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Howard Lake’s Braxton Guslo, 4, was given an “amazing hero” shirt after helping Pat and George Schaar with a medical emergency April 26. Read about it in the May 22 issue of Herald Journal.
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A public hearing regarding proposed runway improvements was well-attended Thursday evening. The Winsted City Council plans to make a decision at a special meeting Thursday, June 8 at 4 p.m., after the 30-day comment period is over.
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The McLeod County Dairy Association recently presented the Friend of Dairy Award to the Krienke Family – Kathy and Roger Krienke, and Rachelle and Kraig Krienke, all of Lester Prairie. The award was presented during the association's annual spring banquet.
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Four-year-old saves Howard Lake man after a stroke
HOWARD LAKE, MN – George Schaar glanced at the clock.

Options change for Winsted airport project
WINSTED, MN – Will the runway at the Winsted Municipal Airport be paved, or will the existing turf runway be fully reconstructed?

Lester Prairie School Board to discuss operating protocol
LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Board briefly discussed guidelines for operating protocol during last Monday’s meeting.

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