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Lester Prairie to conduct public hearing regarding request to vacate a portion of Second Ave. N.

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School District #424 has submitted a Petition for Street and Alley Vacancy to the City of Lester Prairie. The Lester Prairie City Council will hold a public hearing regarding the Petition for Vacancy Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. in city hall.

The purpose of said public hearing is to receive public input, orally or in writing,
personally, by agent or attorney, regarding a petition received from School District #424
for the vacating of Second Avenue North between Hickory Street North on the East end
and Fir Street North on the West end, ALSO vacating the North-South Alley between lots
described as AP Sec 2-116-27, 100’ x 125’ on the South end of Lot 5 and AP Sec 2-116-
27 Lester Prairie 115’ x 125’ of Lot 5.
Residents are encouraged to attend this public hearing and provide their input
regarding the vacating of a portion of Second Avenue North and an alley right of way.

Head-on collision injures Mayer woman

KANDIYOHI COUNTY – A Mayer woman received non-life threatening injuries in a head-on collision in Kandiyohi County at 7:25 a.m. today.  Julie Vonne Stanley, 19, of Mayer, was driving a 2005 Chevy Trailblazer southbound on Highway 71. A Chevy Trailblazer, driven by Kyle James Dimler, 44, of Willmar, was northbound on Highway 71. The vehicles collided head-on.  Both drivers sustained non-life threatening injuries and were transported to Rice Hospital.  Both drivers were wearing seatbelts.

Winsted City Council to discuss business financing

WINSTED, MN – Winsted City Council will discuss items related to business financing during its Tuesday, Jan. 21 meeting. The council will also present a community service award, and hear an organization report from Holy Trinity School. During a workshop meeting prior to the regular council meeting, the council will hear a presentation regarding the purchase of self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) for the Winsted Volunteer Fire Department. The workshop will begin at 5 p.m., and the regular meeting will begin at 6 p.m.

Herald Journal Offices Closing Early Friday, January 17

We will be closing our offices at 3 p.m. in Winsted, Delano, and Cokato today, January 17 due to weather conditions. Our offices will be open again on Monday, January 20 during normal business hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you need to reach any of our offices, you may call the appropriate number listed below and leave a voicemail and we will get back to you as soon as we can on Monday morning.

Winsted Herald Journal office: 320-485-2535

Cokato Enterprise Dispatch office: 320-286-2118

Delano Herald Journal office: 763-972-1028

Thank you and have a great weekend and safe travels!

- Herald Journal Publishing Management

LP/HT basketball games for Saturday, Jan. 18 have been postponed

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity events scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 18, including Future Hoopsters and all boys and girls basketball games have been postponed due to the weather.

LP School Board to conduct special meeting Jan. 24

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Board will conduct a special meeting at 7 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24 in the school media center to discuss the facility planning committee’s recommendation to approve the building design. Also on the agenda is consideration of a pay equity compliance report.