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Holy Trinity Student Ellen Mielke received a Minnesota Association of Community Theater award for her leading performance as “Frankie the Blind Girl” in Dassel-Cokato latest production, “The Voice of the Prairie.” See story in the March 27 issue of Herald Journal.
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End of an era – the Bergen Town Hall will no longer be the main site for future Bergen Township meetings. The Lester Prairie City Hall will be the new location, although the old building will be retained for a secondary site. It will be updated with a new steel roof, wall insulation, and new windows.
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Mark Moran will give free antique appraisals at the Howard Lake Public Library Sunday, April 2 starting at 1:30 p.m.
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Winsted airport decision in a ‘holding pattern’
WINSTED, MN – How to fix the dilapidated runway at the Winsted Municipal Airport has been on the minds of Winsted City Council members, and decision time is inching closer.

LP works to keep kids in school
LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – At last count, the Lester Prairie School District had 429 students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

Howard Lake City Council pushes forward on Terning Trails
HOWARD LAKE, MN – Howard Lake City Council chose a developer for Terning Trails subdivision during Tuesday’s meeting.

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Valaria Schubert
74, Watertown, 3/22/17

Vernon Christenson"
82, Winsted, 3/21/17

Martha Rohling
87, Winsted, 3/21/17

Norma Leaf
91, Watertown, 3/21/17

Lowell Schrupp
80, Howard Lake, 3/20/17

Virgil Hecksel
71, Watertown, 3/20/17

Dorothy LaMott
88, Silver Lake, 3/20/17

Elizabeth Reinert
84, Waverly, 3/19/17

Evelyn Grosshuesch
96, Watertown, 3/18/17

Clarence 'Buzz' Matter
87, Delano, 3/17/17

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