Area Breaking News

Slush is not good unless it comes from the Hawley DQ.

It has been a difficult ice fishing season so far in 2020 and now that there is flooding on most local lakes, Anglers need to be cautious. Just last week, a four-wheeler was pulled out of the frozen waters of Lake 15 near Rollag. Tell them you read it in the Herald …

Read More

Stop and Pop!

Brady Gratton scores on this nice stop and pop shot. Don’t miss any of the action in your Hawley Herald.

Read More

Will Hawley be the next school to “break the pencil” on cursive writing?

Hawley Elementary currently teaches cursive handwriting in third grade, but whether the ancient style of handwriting continues is now open for discussion. “We are having a larger discussion on cursive writing and going forward, catching up with the times,” Principal Ellingson stated and went on to say, “There are a lot of different philosophies, so…

Read More

Cade Carley featured in Baseball Book

Cade Carley from Hawley High School is featured in Breakdown Sports Media’s annual yearbook of Minnesota high school baseball. In the full-color, 200-page preview, top players from around the state are featured with photos, statistics, scouting reports, and a short Q and A.

Read More

Hawley Boy Scouts

Eagle Scout is the highest achievement or rank attainable in the Boy Scouts. “Generally 4% of scouts who start, make it to Eagle Scout. Hawley has had an amazing number of Eagle Scouts,” Scout Master, Jim Johansen stated. To find out more about Scouts … Read the Herald.

Read More

Lake Agassiz Education Cooperative is Growing

Lake Agassiz Education Cooperative put roots down in the area back in 1979, with a mission to “Provide comprehensive, yet flexible supports that effectively utilize strengths and address the unique needs of students across the Cooperative.” The Cooperative started with four Districts: Barnesville, Hawley, Lake Park-Audubon, and Ulen-Hitterdal. In 2018, the Cooperative branched out to…

Read More

Scams are everywhere

“It can happen to anyone,” Chief Backlund said. “I helped the guy get the back files off of his device. It can be very frustrating because these things seem so real.” If you missed this story, subscribe on-line today!!!

Read More

God is Good … in any language

Bienvenido a Mexico (Welcome to Mexico)! Last week, Ryan Lewis and a team of short-term missions dropped us off in Oaxaca, Mexico, which I am told is nestled in a beautiful valley with treed mountains surrounding the city. This week, we’re going to hear from a few of them from why they volunteered to join…

Read More