Anita Pelnis of Howard Lake works with animalEO essential oils north of Howard Lake. The business is owned by Dr. Melissa Shelton, whose husband, Winston, and two children also help with operations.
Preston Helgeson posed for a picture with Andrew Fasching, who won the award for the Most Disgusting model of a cell at the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Middle School Cell Fair. After learning about cells and cell parts, students created models of plant and animal cells using craft supplies, household items, and edible treats to represent the different parts of the cells.
Dan Parpart of rural Plato was diagnosed with stage 3 non-Hodgkin lymphoma in fall 2016. Before his diagnosis, he could often be found fishing, hunting, or working for Hutchinson Co-op as a fertilizer applicator. To help Parpart with medical expenses, the Hutchinson Co-op team is planning a benefit Saturday, Jan. 21 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Lester Prairie City Hall. The event will include a meal, silent auction, and live music.