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Jim Condon of Winsted displays the Sister Claudia Award he received recently at The Gardens in Winsted, for being selected Employee of the Year.
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Teachers at Humphrey Elementary School in Waverly held up signs greeting students, as they drove by the school May 15.
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The barriers have been removed from the playground equipment in 2nd Avenue Park in Lester Prairie.
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Refinancing bonds will save Winsted money
WINSTED, MN – The Winsted City Council, during its May 19 meeting, approved refinancing bonds to reduce interest costs. Bond consultant Shannon Sweeney of David Drown Associates said the move will save the city about $52,000.

Sales of spirits on the rise
HOWARD LAKE, MN – Year-to-date sales at Howard Lake Wine and Spirits are significantly higher than previous years. The Howard Lake City Council met in an online video conference May 19, and listened to a financial presentation from Jason Swanson, liquor operations manager of Buffalo Wine and Spirits; and Howard Lake Wine and Spirits general manager Myra Laway.

LP School Board wrestles with spring season
LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Board, during its meeting May 18, rescinded spring work agreements, not including head coaches. This applied to junior varsity and junior high coaches. The spring season was cancelled by the Minnesota State High School League. From that point, the board found it more difficult to make a decision as it grappled with the question of what to pay coaches since the season was cancelled.

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Glen Pudlitzke
88, Howard Lake (Cokato), 5/15/20

Charles 'Carlie' Perpich
99, Lester Praire, 5/10/20

Ronald 'Bud' Bersie
90, Waverly, 4/12/20

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