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Eric Pasi of Innovative Power Systems and Lester Prairie Mayor Eric Angvall participated in a ceremonial flipping of the switch for the city’s new solar power array July 21. Read about it in Monday's issue of Herald Journal.
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Members of the Howard Lake-Waverly traveling 10UB boys baseball team proudly display their medals for taking third place in the Crow River Baseball Tournament in Rockford July 17-19.
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Jeanne and Justin Hertzog of Hertzog Sales & Leasing recently opened the doors to their own office at 183 Main Avenue in downtown Winsted. Read about it in Monday's Herald Journal.
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Lester Prairie flips the switch on solar power
LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – A 96-panel solar farm was recently constructed near the Lester Prairie wastewater treatment facility along McLeod County Road 9, that will save the city money and produce oxygen.

Street sweeper price jumps $22K
WINSTED, MN – Winsted officials recently discovered that the bill for the city’s new street sweeper is $22,537 more than agreed upon.

The Lodge of Howard Lake granted loan amendment
HOWARD LAKE, MN – Howard Lake City Council approved an amendment to its agreement with the Lodge of Howard Lake Tuesday for repayment of funds loaned in order to construct the facility.

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