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Photo Gallery: Holy Trinity 2015 graduation

WINSTED, MN – Click here for photos of Holy Trinity’s 2015 graduation ceremony. Select photos will be in the June 1 edition of the Herald Journal. http://photos.herald-journal.com/Winsted-2015/Holy-Trinity-graduation-2015/

Open house at old HLWW Middle School May 26

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN — An open house for the old Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Middle School building will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 26. The school board work session will take place beforehand, starting at 6 p.m. in the middle school.

Look for coverage in the Monday, June 1 edition of the Herald Journal. Click here to subscribe online or in print.

Special meeting in Winsted May 28

WINSTED, MN — A special WInsted City Council meeting will take place Thursday, May 28 to discuss financing for the wastewater treatment facility project.

The meeting will start at noon in the Lewis Room of Winsted City Hall.

WInsted bike rodeo winners announced

WINSTED, MN — Courtney Moffat, 8, and Porter Matheson, 9, were the two Winsted Elementary students who won bicycles at the May 21 Winsted Police Department bike rodeo.

The rodeo was made possible by TDS Telecom, Xcel Energy, and the Winsted Area Chamber of Commerce.

Winsted Elementary bike rodeo winners

Winsted Elementary bike rodeo winners

Winsted’s May 19 work session to start one hour early

WINSTED, MN – Due to a large number of items on the agenda, the Winsted City Council work session for Tuesday, May 19 will start at 4 p.m. (instead of 5 p.m.) in the Lewis Room of Winsted City Hall.

The regular council meeting will follow, starting at 6 p.m. in the council chambers.

Items on the agenda for the work session include Millerbernd Manufacturing tax abatement, Westside Skydiving, city council salary, handicapped parking spaces for Holy Trinity, the purchase or sale of real or personal property, and more.

Look for coverage of both meetings in the Monday, May 25 edition of the Herald Journal. Click here to subscribe online or in print.

Local girls named Princess Kay finalists

WRIGHT, McLEOD, CARVER COUNTIES, MN – Dairy princesses from Wright, McLeod, and Carver counties were among those selected as Princess Kay of the Milky Way finalists May 17.

Maggie Mills, Ellen Sheehan, Kyla Mauk, Kallie Baker, Jennifer Oelfke and Carley Vinkemeier. Back, left to right: are Kylee Fernholz, Rachel Stender, Morgan Uphoff, McKinzie Smith, Samantha Keller and Michele Green.

Front – Maggie Mills, Ellen Sheehan, Kyla Mauk, Kallie Baker, Jennifer Oelfke and Carley Vinkemeier. Back – Kylee Fernholz, Rachel Stender, Morgan Uphoff, McKinzie Smith, Samantha Keller and Michele Green.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The finalists were named at the conclusion of a three-day workshop in St. Cloud attended by nearly 70 county dairy princesses. They include:

  • Kallie Baker, 18, Plainview, representing Wabasha County, daughter of Natalie and Bruce Wood;
  • Kylee Fernholz, 18, Hoffman, representing Douglas County, daughter of Mark and Michele Fernholz;
  • Michele Green, 20, Greenbush, representing Roseau County, daughter of Doug and Corena Green;
  • Samantha Keller, 19, Goodhue, representing Goodhue County, daughter of Ted and Lora Keller;
  • Kyla Mauk, 19, Howard Lake, representing Wright County, daughter of Chris and Harlan Mauk;
  • Maggie Mills, 18, Lake City, representing Goodhue County, daughter of Kent and Deborah Mills;
  • Jennifer Oelfke, 18, Hamburg, representing Sibley County, daughter of Jim and Jody Oelfke;
  • Ellen Sheehan, 19, Rochester, representing Olmsted County, daughter of Jerome and Karen Sheehan;
  • McKinzie Smith, 21, Adams, representing Mower County, daughter of Rick and Tracy Smith;
  • Rachel Stender, 17, Lester Prairie, representing McLeod County, daughter of Allen and Lisa Stender;
  • Morgan Uphoff, 18, Melrose, representing Stearns County, daughter of Victor and Ann Uphoff; and
  • Carley Vinkemeier, 18, Norwood Young America, representing Carver County, daughter of Jeff and Tina Vinkemeier.

On behalf of Minnesota’s dairy farmers, Princess Kay makes appearances to help explain their commitment to taking care of the animals and resources while providing wholesome, nutritious and affordable dairy products. Midwest Dairy Association manages the program.