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What keeps bringing me back: Brad Sellner reflects on 13 years with HLWW

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This fall, when Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted’s (HLWW) Superintendent, Brad Sellner, walks into school, it will be his 13th year as superintendent.

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Dr. Melissa Radeke reflects on her four years at Lester Prairie School District

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This fall, Dr. Melissa Radeke will enter her fourth year as the Lester Prairie School District Superintendent.

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Couple that helped build Winsted named 2022 Winsted Summer Festival Grand Marshals

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Lenny and Linda Juncewski have been selected as the 2022 Winsted Summer Festival Grand Marshals.
The couple’s legacy can be seen throughout the community in the several homes, apartments, and businesses their company built in Winsted. They quite literally helped Winsted grow into the community that it is today.

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Winsted welcomes The Wall That Heals exhibit

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The Wall That Heals is a three-quarter scale traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC. This week the exhibit brought people from around the state to the City of Winsted, which hosted the exhibit from July 28 to 31.

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Two Injured in Crash East of Hutchinson

Two drivers were injured in a crash east of Hutchinson Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol(MSP),  23-year-old Andrew Stroming of Hutchinson was taken to Hutchinson Health for treatment of non-life threatening injuries and 60-year-old Glen Schaefer of Brownton was taken to HCMC in Minneapolis for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

MSP reported Stroming was traveling westbound on Highway 7 and Schaefer was traveling eastbound on Highway 7 between Major Avenue and Memory Circle when they collided just before 1:30pm.

FedEx driver “started to fall asleep” before head-on crash in Carver County, state patrol said

Watertown, MN — Authorities in Carver County reported a FedEx driver was falling asleep when he crashed head-on into a pickup truck the evening of August 3, but both drivers are expected to survive.

The FedEx driver, a 27-year-old from Forest Lake, was heading east on Highway 7 in Watertown Township when he “started to fall asleep,” the Minnesota State Patrol (MSP) said. His truck crossed the center line and hit a Dodge Ram heading in the opposite direction.

The 27-year-old was airlifted to North Memorial Health Hospital, but his injuries are not life-threatening, per the patrol. The Ram’s driver — a 32-year-old from Mound — suffered minor injuries and was not hospitalized.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts, according to the MSP.