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Winsted to host CSAH 5 extension open house

WINSTED – The City of Winsted will host an open house to discuss the upcoming McLeod County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 5 extension project with citizens.  The open house will take place Tuesday, Nov. 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Winsted City Hall.

The extension will be constructed between CSAH 1 and CSAH 9 in Winsted.

Information regarding the CSAH 5 extension, including existing conditions, a safety analysis, recommended alignment for the extension, and recommended concept and cost estimates, will be available for review and discussion during the open house.

Individuals having questions or concerns, may contact Winsted City Hall at 320-485-2366.

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Veteran encourages HLWW students to ‘do great things’

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – If someone were to ask Captain Rick Messer why he chose to be a veteran, they’d be given a heartfelt response.

“We serve and are willing to lay our life down for you because you are worth it,” he said Monday morning, during the Veterans Day program at Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School.

Look for the story in the Friday, Nov. 16 edition of the Herald Journal.

Captain Rick Messer

Captain Rick Messer

LP council to conduct special assessments hearing Nov. 13

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie City Council will conduct a special assessments hearing at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13 during its regular meeting.

Other items on the agenda include a water tower mixer, pavement management, a critical incident stress management agreement, and playground equipment for East Park Estates.

The meeting will begin at 6:45 at city hall.

PHOTO GALLERY – Winsted hosts Veterans Day Dinner

WINSTED – Area veterans and their family members gathered together Sunday evening to share food, memories, and fellowship.

Local Scout troop 399 provided servers for the evening, which was catered by the Blue Note.

The speaker for the evening was Cassandra Carrigan, a Veterans Service Officer with McLeod County.

A special toast was held at the end of the evening, to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

Photos from the evening may be viewed by clicking here:

Watch for more information in the March 16 edition of Herald Journal.

HLWW School Board to hear from fall musical cast Tuesday

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – The Tuesday, Nov. 13 Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School Board meeting will include a presentation from the cast of the fall musical.


Other agenda items include a presentation about levy and bond options, approval of a golf co-op with Maple Lake, and approval of the 2017-18 audit.

The meeting will start at 6 p.m. in the high school media center. Meetings are normally the second Monday of each month, but this one was moved due to the observance of Veterans Day.

HLWW teams place in top 10 at national convention

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – The FFA chapter from Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School District has plenty to be proud of after the national FFA convention Oct. 24-27 in Indianapolis.

Three HLWW teams attended, and all placed in the top 10. Participants took home a total of $2,800 in scholarships, and  HLWW earned a three-star national chapter award.

“It was three days of adrenaline,” commented Cody Dickhausen, a member of HLWW’s Parliamentary Procedure team.

Look for their story in the Friday, Nov. 9 edition of the Herald Journal.

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