Archive for Happenings

Cooking class in Winsted Dec. 13

WINSTED, MN – Friends in the Kitchen will be offered Thursday, Dec. 13 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Winsted. The free classes are 1.5 hours long and teach 3 recipes. Participants are provided recipe packets, shopping tips, and suggestions for preparing simple entrees, sides, or snacks.  Ongoing monthly cooking classes teach eating healthy on a tight budget and is open to anyone in the area over age 55.  The class meets the second Thursday of each month.

Winsted Lions chili feed Saturday

WINSTED, MN – The Winsted Lions will host a chili feed Saturday, Dec. 8 from 3 to 6 p.m. at River of Life Church (next to Winsted Library) in downtown Winsted. Menu includes chili, cornbread, cookies, and milk or water. Goodwill donations will be accepted, with proceeds going to fund the Lions’ charitable activities. The Winsted Lions will also be collecting Toys for Tots at the chili feed.

St. John’s Christmas event today

WINSTED, MN – St. John’s Lutheran Church, 410 1st Street North in Winsted, will be hosting an event Friday, Dec. 7 that will include hors d’oeuvres beginning at 6 p.m., followed by a concert by Allan and Matt Carlson at 7:30 p.m. A free-will donation will be accepted.

LP School Board special meeting Monday

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Board has scheduled a special meeting Monday, Dec. 10 at 7 a.m. to discuss the purchase of the residential property at 400 2nd Ave. N. The majority of the meeting will be closed to the public pursuant to Minnesota Statutes section 13D.05, subdivision 3(b) (3), which allows a public body to close a meeting to develop or consider offers and counter offers for the purchase of property.

Wheels for Winsted seeks nominations

WINSTED, MN – B&B Tire & Auto Repair is seeking nominations of families or individuals who help others in the community and may need some help themselves this holiday season for its “Wheels for Winsted” promotion. Do they have a vehicle that needs repair? Owner Scott Bayerl is offering his services to perform some repairs on the winner’s vehicle so they can travel safely this holiday season. Nominations are due Friday, Dec. 7. The winner will be chosen by a committee. Forms are available at the shop.

Choir concerts at HLWW

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted schools will host a middle school choir concert featuring grades 6-8 Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m.; and a high school choir concert Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m.