Archive for Happenings

HLWW High School Graduation

HLWWGradSect-WEB.inddTo watch the HLWW Graduation live on YouTube on Sunday. May 31, 2020 please visit

You can also listen to to the ceremony live on KRWC 1360 AM.

CLICK HERE to view a full version of the HLWW graduation tab.

Lester Prairie groundbreaking ceremony

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – A groundbreaking ceremony will take place at Lester Prairie School, observing proper social distancing, Tuesday, June 2 at 10 a.m.

HLWW Scholarship foundation

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – The Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Scholarship Foundation will be announcing the 2020 scholarship recipients on a YouTube video Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.

First Street Center offers virtual support group

CARVER COUNTY – First Street Center, Carver County’s community mental health center, now offers residents a free online video support group to those struggling with difficult emotions and thoughts during the COVID-19 crisis. The support group members listen and provides caring advice for one other. This is not a therapy group where people deal with intense conditions. Rather, this group offers listening, understanding, and ideas on coping with the current pandemic on a day-to-day basis.

Any county resident may participate free of charge. The group began meeting May 14, and continues every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. People may attend the group as needed, with no weekly commitment necessary.

Interested residents can register online, or by calling First Street Center at (952) 442-4437. Visit the First Street Center’s website for more information on mental health resources offered.


Poppy Day in Lester Prairie May 15

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Members of Lester Prairie American Legion Auxiliary Unit 463 will not be uptown in Lester Prairie with poppies Friday, May 15, soliciting donations this year, due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, there will be poppy donation containers in businesses in Lester Prairie that are open. Organizers encourage patrons to take a poppy and place a donation in the container.

Plant sale May 14-16

WINSTED, MN – The Winsted Lake Watershed Association is hosting its annual plant sale at the Koch building across from Holy Trinity High School in Winsted, Thursday, May 14 and Friday, May 15 from 8:30 am to 6 pm; and Saturday, May 16 from 8:30 am to noon.