Area News

Only in a small town …

How do you know you live in a small town? Well, when you call the wrong 486/483 number not only do you most likely know the person who answered, but they can give you the correct number and will tell you to pass a “hello” along from them. Or when you swing into Tony’s for…

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School Board “Celebrates” our school of excellence

When you ask folks what brought them to Hawley or what makes Hawley such a great place to live, without fail they will mention how good the Hawley School District is. Hawley Elementary isn’t just a good school, but according to the Minnesota Elementary School’s Principals’ Association, Hawley Elementary is a Minnesota School of Excellence.…

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Pastor to Be Installed at Hawley Lutheran

Hawley Lutheran Church welcomes a new pastor to its staff, Pastor Paul Andell.  A service of installation will be held Sunday, September 16 at the 9:30 AM worship!  Pastor Randy Freund of Perham will preside and preach.  He is a regional coordinator for LCMC, Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ.

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Fifth Annual Fall Festival

Don’t miss the Fun Saturday, September 15. Mark your calendars folks Saturday, September 15 from 9 to 3; the Hawley Community Club is hosting their Annual Fall Harvest Festival, a growing fall tradition like picking apples and carving pumpkins. There will be a variety of entertainment out on the rodeo grounds Saturday afternoon for the…

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Hawley man jailed after hit and run

The van hit a male pedestrian and the vehicle left the scene of the accident. According to Clay County Jail records, 23-year-old James D. Russell of Hawley faces charges of criminal vehicular operation, leaving the scene of an injury accident and fifth degree assault. This appears to be a domestic type of situation.  

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