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Mayer council to consider plats for Fieldstone development

MAYER, MN – Mayer City Council will consider preliminary and final plats for the Fieldstone 3rd addition during its Monday, Oct. 8 meeting. There will also be a public hearing related and utility easement for the project.

Other items on the agenda include a long-term financial plan for the city, an agreement with Jaguar Communications, 2019 fire contracts, and employee benefits.

The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at city hall.

Photo gallery of Lester Prairie’s homecoming coronation

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Congratulations to Lester Prairie’s homecoming king and queen, Tyler Scheevel and Jerika Ziermann! Check out our photo gallery HERE. Select photos will also be published in the Oct. 5 issue of Herald Journal.


McLeod County parks to close for the season

McLEOD COUNTY, MN – The McLeod County Parks will be officially closed for the season Monday, Oct. 8, 2018.

Gates will be closed, but anyone wanting to hike or walk through the parks is welcome to do so.

The following parks will be closed:  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).

The tentative opening of the parks in the spring will be April 29, 2019.

Winsted City Council to discuss fire protection fees

WINSTED, MN – One item on the agenda for the Tuesday, Oct. 2 Winsted City Council meeting is to discuss per unit fees for fire protection.

The meeting will start at 5 p.m. in the Lewis Room of city hall. The regular meeting will follow, at 6 p.m. in the council chambers.

Look for coverage of both meetings in the Friday, Oct. 5 edition of the Herald Journal.

PHOTO GALLERY – HLWW hosts high-energy homecoming coronation and pep fest

The staff and students of Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School showed some vivacious Laker school spirit this afternoon during the Homecoming coronation and pep fest.

Get in on the fun and check out the photos by clicking below:

See Herald Journal’s Oct. 5 issue for a homecoming wrap-up!

HLWW crowns Homecoming Court


Homecoming festivities were in full-swing at Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School this afternoon.  A coronation ceremony took place in the Laker Theater.  Students selected for the court were (left) Queen Elise Luchsinger, King Brock Bangasser, Prince Nicholas McAlpine, and Princess Isabelle Roufs.  Coming soon: a photo gallery featuring fun from the coronation and the pep fest . . .