Herald Journal

Serving the communities of Howard Lake, Lester Prairie, Winsted, Watertown, Mayer, New Germany, Waverly, MN and the surrounding area

Waverly City Council turns the page on Summerfields parking lot project

Waverly City Council turns the page on Summerfields parking lot project

The Waverly City Council approved the final payment for its Summerfields parking lot project during its meeting Tuesday night.This payment brings to a close a...

HLWW School Board approves updated district population

HLWW School Board approves updated district population

The Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School Board adopted a resolution approving an updated, larger school district population number during its meeting Monday night.The updated population is 9,875,...

James Weninger to lead 2024 GND parade as this year’s grand marshal

James Weninger to lead 2024 GND parade as this year’s grand marshal

Longtime Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Agriculture Teacher and FFA Advisor James ’Winnie’ Weninger was recently named the 2024 Good Neighbor Days grand marshal.Community members nominated Weninger for...

A little Yellowstone Trail history

You may have heard of the Yellowstone Trail (YT), the first transcontinental highway to run from coast to coast in the United States. Construction on...

Mike Kaczmarek: Wright County Sheriff’s Office purchases questioned

At the June 4 board meeting, a commissioner asked that three claims forwarded from the sheriff’s office be removed from the consent agenda to question...

A collaborative telegraph network

In 1832, Samuel Morse considered the making of an electric telegraph while on board a ship returning to New York City from Europe. Despite lacking...

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McCabe and Czinano wrap up impressive careers at Class AA State Meet

McCabe and Czinano wrap up impressive careers at Class AA State Meet

ST. MICHAEL – The impressive careers of two Watertown-Mayer girls track and field athletes came to a close on the state’s biggest stage. Both Maggie...

W-M’s Schmidt feels right at home in state meet debut

W-M’s Schmidt feels right at home in state meet debut

ST. MICHAEL – Making his first state tournament appearance, Watertown-Mayer’s Micah Schmidt felt right at home. The sophomore held his own competing against the state’s...

Lester Prairie’s Hoof repeats as state champ in the 400-meter dash

Lester Prairie’s Hoof repeats as state champ in the 400-meter dash

ST. MICHAEL — Competing against the best only seems to bring out the best in Lester Prairie’s Addison Hoof. Competing in the Class A state...

South Story Bank & Trust notice of application for bank office in Watertown, MN


Legal NoticeSouth Story Bank & Trust, Slater, Iowa, has submitted an application to the FDIC Regional Director for authorization to establish a bank office at...

Wright County Highway Dept. ad for bids, new bridge


Wright County Highway ProjectClose Wednesday, July 10, 2024Buffalo, Minnesota 55313Advertisement for Bids - Notice is hereby given that electronic bids will be accepted through the...

Winsted ordinance 24-02, amending zoning map


CITY OF WINSTEDORDINANCE O-24-02AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OFWINSTED, MINNESOTA AS REFERENCED IN CHAPTER 15 SECTION 1501.034 LETTER B OF...