Archive for Happenings

Aviation swap meet and airshow CANCELED

BUFFALO, MN – The aviation swap meet and airshow that had been scheduled Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17 and 18 at the Buffalo Airport HAS BEEN CANCELED.

HLWW homecoming through Oct. 23

HOWARD LAKE-WAVERLY-WINSTED, MN – Homecoming at Howard-Lake-Waverly-Winsted School was extended into eight days this year, Oct. 12 through Friday, Oct. 23, so more of the student body could participate on days when they are at school. The theme this year is movies.

Dress up days: Monday, Oct. 19 – Men in Black; Tuesday, Oct. 20 – DL Superhero; Wednesday, Oct. 21 – Harry Potter; Thursday, Oct. 22 – Marvel Superhero; Friday, Oct. 23 – Laker Pride.

Homecoming candidates are: Queen – Abby Niesen, Candace Krumweide, Rachel Scherping, Katelyn Waataja, Neva Diers, Marit Gueningsman; and King – Noah Bush, Spencer Lade, Bennett Anderson, AJ Gatz, Kyle Driver, and Jake Zander.

Coronation will take place in the auditorium Monday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. It is a ticketed event, but will be live-streamed by KLKR.

Students will compete in movie trivia next week for prizes. Candidates will also decorate vehicles for a “parade” that will visit the elementary schools, middle school, and high school.

LPS royalty meeting Tuesday

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Students from Lester Prairie School nominated as homecoming royalty will meet Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 7:45 a.m. in Rachel Stender’s classroom.

Senior nominees for king and queen are: Alexis Langenfeld, Jack Niesen, Marissa Radtke, Brian Vega, Maddie Stuedemann, and Jason Zimprich.

Junior nominees are Noelle Blashack and Donovan Harrison.

Sophomore nominees are Carly Wolter and Chase Foust.

Emcees are McKenna Kutz and Zach Jackson.

Coronation will take place Sunday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the gym, by invitation only to comply with social distancing guidelines. The event will be live streamed through the Lester Prairie School YouTube account.

Activities for students that align with MDH/MDE guidelines are currently being planned for week.

Sunday, Oct. 25 – Coronation (royalty and families only)

Monday, October 26 – Pajama day, bingo, and Poster making

Tuesday, Oct. 27 – Character Day, bingo, and poster making

Wednesday, Oct. 28 – Western Day and interviews

Thursday, Oct. 29 – Mathlete vs. Athlete Day and Bulldog Challenge

Friday, Oct. 30 – Spirit-Maroon and Gold Day and Bulldog Challenge.

Mayer FD fish fry, Sunday, location changed

MAYER, MN – The fish fry hosted by the Mayer Fire Department Sunday, Oct. 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. will take place at the Mayer Community Center.

There will be drive-thru take-out only. The meal includes fish, potato salad, coleslaw, and baked beans. The cost is $11 per person.

Students from Zion Lutheran School will be selling slices of apple and pumpkin pie for $1.50 each, to help fund their trip to Washington, DC.

Water hydrant flushing Oct. 14-16

WINSTED, MN – Water hydrant flushing will take place in the city of Winsted Wednesday, Oct. 14 through Friday, Oct. 16. During this time, water may be rusty and water pressure may decrease. The public works department recommeds not washing light-colored clothing during this time. For more information, call the public works department at 320-485-2201.

Winsted Women’s Expo, Saturday

WINSTED, MN – Winsted Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its Women’s Expo Saturday, Oct. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Blue Note Ballroom in Winsted. Admission is free and the event will feature a variety of vendors. Attendees are encouraged to bring a donation for the McLeod Emergency Food Shelf.