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Kyla Mauk of Howard Lake was crowned as the 62nd Princess Kay of the Milky Way Aug. 26 at the State Fair. She is the daughter of Chris and Harlan Mauk.
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Dan Tienter’s first day as Winsted’s city administrator was Aug. 10. Read more about him in Monday's Herald Journal..
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Orion Blasen of the Bergen Busy Bees displays the two grand champion ribbons he received at the McLeod County Fair recently.
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Howard Lake farm girl crowned Princess Kay of the Milky Way
HOWARD LAKE, MN – “I know it’s going to be a great year,” 19-year-old Kyla Mauk said in a phone interview Thursday morning, while rotating in a 40-degree F butter booth.

New city administrator says Winsted’s no ‘ordinary town’
WINSTED, MN – As Winsted’s new city administrator, Dan Tienter is happy to be working for a busy, growing community.

LP school operating levy proposal clarified
LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Board has recently discussed two items regarding school funding.

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