Archive for Happenings

Fall harvest at St. Mary’s Sept. 6, 7

St. Mary’s Church, Waverly will host a weekend of fun Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 6 and 7.
Following the 4 p.m. Mass Saturday, entertainment begins pork chop dinner served 5 to 7 p.m., fun for kids and families, and a children’s movie
The Wagon Wheelers will play from 6 to 11 p.m.
Sunday events include many family activities, music by Chopper, a silent auction, raffles, and Dad’s Belgian waffles from 8 a.m. to noon.

Pork chop dinner at St. Mark Lutheran Sunday, Sept. 7

St. Mark Lutheran Church, New Germany will host its annual pork chop dinner and silent auction Sunday, Sept. 7 in the St. Mark Fellowship Center.
Dinner and silent auction runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5-11.
An outdoor polka fest church service featuring the Polka Sons of Praise begins at 9 a.m.

Deadline for LP garage sale ads Tues., Sept. 9

The annual Lester Prairie city-wide garage sale day is Saturday, Sept. 20.
To advertise your sale, submit your sale information via e-mail to, or drop off at First Community Bank Lester Prairie
The ad deadline is Tuesday, Sept. 9.

Camden Township and New Germany cleanup day Sat., Sept. 6

Camden Township and the city of New Germany will offer a cleanup day Saturday, Sept. 6 from 7 to 11 a.m.
Residents will be able to dispose of appliances, mattresses, air conditioners, tires, and carpet on a fee basis. See ad in today’s paper for details.
For questions, call (952) 261-9946 or (952) 353-2488

Blood draw in Howard Lake Sat., Aug. 30

The Red Cross mobile unit will be at the Howard Lake Municipal Building Saturday, Aug. 30 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Donna Haglin at (320) 543-2444 for an appointment or to answer questions.  The next blood draw in Howard Lake will be Tuesday, Sept. 16 at Orchard Christian Church.

Rural Life Mass Monday, Aug. 25

Winsted Knights of Columbus will have a Rural Life Mass Monday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. at the home of Bill and Nancy Lachermeier, 20969 Zebra Ave., New Germany. The event is potluck, and those attending are asked to bring chairs.