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Winsted and Lester Prairie Police, McLeod County Sheriff's Office, Winsted Fire Department, and Ridgeview Ambulance responded to a crash involving a vehicle and a juvenile on a bicycle on McLeod County Road 1 (6th St. N.) near the Casey's in Winsted at 12:36 p.m. July 15. The juvenile was transported to the hospital by ambulance. The incident is under investigation, and Winsted Police have not released the names of those involved.
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Brian Heimerl took the oath of office during the July 17 Lester Prairie School Board meeting. He will serve during the remainder of the term vacated by Marc Sebora, who resigned due to moving out of the district.
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Calista Decker and Jordyn Munson waved to the audience after being crowned Waverly Ambassadors for 2019 during a coronation ceremony the afternoon of July 14.
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LP School Board meeting includes two new faces
LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – The Lester Prairie School Board meeting July 17 was the first official meeting for Superintendent Melissa Radeke. It was also the first for Board Member Brian Heimerl, who took the oath of office at the beginning of the meeting. Heimerl will serve the remainder of the term vacated by the resignation of Marc Sebora, who moved out of the district.

Winsted council approves Pheasant Run street repairs
WINSTED, MN – The Winsted City Council, during its meeting July 16, authorized City Administrator Adam Birkholz to approve quotes from Hanson & Vasek Construction, Inc., and WM Mueller & Sons to repair curb and gutter, bituminous, and driveway sections on Pheasant Run.

HL City Council, HRA meet
HOWARD LAKE, MN – During a Howard Lake Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) meeting July 16, Shannon Sweeney from David Drown Associates, Inc. explained how a new tax increment financing district would be able to assist the Villas of Howard Lake housing project.

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