Longtime Winsted City Council member Bonnie Quast was honored the Jan. 17 council meeting, receiving a plaque and a standing ovation from a room full of spectators. See more in the Jan. 23 issue of Herald Journal.
This is the third year Nhan Nguyen of Vietnam has been hosted by Lori and Ken Pelzel of Lester Prairie. He is pictured next to his “sister” Julia Pelzel, a senior at Holy Trinity High School. See full story in the Jan. 23 issue of Herald Journal.
HLWW junior Kayla Hooser shook hands with nursing director Lynn Johnson during a certified nursing assistant (CNA) celebration Jan. 12. Also pictured is Carol DeVries of Ridgewater College’s nursing program. See the full story in the Jan. 23 issue of the Herald Journal.
Here's a look at some of the top stories in the Jan. 23 paper:
Howard Lake looks at Highway 12 safety HOWARD LAKE, MN After a pedestrian was hit at the intersection of Highway 12 and Wright County Road 6 (7th Avenue) in Howard Lake Jan. 13, some citizens are questioning the intersection’s safety.
From Vietnam to Lester Prairie LESTER PRAIRIE, MN The life of a teenager in Ho Chi Minh City (population over 8 million) is a lot different than that of teens in Lester Prairie and Winsted, according to foreign exchange student Nhan Nguyen.