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Routes to reading . . . here are maps to Little Free Libraries in Howard Lake and Waverly

Howard Lake’s Little Free Libraries map:

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Funeral notice: David Deleeuw, age 74, of Darwin

DARWIN, MN – David R. Deleeuw, age 74, of Darwin, passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2019, at his home.

Arrangements are pending with the Hantge Funeral Chapel of Darwin.

Howard Lake man injured in crash

HOWARD LAKE, MN – A Howard Lake man suffered noncritical injuries as result of a crash at 8:33 a.m. Sunday on Highway 12.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 2015 Kia Forte driven by Jeffrey Svac, 63, was attempting to turn left onto Seventh Avenue and made contact with an eastbound 2008 Chevrolet Impala driven by Stacy Yeazle, 18, of Cokato.

Svac was transported to Buffalo Hospital for treatment of his injuries.

Neither Yeazle nor passenger Ethan Schutz, 18, of Cokato, were injured.

The State Patrol reports they were wearing seatbelts, while it is unknown if Svac was doing so.

Alcohol was not a factor in the crash.

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office and Howard Lake Fire and Rescue assisted at the scene.

Harry Russel, 81, of Cokato

COKATO, MN – Harry Russel, age 81, of Cokato passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Cokato Manor. A funeral service will take place Monday, July 8 at 11 a.m. at Gethsemane Lutheran Church in Dassel.

Procession in honor of Deb Schott

processionAn ambulance procession escorted the body of local nurse Debra Schott to Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted Friday afternoon. She and a pilot of a North Memorial Health crew died in a helicopter crash early Friday at the Brainerd airport. Additional details are forthcoming.


Good Neighbor Days medallion clue number 5

If you are searching downtown one thing is clear

You can bank on the fact that you are near….