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Kira Heimerl and Claire Thompson, third-graders in Chris Bayerl’s class at Lester Prairie Elementary School, point to continents in the southern hemisphere on a map of the world. The first social studies unit for the school year concentrated on map skills. Students learned the difference between a globe and a map, how to use a compass rose, and to read keys and symbols on a map.
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Rev. Anthony Stubeda presented Jim Koch with this year’s distinguished alumni award during Holy Trinity's homecoming program in Winsted Sept. 21.
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Jason Casey plays with his son, Ben, at the recently-remodeled Howard Lake Lions Youth and Family Center.
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HL Lions Youth and Family Center opens after remodeling
HOWARD LAKE, MN – The Howard Lake Lions Youth and Family Center has provided the community with a safe place for kids to play and learn for 35 years, and has now opened after remodeling.

Winsted preliminary levy up $86K from last year
WINSTED, MN – After two meetings dedicated entirely to 2017 budget planning last week, Winsted City Council members approved a 7.5 percent preliminary levy increase Thursday afternoon.

LP's preliminary levy is up 10 percent
Lester Prairie City Council approved a preliminary levy of $742,142 during its Sept. 13 meeting, an increase of $67,412, or 9.99 percent, from the 2016 levy.

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