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HLWW’s floriculture team won state April 25. Pictured are team members Jenna Benson, Savanna Weber, Amanda Olson, and Keith Lent (top individual) with National FFA officer Sarah Draper. Read about all of the HLWW FFA success in the May 2 issue of Herald Journal.
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Eli Zebell and Joslyn Alsleben went outside at Lester Prairie Elementary School to measure the temperature recently when their class studied the weather. Read more in the May 2 issue of Herald Journal.
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Jerome Thiemann of Winsted is retiring after more than 50 years in the saw-sharpening business. Read more in the May 2 issue of Herald Journal.
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HLWW FFA rocks state
HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED, MN – Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted School District’s FFA participants had another sweet year at state, taking home several prestigious awards last Monday.

Trail plans questioned
LESTER PRAIRIE, WINSTED, MN – A McLeod County trail committee formed one year ago has been developing long-range trail plans, an effort area townships are hoping to halt until “benefits and costs from the recently paved Luce Line [State] Trail can be assessed and justified.”

Winsted saw sharpener retires after 50+ years
WINSTED, MN – There was seldom a dull moment at Thiemann’s Saw-Service in Winsted.

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