Archive for Happenings

Winstock Early Bird deadline quickly approaching

The year is off to a fast start and the Winstock early bird deadline will be here before we know it! Secure your tickets and camping passes now to save big before prices increase March 15. Winstock is the festival that kicks off the summer right, and you won’t want to miss a moment of the fun with Miranda Lambert, Cody Johnson, Jordan Davis, Gabby Barrett, Jo Dee Messina, and so many more.
For additional announcements, ticket information, and everything Winstock, go to and sign up for Winstock Email news. Be sure to follow the festival on Twitter @WinstockMN, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat.

Silver Lake Knights of Columbus fish fry Friday, March 3

The tasty treat you’ve been waiting for, Silver Lake Knights of Columbus 60th annual fish fry! Fri., March 3, 4:30 – 7 p.m. or until fish is gone, Silver Lake Auditorium. All you can eat fish fillets and sides. Advance ticket sales available until midnight, Thurs., March 2. Adults, $14 advance, $16 at the door. Children ages 4-10, $8. Children under 4, free. Adult carry out orders only. Bring your family and friends. Raffle prizes and free door prize.

Laker softball and baseball registration for summer 2023 is deadline March 3 and 6

The deadline for softball will be Monday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m. Girls ages eight to 14 years old can sign up for softball online or at the In-house Registration Night March 6 at 5 to 6:30 p.m. Evaluations will be held on Sunday, March 12 at Mawesco if needed. For questions email at
The deadline for baseball will be Friday, March 3 at 6:30 p.m.Boys ages nine to 14 years old can sign up online only for baseball. For questions email
More information can be found on the HLWW Activities Page under Athletics Team pages Softball/Baseball.

Cub Scout Pack #399 Annual Pinewood Derby Sunday, March 5

The local Cub Scout Pack #399 Annual Pinewood Derby is happening Sunday, March 5 at 1 p.m., St. James School in Howard Lake. This is a long standing tradition of Cub Scouts which supports several communities including Winsted, Howard Lake, Waverly, and Lester Prairie. The Cub Scouts-open to both boys and girls have spent time pre-making their derby cars and will test their handy work to see which car will come in first.

Waverly Knights of Columbus turkey leg event starts Tuesday, March 7

The Waverly Knights of Columbus have been offering great tasting, pre-cooked, ready-to-eat, smoked turkey legs at their events for many years. They are now selling those turkey legs for you to enjoy at home! The cost will be $5 per leg. No order too small, any size order will be accepted. Contact John Rassat at 320-761-5211 or Ken Lobertmann at 612-363-6404 to place your order. Orders will be taken from Tuesday, March 7 through Wednesday, March 15. Orders will be available for pickup on April 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Waverly KC Hall, 301 5th St N, Waverly.

MLHS open house Tuesday, March 7

An Open House is a great time to learn more about Mayer Lutheran High School’s offerings! Tour the campus, learn about financial aid and transportation solutions, and hear what current parents and students have to say about MLHS.
Visit us on Tuesday, March 7, or April 11, from 6:30 to 8 PM! If you have questions or want more information, call Director of Enrollment Eric Turner at 952-657-2251 x 1011 or email him at