Emma Weege, Lexie Johnson, and Katelyn Waataja were crowned Winsted's ambassadors Aug. 10, during the Winsted Summer Festival.
Grace Jeurissen and Elizabeth Krienke, both of Lester Prairie, are among 10 finalists competing for the title of Princess Kay of the Milky Way at the 2019 Minnesota State Fair.
Howard Lake Orphans' Steve Boger connects with a pitch in recent action. The Orphans meet New London-Spicer Aug. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Maple Lake in the first round of the state Class C amateur baseball tournament.
Here's a look at some of the top stories in the Aug. 16 paper:
Another close one: LP referendum passes by 8 votes LESTER PRAIRIE, MN After Lester Prairie School District’s $13 million referendum failed by five votes May 14, the district tried again with a $13.65 million referendum Aug. 13. This time, it passed by eight votes.
HLWW seeks balance in its elementary schools HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN The Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Board of Education, during its Aug. 12 meeting, discussed the possibility of creating district boundary lines, to help balance school attendance between Winsted Elementary and Humphrey Elementary in Waverly. Currently, there are 195 students enrolled at Winsted Elementary, and 268 students at Humphrey Elementary.
Irish bluegrass quartet returns to Winsted WINSTED, MN The Winsted Arts Council was fortunate enough to host the traditional Irish group Dervish at the Blue Note Ballroom in March 2019. That unforgettable experience not only established a relationship with one of the world’s best musical groups in their genre, but also with their US representative, Matt Greenhill of Fli Artists.