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LP students encouraged to participate in Lions writing contest

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Lester Prairie School students in grades nine through 12 have a chance to practice their writing skills for a chance to win prizes in the Lions Write Off contest, according to Lester Prairie teacher Katie Carmine who is coordinating the contest at the school.

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Sheriff Scott Rehmann retires after suffering stroke

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McLeod County Sheriff Scott Rehmann announced his retirement this week after 14 years as the county’s top law enforcement official.

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Howard Lake City Council discusses engineering updates

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During the workshop session Tuesday, the Howard Lake City Council reviewed the completed County State Aid Highway (CSAH) 7 feasibility study. The study proposed a lake-side 8-foot paved shoulder, with a 2-foot buffer.

 

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Lester Prairie pre-k through 6th grade will attend in person

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Change in learning model: Lester Prairie school students in grades pre-k through sixth grade will attend classes in person starting Monday, Sept. 21.

Students in grades 7 through 12 will attend every other day on alternating Maroon/Gold days.

 

Wright County update to 5-year highway construction plan

Wright County Cities & Townships
Virgil Hawkins, P.E.
Wright County Highway Engineer
September 9,2020
Five-Year Highway Construction Plan Update (2021-2025)
Wright County updates its Five-Year Plan periodically, and we welcome your input and feedback as part of that process.
The update involves adding new years to the end of the previous five-year program and updating/revising the other years within the program to reflect changes in priorities, funding, etc. The current Five-Year Plan is for the years 2019-2023 and the new updated Five-Year Plan will be for the years 2021-2025.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a public meeting will not be held for the Five-Year Construction Plan update.
We value your input and invite you to review the DRAFT Five-Year Plan and Map and provide your feedback and comments.
You can view the DRAFT Five-Year Plan and Map on the County’s website at the following address: www.co.wright.mn.us/968/DRAFT-5-Year-CIP-2021-2025
The website above will be active for comments through Tuesday, October 6th, 2020.
Please let us know if you have any questions and we look forward to getting your feedback on the DRAFT Five-Year Plan.
Virgil G. Hawkins, P.E.
County Highway Engineer
Published in the Herald Journal, Sept. 18, 2020.

Sheriff Scott Rehmann announces retirement

McLEOD COUNTY, MN – McLeod County Sheriff Scott Rehmann announced today, Sept. 15, that he is retiring effective Tuesday, Sept. 22 after 14 years of service.

In a letter to the county commissioners and citizens of McLeod County, Rehmann stated, “I am retiring because I suffered a stroke on Aug. 30. The stroke affected the right side of my body and affects my ability to perform the essential functions of my job …”

Rehmann recommended that the county board appoint Chief Deputy Tim Langenfeld as sheriff for the remainder of his term. This is expected to be on the board agenda Tuesday, Oct. 6.

See more in the Sept. 18 issue of Herald Journal.