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PHOTO GALLERY: Winsted Summer Festival 2017

WINSTED, MN – Click here to check out all our Winsted Summer Festival pictures so far. The gallery will be updated again after the royalty coronation Sunday afternoon.

Select photos will be printed in the Friday, Aug. 18 edition of the Herald Journal.

Winsted City Council workshop to start early Tuesday

WINSTED, MN – To allow enough time to for Winsted Police Chief Justin Heldt to present information about body-worn cameras, the Tuesday, Aug. 15 Winsted City Council work session will start at 4:30 p.m. in the Lewis Room of city hall. (Workshops normally start at 5 p.m.)

The regular meeting will start at 6 p.m. in the council chambers.

Look for coverage of both meetings in the Friday, Aug. 18 edition of the Herald Journal.



HLWW to approve contracts Monday

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – Included on the agenda for the Monday, Aug. 14 Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School Board meeting is approval of the superintendent contract and evaluation, as well as approval of the activities director contract.

Other items to be discussed include paraprofessional staffing, a combined polling site, enrollment, and more.

Look for coverage in the Friday, Aug. 18 edition of the Herald Journal.

Mayer set to hire new city administrator

MAYER, MN – Mayer City Council will consider appointing Margaret McCallum to fill the vacant city administrator position during its meeting Monday, Aug. 14 meeting, subject to the terms and conditions of a proposed employment agreement approved by both parties. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at city hall.

PHOTO GALLERY: Winsted Night Out 2017

WINSTED, MN – Click here to see photos of Kilo, the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office K-9, and other scenes from the Aug. 10 Winsted Night Out.

Select photos will be printed in the Friday, Aug. 18 edition of the Enterprise Dispatch.

Albright Mill book nears completion

WRIGHT COUNTY – Local author Karen Erickson is nearing completion of her book about the Albright Mill in Wright County. A meeting is planned for Sunday, Aug. 20 at 1 p.m. at the Middleville Township Hall to discuss the completion of the book.

Erickson has been working on the book for several years, and is looking for any additional information or pictures that should be included. If you have pictures or information, it can be brought to this meeting, or please contact Erickson at (320) 286-6782 before the meeting.

Individual pictures will be taken at this meeting of everyone who is mentioned in the book, or has been a part of its creation. Dessert and refreshments will be served.