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Winsted council to consider Pheasant Run street repairs

WINSTED, MN – Winsted City Council will consider approval of Pheasant Run street repairs during its Tuesday, July 16 meeting. Other items on the agenda include an amendment to the city’s lease agreement with the Winsted Baseball Association, a second-quarter update regarding city council priorities, and an organization report for the Winsted Summer Festival. During the work session prior to the regular meeting, the council will discuss the brush/compost site, police department garage drains, and a proposed open house at the wastewater treatment facility. The workshop will begin at 5 p.m., and the regular meeting will begin at 6 p.m.

Waverly Daze Photo Gallery

WAVERLY, MN – The city of Waverly celebrated its 150th anniversary during the annual Waverly Daze celebration. See link below for photos of the events.

Routes to reading . . . here are maps to Little Free Libraries in Howard Lake and Waverly

Howard Lake’s Little Free Libraries map:

Waverly’s Little Free Libraries map:


Funeral notice: David Deleeuw, age 74, of Darwin

DARWIN, MN – David R. Deleeuw, age 74, of Darwin, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2019, at his home.

Arrangements are pending with the Hantge Funeral Chapel of Darwin.

Highways closed

WATERTOWN, MAYER, MN – As of July 6, 82nd Street/Union Avenue in Camden Township; as well as HIgh 123 between Mayer and Watertown are closed due to flooding.

Howard Lake man injured in crash

HOWARD LAKE, MN – A Howard Lake man suffered noncritical injuries as result of a crash at 8:33 a.m. Sunday on Highway 12.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2015 Kia Forte driven by Jeffrey Svac, 63, was attempting to turn left onto Seventh Avenue and made contact with an eastbound 2008 Chevrolet Impala driven by Stacy Yeazle, 18, of Cokato.

Svac was transported to Buffalo Hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Neither Yeazle nor passenger Ethan Schutz, 18, of Cokato, were injured.

The State Patrol reports they were wearing seatbelts, while it is unknown if Svac was doing so.

Alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office and Howard Lake Fire and Rescue assisted at the scene.