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Montrose home destroyed by fire

MONTROSE, MN – A fire destroyed the home of Andrew Boll of Montrose Wednesday, Nov. 19, according to a report from Wright County Sheriff’s Office.

The Waverly Fire Department responded and was assisted by Winsted, Howard Lake, Watertown, and Montrose fire departments; and Ridgeview Ambulance.

For full story, see Dec. 1. issue.


HLWW District will sell empty lot near current middle school building


Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School Board approved an empty lot for sale during last Monday’s meeting. The lot is located near the current middle school building on 8th Avenue in Howard Lake.

The lot has been deemed building-worthy and is classified as a residential lot by the City of Howard Lake.

For full story, see Dec. 1 issue.

Wright County Board to schedule assessment hearing

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – Wright County Board will consider scheduling an assessment hearing during its Tuesday, Nov. 25 meeting.

Other items on the agenda include annual revision of the county’s emergency response plan for the Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant. and review of committee meeting minutes.

The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. at the Wright County Government Center in Buffalo.

Mayer to open bids for Highway 25 roundabout project

MAYER, MN – Mayer City Council will review bids for the proposed Highway 25 roundabout project during its Monday, Nov. 24 meeting.

Other items on the agenda include a public hearing regarding assessment of delinquent utility bills, replacement of garage doors at the fire station, consideration of public works wages, and approval of a contract with Countryside Veterinarian.

Photo: Two HLWW teachers honored for technology use

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – Carol  Meyerson  and Jesse  Robertson of the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School District will be recognized as TIES Exceptional Teachers at the TIES 2014 Education Technology Conference at the Minneapolis Hyatt Regency Tuesday, Dec. 9. They are among 91 teachers from 48 districts.

Read more about their accomplishments in the Monday, Dec. 1 edition of the Herald Journal.

Carol Meyerson

Carol Meyerson

Jesse Robertson

Jesse Robertson


HLWW School Board will discuss memorandum of understanding with City of HL


Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School Board will discuss a memorandum of understanding with the City of Howard Lake regarding HLWW KLKR broadcast club services.

Other items the board will discuss include:

  • a middle school project update;
  • its 2013-14 audit;
  • a world’s best workforce update;
  • substitute teacher pay;
  • empty lot by middle school; and
  • a Wright Tech Center video.

For an update after the meeting, check back with HJ Blogs.