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Winsted City Administrator Adam Birkholz resigns

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Winsted City Administrator Adam Birkholz submitted his resignation at the end of Monday’s city council meeting. His last day will be Friday, Jan. 13, 2023.

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Howard Lake’s ‘Buck’ Uecker is inducted into the Minnesota Softball Hall of Fame

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 During the 32nd Minnesota Softball Hall of Fame Banquet Oct. 29, at the Grand Casino in Hinckley, Howard Lake resident Bruce “Buck” Uecker was inducted as a new member.

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LP to continue joint police agreement with Winsted

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The Lester Prairie City Council discussed multiple matters regarding the LPPD at its monthly meeting Nov. 15. Among the items discussed were the continuation of a joint agreement between the LPPD and the Winsted Police Department, as well as the purchase of a new squad car for the LPPD.

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Two injured in crash west of Hutchinson

Two drivers were injured in a crash west of Hutchinson the afternoon of Nov. 12.

The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office said 20-year-old Bernyse Leach of Willmar and 73-year-old Bonnie Schmeling of Cosmos were taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities said the crash happened in the area of Vale Avenue and 190th Street at about 3:10 p.m.

LP Veterans Day 2022 Photo Gallery

Here is our photo coverage of this mornings Veterans Day program at Lester Prairie High School.

https://photos.herald-journal.com/Lester-Prairie-Veterans-Day-2022

 

Three people injured in accident near Lester Prairie

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in McLeod County Thursday evening.

The Minnesota State Patrol (MSP) said an SUV and a pickup collided at the intersection of Highway 7 and Babcock Avenue, north of Lester Prairie.

MSP said the driver and passenger in the SUV, 32-year-old Samantha Fondurulia of Woodbury and 65-year-old Lora Sorensen of Hutchinson, and the driver of the pickup, 49-year-old Thomas Anderson of Mankato, were taken to Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The crash happened just before 5:30 p.m.