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Lester Prairie Lions who had perfect attendance were recognized Aug. 10. They include front – Dale Klaustermeier and Paul Mohwinkel, and back – Ralph Machemehl, Lloyd Wortz, and Jim Moller. Read more about the club in the Aug. 18 issue of Herald Journal.
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Heidi Otto and Ellen Guggemos were crowned Winsted’s new ambassadors Sunday during the Winsted Summer Festival. Additional coverage of the festival is in the Aug. 18 issue of Herald Journal and online at photos.herald-journal.com.
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Riley Gruenhagen makes an off-balance throw over to first. Gruenhagen and the Orphans are making their 11th trip to the state tournament since 2000.
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Should Winsted buy body cameras?
WINSTED, MN – Body-worn cameras are becoming more common in metro-area police departments, and the City of Winsted has been exploring the idea, as well.

LP Lions are growing to serve
LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – At a time when some organizations are experiencing difficulty attracting new members, the Lester Prairie Lions Club has experienced a resurgence of interest, doubling its membership in the past few years.

Collaboration is key for Howard Lake City Council
HOWARD LAKE, MN – The City Council of Howard Lake took several collaborative actions at its meeting Aug. 15.

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