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HLPD takes the plunge for Special Olympics

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For the last couple of years, members of the Howard Lake Police Department have participated in the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics in Buffalo.

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Lester Prairie 2022 financial audit shows city in strong position

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Kim Schult, a certified public accountant (CPA) and partner at Baker Tilly, told the Lester Prairie City Council that its financial state is in very good standing at Tuesday night’s meeting

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HLWW runs out of e-learning days, will the district need to add days to the school year?

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Superintendent Brad Sellner told the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School Board Monday night at its meeting that the school has run out of the allowed amount of e-learning days for this school year.

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Winsted Public Cemetery Board members will retire at annual meeting

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The Winsted Public Cemetery Board is looking for three new board members. The current board is planning to step down at the annual meeting that will take place Monday, April. 3.

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HLWW Superintendent Brad Sellner offered executive director position at Kaleidoscope Charter School in Otsego

In a press release Wednesday night, Kaleidoscope Charter School in Otsego announced its intent to hire HLWW Superintendent Brad Sellner as its new Executive Director.

According to the release at a special board meeting on March 6, the Kaleidoscope Charter School Board voted to select Bradley Sellner as the next Executive Director.

“We believe Mr. Sellner has the qualifications and skills needed to lead KCS. We feel he will come into the position with an open mind, ready to listen, and committed to moving the school forward,” Matt Roberts said, board chair.

The release continued that the school board will be conducting contract negotiations with Bradley Sellner,
and a contract is expected to be approved by the School Board at its next regular
school board meeting.

The pending start date for Bradley Sellner will be July 1, 2023.

 

Another truck vs. bridge crash in Howard Lake

Traffic had to be diverted around the scene of another truck vs. bridge crash in Howard Lake Thursday, March 9 afternoon.

The top of a semi-trailer struck the bottom of the bridge on County Road 6 near the Wright County Fairgrounds in the early afternoon causing significant damage to the trailer.

There was no word of any injuries or other vehicles involved in the incident. Motorists should continue to be aware that they may need to detour around the crash scene until further notice.

The low clearance bridge has been the site of numerous similar mishaps with trucks for many years in the City of Howard Lake.