budget Monday

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – One item on the agenda for the Monday, June 11 Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School Board meeting is to approve the 2018-19 budget.

Two other agenda items include a Q Comp plan presentation, and approval of lead testing in drinking water.

The meeting will start at 6 p.m. in the high school media center. Look for coverage in the Friday, June 15 edition of the Herald Journal.


Winstock 2018 lineup change announcement

WINSTED, MN – Due to unforeseen circumstances, Walker Hayes will not be able to perform at the Winstock Country Music Festival Saturday, June 9. Newcomer singer/musician Jackie Lee from Maryville, TN will be heading to Winsted for two sets on the West Stage.

Lee’s new single “Comeback,” co-written by Chris Young, has surpassed a quarter of a million streams in its first week and his single “Getting Over You” surpassed 39 million streams on Spotify. Lee was named a 2017 artist to watch by Billboard, Amazon, CMT, Rolling Stone Country, and more.
Lee joins headliners Miranda Lambert and Dierks Bentley, along with Brothers Osborne, Billy Currington, Luke Combs, Sawyer Brown, LANCO, Neal McCoy, Trick Pony, Jordan Davis, and more for the 25th anniversary of the festival. Tickets and camping remain available at the gate.

Winsted City Administrator resigns effective Friday, July 6

WINSTED, MN – There are changes ahead at Winsted City Hall after City Administrator Dan Tienter submitted his resignation, effective Friday, July 6, during Tuesday’s City Council workshop. Tienter has accepted a position as director of finance for the City of Fridley, which has a population of more than 27,000 residents.

The council discussed whether to use an executive search firm or recruit a new administrator on their own. They also discussed options for the transition until a new administrator is found. Read more in the Friday, June 8 issue of Herald Journal.


The Pomp and Circumstance of Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School’s 2018 graduation ceremony is now available to view in an online gallery.

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