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Steak and shrimp dinner Saturday, Nov. 1

Prairie Archers will host a steak and shrimp dinner Saturday, Nov. 1 at the Dodge House, Lester Prairie from 5 to 8 p.m.
Steak and shrimp combos are $13, steak $11, and pork chop $10, shrimp $9, or ribeye $15.
Call in reservations before 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 to Jim Richardson (320) 395-2721.

We Scare Hunger food drive Friday, Oct. 31 in Lester Prairie

The Lester Prairie National Honor Society and Student Council will participate in We Scare Hunger Friday, Oct. 31. Students will canvas the community door to door collecting non-perishable food items for the food shelf beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Items may be left on your front steps or dropped at the school office.
If Bulldogs win Saturday night, they will be playing Friday, Oct. 31. The We Scare Hunger event will move to Saturday, Nov. 1, starting at noon.

Business trick or treat in Winsted Friday, Oct. 31

Participating Winsted businesses will welcome children and parents trick or treating Friday, Oct. 31 from 4 to 6 p.m.
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Howard Lake businesses open for trick and treating Friday, Oct. 31

Howard Lake businesses participating in the Howard Lake Trick-or-Treat Street will be displaying signs like this Friday, Oct. 31 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. encouraging families to stop in for some Halloween fun.3x5hlchamber

Walk against bullying Monday, Oct. 27 in Winsted

WINSTED, MN — A ”One Block Walk Against Bullying” sponsored by Girl Scout Troop 34045 to raise awareness against bullying will take place Monday, Oct. 27.

Registration at Mill Reserve Park in Winsted (by the lake) is at 5:15 p.m. A group photo is at 5:30 p.m., with the walk to follow.

A $5 donation is asked from each walker. All money received will be given to local schools for bullying prevention programs. The Winsted Lions will be serving a free hot dog and pop to each walk participant. Non-participates can purchase hot dogs. Participants are encouraged to wear orange to show unity against bullying. A limited amount of shirts will be available for purchase that night.  Each participant will be asked to sign a “no bullying” pledge.

Fundraiser for the Brandon Scherping Agricultural Scholarship Oct. 25

COKATO, MN – A fundraiser event for the Brandon Scherping Agricultural Scholarship will take place Saturday, Oct. 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. John’s Education Center along Highway 12 just west of Cokato.

There will be games, bobbing for apples, hayrides, corn bins, pumpkin carving,  and face painting. There will also be a silent auction.

Dinner will be available for purchase including chili, homemade bread, hot cider or hot chocolate. Price is $8 for age 13 and older; $6 for ages 4 to 12.