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Lester Prairie City Council to consider snow removal quotes Tuesday, Oct. 8

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie City Council will consider approval of snow removal quotes during its Tuesday, Oct. 8 meeting.

Other items on the agenda include a trail agreement, the city’s website policy, and a review of the city’s nine-month actual budget.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at city hall.

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.

Holiday of Waverly Grand Opening Event


Come celebrate Holiday of Waverly’s new store opening with us!

REGISTER TO WIN One of several Holiday Car Wash Coupon Books!

Each book features 4 works wash coupons, a $29.99 value. Print the registration form below, fill it out and turn it in to Holiday of Waverly on Thurs., Oct. 10, 2019. Drawing will be held Fri., Oct. 11, 2019. Winners will be announced on Holiday of Waverly’s Facebook page and website.



Howard Lake council to conduct special meeting Oct. 3

HOWARD LAKE, MN – The Howard Lake City Council will conduct a special meeting Thursday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. at Historic City Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to approve necessary and time-sensitive matters concerning the Villas of Howard Lake project, and to officially approve change orders related to the Historic City Hall project.

McLeod County Parks will close for the season Oct. 7

McLEOD COUNTY, MN – The McLeod County Parks will officially close to traffic Monday Oct. 7. Visitors are welcome to walk the trails, but must park at the gate.The parks affected are: Buffalo Creek Park (Glencoe), Swan Lake Park (Silver Lake), William May Park (Winsted), Stahl’s Lake Park (Hutchinson), Lake Marion Regional Park (Brownton), and Piepenburg Regional Park (Hutchinson). Tentative Park opening will be May 1, 2020.

Winsted to consider technology updates

WINSTED, MN – Winsted City Council, during its Tuesday, Oct. 1 meeting, will consider approval of information technology updates, including server improvements and computer replacements.

During the workshop meeting prior to the regular council meeting, the council will review a draft utilities ordinance and an update regarding the Winsted Municipal Airport.

The workshop will begin at 5 p.m., and the regular meeting will begin at 6 p.m.