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Howard Lake's 1942 Strawberry Queen Elaine Nelson rode in the Strawberry Festival Parade with her attendants. Read about the history of the event in the Dec. 5 issue of Herald Journal.
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Glenn Weibel's Winsted home contains avaition memorabila collected during his long career. Read about it in the Dec. 5 issue of Herald Journal.
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Lester Prairie students worked on their projects during an Art Adventures program sponsored by the Prairie Arts Council. Read about it in the Dec. 5 issue of Herald Journal.
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Remembering Howard Lake’s famous Strawberry Festival
HOWARD LAKE, MN – In the early 1930s, Howard Lake was famous for its strawberries.

Winsted pilot retires after nearly 60 years in aviation
WINSTED, MN – The past 57 years have flown by fast for Winsted’s Glenn Weibel.

Lester Prairie students experience art adventures
LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – The Prairie Arts Council (PAC) of Lester Prairie recently wrapped up another year of Art Adventures with the Minnesota Institute of Art and the Lester Prairie Elementary students.

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