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Friends in the Kitchen Nov. 14

WINSTED, MN – Friends in the Kitchen will be offered Thursday, Nov. 14 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Winsted. The free class is 1.5 hours long, and teaches three recipes for eating healthy on a tight budget. It is open to anyone 55 and older.

Howard Lake City Council to discuss “Villas” development ordinance modification on Oct. 15

HOWARD LAKE, MN – The Howard Lake City Council will discuss a possible PUD ordinance modification for the Villas of Howard Lake development at their Oct. 15 meeting, which begins at 7:00 p.m.

Other items on the agenda include discussion of the Lions Park Project change order, the closure of Dutch Lake Trails to vehicles on Halloween, authorization for the sale and disposal of a surplus squad car, and police assistance/public street use for the 10th Annual Turkey Tag-Along 5K.


Unbelted Waverly woman injured in crash

BUFFALO, MN – A Waverly woman was injured when the vehicle she was riding in was involved in a crash at 3:57 p.m. Saturday.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 1999 Honda Accord driven by Victor Hernandez DeJesus, 23, of Waverly, was eastbound on Highway 55 in Buffalo. A 1998 Chevrolet Blazer driven by Benjamin Petri, 28, of Buffalo, was southbound on Second Street, had a green light, and T-boned the accord in the front left quarter panel.

Rosa Moralez, Nazario, 28, of Waverly, was not wearing a seat belt, according to the State Patrol, and was tossed in the vehicle on impact. She was transported to Buffalo Hospital with noncritical injuries.

All others, including two other passengers in the Accord, were wearing seat belts and were not injured.

Road conditions were dry and alcohol was not a factor in the crash, according to the State Patrol.

HLWW crowns homecoming royalty


Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School has crowned its 2019 homecoming royalty.

The royal court includes: Princess Gracie Mallak, Prince Drew Oestreich, Queen CJ Decker, and King Quinn Mathison.

Watch next week’s Herald Journal for full coverage of the coronation and the pep fest that followed.

Saints Field to help host 2019 MBA baseball state tournament; volunteers needed

DASSEL – Saints Field will help play host to the 2019 MBA (Minnesota Baseball Association) Class B and C State Tournament, along with primary hosts Delano and Maple Lake.

A total of 16 Class B and 48 Class C teams will be vying for the title of State Champion over ten days during three weekends starting on Friday, August 16th. After almost 70 games, the tourney culminates with championship games on Labor Day.

Dassel is scheduled to host 13 games for the Class B and C tournaments.

Delano and Maple Lake last hosted in 2013, while Dassel was the primary host in 2017.

The Saints are looking for volunteers for the 13 games that will be held at the park.

There are a number of different jobs available, including gate workers, parking apparel sales, concessions, and team hosts.

Please visit to volunteer.

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

Howard Lake’s Little Free Libraries map:

Waverly’s Little Free Libraries map: